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"Bugsy" Segal Memorial
China Ranch Date Farm
Coffee Roasters of Las Vegas
Dancing Fountain at the Bellagio
Ethel M Chocolate & Cactus Garden
Flamingo Hilton Wildlife Habitat
Forum Shops at Caesars Palace
Fremont Street Experience
Hard Rock Cafe
Harley-Davidson Cafe & Store
House of Blues
M&M's World
Masquerade Village
Moapa River Indian Reservation
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NASCAR Cafe
National Vitamin Company Tour
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Oldest Living Bristlecone Pine
Pahrump Valley Vineyards
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Area 51 - Infamous around the world, Area 51 is perhaps the most well-known secret air base on the planet. Surrounded in controversay and conspiracy, Area 51 is best thought of as housing UFO's and alien bodies recovered from the Roswell, New Mexico flying saucers crash. Tales of reverse engineering of alien space craft to numerous sightings of foreign and unexplained flying objects in the night skies, bring visitors to the nearby town of Rachel, Nevada right off the Extraterrestrial Highway, to investigate. Rachel is also home to the Area 51 Research Center and a great little cafe called the Little A Le Inn. Known by many names such as Groom Lake and Dreamland, this was the design location of the stealth fighter. This secret air base is nestled in Several dry lake beds in the area provide ample testing grounds for high-security designed aircraft and anything "out-of-this-world". The US Government denies the existance of this base which is clearly seen on Russian satellite transmissions and by the brave few who hike to the boundaries of this intensely secure area. Signs warn that trespassers may be subject to deadly force. James Bond style listening devices and video cameras dot the entire perimeter. Black SUV's and helicopters appear out of nowhere at the slightest intrusion. But don't worry...the US Government says...there's nothing there!
The following are links to tours to Area 51
Adventure Las Vegas Area 51 Tour
- The Truth IS Out THERE! - 702-889-8687 or 888-363-8687
For more see our Las Vegas Tours Section.

Azure Mermaid Show
- Located adjacent to the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge at the Silverton Lodge you'll find a 117,000 gallon saltwater tank. This gigantic aquarium is filled with over 4000 tropical fish, including stingrays and sharks and gorgeous coral. Interactive feeding shows are daily at 1:30pm and 4:30pm. But the best part is watching the live mermaid shows. Every Thursday from 2:15-8:45pm, Fri/Sat from 2:15-9:45pm and Sunday 11:20am-6:45pm you can enjoy an underwater fantasy story told through mermaids and mermen. These talented performers, some of which are Olympic syncronized swimmer medalists, swim to a perfectly choreographed show which will entertain everyone in the family. Silverton Lodge, 3333 Blue Diamond Rd, at the far South end of the Strip, 702-263-7777.


Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
- When is a store also like a museum? When it is the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. This sporting goods store offers a full range of wildlife settings similar to a natural history museum. A lion pride, fighting bull moose, a two story giraffe and a den of bears will delight children and outdoor sport enthusiasts alike. The boating and fishing section makes you feel like you're at the bottom of the ocean while large sharks, whales and other sea life hover overhead. A special feature is the live bass aquarium. Smaller freshwater fish tanks around the store and an 18000 gallon water feature complete the outdoor motif. Located next to the Silverton Lodge at 8200 Industrial Road, 702-730-5200.


Bonnie & Clyde's "Death Car" - If you're stopping by Primm, NV (Stateline - about 35 miles south of Las Vegas on Interstate 15) stop in at Whiskey Pete's Hotel & Casino to see the actual bullet-riddled Ford in which the famous bank robbers had their final shoot out with the FBI. A letter from Ford Motor Company authenticates the car as Clyde's. And a letter he wrote to Ford Motor Company offering his praises as a fine get-away car is also displayed. Read about the last years of Bonnie and Clyde's turbulent life style. A fascinating piece of American history. Recently added is the actual blood stained, bullet-holed shirt Clyde was wearing when he was killed. Also on display is a restored Dutch Schultz-Al Capone bullet-proof Gangster Car. The intriguing display is located in the rotunda that joins the resort to The Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas. Adm: FREE 7 days, 24 hours. The Bonnie and Clyde car is frequently "on tour" offsite lately, so you may want to call ahead if the visit is going to be out of your way. - 702-382-1212.

"Bugsy" Segal Memorial
- Located in a small grotto behind the Flamingo Hilton Hotel, you'll find a plaque dedicated to a man who many say inspired the creation of Las Vegas. This Los Angeles mobster happened upon the Flamingo Hotel while still under construction. He decided to purchase the unfinished property and from there it's history.


