Hot summers are the norm in Las Vegas. Despite the heat, beauty still abounds in the city, both outside and indoors. One of the most interesting indoor activities is visiting artistic exhibits. Exhibits are both visually appealing and educational and this makes them a treat for the whole family. This is a list of some of the best summer displays that are worth a visit.

BellagioBellagio Conservatory And Botanical Gardens
Bellagio Las Vegas
3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 693-7111

A way that many Las Vegans kick off the summer season is by visiting the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. It is open year round to celebrate and show appreciation for all seasons. The plants and other attractions on display are finely detailed. They are also sized to impress. Much of nature’s beauty can be found indoors here, making it an attraction to tourists from around the world.

TitanicLuxorTitanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Luxor Hotel And Casino
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 262-4400

The Titanic is the most famous sunken ship to date. It has been remembered and celebrated through news, books and films. This makes the display of artifacts related to the legendary Titanic among one of the most popular exhibitions in history. Tourists, history buffs and students are known to frequently attend this exhibition for a firsthand glimpse and to learn interesting details about the ship.

6045_10151539105675071_1731966670_nViva Vision At Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience
425 Fremont St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 678-5777

Beginning outdoors at night, the Viva Vision show at Fremont runs every hour. The Fremont area is known for its history and artistic feel and this display adds a futuristic kick with its awe-inducing light show. Currently known as the biggest in the world, The Viva Vision Screen that displays the lights goes on for blocks in the Fremont area and is as tall as a building. The show is created by combining the works of the best visionaries that work in video. Those that appreciate the art of videography and the fun of colorful lights, scenes and shapes often find themselves returning to this captivating display.

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263824_206244732752139_3617123_nShark Reef At Mandalay Bay

Mandalay Bay Hotel And Casino
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-4555
www.sharkreef.comAnyone that doesn’t work in a career field related to underwater animals can still have the privilege of seeing them up close and out of harm’s way at this exhibit. The Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay is an aquarium filled with many of the species that most people only see on television or read about. At times, the aquarium announces new additions, continuing to make it one of the most exciting places to visit. The Shark Reef is great for families and friends that want to see and understand more about the large water inhabitants, such as sharks, as well as the smaller creatures that are known to live underwater.

fall-of-atlantis-at-caesars-palaceFall Of Atlantis At Caesars Forum Shops

Caesars Palace Hotel And Casino
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7110
www.caesarspalace.comBeginning at 11 a.m. and running hourly, the Fall of Atlantis is a show that is unlike any other. Held for free in the Forum Shops at Caesars, it displays a tale of a feud between the Greek gods. Learning about mythology has never been so entertaining, as the display uses statues and special effects to tell the story of fallen mythological figures. Hot fire erupts, water spews and a large dragon also appears. Onlookers that anticipate seeing the show for the first time are always advised to grab a spot early since the area is quickly filled with both new and returning visitors.

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