Located in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, Las Vegas is famed for a vibrant nightlife filled with 24/7 casinos and other entertainment activities. This four-mile-long strip is home to various themed hotels elaborated with replicas of the Eiffel Tower, the Egyptian pyramid, and the Venetian Grand Canal. Others have fountains with synchronized music. Here are some wonderful activities to do in Las Vegas this December and January.
LINQ Promenade holiday magic
The LINQ Promenade will have larger than life Christmas decorations including festive music and carolers. Look forward to getting blow away by holiday carolers and the holiday magic show. These happen at particular times and dates. You won’t miss viewing lights while riding the high roller. This is a 30-minute view of 550 feet on the world’s tallest observation wheel taller than the famous London Eye.
Big bus Las Vegas tour
Don’t miss hopping on the tour bus to check out downtown and Las Vegas strip. This is a wonderful way to catch sights on this sin city. An entertaining guide will be handy to share their vast knowledge and to talk you to various landmarks here including:
- Miracle Mile
- ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign
- Golden Nugget hotel and casino
Hoover Dam tour
Investing in land for sale in Nevada offers endless opportunities to this top attraction site in Las Vegas. About a million people flock this place to tour the dam annually. This architectural marvel is the greatest dam ever built. A professional guide will narrate entertaining and informative details while taking you around the dam. On the Arizona side, there are endless opportunities to check out including:
- Handmade crafts
- Exhibition halls
- Observation deck
- Power plant
- Visitors’ center
Visit the Grand Canyon
Away from the Las Vegas strip, look forward to a full-day guided tour by bus to the south or west of the Grand Canyon. Along the way, you won’t miss attractions including:
- Lake Mead
- Black Canyon
- Hoover Dam
- Bypass Bridge
- Bighorn sheep habitat
- Awe-inspiring Grand Canyon
- 900-year-old Joshua Tree Forest
This wonderful opportunity offers to explore the rustic wilderness while walking along the rim soaking in the epic views with various Insta-worthy moments.
Gene Woods racing
For adrenaline junkies, you won’t miss riding a superfast kart. This full-day excitement includes competing on the tracks. You will enjoy maneuvering the tracks at top speeds and get tips on acing this ride like a pro racer. There is an opportunity to tussle it out on the half-mile track with family and friends on more than 15 to 18 laps. Lucky ones get a chance to meet Gene Woods, the three-time racing champion for some tips and stories about his behind-the-wheel experiences.
Ice Skating at the Cosmopolitan
Little snow showers are expected for every 30 minutes at select times this winter. Look forward to enjoying ice-skating at the Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan. After spinning the rink, there is endless relaxation, refreshments, and seeing some snowfall. This delightful festive experience will add magic to winter amidst the desert. Look forward to yummy s’more-flavored martinis after skating but you have to check out skate rentals and reserve a fire pit.
Visit Circus Circus
A hotel or casino by night, Circus Circus hosts the largest permanent circus in the world. Here, there is immense fun for the whole family with mind-blowing Cirque de Soleil activities including:
- Trapeze artists
All the acts last about 10 minutes and happen every 30 minutes on most days beginning at 11 a.m. The best thing about this circus is the free entry.
Stratosphere Observation Deck
Look forward to enjoying spectacular views from the tallest freestanding observation tower in the US. The Stratosphere Observation Deck is 1,149 feet from the ground offering 360 degrees views of downtown, beyond, and the Las Vegas strip. To test your fear of great heights, there are various thrill rides at the tower top. The Big Shot that shoots in the air at 45 miles per hour from 160 feet. There is also the X Scream 866 -feet above the ground. This massive mechanical arm extends out on the Stratosphere Tower at supersonic speed.
Lee Canyon experience
For outdoor enthusiasts, look forward to enjoying the ultimate Lee Canyon experience for snow about an hour’s drive from downtown Las Vegas. This location will offer you endless winter fun activities including:
There is no need to worry about lacking experience. It is easy to get a local coach to hone your skills or get some pointer from others you will find.
In a nutshell
These and many others are some of the activities to enjoy in Nevada during December and January. Getting the most from your Nevada experience requires investing in land in this area to give you endless opportunities to enjoy those activities. Fortunately, acquiring land in Nevada is cheap through a government auction.