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With its ruby red seats and classic main stage, the Showroom at the D Las Vegas is one of the city’s premier theaters. Having undergone extensive renovations, the showroom has both historic touches and modern updates. It is home to the longest running show in Las Vegas history, “Marriage Can Be Murder,” a murder mystery dinner show with a comedic twist. Actors are strategically placed within the audience, making for a highly interactive and entertaining evening.
The D Las Vegas is the former site of Fitzgerald’s Hotel and Casino, and it’s right at the center of the excitement of the entertainment district on East Fremont Street. The hotel’s D Bar and Longbar both offer views of the surrounding area, and are a great place to pop in for a drink before or after a show in the theater. There are also a variety of both formal and casual restaurants in the hotel, though a three-course meal is served with the “Marriage Can Be Murder” performances.
Prehistoric fossils, atomic explosions, and a foray into Las Vegas’ mobster days; these aren’t things people expect from their Las Vegas vacation. However, a trip to the Nevada State Museum reveals all of this and more. It’s a place where you can swap casinos for culture and immerse yourself in the natural history of Nevada.
Located in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip, Zappos Theater is one of the top concert venues in the city. The 7,000-seat theater hosts A-list entertainers such as Pitbull, Def Leppard, and Christina Aguilera. Impressive acoustics, modern electronic flair, elaborate theatrical performances, and VIP bottle service complete the experience.
For an immersive 4K visual and cinematic experience, head to the Dome at Container Park. Located in downtown Las Vegas, the multicolored theater shows various short movies suitable for kids and adults. Sit back in your recliner-style seat and take in 360-degree imagery in nearly 14 million pixels of ultra-HD.
Explore creepy hallways, secret passageways, and more than 30 rooms at Zac Bagans’ The Haunted Museum. In a historic downtown Las Vegas mansion that’s said to be haunted, the museum houses hundreds of macabre and paranormal artifacts and oddities gathered over the years by the host ofGhost Adventures.
A unique spin on Las Vegas’ already over-the-top entertainment, Alibi Las Vegas combines comedy acts, scavenger hunts, food, and drinks to create the ultimate interactive experience. With challenges, clues, and rewards scattered throughout the city, you’re part of the show without knowing where you’re going or how it ends.
Also known as the Hoover Dam Bypass, this striking feat of engineering connects Arizona and Nevada over the Colorado River. Perched about 900 feet (275 meters) above the canyon floor, the concrete-and-steel arched bridge is the second tallest in the US and offers scenic views of the Hoover Dam from above.
With music, dance, and loads of undead-themed gags, the comedy musical Zombie Burlesque takes the rancid to raunchy new heights. Set in “Club Z” on the Strip, this adult variety show tells the story of a 1958 zombie takeover, paying homage to classic horror movies via sexy skits and other classic burlesque acts.
Las Vegas has long been the wedding capital of the world, hosting more than 100,000 nuptials each year. Paradise Wedding Chapel is one of the city’s premier “all inclusive” venues for couples looking to tie the knot Vegas-style with walk-in service, Elvis impersonators, and veils, bowties, and rings available for on-the-spot purchase.
The leading “rage room” in Las Vegas, Wreck Room lets visitors relieve stress, vent frustration, or simply have a smashing good time by taking baseball bats and crowbars to everything from glass bottles to TVs. Each wrecker is fully suited-up in protective gear for a satisfying yet safe demolition session alone or with a group of friends.
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In the STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, the L.A. Comedy Club hosts nightly shows from top-notch comedians that you’ll recognize from Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and more. It’s also the place to discover up-and-coming and undiscovered talent. If you’re in Las Vegas and looking for a night of laughs, this venue is a sure bet.
Take a deep dive into the Marvel Cinematic Universe at Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. The immersive experience on the Las Vegas Strip brings visitors of all ages into the cinematic world of the Avengers film characters through interactive exhibits and hands-on activities.
Rides, bars, events, retail, eateries, and experiential art merge in AREA15, the Vegas landmark that opened in 2020. The eerie black box with its alien-themed branding houses everything from virtual reality (VR) art exhibits to a carousel ride around the ceiling by way of some truly sinful Sin City events.
Learn about Nevada’s rich history on a visit to the Clark County Museum, in Henderson, Nevada. It consists of an indoor exhibit space, as well as eight historic buildings that were donated from around the county. Among them is the Candlelight Wedding Chapel, which previously sat on the Strip and is now located on the museum grounds.
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