China Ranch Date Farm
- If you want to get away from the glitter of neon, take a drive out to the a beautiful natural oasis just on the Nevada / California border to a quaint little place called China Ranch. Rich with western history, this small working farm offers an incredible selection of fresh grown dates and delicious baked goods. The huge date palms are skirted with, hard to believe but yes, women's attire. The brightly colored petticoats keep the birds at bay so patrons may enjoy the best of the harvest. A short walking trail through the palm grove explains the wide variety of dates cultivated here. It's a good idea to stop at the gift shop on your way out for a batch of fresh made chocolate chip date cookies or date nut bread. It's on the way to Death Valley from Las Vegas and the area surrounding the farm is rich with abandoned mines and scenic cliffs. The Old Spanish Trail is within walking distance, as is the historic Tonopah & Tidewater railroad bed. A short drive from the ranch you'll find a natural Tecopa hot springs where people from all over sit and relax, letting the unrefined mineral waters soak their troubles away. 760-852-4415, Open 9am-5pm Daily

Coffee Roasters of Las Vegas Located just minutes from the Strip, this interesting venue offers you everything you wanted to know about coffee and tea. Their twice a week classes are attended by people from all over the city, lasting 1 1/2 to 2 hours and covering topics such as home roasting, grinding, and coffee cupping. If you don't want a class be sure to stop by for the free tour. Each tour ends with a sample of their finest coffee. You can also browse the sample shop which sells teas, coffees, gift baskets, and even coffee purse and totes. This is an educational and fun adventure for the whole family. 6672 S Boulder Highway Ste 6, 702-435-9338.

Dancing Fountain at the Bellagio
- Located in front of the Bellagio along the Strip, over 1000 fountains dance to the works of Frank Sinatra and others as music and light perform together with choreographed water jetting over 220 feet into the sky. Best easy access viewing is from the sidewalk directly in front. The best spots, the public area balconies on the ground floor of the hotel are often closed off for private functions. Performances begin Mon-Fri at 3pm and Sat-Sun at 12pm and continue every half hour until 6pm and then every 15 minutes until 12am. Admission FREE.


Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Cactus Garden
- Las Vegas is also home to the world famous Ethel M Chocolate factory which ships to all 50 states and oversees including their unique and popular liquor-filled line of chocolates. Here you can take the short (about 100 yd) self-guided walking tour of the factory and actually watch candy being made from start to finish (be sure to arrive well before closing time or you'll mostly see them cleaning up for the day) . Then you can munch on free samples while picking out sweet gifts to send to friends. Don't forget to stroll the amazing, botanical cactus gardens outside the factory. Hundreds of beautiful blooming cacti are named and categorized. At Christmas time this is one of the must-sees as all the plants are draped with lights and decorations. There are even some small plants and seeds available to take home and start your own botanical cacti wonder garden. But remember, it takes a long time to grow a palm tree from a seed. Corner of Sunset and Mountain Vista. 702-433-2500 or 1-800-438-4356.

Flamingo Hilton Wildlife Habitat
- Right in the heart of the Strip, is where you will find this built for nature wildlife habitat. See gorgeous pink flamingos, of course, as well as swans, turtles, koi, goldfish and a variety of birds on this 15 acre desert menagerie. The penguins, formerly located here have been removed to a more favorable habitat for them. Admission FREE. 702-733-3111.


The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace - Although predominantly a place to shop and dine, this indoor mall has a few unique attractions to offer as well. Foremost are the animated statues and laser show at the center pavilion. "Statue Animations" are about every half hour and are nearly unbelievable (or should we say believable). Watch Bacchus come to life and chat amongst the other gods and goddesses while above you a fantastic laser light show brings the ceiling to life too. There is also the free Atlantis show outside the IMAX Theatre. Here you can watch an animated statue tale of Atlantis rising from the sea and as the Gods decreed sink back to the ocean bottom. Afterwards venture into the IMAX for an atlantis oriented thrill ride. Also while there, keep an eye on the sky-like ceiling which very subtlety changes from dawn to dusk over the course of about a half an hour. Great arcade (downstairs at the far end) for kids, a magic shop with constant demonstrations and one of the largest remaining FAO Shwartz toy stores. See Also Planet Hollywood. 702-731-7990.

