The casinos are an obvious focal point, and home to two of the most exciting things that a person can do. Obviously, the games are a major draw, given that money so defines our existence. Gambling gives the player an opportunity to make money on the trip to Vegas, and as such makes the allure of the tables and slots hard to beat. This is where it is necessary to stick to your budget and avoid going beyond it no matter what, or things may get more exciting than you planned for. Nonetheless, if you stay within your means the tables should offer more than sufficient excitement.
The shows are another decidedly welcome option. Vegas shows are well-known for their glamour, excitement, and surprises, making it almost a mandatory part of a trip to Vegas to see at least one show. While the magic shows and headliners are the most obvious, there are plenty of other shows to see; it is just a matter of deciding which sort of show you want to see. While it can be easily argued that few of the shows are meant for children, this is because so many are based more on nostalgia than anything illicit, usually. Deciding on which show or even shows to attend should be your hardest part, but it will nonetheless be a fun decision to make.
Even staying at the casino can be fun. Most casinos have more entertainment available than merely the tables and stages, and that starts at the kitchens. The buffets alone are worth the trip, as there are some buffets that serve some great food; some even have five-star ratings and serve food that will beyond the expected fare. Some of the casinos are also well-known for secondary entertainment, such as having miniature golf or even scaled-down amusement parks; they go far beyond the usual pool. While it may seem a little boring, an entire vacation can be made just by staying at the casino itself.
For those attempting to eschew the casinos, there are plenty of other sites within the city itself. While it takes some planning there are plenty of different conventions in Vegas every year for a wide variety of different hobbies and interests, ranging from comic books to computer hacking. It always possible to find a movie being filmed somewhere in the area with the possibility that a famous star or director will be seen. There are even a number of plays and other productions in the neighborhood ranging from classic productions to some of the best concerts in the States. While a lot of these particular entertainments require a certain degree of planning they are well worth the investment.
For those looking for other amusements, it is worth noting that the excitement of Las Vegas does not stop at the city limits. There are a wide variety of tourist spots just outside the city, and it is on the fringe of a national park. For those trying to get away from the usual glitz and neon, it is possible to rent an ATV and go driving in the desert. While it may be a little ironic to go a city known for its technological pleasures to escape to nature, that is nonetheless an option and one that a lot of people enjoy; different people find excitement in different areas and people should embrace what makes them happy. Just remember that there is plenty for everyone and any vice can be satisfied in Vegas.