Hoover Dam is one of the Bureau
of Reclamation's multipurpose projects on the Colorado River. Hoover
Dam's authorized purposes are: "flood control; improvement of
navigation and regulation of the Colorado River; storage and delivery
of Colorado River waters for reclamation of public lands and other
beneficial uses exclusively within the United States; and
hydroelectric power production."
Wet' n Wild - Water Park
Enjoy more than a dozen thrilling
water rides, including the Royal Flush, the Black Hole, Der Stuka
water chute, and the more sedate Lazy River. Open daily through Sept.
10, then weekends only until Oct. 1.
White Tiger Habitat: Mirage Hotel
The open-air home of Siegfried
& Roy's Royal White Tigers is available for public viewing around
the clock. Siegfried & Roy have dedicated their lives to
preserving these rare animals, and their efforts have helped save
them from total extinction.
Big Shot: Stratosphere Hotel
If youre looking for an
adrenaline rush, then the Big Shot is one of the best choices in
town. Located over 1,000 feet above the ground, this thrill ride
launches you 16 stories straight up the outside of the towers spire.
Bellagio Fountains: Bellagio Hotel
Shooting up to 250 feet in the
air, the waters perform to songs by such greats as Pavarotti and
High Roller: Stratosphere Hotel
Ride the worlds highest
roller coaster built 100 stories above the ground!
Adventure Dome: Circus Circus Hotel
Americas largest indoor
theme park! Even if its 120 degrees outside, the weather is
always just right at the Adventuredome. Featured are a double-loop,
double-corkscrew roller coaster, a log flume, laser tag and a brand
new ride called The Inverter that will leave you wondering which way
is up. There are numerous smaller rides and attractions for
fun-lovers of all ages. Pass prices are determined by rider height.
Single ride tickets or all-day passes are available. Purchase your
tickets at the park entrance.
Shark Reef: Mandalay Bay Hotel
Guests gaze at more than 100
sharks swimming all around them, including above and below. In with
the fishes are scuba-suited experts who wear special headsets that
allow them to educate vistors about the sharks and other marine life
within the reef.
Manhttan Express: New York -
New York Hotel
With heights of 203 feet, drops
of 144 feet and speeds up to 67 MPH, this attraction adds new meaning
to the phrase, "let it ride!" It features the world's first
"heartline" twist and dive maneuver, allowing riders to
experience the thrilling force of negative g's!
Volcano: Mirage Hotel
The waterfall in front of the
Mirage is not all that it seems. Nightly after dark and running every
15 minutes until midnight, the waters stop flowing.
Lion Habitat: MGM Grand Hotel
To honor the lion and help
safeguard its preservation for future generations, MGM Grand Hotel
and Casino has created a one-of-a-kind Lion Habitat as a showcase for
public education and appreciation for this majestic creature of nature.
Star Trek - The Experience:
Las Vegas Hilton Hotel
Kids and thrill-seekers of all
ages will love this $70 million attraction, whether they are die-hard
Trek lovers or not. Tour a History of the Future museum
which displays the largest collection of Star Trek props and
paraphernalia in this or any other galaxy.