3545 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
The LINQ is the latest addition to the entertainment landscape on the Las Vegas Strip. The LINQ is 300,000 square feet of dining, retail and entertainment located between The Quad Resort and Flamingo Las Vegas. This pedestrian-friendly complex features retail stores and causal dining options like Yard House, Flour & Barley, Haute Doggery and Sprinkles Cupcakes. The jewel of LINQ is the High Roller, a 550-foot-tall observation wheel featuring 28 glass-enclosed cabins. The High Roller will take guests on a 30-minute ride over Las Vegas and is scheduled to open in late spring of 2014.
1000 Scenic Loop Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89161
The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 20 minutes west of the Strip and is one of the most popular attractions in Las Vegas. The majestic red sandstone cliffs offer spectacular views and some of the best rock climbing in the world. Visitors can take in the 13-mile scenic drive, explore hiking trails or learn about the desert at the visitors center. The daily entrance fee is $3 for pedestrians and cyclists, and $7 for cars. Several local companies offer bicycle and jeep tours of the park and surrounding areas.
601 Nevada Highway
Boulder City, NV 89005
Lake Mead National Recreation Area is the perfect place to beat the summer Las Vegas heat. The recreation area stretches through Arizona, encompassing Lake Mead, Lake Mojave and the Colorado River. The closest entrance is only about a 35-minute drive from Las Vegas. Guests can reserve campgrounds, rent boats or just hike along the rocky shores. Restaurants, retail shops and service stations can be found inside the park along with guided tours and other activities. A seven-day pass for entry is $10 per car or $30 for the year. To plan your visit and make campground reservations, visit nps.gov.
4055 S. Dean Martin Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Have you ever dreamed of driving a Ferrari, Lamborghini or an American muscle car? World Class Driving is making that dream come true in Las Vegas. Your World Class Driving experience begins at the Dream Garage, where the staff will hand you the keys to your dream car. A procession of cars will head towards Red Rock Canyon, giving you about 15 minutes of drive time in each car. Choose from an exotics or muscle car experience. Prices start at $299 per driver.
2771 Industrial Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Battlefield Vegas is an interactive shooting range and military museum located behind the Las Vegas Strip. It features a 25-yard indoor firing range and a 200-acre desert training facility. Guests can choose from shooting packages like the “Blacks Ops Gamer Experience” and the “Das Blitzkrieg Package.” After you hit the range, tour Battlefield Vegas’ fleet of military jeeps, planes and Humvees. Battlefield Vegas can also craft a custom outdoor adventure for you and your party. Shooting packages start at $99.