Nevada

Things to do in Nevada

Fontana Bar has live music, a huge range of drinks, and a patio overlooking the Bellagio’s famous eight-acre lake where their renowned fountain show entertains the visitors of Vegas.

The 75,000-square-foot house casino at the Wynn Las Vegas Encore resort is the prototypical Vegas card palace.

On the south end of the Strip near the MGM Grand and Monte Carlo, this multi-level complex leans more heavily toward entertainment than shopping, but it does feature a few noteworthy retailers, namely Adidas's dual-level Performance Center, World of Coca-Cola, and M&M’s World, which carries t

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located 17 miles (approximately 25 minutes by car) from the Las Vegas Strip, and draws more than one million visitors per year. The first National Conservation Area in the state, it’s marked by a series of sandstone peaks.

This kid-pleasing site has a 500-foot elevator ride down the canyon wall. The tour includes a walk-through of the generators, diversion tunnel, and power plant and access to all the exhibits.

The formal downtown river walk follows both banks of the Truckee River for half a mile. Professional kayakers run its up-to-class-3 rapids.

The atrium inside Bellagio Hotel and Casino transforms five times per year from one over-the-top botanical display to another.

Located 108 miles north of Las Vegas, NV. Ash Springs is a desert oasis, part of a series of natural springs in the area, which sits in the middle of the beautiful high desert landscape of the Pahranagat Valley.

Kathy Falkensammer co-founded Las Vegas-based Prestige Travel, an American Express Travel Representative, in 1982.

Despite being hidden beneath the escalators at the Venetian Las Vegas, this small bakery stand is well known for its crispy-on-the-outside and chewy-on-the-inside macarons.

Bear’s Best was designed by golf champion Jack Nicklaus, and features 18 holes personally chosen from the golfer’s 200-plus previously designed greens. A daily-fee public course, Bear’s Best offers a variety of hole designs and bent grass greens.

A popular stop for visitors en route to Sin City, this casino is part of Buffalo Bill’s Resort in Primm, Nevada, just 40 miles southwest of Vegas.

During summer, Tahoe Whitewater Tours gives guided inflatable-kayak float trips on the city's churning waters.