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I have always wanted to go to Las Vegas. I’m not a huge gambler, aside from the occasional night out playing penny slots, but the city itself just has such a fascinating appeal! I mean, it’s Vegas! Home of Elvis wedding chapels, extravagant magic shows, and hundreds (if not thousands) of other cool attractions. I was doing a little pretend vacation planning (one of my favorite past times) and I was so surprised to see how many cool free things there are to do in Vegas. For example, you can:

  • Visit the Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo and check out the iconic birds along with dozens of other winged creatures and fish.
  • Take your picture with the famous “Welcome to Vegas” sign. Get it printed up and make your own awesome Vegas postcards!

  • Watch a simulated volcano erupt at the Mirage! I wanted to be a volcanologist once upon a time, and this is probably the closest I’ll ever get to the real thing!
  • Visit the Marjorie Barrick Museum. This museum used to showcase natural history exhibits, but now shows off both Pre-Columbian pieces as well as art rescued from the former Las Vegas Art Museum.
  • Visit the CBS Television City Research Center and check out some of the newest pilots. Your votes could even help decide which shows make it to television!
  • Watch the Fall of Atlantis at Caesars. This free show is filled with bold displays of pyrotechnics, mythological beasts, and thundering sound effects.

There are many more free things to do in Vegas, so you can see the best of what the city has to offer without going “all-in.” That’s the only poker term I know!

Getting to Vegas on a Budget

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Plus, your bags fly free! That alone can save up up to $120! So check it out and plan a little grown-up getaway! What would you love to see in Vegas? Would you go for the shows? The amazing food? The fashion? Or, of course, the gambling?

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