Las Vegas for couples – romance and fun
The absolute Disneyland for adults, Las Vegas makes you think you arrived in a different dimension. I mean…they don’t call it “the entertainment capital of the world” for nothing! Las Vegas has something to offer for everybody, from those on a solo journey to those on a romantic getaway. It’s pretty amazing how many people come from all over the world in the city of sin to experience Vegas shows, clubbing, casinos or hiking the Grand Canyon. Here are the best sights and best restaurants in Vegas that you simply can’t miss:
The Bellagio Fountains and Little Paris of Las Vegas
As you already know I’m in love with Paris so seeing the mini Eiffel Tower from Bellagio made me feel like I was right back in France. The world-renowned Bellagio Fountains were inspired by an Italian town called Como and they go off every 30 min (check out the schedule here) for a spectacular show.
It’s a pretty amazing experience during the day, but at night it’s absolutely surreal. The movements of the fountains are coordinated with legendary songs and they reach insane heights. You simply can’t go to Vegas and not see them.
Music, magic and breathtaking acrobats! One of my favorite things about Vegas is Cirque du Soleil, a reinvented type of circus and world leader in live entertainment. We stayed in Bellagio so the first show we saw was the ‘O Show’ that has its theatre straight in the hotel, with an amazing aquatic experience, this show features a huge pool in the middle of the stage and pays tribute to the elegance of water with insane acrobatics and synchronized swimmers.
Up next was the ‘Ka Show’ in MGM Grand. This show defies the laws of gravity and will keep your heart rate high. It features different types of martial arts and a stage that inclines and moves 360°, the Wheel of Death and many other dangerous acrobatics.
You can also check concerts and magic shows available at the time you are there on www.vegas.com/shows.
The Venetian hotel – little Italy of Vegas
This hotel is a recreation of the Venice Canals that are going through the actual hotel and end outside. You can even take a Gondola and stroll down the indoor river. You can find here delicious desserts, shops, and restaurants.
Helicopter Tour of Grand Canyon
For those too lazy to hike like myself, a Grand Canyon Landing Tour with the helicopter is the absolute best way to enjoy the amazing views of the Grand Canyon. This was my first and last helicopter ride and let me tell you, if you have car sickness, you will get sick…Despite that, I really enjoyed the experience. It was a few hours long with views of the Vegas Strip from above, Hoover Dam, and a landing inside the Grand Canyon! Hands down this was one of the most memorable moments of our trip.
High Roller Observation Wheel at the LINQ
This was the number one recommendation in some of the articles I read before the trip so we decided to check it out. We took a ride on the High Roller that lasts about 30 minutes and gives you a beautiful view of the downtown, suburbs, and mountains.
Red Rock Canyon and Antelope Canyon
I’m not much of a hiker but I loved the car drive that we took. If you crave thrilling adventures Red Rock has 26 hikes and trails, bring your camera and lots of water and enjoy.
The Antelope Canyon is absolutely fabulous and one of the most photographed attractions in the world. It features an enclosed part of the Canyon that belongs to the Najavo Nation. Visitations are available only by guided tours and it has some restrictions like: no backpacks or bags, no camera equipment or selfie-sticks, no open-toed shoes and so on. The tour takes about 1 and a half hours and it’s absolutely worth it. Make sure that you book this in advance as seating is limited.
Seven Magic Mountains
A colorful art installation outside of the city that I recommend visiting at sunset. You’ll get pretty amazing shots with the colorful totems and the sky.
Breakfast burrito? Yes please! For a fresh and fulfilling breakfast or brunch try The Egg & I. The food is delicious and the environment is friendly and casual.
Mr. Mamas is also a nice place for dinner and lunch. I’ve heard a lot of positive reviews and that’s why we decided to go. The monstrous cinnamon rolls were absolutely delicious, and Mama’s Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs will always have a special place in my heart.
For a fancy dinner go to Fix Restaurant in Bellagio. You will find here the best steak in Las Vegas and amazing desserts. It can be pricey but the food is memorable.
For drinks go to Chandelier, a bar inside the Cosmopolitan where they have a great selection of cocktails. I heard from a local that here they have an Off Menu Secret Cocktail. Two words: The Verbena. Or simply take a seat at the bar of your hotel’s casino and enjoy the funny atmosphere.
In conclusion, Las Vegas is not all casinos and clubs and there is something for every soul out there that wants to have a good time. Plan your trip well so that you can get the best out of your time here. I hope you enjoyed this article and ‘till next time, stay brave & confident! XO