Four Alternative Ways to Have Fun in Las Vegas

Vegas 560x280With millions of visitors touching down every year, there is no denying Las Vegas’ attraction as a top leisure destination.  Many of tourists visit for the gambling fun but more are beginning to visit for the world class dining, round the clock action and high energy entertainment that leave most other US cities seeming bland. In the midst of all this, however, a large number of visitors still miss out on a wide range of interesting places worth visiting and activities worth engaging in. Here are four examples of other ways to have a whale of a time in Vegas!

Swim with Sharks

Shark Reef 560x280The Shark Reef is located in Mandalay Bay and is the only predator-based aquarium in North America. It is the place to be when you are in search of some adrenaline filled fun. You will come in contact with 15 species of sharks, golden crocodiles, moray eels, jellyfish and piranhas. There is no need for panic however as all the predators are fed and there is always a crew ready to intercept any dangerous situation.

Live Your Boyhood Fantasy

Dig This 560x280Do you ever reminisce about your childhood when you see children playing around in toy cars? “Dig This” is a heavy lifting playground that gives you an opportunity to roll back the years. Here, you will be able to take control of a Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator or a Bulldozer to move dirt, make earthen piles or dig deep trenches. Take part in monster truck tires stacking game for some added bit of competition.

Go Speed Racing

Exotics 560x280Have you always dreamed about living out your car racing fantasies? Las Vegas offers you the opportunity to do so. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is free from any legal speed limits so you are free to have all the fun you have ever dreamed of. There are 5 and 10 lap experiences to choose from and there are race instructors to guide you. The pre-drive ride however determines if you will be allowed to race or not. Cars you can drive include: Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porche, Audi R8, Nissan GTR, Aston Martin Vantage S and Mercedes AMG GT-S.

Get Your Thrills at The Adventuredome

Adventuredome 560x280In other places, you have to go to a defined park to enjoy time on a roller coaster but in Las Vegas, they are scattered everywhere. Most of them are avoided by non-adrenaline junkies. The Adventuredome at Circus-Circus is home to some of the craziest roller coaster rides with some of them dropping from 203 feet at 67MPH!

These are some of the best activities you can take part in when you visit Las Vegas. You don’t have to plan your stay around casinos if you don’t want to!