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NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

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NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

24 hours of best new ideas requested for a LV second-timer couple of 60 years - without wasting a penny in a slot or leaving town.

It must include Fremont St. which we missed before.

Thanks, Ramblesider

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1. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

Sit and watch Big Elvis at Bills

Sit and watch bands at Carnival Court. (Not always free I think, but was when I was there)

Walk through all the large hotels and check them out.Look at the Lions at MGM


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2. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

Well I always suggest Hoover Dam, Red Rock, and Valley of Fire but you don't want to leave town.

Sooooo...other than Fremont St, maybe you could just go shopping, see a show, ride the duece on the strip and just enjoy the sights, go to one of the art exhibits (I think there is one at Wynn and used to be one at Mandalay Bay), see the Secret Garden...heck I would even enjoy seeing the Liberace Museum :)

There is also a list of activities at the top of this forum that is very comprehensive.

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3. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

check out the sticky at the top of this forum with the ideas for family vacations in vegas.

they're all non-gambling options.

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4. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

Start with a few hours at the pool (if the weather is good) or the spa...have a late lunch followed by a cocktail somewhere, then take the bus downtown for dinner!

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5. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

Have a meal at a great restaurant- Alize (take the Gold Coast Shuttle at Bill's to get there- just cross the street). Go shopping at one of the many malls- outlet and regular ones. Spend some time at a spa(Qua). If you like animals- Secret Garden/Dolphin Pool(Mirage), Lion Habitat (MGM) and at the back of the Flamingo there are some animals. Take the backstage tour of Jubilee. Hit all the casinos you missed before. Go to Sam's Town, Orleans, Gold Coast, Rio and Palms (using free shuttles). Go up the Eiffel Tower. See the Venetian ceilings and canals.

Here is a list of attracation. You couldn't possibly have seen them all in one visit:


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6. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

golf, atomic testing museum, golf, outlet malls, golf, four wheeler tours in desert, golf, grand canyon, and play some golf.

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7. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

Comedy Show....go see George Wallace @ Flamingo

Helicoptor Tour

Bodies and Titantic exhibits @ Tropicana

got concert?


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8. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

Visit the Neon Boneyard. It's only 1.5 hours or so, but we loved it. Some Vegas stories, a little bit of history, total visual stimulation. It's just up the strip from Fremont Street. But you have to make a reservation in advance.

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9. Re: NON-gambling ways to spend a day in LV ?

Capture your memories with lots of photos of anything that takes your fancy. Don't forget to ask someone to take your picture in front of your favorite attractions.


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