Las Vegas is known for its massive hotels, grand casinos, and one of a kind shows, but here are some things you might not have expected from sin city.
Race Exotic Cars
If racing some of today’s fastest street legal tire burners is more your speed, you may want to stop at for a lesson at Exotic Racing’s School. You can choose to drive one or more sports car from these great manufactures Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, McLaren, Aston Martin, Audi, Mercedes, or Nissan ($199 to $399). For those who want to experience a full out drifting, they also offer 2 laps as a passenger with a professional (starting @ $99).
Go on a Ghost Hunt
If you ever wondered where all the ghosts hang out in Vegas this your best chance to find them. Haunted Vegas Tours’ spirited and spooky ghost tour will take you to the haunting grounds of Liberace, Bugsy Siegel, Redd Foxx and Elvis. The 2.5 hour tour is designed to point out and inform the public about legitimate documented ghost sightings in the Las Vegas area.
Swim with Sharks & Dolphins
The shark dive takes place in a 1.3-million-gallon Shipwreck exhibit at Mandalay Bay’s Aquarium. Not only will you be swimming along side sharks but rays, sawfish, green sea turtles and schools of fish as well. Dive-certified Mandalay Bay and Annual Pass guests shouldn’t pass on this invitation to dive with sharks, rays, sawfish, green sea turtles and schools of fish. ($650 1 Diver / $1000 2 – All divers must be certified.)
At the Mirage’s Dolphin Habitat you can become a dolphin trainer for a day. Day trainers also receive: Souvenir polo shirt, Souvenir ball cap, Complimentary 8×10 photo, Photo CD, Certificate of completion, Continental breakfast and Three course lunch. The cost to swim is $550 and $150 for observers.
Brendon has been in the Las Vegas travel industry for the past 15 years. As a frequent traveler to sin city he maintains a respect for Americas playground.
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