Since the early 1950s, Las Vegas has been a hub of unforgettable experiences and entertainment. After two years of regulations, Las Vegas is back and better than ever! It is the perfect summer to get away with friends and family to experience the lights and lavishness of Las Vegas. Here are ten experiences travelers should definitely check out in Las Vegas this summer!
10 Nellie's Southern Kitchen
Whether you're a fan of The Jonas Brothers or just a fan of good American eating, this is the place for you! Inspired by the Matriarch of the Jonas Family, Nellie's Southern Kitchen was started in North Carolina by Kevin Jonas, Sr., and the family is excited that its second location in Vegas is now open. The Jonas Brothers themselves boast that this is what they ate growing up, and the food is as delightful as their voices. Visitors will experience locally sourced food and "southern hospitality done right" in this crowd-pleasing and fun new restaurant!
9 Toscana Ristorante & Bar by Eataly
Who knew Italy was so close to home? Enjoy the immaculate cuisine and curated wine of Tuscany at this vibrant new restaurant, Toscana Ristorante, and Bar by Eataly. Visitors can expect an intentional space and delicious food; the whole experience is intimate and sure to be a new favorite restaurant in LV!
8 Sky Suites & SKYVILLAS at ARIA
Can't do Vegas without a view! ARIA Resort has re-designed and re-opened over four hundred Sky Suites and SKYVILLAS in this luxury hotel with pristine views and generous accommodations. ARIA Resort & Casino is the place to be this summer!
7 Mad Apple by Cirque du Soleil
It's Cirque du Soleil like you have never seen it before! Mad Apple is a newly designed experience from the always-impressive Cirque du Soleil. With dancing, jazz, fashion, and of course, acrobatic performers, the show is wild, electric, and perfect for the whole family.
6 Electric Concert Residencies at Park MGM
First up, Usher! Dolby Live at Park MGM is back and home to some of the most iconic residencies in Las Vegas. After his epic Tiny Desk concert, Usher has once again stolen the hearts of so many and can be found at Park MGM from July through October.
5 Perception Las Vegas
Perception is Las Vegas' premiere digital art center! This immersive and impactful experience includes three 360-degree galleries highlighting some of the world's most famous artists. It is the perfect forward-thinking gallery for any art nerd looking to be inspired during their time in Vegas!
4 Flyover Las Vegas
Flyover Las Vegas is the ultimate flying ride that will "soar" visitors over some iconic landscapes. This virtual reality attraction is a fun way to spend the day and is especially great for groups and kids!
3 Summer Safari at Bellagio Conservatory
The Bellagio is an iconic stop in Las Vegas with gorgeous and ever-changing themed gardens, and this summer's Conservatory display is one not to miss! The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden's "Jungle of Dreams" features lions, tigers, and bears! Oh my! Check out this whimsical garden before it changes on September 10th.
2 Temptation Sundays at Luxor
Temptation Sundays is "the best" and longest-running LGBTQ+ pool party in Vegas. With drinks, cabanas, DJs, and more, this all-inclusive party at Luxor Hotel and Casino is the most rad and queerest place to soak up the sun and enjoy your Sunday in Las Vegas. Cabanas and chairs are rented and sell out fast, so book ahead of time! 🌈
1 Keep it Local in the Arts District
Like any growing city, Las Vegas has an incredibly thriving and beautiful community of local artists, merchants, and entrepreneurs. One of the best ways to support this community is by shopping from local makers! The Las Vegas Art District is a great, centralized place to find a menagerie of goods, accessories, and souvenirs! Shop Local Oasis for a colorful selection of stickers, paper goods, and more. Grab some books or vinyl and support a local black-owned business at Analog Dope.