Spending a few days in Las Vegas? See the best of this delightful city and experience all the highlights with our 3 days in Las Vegas itinerary.
Jam-packed with classic Vegas sights and attractions, this popular 3 day itinerary encompasses a wide variety of things to do to showcase the best that Las Vegas has to offer in a limited amount of time.
This 3 day itinerary includes:
- Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Sightseeing Tour
- Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens (free!)
- Fountains at Bellagio (free!)
- Show at the V Theater
- Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
- High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ
- Eiffel Tower Experience
- Grand Canyon South Rim Tour
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Stop #1: Big Bus Las Vegas
If you really want to see what Las Vegas is all about, then you have to take a Hop-On Hop-Off tour with Big Bus. They offer the most informative sightseeing tours around, with insider tips and historical trivia for all to enjoy.
Best of all, as it’s a hop-on hop-off tour, if you find something you just have to explore during your travels, you can disembark and spend some time checking it out. Then, you can pick another bus up at the same spot to continue your tour.
Choose between The Strip Red Route tour, or The Old Vegas Blue Route tour – both take 2 hours 30 minutes if you stay on the bus for the entire tour. Be sure to check out our helpful Hop-On Hop-Off guide for top tips to make the most of your visit.
Getting In: Big Bus Las Vegas Sightseeing Tour tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Stop #2: Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Check out the seasonal displays at the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, prepared by a team of 140 horticulturalists.
Bring your camera for memorable photo opportunities, displays that include incredible flower formations and water features that are nothing short of mesmerising. The Bellagio gardens are definitely worth a visit.
Getting in: Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens are free to enter.
Stop #3: Fountains at Bellagio
Next, stroll over to the Fountains of Bellagio, one of the most popular things to do in Las Vegas, for a beautiful musical water show.
This stunning water show features choreographed fountains timed to famous musical numbers. Shows feature a variety of recognizable music, from concert opera and classical to Broadway tunes, for an always entertaining show. The fountains are a quirky, classic Las Vegas attraction and should be on your itinerary.
Getting in: Fountains at Bellagio are free to enter.
Stop #4: Catch a Show at the V Theater
Don’t leave Las Vegas, the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” without seeing one of the shows that uphold the city’s title.
Head to the V Theater, home to the a huge variety of Vegas shows, right on the Strip to catch one of their award-winning performances. Owned by the famed Las Vegas producer David Saxe, the V Theater is home to some of the most entertaining features on the Strip.
Choose from a number of different shows, including: VEGAS! The Show; V – The Ultimate Variety Show; The Mentalist; Zombie Burlesque; and several more! There are plenty of kid-friendly options, too like pet-based shows and comedy shows.
Each show creatively pays tribute to the spectacle that is Las Vegas’ unique entertainment culture.
No reservations required are required for this event. Please check our Go Las Vegas attractions list to decide which show you’d like to see, then check online for show schedules before your visit.
Getting In: V Theaters Shows are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Stop #1: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Be sure to work some celebrity sightings into your Las Vegas itinerary.
Head to Madame Tussauds for an interactive and entertaining experience with all your favorite movie stars, athletes, celebrities, and more.
Pose for the paparazzi with Lady Gaga, relive a crazy Vegas night with Bradley Cooper, sing on stage for Simon Cowell, and fight crime alongside Nick Fury.
Touching and interacting with the wax statues is highly encouraged with props that visitors can use for unforgettable (and highly believable) photos. Cameras at the ready – get ready to fool your Instagram followers with selfies with your favourite celebrities.
Getting In: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Stop #2: High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ
Take an afternoon spin on the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel – just about 550 feet above the ground! Your 30 minute ride will feel like it ends too soon, as you soak up amazing panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip and the scenery below. Don’t forget to keep your phone or camera charged for this attraction!
Ready to get the party started? Grab a drink from the High Roller’s wheelhouse bar before boarding. Afterwards, there are plenty of options to explore in the LINQ area, whether you’re in search of food and beverage or shopping. For High Roller top tips, read our helpful guide.
Insider tip: Head to the right side of the observation cabin for the best views.
The High Roller Observation Wheel operates from 11:30 am to 2:00 am, daily. Please note: The Go Las Vegas pass provides daytime admission only, and is only valid 11:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Getting In: Las Vegas High Roller tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Stop #3: Eiffel Tower Experience
Visit Paris without the transatlantic flight! Head to the Paris Las Vegas Hotel for one of the most unique local things you’ll get to do on this vacation.
Their Eiffel Tower Experience is just like setting foot into a recreated Parisian cityscape. Ascend to the top of their Eiffel Tower (46 stories above ground level), and then stroll through replicas of L’Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, and more.
This is a great way to experience the grandeur and opulence of Las Vegas casino culture, and makes for some awesome photos, too. Maybe your friends will think you’re in Paris instead! Plus, definitely read our guide to the Eiffel Tower Experience before your trip. It’s full of top tips and ideas to help you make the most of your visit.
Getting In: Eiffel Tower Experience tickets are include with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Stop #1: Grand Canyon South Rim Tour
You simply can’t visit Las Vegas without taking the time to see the natural wonders in the neighborhood.
Take a guided bus tour out to the Grand Canyon, where you’ll see many of the South Rim’s signature spots. You’ll see the historic (but still operational!) Grand Canyon Railway, Mather Point, Yavapai Point, and many sites in Grand Canyon Village. Grand Canyon Village has some nice places to pick up souvenirs, too.
You’ll also pass by the Hoover Dam on the way, which is a nice included extra that also makes for some great photos. You’ll drive right over the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, located adjacent to the Dam itself.
This tour will take the entire day (approximately 13 hours), so sit back and relax on your ride out to the Canyon aboard a luxury motorcoach.
You have three hours to explore the National Park itself, so be sure to make the most of the time. The Bright Angel Trail is a good choice for the active folks, and provides excellent photo opportunities. During this time, you’ll also get enjoy a picnic lunch provided by the tour.
You absolutely have to add the Grand Canyon tour to your itinerary – when else will you get the opportunity to see such an awe-inspiring natural wonder?
Getting In: Grand Canyon South Rim Tour tickets are available as a premium attraction option with the 3-, 4-, and 5-Day Go Las Vegas Cards.
This 3 days in Las Vegas itinerary features a variety of activities and attractions that cover all the best Las Vegas highlights.
The itinerary is jam-packed with fun but features a schedule that’s easy to do in three days.
If you visit each of the stops in this Las Vegas itinerary, you can save up to 65% off combined admission prices with a Go Las Vegas Card.