Nevada

Things to do in Nevada

Only 17 miles from the Strip, you can stroll the cobblestoned streets, piazzas, lakeside boat docks, and boutiques within this re-created Tuscan village on the banks of the sparkling 320-acre lake.

Drift Spa and Hammam at Palms Place in the Palms Las Vegas offers the city’s first and only hammam experience, a Turkish-inspired steam bath featuring curved geometry and seating covered in mosaic tiles.

This terrace pool and lounge in the Strip’s Aria Hotel and Casino Center is part of the Light Group network of Las Vegas destinations and has a 1,200 square-foot pool surrounded by chaise lounges and daybeds.

This giant, 160-shop mall resembles an ancient Roman city, with columns and arches, piazzas and fountains, and faux-outdoor cafés beneath cloud-painted ceiling skies (the lighting even changes with the time of day to mirror the real world).

Located in the center of the Rio Casino, this cocktail lounge was the first to install Microsoft Surface tables: 30-inch touch screens that enable guests to take photos of themselves, watch YouTube videos, flirt with other patrons using interactive programs, and create and order their own signatu

Revitalized Fremont Street has quickly become the favorite under-the-radar bar scene, and the Downtown Cocktail Room is appropriately hard to find. Its hidden door is marked only by a tiny Downtown sign, and its speakeasy feel is part of the appeal.

Check out Reno’s classic casino and the “biggest little” sign next door.

Blush Boutique, the centerpiece of the Wynn Las Vegas’s nightclub offerings, refers to itself as a “boutique nightclub,” a term intended to illustrate the venue’s efforts to combine the sophistication of a high-end lounge with the trappings of a vibrant nightclub.

Here, on a lonely stretch of private land, for no particular reason, rest half a dozen outsize sculptures, including a 24-foot oxidized steel miner, pick in hand, standing next to a penguin.

A resource for interiors magazines and set designers (products have shown up on shows like Sex and the City and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), Unica Home is where you’ll find curvy Ron Arad chairs for Moroso of Italy, Alessi olive oil tasters, and classi

Parasols of differing shapes, sizes and colors hang throughout this relaxed lounge, which is connected to its sister retreat, Parasol Down.

The only nightlife venue with a good kitchen that’s open nearly all night (food is served until 4 a.m.), this bamboo birdcage-bedecked space features former Nobu chef Joseph Elevado, who cranks out mini-Kobe burgers and shrimp and pork lump

The circus shows are free on the hotel's Midway stage.