Fremont Street Experience
- The best FREE show downtown. Located high above the pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas, this canopy consists of over 2 million lights. This light & sound show, which changes periodically, can be seen over head and heard in stereo surround sound every hour on the hour beginning at dusk. The last show is at 11pm on Sun-Thurs and 12 am Fri & Sat. During the break between shows, wander the promenade and do some shopping from the kiosks or sit and do some people watching in the shade of a palm. The many hotels, casinos, and stores which open onto the Fremont Street Experience can keep you busy all night. Entertainment on 2 stages set up in the mall on various weekends and holidays also add to the excitement of Downtown Las Vegas. FREE admission. (800) 249-3559.


Hard Rock Cafe
- - This institute of higher rocking is a monument in itself. Nestled beneath a 100 ft neon electric guitar sign, this restaurant / gift shop / bar classifies as a museum in its own right. The walls are draped with memorabilia from every pop and rock legend of the 50's through the 90's. Don't miss the Madonna bustier or the hand written Jim Morrison song lyrics. You have a choice of dining among all this rock 'n roll history or you can simply slip into their gift shop and take home a piece of Hard Rock Las Vegas for yourself and friends. Also recently added, right next door is the all new Hard Rock Hotel / Casino with even more memorabilia scattered amongst the gambling devices and along the walls. 4475 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas (next to the airport). 702-733-8400.



Harley-Davidson Cafe - Definately a must see for bike enthusiasts. The cafe is hard to miss with a huge 28 foot high, 15,000 pound Harley-Davidson replica jutting out of the restaurant facade. A conveyor belt running throughout the cafe adds to the fun and excitement of this eatry. Harley-Davidson memorabilia, collections from Harley-Davidson-loving sports figures, corporate leaders, politicians and entertainers fill the place. Cruise down Route 66 or relive scenes from "Easy Rider" through the set designs, theatrical lighting and special effects. Check out the merchandise, too, they even have specialty bikes ("Taxi" bike, "Lion" bike, "Gambler's" bike and "Rock-n-Roll" bike) found no where else in the world. 702-740-4555.


Harley-Davidson Store - If you own a Harley or want to own a Harley, you need to stop in at the "World's Largest" factory licensed dealer of new and used Harley-Davidson motorcycles. This huge store is complete with everything the touring biker needs. It also offers an on-site repair facility where you can work on your bike and speak to the store reps at the same time. A favorite hang-out for local riders and tourists alike. Don't forget to pick up a Las Vegas Harley-Davidson T-shirt on your way home! 702-431-8500.

House of Blues
- This famous Dan Akroyd and Jim Belushi establishment is more than just an incredible music venue. It offers a unique museum of children's art, a foundation which supports music of the entire world, a separate stage for local band performances and awesome Southern Delta cuisine, both cajun and creole. Located in the Mandalay Bay Hotel, here's where you can try a renown Hurricane without ever going to New Orleans. Their gift shop is chock full of great take-home souvenirs. You can find a list of their upcoming performing musicians in our Las Vegas Shows section under concerts. 702-632-7600.



M&M's World
- Those "melt in your mouth not in your hand" candies are the highlight of this 4-story attraction. M&M dispensers found only in Las Vegas can be purchased here. Also, you'll find M&M colors you've never seen before. There's also tons of M&M clothing and novelties galore for that special M&M lover in your family. Located in the Showcase Mall at 3785 Las Vegas Blvd South, next to the MGM Grand. Open Sun-Thurs 10am-12am, Fri-Sat 10am-1am. 702-736-7611.



Masquerade Village - The $25 Million spectacle features dozens of lighted "Mardi Gras" style parade floats accompanied by lively music (distinctly reminiscent of the Disney Electrical Parade on pheromones) with exotically costumed, dancing inhabitants. The floats, literally "float" about 20 feet above the heads of casino visitors on 750 feet of ceiling track in a FREE display every 2 hours. For a small fee visitors can become Mardi Gras riders in the sky and view the entire spectacular of the floor below. (Thurs-Sun: 4pm, 6pm, 8pm and 10pm) - Rio Suite Hotel & Casino.

Moapa River Indian Reservation - If you're visiting the Valley of Fire (see Nevada State and National Parks) and entering from the West off route I-15, don't forget to stop at the Moapa River Indian Reservation store at the entrance for duty free tobacco, alcohol and fireworks (Be warned: firework use is permitted only on the reservation and local police HAVE been known to check cars exiting during certain seasons. Also their use is discouraged during especially dry, high fire-hazard periods.)

