Brainstorming additional activities for your Market itinerary? Here are the best things to do during the Winter in the Neon City.
Whether this is your first-time attending January Market, or you are a returning buyer, there’s one thing everyone looks forward to: opportunities to have fun in the city! Las Vegas Market is set in one of the most exciting cities on the West Coast. It’s no secret that everything is bigger, brighter, and bolder in Las Vegas. In fact, Las Vegas was recently named the most fun city in the US by WalletHub! After a hectic holiday season, Vegas provides a much-needed reprieve for buyers looking to work and play.
The cooler winter temperatures make the city especially great to explore and enhance the beauty of the nearby outdoor activities. Make the most out of your time in Las Vegas by enjoying these amazing activities.
Nothing beats Las Vegas Market during Winter! The magical lights, skyscrapers, casinos, and activities are second to none. If you are looking for a mini vacation after the holidays, Las Vegas is the perfect destination to add once in a lifetime experiences to your work trip.
STROLL ALONG THE STRIP
Nothing says welcome to Las Vegas quite like exploring the Strip! Famous for its casinos, restaurants, attractions, and shopping, the possibilities are endless. Spend an afternoon or evening enjoying the sights and various destinations.
WANDER THE BELLAGIO CONSERVATORY
Nothing captures the essence of winter like the Bellagio Conservatory. Each season the space is updated with incredible floral and fawna, creating a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. Stroll the gardens and enjoy the amazing spectacle, free of charge.
BELLAGIO FOUNTAIN SHOW
Famous around the country, the Bellagio Fountains are an iconic part of Las Vegas. Pause your explorations along the Strip to enjoy the amazing spectacle. Shows are on a timed schedule to start every 30 minutes, so plan a little in advance if you have other activities on your itinerary.
Are you a lover of art? Las Vegas has a great art scene for those who want to see amazing sculptures, paintings, and other unique creations. Plus, wandering art galleries is a fantastic way to stay warm during the cooler January temperatures.
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art has an exhibition all about ICONS of Contemporary Art, great to explore after visiting the Conservatory. Additionally, the Arte Museum is an immersive media art experience with countless exhibitions to discover.
PHOTO OPP AT THE WELCOME SIGN
Nothing completes a trip to Las Vegas quite like the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. It’s a rite of passage for any first-time visitor. Stop and snap a selfie on your way into the city – and be sure to tag us at @LasVegasMarket!
DOWNTOWN CONTAINER PARK
Enjoy a crisp stroll around the Downtown Container Park! The open-air shopping center is full of great shopping, entertainment, and attractions perfect for all pages. Conveniently located along Fremont Street, this is one spot you do not want to miss!
Known for being a hub in Downtown Las Vegas, Fremont Street is full of live music, restaurants, museums, and so much more. It’s conveniently located to several casinos if you want to try your hand at the slot machines or blackjack.
MUSEUMS FOR EVERY AGE
Whether it’s history, art, or something unique to Las Vegas, there is an incredible range of museums perfect for families, friends, or solo visit. Some of our favorites include:
The Neon Museum
The Mob Musem
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
Meow Wolf: Omega Mart
The Punk Rock Museum
Pinball Hall of Fame
One of the highlights of visiting Las Vegas during cooler weather is seeing incredible outdoor sights! The desert oasis is a must-see for veteran adventure lovers, photography fans, and anyone looking to see beyond the strip. Here is a roundup of our favorites!
THE HOOVER DAM
One of the greatest industrial projects ever completed, the Hoover Dam is a great historical site to visit – and only 45 minutes away from the city! Walk along the bridge or opt for a guided tour.
EXPLORE RED ROCK CANYON
Nothing is as quintessential to the Las Vegas desert as Red Rock Canyon. A short 25 miles outside of the city, Red Rock Canyon is the perfect park to drive through or opt for a mild hike. The drive is only 13 miles with built-in stops along the way.
HIT THE SLOPES IN MT. CHARLESTON
Do you want to add a few days of shredding to your Market Itinerary? The incredible Lee Canyon and Mt. Charleston are ideal for avid skiers and snowboarders! A short 40-minute drive away from Las Vegas, it’s a wonderful experience for avid outdoor adventurers.
DESERT VIEWS IN THE VALLEY OF FIRE
Do you love to hike? Enjoy finding different sculptures and rock formations? Or just want to take a drive and stop to snap a picture or two? Then the Valley of Fire state park is a great daytime destination.
Less than an hour away from downtown Las Vegas, the Valley of Fire has multiple hiking trails suitable for leisurely walks or intense climbs. The scenic roads are also ideal for taking in breath taking views without breaking a sweat.
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