ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Best Free Attractions in Vegas

Updated on December 3, 2012
Conservatory Fall 2009
Conservatory Fall 2009

Bellagio Fountains

Plenty to do without loosing any chips!


The Fountains at Bellagio

Only the coolest use of water since the shower was invented by the Greeks. The fountains provide a spectacular visual display, sometimes swaying the water like a palm frond, other times shooting it in the air like a bullet. These aquatic feats are timed perfectly to a variety of music.

A truly stunning display which can be viewed at all hours, but is most impressive at night.


Conservatory at Bellagio

A unique floral display that changes for the seasons.

Not just creative in its use of flowers, plants, and trees; but also in its mechanics and artistry. You'll be busy looking up and all around, but don't miss the stunning tile mosaic on the ground.

Pirate Ship
Pirate Ship

The Sirens of TI

Pirates in their ship are lured to the beautiful and mysterious Sirens. Fire blazes, cannons boom, and voices ring out. Will the Pirates survive?

This outdoor theatrical mini-performance takes place several times each evening at TI (Treasure Island).
See a preview of the show here.

Dueling Pianos at the Bar at Times Square

It is free to go into the bar and stay in the standing area (an entrance fee is charged to sit at the tables) but that's where you want to be! Talented pianists take requests from the audience and fight with each other over whose song is better. As they sing and taunt the crowd, you'll be cheering, dancing, and singing along -- even if you're no good.

M&M's World

What is it? Well, mostly it is a huge multi-story candy store with all things M&M. What makes it an attraction are the special features. You'll see collectibles such as a replica M&M race car, an M&M guitar and more. Also, a 3-D movie featuring the M&M characters that will literally jostle you in your seat.

Vegas Montage

Volcano at Mirage
Volcano at Mirage
Walking along the strip
Walking along the strip

The Volcano at Mirage

It hisses, it glows red and smokes. Lava flows over its top and out to the surrounding areas. It's big and loud and gorgeous AND its only water.

That's right. This volcano is actually a water fountain designed to look like a volcano. A must see. Starts after dusk.

Show in the Sky at Rio

Want to see a Pop style production? How about a Latin style production? Maybe some Burlesque? With three separate productions, you can see them all. During each production the audience is treated to music, singing and dancing. To close the show, a fantasy-float parade with bead-throwing.

Fremont Street Experience

A light show takes place every night over Fremont Street in downtown Vegas. The Fremont Street canopy looks plain during the day, but at night it comes alive with a bright glow and booming music. The canopy spans 1,500 feet in length and includes upwards of 12 million lights.

Adjacent to Fremont Street, 10 refurbished neon signs make up the self-guided walking tour of historic signs made available by the Neon Museum.

Just Walk the Strip

The Vegas Strip is filled with amazing feats of engineering and architecture. Make sure you find the Luxor to see its Egyptian-inspired theme, New York New York for its re-creations of the city's well-known landmarks, and Paris for its half-size replica of the Eiffel Tower.
Need a map? Check one out here

When You're Done
Check out this article on the best buffets (these of course are NOT free).

Written by Jeanette Cline

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)