Not to knock the slot machines, but Las Vegas has way more to offer than fun and games. Figurative and literal worlds of history await in Sin City’s many diverse museums. See The Strip and its surroundings in a new light as you uncover the days of desert past, as well as other education and interactive exhibits showcasing our planet’s history, at these Las Vegas museums.
Have you ever been kissed by a fish, pet an otter, or taken selfies with a kinkajou? How about hand fed a shark or swam with a stingray? Check off all of the above and more at SeaQuest Las Vegas. This interactive zoo wants to introduce you to the fish, birds, and other animals from around the world. Hands-on activities fill this interactive exhibit from the Icelandic Fishing Village to the Amazon River. If you’re feeling courageous, you can snorkel with reef sharks and feed caimen.
Still thirsty for some more culture? Las Vegas also has amazing art galleries. Alternatively, hit all the must-see attractions Sin City has to offer. After all that exploring and learning, unwind with a drink at the best bars downtown, and rest your head at a cozy boutique hotel or at a budget-friendly stay.
Lauryn Wilder contributed additional reporting to this article.