You’re in Vegas this weekend and you’re ready to PAR-TAAAY. Of course, the Strip immediately comes to mind, but Downtown Las Vegas (DTLV) is where you’ll find an exciting mix of new and vintage Vegas experiences.
Explore these 11 unique experiences.
1. Stay at the gallery tower at downtown grand
Pairing contemporary architecture with modern design, the Gallery Tower definitely has a high-tech vibe. Stay in a virtual pad room with state-of-the-art technology, augmented reality features and virtual experiences.
2. Shop, Drink, Eat at Downtown Container Park
Downtown Container Park is an open-air shopping center built with shipping containers. Check out the variety of dining experiences, local boutiques and more.
3. Tequila Made You Do It at Lucky Day
Lucky Day in the Fremont East District features endless selections of rare mezcals, small-batch tequilas, signature cocktails, and salsa and guacamole flights. Be sure to check out the eccentric and eye-catching art that adorns the walls.
4. Go big at Circa resort & casino
For an over-the-top experience, check out Circa Resort & Casino in the heart of the Fremont Street Experience. This luxe Downtown Las Vegas resort features the world’s largest sportsbook; a rooftop amphitheater with six pools called Stadium Swim; four restaurants; and Garage Mahal, the most high-tech transportation hub in Las Vegas.
5. Hotel Apache at Binion’s
Known for its haunts, Hotel Apache is available for a spooky stay. Book a room in the same hotel as classic Hollywood movie stars like Clark Gable, Lucille Ball and Humphrey Bogart once occupied.
6. Take a Date to Hugo's Cellar
This classic Downtown restaurant in the Four Queens is a date-night slam dunk. Hugo’s Cellar serves up old-school steak house cuisine and boasts an impressive wine list. And the best part? Every lady is greeted with a rose.
7. Zipline the SlotZilla
The SlotZilla zipline is taking DTLV to new heights. Fly 11 stories over Fremont Street Experience to get a bird’s-eye view of all the action. Flyers travel “Superhero-style” down the ziplines at up to 40 mph, so adventure-seekers are bound to love this attraction.
8. Indulge in the LGBTQ-friendly Restaurant, The Garden
The Garden is an intimate and chic lounge bar located in the Arts District, featuring craft cocktails, light bites and an indulgent ambiance.
9. Visit the Neon Museum
If you're interested in learning a little about Vegas history, you have to check out the Neon Museum. The museum collects and restores vintage neon signs and displays them in their "Neon Boneyard". The gallery includes classic signs like the: Lucky Cuss Motel, The Silver Slipper, Society Cleaners, Binion's Horseshoe and more.
10. Italian Soul Food in the Arts District
Decorated Chef James Tree’s Esther’s Kitchen offers seasonal Italian comfort dishes along with some of the best bread you’ll ever eat. Open daily for dinner, lunch Monday – Friday and weekend brunch, enjoy your meal and craft cocktails on the outdoor patio.
11. We all scream
It’s time for a brand-new treat: We All Scream. This entertainment and nightlife attraction includes a dance floor, live DJ booth, art installations, a rooftop bar, and yes, lots of ice cream! You don’t want to miss this sweet spot when visiting downtown Las Vegas. VEGAS ON gives you the inside scoop in the video below.
Be sure to make the most of your next Las Vegas adventure by checking out all of the vintage art, attractions and action that you’ll only find in Downtown Las Vegas!