As a newbie in Vegas I wanted to get out and see the strip. In only 3 days I packed a lot in!
We went to the dolphin and tiger exhibit. It's a small park but was awesome to see the dolphins and cats. We got to see a dolphin training session as well. They warned us the cats will spray so when Jon and I saw one pawing on the dirt we ran. Some poor guy was standing there drinking his beer and got sprayed! EWW!
|Loved the white tigers|
I went to visit the shark reef on my own. It had sharks and other exotic fish, lizards, and snakes. I was even brave enough to touch the sting ray.
|That's my finger, haha|
We saw 2 shows while we were there. Absinthe and Zumanity. Both were AWESOME! Zumanity was a burlesque Cirque du Soleil show. Absinthe was set up in a tent to resemble an old time circus show. Lots of humor, music, stunts, and nudity in both shows!
|One act during the Absinthe show. Photo Credit|
I missed the bodies exhibit when it was in KC so I decided to check it out since it was touring in Vegas. It's pretty neat and I would recommend it if it's in your area.
Jon and I went to the top of the Eiffel Tower! The Vegas Eiffel Tower is an exact replica of the real one only 1/2 the size. They couldn't get clearance from the airport to build the tower at it's true height. We got a nice view of the strip and even got to watch the fountains at the Bellagio.
|Top of the tower looking right|
|Top of the tower looking left|
I didn't get to do a gondola ride, maybe next time. The human statues were pretty cool!
I rode the roller coaster at the top of New York New York, twice!
We went to the wax museum and took cheesy pictures next to the celebrity's. Yes, I made Jon pose as well. He wasn't too excited about it, HA!
It was a very fun trip to Vegas. Next time I'm going to focus on the pool and shows!