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Las Vegas: Nighttime Sightseeing Tour by Open-Top Bus

1. Las Vegas: Nighttime Sightseeing Tour by Open-Top Bus

Climb aboard an open-top double-decker bus for a night tour of Las Vegas. Experience the neon lights and electric buzz of “Sin City” after dark. See iconic sights like the 'Welcome to Las Vegas' sign, 'The Strat,' and the Excalibur Hotel. Drive down the Las Vegas Strip, and see dancing fountains and erupting volcanoes. Pass the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign at the gateway to the city, and continue downtown to the Golden Nugget. Here, take in the incredible Fremont Street Experience as you leave the bus for free time to explore the famous Fremont sound and light show. Check out the artists' kiosks and admire the costumed entertainers. Return to the bus and drive back to the Las Vegas Strip. Add on a 24-hour hop-on and hop-off bus ticket to your night tour and experience Las Vegas at your own pace. Enjoy extraordinary shopping opportunities and themed resorts, including monuments that evoke the romance of Venice, Paris, and New York. You will get access to the Las Vegas Strip/Downtown Route, with unlimited hop-on and hop-off privileges at multiple stops along the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Vegas. Las Vegas Strip/Downtown Route:1. American Eagle Store at the MGM Grand west wing tour lobby 2. LINQ Promenade at The High Roller bus loading zone 3. Sahara Las Vegas LV Blvd entrance4. Arts and Antique District in front of Re-Bar 5. Mob Museum east of the main entrance6. The Strat on corner LV Blvd and Bob Stupak Ave 7. Treasure Island tour bus loading zone 8. Excalibur Hotel at the tour bus rotunda 9. Welcome to Las Vegas Sign in the Harley Davidson parking lot

Las Vegas: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing City Tour

2. Las Vegas: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing City Tour

Explore Las Vegas at your own pace with either a classic, premium, or deluxe ticket and enjoy unlimited hop-on and off privileges along the Las Vegas/Downtown route. Jump off at key points of interest in the historic downtown area, and see the glittering lights of the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. The open-top buses run every day from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM for maximum convenience. Enjoy extraordinary shopping opportunities and themed resorts, including romantic Venice, New York, Paris, and even the tropics. The Classic Ticket includes 1 day of breath-taking views of the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown from atop the double-decker bus. Entertaining and informative guides on every bus share stories that have made Las Vegas one of the most visited vacation destinations in the world. Explore the city at your own pace; hop-off at any one of the 9 stops to shop, eat, visit attractions and rejoin when you are ready. Why not extend to a Premium Ticket? This option includes 1 day of hop-on hop-off and the Panoramic Night Tour. The Deluxe Ticket combines everything you could need: 2 days of hop-on hop-off, the Panoramic Night Tour, and the High Roller Observation Wheel ticket. As dusk falls, the city comes to life illuminated by the dazzling neon lights Las Vegas is famous for. Take in dancing fountains and erupting volcanoes as you travel the Infamous Las Vegas Strip. The tour leads you past casinos, wedding chapels and historic landmarks as you enter the heart of downtown. Choose to go on an adventure with your tour guide as you walk down Fremont Street. Discover why downtown Las Vegas is experiencing a remarkable rebirth, and visit the Fremont Street Experience. Travel along Wedding Chapel Row, and try your luck at the world-famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. Las Vegas Strip/Downtown Route: 1. American Eagle Store at the MGM Grand west wing tour lobby 2. LINQ Promenade at The High Roller bus loading zone 3. Sahara Las Vegas LV Blvd entrance 4. Arts & Antique District in front of Re-Bar 5. Mob Museum east of the main entrance 6. The Strat on corner LV Blvd and Bob Stupak Ave 7. Treasure Island tour bus loading zone 8. Excalibur Hotel at the tour bus rotunda 9. Welcome to Las Vegas Sign in the Harley Davidson parking lot

Las Vegas: 2-Hour Guided Segway Tour

3. Las Vegas: 2-Hour Guided Segway Tour

A tour perfect for beginners which includes the history of the “old” Fremont Street area, with stories of the “original” strip. You can see where the casinos started in Las Vegas, see where the World Series of Poker began, as well as where Wayne Newton got his Vegas start. You will also be able to check out the world’s largest intact gold nugget. Your tour will also roll through Pawn Stars, The famous History Channel T.V. show, as well as Container Park, a very unique area where everything is made from shipping containers. You will experience different shops and eateries, try a sample of some of the best jerky in Vegas and check out the giant “praying mantis” that use to be a part of Burning Man Later on in the tour, you will discover how Fremont Street is being brought back to life through the arts and music programs, where artist from all over the world have come out to paint these beautiful murals on some of the older buildings in the city.