Mountain Springs Saloon
- Tucked away in the hills west of the neon glow is the tiny town of Mountain Springs. The action in this town can be found at the Mountain Springs Saloon. A rustic bar with good food (limited menu), outside dining area and many summertime parties. A perfect getaway from the hot city, Mountain Springs Saloon comes alive at night with great bands appearing Friday and Saturday nights and also on Sunday afternoon beginning at 3pm. The party doesn't end till the last person leaves the bar. Drinks are inexpensive. You'll find a few slots in the corner and on the bar. But the real charm of this saloon is the atmosphere and the paper money and beer can collection which is signed and hung in every nook and cranny of the place. A good place to rest those tired biker legs too. 702-875-4266. See also: Pioneer Saloon

National Vitamin Company Factory Tour - Ever wonder how those healthy vitamins, minerals and herbal products are made? Here's your chance to find out. This company offers free factory tours of their manufacturing plant. See The Cosmetics Room, The Encapsulating Room or maybe even watch the Soft Gel production process. Enjoy a delicious, healthy smoothie at the juice bar before you leave. This is as fresh as vitamins get...straight from the manufacturer. Free samples with every tour. Open 8:30am-5:30pm daily. Admission FREE. (888) 346-6848.

Nevada Test Site Tour - Only in Las Vegas are you able to take a tour to an actual nuclear test site. See the desert where mushroom clouds appeared on a regular basis during the 1950's. This tour is a one-of-a-kind and if you are a history buff it should be a must-see on your list. The monthly tours leave Las Vegas at 7:30am and return about 4pm. Due to strict security measures, you must make reservations at least 3 weeks in advance for US citizens and at least 6 weeks in advance for non-US citizens. Be ready to show your photo ID with your social security number on the ID. Cameras, binoculars, firearms and any recording equipment is prohibited on the test site. For reservations or more info call: 702-295-0944.

Oldest Living Bristlecone Pine in the World - about 40 miles Northwest of Las Vegas, near Mt Charleston is the oldest known living Bristlecone Pine tree in the world. Not as well known as the more famous California White Mountains, a number of trees in this area have been determined to be even older than those 4500 year old old-timers. Bring your hiking shoes as it is quite a hike from the roadway. It is located along the North Loop Trail below Mummy Mountain at about 10,000 ft elevation. Authorities will not reveal the precise location of the specific oldest tree with this distinction in order to protect it, so don't expect a posted sign, however MANY of the trees in the vacinity are nearly as old. To get to the trail head: take I-15 north from Las Vegas to Highway 95 N to Reno about 10 miles to Highway 157 and turn left to Mt Charleston Kyle Canyon). Then it's another 19 miles to the Kyle Canyon Ranger Station where you can get more info. From the ranger station, backtrack two miles to Highway 158, turn left and continue four and a half miles to a small parking lot on the left with the North Loop Trail sign. For more details contact the Las Vegas Bureau of Land Management at 702-647-5000 or the US Forest Service Ranger at 702-515-5400.

Pahrump Valley Vineyards - Located in the most unlikely desert location, Nevada's only winery regularly produces award-winning (24 awards to date) Chardonnay, Cabernet, Burgundy, Sherry and now a new Merlot. Only about an hour's drive northwest of Las Vegas (just past Red Rock Canyon) in the rural town of Pahrump, NV (also home to the studio of radio talk show host Art Bell) the Pahrump Valley Vineyards provides a welcome, classy respite to the weary traveler on the way to Death Valley, Tonopah or Carson City. Winery tours and tastings take about an hour and are completely free. Home of the annual Grape Stomp each fall where you can join in the stompin' fun and maybe win a medal or trophy. There is also an extraordinary gift/souvenir shop and an intimate gourmet restaurant on-site with dinners from $13 to $20.
Located: 3810 Winery Road, Pahrump, NV 89048;
Winery Tour Hours: 10:00am - 4:30pm daily; Restaurant: Noon-3:30pm & 5pm-9pm 775-727-6900 or 1-800-368-WINE(9463).

Planet Hollywood Restaurant
- 3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd (Forum Shops), Las Vegas - A huge collection of movie industry memorabilia. Many famous sets, costumes and props from old and recent TV and movies including Emma Peale's boots, James Bond's trick car devices, Theda Barra's headdress and newer movies like Terminator and Independence Day! Also previews of upcoming movies and shows and a unique bar featuring monster memorabilia to lounge in. The gift shop offers T-shirts, shot glasses and more to remember your trip. Free to view collection. Mon-Sun 11am-1am, 702-791-7827.


