30 Things to Do this Summer in Las Vegas

30 Things to Do this Summer in Las Vegas

Vanessa Calderon

        If you’re anything like me and procrastinate on every single aspect of your life, then when summer rolls around, you have nothing to do because you didn’t plan ahead. So instead of spending the summer on the beach in California with your cousins or at Universal Studios, you’re at home alone watching the fifth season of Orange is the New Black (not that that’s a bad thing). So if you’re looking for something fun to do, then look no further because I’ve compiled a list of 30 things to do this summer if you live in Las Vegas.


  1. Go hiking at Red Rock
  2. Walk the Strip and visit the Forum Shops
  3. Swim at Lake Mead
  4. Go camping at Mount Charleston
  5. View the Bellagio Water Show
  6. Visit the Rainforest at the Mirage
  7. Watch the Volcano show at the Mirage
  8. Go to your local park and have a picnic (just make sure to wear a lot of sunscreen and bring plenty of water)  
  9. Visit Silverton Aquarium to see the fish and mermaids
  10. Have fun at Cowabunga Bay because of all of your A’s
  11. Visit the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  12. Walk Freemont Street


Under $25:

  1. Visit Mob Museum
  2. Go on a Hoover Dam Tour
  3. Go to a Las Vegas 51’s Baseball Game
  4. Enjoy the Eiffel Tower Experience
  5. Feel like Superman at the Slotzilla Zipline at Freemont Street
  6. Visit the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef Aquarium
  7. Ride the Big Apple Roller Coaster New York New York
  8. Ride The Linq High Roller
  9. Play at the Discovery Children’s Museum
  10. Play at the Circus Circus Midway Arcade
  11. Dive In Movies at the Cosmopolitan
  12. Go to the Drive In Movie Theater

Under $50:

  1. Go on the rides at Adventuredome
  2. Swim at Cowabunga Bay Water Park
  3. Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park
  4. Visit the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
  5. Visit Bodies: The Exhibition
  6. Experience being a detective firsthand at the CSI: The Experience

Picture Credits:  MC & R Pools and Spas