Las Vegas: The 420 Experience Cannabis Tour

4. Las Vegas: The 420 Experience Cannabis Tour

Explore Las Vegas's relationship with the legal cannabis industry on this tour. Start with a visit to a high-end dispensary, favored by locals for its wide variety of cannabis products. Discover everything from edibles and flowers to concentrates and CBD. Afterwards, visit a grow facility famous for creating iconic cannabis brands. Here, get up close and personal with the cultivation process and learn firsthand how cannabis is grown for sale and consumption. Come with questions for the master grower who oversees the entire production. Next, head to a glass blowing manufacturer to admire some beautiful glass creations.

Las Vegas: Fremont Street Walking Tour

5. Las Vegas: Fremont Street Walking Tour

Explore Downtown Las Vegas and its Fremont Street Experience on a 2-hour walking tour. Discover how the area was revitalized to become a vibrant site of restaurants, outdoor family areas, and glittering neon lights. Experience “Sin City” like never before as you stroll past famous casinos, wedding chapels, and themed bars. Follow in the footsteps of legendary performers and infamous reality TV stars as you walk from the past to the present. Hear stories of how this magical city got its start, and how Fremont Street became one of the most pictured thoroughfares in the world. Discover where it all began at the site of Union Station. Take a walk under the world’s largest video screen, and go to Fremont East to see the “Greenwich Village” of Vegas. Marvel at an outdoor park made from recycled shipping containers. Add on an additional 30-minute tour of the world famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, and pass some of the historic wedding chapels where you can get married by Presley, or dressed as Elvis if you so desire (though not on the tour!) Each tour is limited to a small group for a more intimate experience. You will also be provided with a wireless ear-monitor and volume control to ensure you hear every word along the way.

Las Vegas: Downtown Guided Food & Walking Tour

6. Las Vegas: Downtown Guided Food & Walking Tour

Take a thrilling food tour of Downtown Las Vegas, and learn how the area has gone uptown in a big way! Pulsing with energy, Downtown Las Vegas has been transformed into the city’s most exciting food scene, with chef-driven restaurants rich in personality and flavor. Experience a side of Vegas that keeps it real with distinctive urban character. Expert food guides will provide an insider’s view of the area’s past, present and future. Take in significant landmarks, and enjoy signature dishes at the most exciting neighborhood restaurants, many devoted to farm-to-table and artisanal-crafted fare. Get escorted right to the best table at nationally-acclaimed Carson Kitchen. Founded by the late-great Kerry Simon, who was famed as the celebrity “rock ‘n’ roll’’ chef, it sports an open kitchen to catch all the action up close and personal, as you enjoy classic Americana dishes that have been elevated with the freshest ingredients and modern twists. At Therapy, get rejuvenated as you’re escorted right to the special chef’s table at this buzzy new restaurant recently highlighted on the Travel Channel. The former 99-cent store has been transformed into an industrial-chic destination. It’s the perfect backdrop for indulging in contemporary comfort food, including Devil’s on Horseback reinterpreted with bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with truffled goat cheese; signature baked ricotta gnudi finished with truffled fig jam and roasted almonds; and chicken and Red Velvet waffle sliders, an original creation featured on the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise.’’ At 7th & Carson, the hearth oven is the heart of this distinguished neighborhood restaurant. It’s used for almost everything on the menu, from baking flatbreads to roasting stocks to finishing desserts. Helmed by a veteran chef who has cooked at a number of high-profile restaurants on the Strip, 7th & Carson exemplifies hyper-seasonal cooking that showcases fresh ingredients. With artsy tiled tables, and a brick-lined patio full of greenery, this is a restaurant made for lingering. No wonder it was named “New Restaurant of the Year’’ by the Nevada Restaurant Association in 2018. Amble through the unique Container Park, a must-stop, where shipping containers have been converted into bustling restaurants, boutiques selling locally-made goods, and a spirited venue for free live music. In between bites, quench your thirst at the clandestine Downtown Cocktail Room, which Food & Wine singled out as one of its 'Best Cocktails Bars in the U.S.'. With the feel of an urbane New York speakeasy, DCR was Vegas’ first craft cocktail bar. It boasts 51 seasonal menus with some of the most creative hand-crafted cocktails around. Guests will receive a choice of a signature cocktail, red or white wine, local beer or soft drink. Join the ultimate downtown excursion that’s guaranteed to expand your culinary horizons and tantalize your taste buds. 