Ron Lee's World of Clowns Factory & Tour
- The home of "Hobo Joe" and a production facility for other popular Disney and Warner Brothers characters including Popeye, Betty Boop, E.T and Rocky and Bullwinkle. A free half hour self guided tour (with clown escort) takes you from design to casting to finishing process. There is also a museum of clown memorabilia and a beautiful 30 foot wide jewel encrusted, 'Chance' musical carousel which you can ride for just $1. There is also a cafe with a luncheon style menu on-site in case you get hungry. Located at 330 Carousel Pkwy, Henderson (off I-95 near Warm Springs Between Gibson & Stephanie). Hours 9am-5pm daily. 702-434-1700.

Sunset Stampede at Sam's Town - The park like setting is quiet with little critters in the trees and around the babbling brook which runs through Sam's Town artrium, but every day this lovely setting comes alive. An incredible FREE laser light and water show erupts from the cliff at Mystic Falls Park. The wolf atop the cliff begins the show with eerie long howls and then the water show shoots high. Shows 2pm, 6pm, 8pm & 10pm. 702-456-7777.

Volcano at the Mirage
- In front of the Mirage Hotel & Casino you will find a peaceful dormant-looking volcano. But after 6pm each evening, this volcano blows its top in a show-stopping eruption. Over 54 feet tall, the lava flows freely down the sides of the volcano into pools of water and fire, surrounded by gorgeous waterfalls and tropical floral life. It continues to erupt every 15 minutes until 12am. Adm: FREE. 702-791-7111.




Gone But Not Forgotten


Buccaneer Bay Sea Battle - The orginal show at the Treasure Island ended in July 2003. The show included canon fire flares, treasure chests flung open, powder stores lost and a ship sunk with all hands on board when the Buccaneers faced the British Navy in an action-filled performance every night. Just for those interested... the pirates always won. This show has been cancelled and replaced with a sexy sirens pirate show later in 2004. The Treasure Island name has also changed to TI. 702-650-7400. CLOSED


Cranberry World West As of April 2000, the factory and gift shop are closed to the public. There are currently no plans of re-opening in the near future. Formerly at the factory tour you could watch how berries are sorted (by bouncing believe it or not), crushed and blended into dozens of rather tasty products. There was also a fantastic gift shop for those hard-to-find cranberry items, as well as a free juice bar and cranberry desserts at the end of the tour. CLOSED

DIVE! Las Vegas - Now Closed. A Steven Spielberg brain child. DIVE! was a submarine-themed restaurant located in the front of the Fashion Show Mall. Everything from the entrance in the underground parking lot to the top floor was kept in submarine context. When the alarms sound to DIVE, the windows appeared to actually submerge under the sea. Scenes of Atlantis and beautiful aquatic life swam past the huge front screen. A sky trolley with strange looking submarines traversed the entire restaurant. Oh, and guess which sandwich on the menu Mr. Spielberg invented; claims are he couldn't get one like this anywhere else so he had to open his own restaurant to get one. Unfortunately he'll have to make it himself now. CLOSED

Famous Brands International (formerly: Kidd & Co.) Marshmallow Factory - The world famous Kidd Marshmallow factory (flattened by the Pepcon Rocket Fuel Factory explosion about 10 years ago and rebuilt from scratch - don't worry the rocket fuel factory has since relocated) is also located just outside of the Las Vegas city limits. Unfortunately due to expansion of the facility they no longer offer factory tours. This listing is included on our site because many visitors still inquire about this tour although it is no longer available. 702-393-7308. TOURS CLOSED

Lion Habitat at MGM Grand
- CLOSED JANUARY 2012 - This exciting exhibit was located inside the MGM Grand. A glass enclosed habitat allowed visitors to walk around, above, below and through the center of a grand lion pride. Be sure to bring your camera for a personal picture of lions like you've never before seen them. Adult lions were on display and ready for photo taking from 11am-11pm, the baby lion cubs had an earlier bedtime and could be seen and photographed 11am-5pm. A small gift shop offered some keepsakes of this remarkable adventure. FREE admission. 702-891-1111.

