Some of the most iconic Vegas signs now live in The Neon Boneyard. Caesars Palace, Binion's Horseshow, the Golden Nugget and the Stardust, among others 150 other historic signs, reside in this rich collection. Ranging from the 1930s to the present day, you can see how tech and design have evolved throughout time, giving your Vegas stay a bit of historical background.
The constant lights and action of Las Vegas can feel stifling after a couple of days. Grab a breath of fresh air and head to the beautiful outdoors of Las Vegas' Springs Preserve. Botanical gardens, hiking and scenic walks plus a beautiful cafe nestled in the lush nature will have you feeling rejuvenated in no time.
Indulge your inner nerd and brush up on some history at the National Atomic Testing Museum. Off kilter and unexpected, this museum boasts a vast amount of history about Las Vegas and its atomic testing history plus it'll help you brush up on your facts about the Cold War. This museum is reasonably geeky, but a good way to exercise your brain with some food for thought. Swing by with an open mind on your next free afternoon in Las Vegas.
Take it back to the old days of Vegas: free entertainment, legendary casinos, classic gambling hospitality, a combination of things that has some calling the Fremont Street Experience intimate at times. You never know what you may find - any given night offers the promise of wandering showgirls, an exhilarating jazz performance or maybe an iconic casino owner sitting next to you at the blackjack table.
Located in the center of the Las Vegas Arts district is the Arts Factory, a 50 year old commercial warehouse building adorned with traditional architecture. Representing a broad range of both contemporary and traditional arts, the Arts Factory is a wonderful place to squeeze in some culture during a busy day. Grab a cup of coffee and check out the art exhibitions of local and renowned artists alike.
Bring a pocketful of change and indulge your inner child for a few hours at the Pinball Hall of Fame. 10,000 square feet solely dedicated to vintage Pinball machines will have you feeling as if you walked into a vortex of childhood nostalgia.
Just a few blocks north of the Freemont Street Experience is The Mob Museum, a place brimming with history focused on the controversial relationship between law enforcement and organized crime. Get lost inside the world of mobsters that helps provide Vegas with its rich history at the museum one afternoon - exhibits focus on mob violence, law enforcement wiretapping and they even have the blood-stained wall where the St. Valentine's Day massacre took place. The Mob Museum is guaranteed to have you creeped out and enthralled all at once.