Las Vegas: Guided Fremont Street Segway Tour

7. Las Vegas: Guided Fremont Street Segway Tour

Take a Segway tour of Fremont Street to see the place that is home to some of Las Vegas’s oldest casinos. Ride down the famous street, and admire the sights along the way. Meet your guide for a safety briefing and a short training session. Glide north through the Las Vegas Arts District and learn about the history and culture of the downtown area. Circle the Fremont Street Experience and discover fun facts about the oldest casinos in town. Pass Las Vegas City Hall and take a selfie in the center of Fremont Street. See where the Union Pacific used to stop, and check out where the World Series of Poker started. Learn about famous scenes from movies shot in the area, see where Wayne Newton got his Las Vegas start, and more.

Las Vegas: Ghosts of Las Vegas Walking Tour

8. Las Vegas: Ghosts of Las Vegas Walking Tour

Walk the haunted streets of downtown Las Vegas on this ghost tour of the city. Find out about the dark, dirty, and downright wrong aspects of Sin City. Learn about the early days of Las Vegas as you hunt for its ghosts. Hear the tales of organized crime and mobsters that give the city its colorful reputation.

Las Vegas Sightseeing Flex Pass

9. Las Vegas Sightseeing Flex Pass

The house always wins in Sin City, but with this pass, saving money on memorable adventures in Vegas no longer feels like a gamble. With access to 40 dazzling experiences, museums, tours, theater shows, dining options, and retail discounts, you can take advantage of saving over 50 percent of total admission prices.   Families will love access to the outdoor Cowabunga Bay Water Park and SuperKarts Exotic Racing. See all the notorious culture spots on a Pop Culture Walking Tour, then take a break from the desert heat indoors at the Mob Museum and see how infamy shaped the iconic city.  Here to party? Well what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but don’t leave your entire budget behind. For the adventurous and wild, check out the city lights from a Night Strip Tour party bus, complete with a champagne toast. For a rush, freefall at Vegas Indoor Skydiving and enjoy so many more experiences. Have a look at the full attraction offering: • Axe Throwing Range - Axe Monkeys• Bodies...The Exhibition at the Luxor• Eldorado Canyon Mine• Erotic Heritage Museum• Escape Game Las Vegas• Grand Canyon South Rim Tour• Hoover Dam & Lake Mead unch Cruise• Hoover Dam Bus Tour• Las Vegas Mini Grand Prix• Las Vegas Walking Tours - Downtown Las Vegas• Laughlin Nevada Gaming Tour• Leather Throwers: Celebrating the World of Boxing Through Art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art• Machine Guns Vegas - AK 47 Experience• Madame Tussauds Las Vegas• Night Strip Tour• Pole Position Raceway Indoor Karting• Pop Culture Walking Tour of Fremont Street Downtown• Scavenger Hunts• Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay• Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage• SuperKarts (VSK)k• The Big Apple Coaster at New Yor• The Mob Museum• Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at The Luxor• Ultimate 4D Experience at The Excalibur• Vegas Nights Helicopter Flight

Las Vegas: 90-Minute Guided Evening Segway Tour of Downtown

10. Las Vegas: 90-Minute Guided Evening Segway Tour of Downtown

This tour is perfect for beginners and starts as the sun is setting. See some of the oldest and brightest neon lights come alive around the Fremont St./Downtown area. You'll also get to stop at the Fremont Street Experience to see the famous light and music show. While gliding under the bright lights of this historic city you will learn about what made Las Vegas famous, from the first casino in Las Vegas to where the World Series of Poker started, and let's not forget the little wedding chapels. Fremont Street East is the up and coming area and as you glide your way through, you will see what the nightlife offers. Discover all types of restaurants, pubs, even a hidden “speak-easy” bar. On this tour, you'll also get to stop at Container Park and the “Praying Mantis”.

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What people are saying about Downtown Las Vegas

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,074 reviews

This was my 5th time at the Museum. Learn something new every time I'm there.

This was worth every dollar and I spent hours in here could have spent more.

Excellent experience but there were no taxis available when the tour ended

It was a very good experience learned alot about the history of Las Vegas

Smooth ride, great tour guide and fun from up top.