Million Dollar Display - This venue closed shortly after the death of Ted Binion. Rumor has it that his sister removed it from the casino. You used to be able to get your picture taken next to Binion's Million! It was located downtown in Binion's Horseshoe Hotel & Casino you'd have found this cool display of 100, discontinued, yet entirely legal tender $10,000 bills (A genuine US$1,000,000 in all!) which you could have walked right up and stood next to. For many of us it was the closest we'll ever get to that much cash in Las Vegas. CLOSED



NASCAR Cafe
- This attraction closed and the contents sold off July-August 2011 when the Sahara Hotel closed. Racing fans, this is a MUST-STOP on your Las Vegas vacation plans. Located just inside the Sahra Hotel, the NASCAR Cafe offers museum quality memorabilia from your favorite drivers. Two floors of hot NASCAR articles incluing jumpsuits, helmets and even the cars themsleves. Grab a table on the top floor to overlook the fans wandering below. This place also offer great food and libations for those thirsty souls after the last lap.



Nitro Grill

- On the second level of the Excalibur Hotel Casino was the World Championship Wrestling Nitro Grill. The interior featured many familiar wrestler costumes on the walls and reflects the different WCW Pay-per-view themes including the "Road Wild" Bar, Bash Beach and the exclusive Death Cage section. They often had wrestling celebrity appearances and free autograph and picture sessions in addition to their daily fare of fun, food and constantly piped in video highlights from the matches on video monitors. Entrees included Tag Team Pork Chops, Nelsons Ribs, (with "Half Nelsons" available for those less starved) and the Big Sexy T-Bone. Sides include Wrestling (onion) Rings, Broken (chicken) Fingers, Macho Man Nachos, and Choke Hold Chili. CLOSED



Official All Star Cafe
- - The third restaurant of its kind, this sports related cafe is owned in part by Shaquille O'Neal, Andre Agassi, Joe Montana, Monica Seles, Tiger Woods and Wayne Gretsky. The other two are located in New York City and Cancun, Mexico. The arena style restaurant combines three of Americans' favorite pastimes: Sports, Television and Eating! Tons of sports memorabilia cover the walls which boast over a hundred TV monitors. Sit back and watch current sports as well as famous replays from the past. There is even even an in-house blimp cruising the ceiling displaying the latest scores. CLOSED


The Sirens of TI - Replacing the original Buccaneer Bay show in 2004 is the sexy sirens pirate show. Renegade pirates are lured inside Siren's Cove by the siren songs. The singing stirs up a tempest strong enough to sink a ship and turning the entire cove into a 21st century party complete with pyrotechnics and music. The Sirens take to the ship nightly at 5:30pm, 7pm, 8:30pm and 10pm, weather permitting. CLOSED SPRING 2014


Star Trek, The Experience
- - This attraction CLOSED September 1, 2008 after 10 years in operation. Former plans to relocate it to Neonopolis appear to have collapsed. A must do for all sci-fi buffs and Trekkers. This total 22-minute Star Trek experence will blow you away. Starting from the huge display of memorabilia from Star Trek episodes and movies past, working along a space exploration timeline, beaming onto the bridge of the Enterprise, you suddenly find yourself engulfed in a Klingon space battle. For the survivors, you can grab a bite to eat at Quark's Bar along the Deep Space Nine promenade before you head back to the real life of Las Vegas. Adventurous travellers should make sure and order one of Quark's foaming alien drink concoctions, too. Also check out our large detailed section of photos and experiences from the Las Vegas Star Trek Experience grand opening. Located in the Las Vegas Hilton at 3000 Paradise Road. Open daily 11am-11pm. Admission to Promenade Area including shops, FREE. Admission to memorabilia collection: $24.99 including unlimited access to the "History of the Future Museum" and "The Voyage Through Space." (Note: must be at least 42 inches tall for ride). (888) GO-BOLDLY. CLOSED.

Tropicana Wildlife Walk
- No, we don't mean the patrons. This is truly a small wildlife habitat in the middle of the Tropicana Hotel. Beautiful Macaws and African parrots will delight you with their chatter and their carefree attitude. Small rainforest dwellers and exotic lizards can also been seen in this tiny wild animal zoo. Animals do retire early for dinner and sleep so stop by before late afternoon. CLOSED



World of Coca-Cola
- This attraction closed in March 2000. But you can still see the 100 ft. glass, Coke bottle front, housing two elevators, which used to play the sounds of crackling ice, and pouring soda as you rode it, to the 12,000 sq ft. store called "Everything Coca-Cola" occupying the first two floors of the attraction. You could find anything Coke here. For a fee, you could have gone upstairs to sample all the Coke you can gulp, along with 30 varieties from around the world that you never knew existed, served from a 30's style soda fountain. You could hear all about the history and production of Coke, complete with a 1920's bottling plant, and stroll through the "Time Walk" or take in the Storytelling theatre. CLOSED
Located in The Showcase at 3785 S. Las Vegas Blvd.



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