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We considered all the things that make (or made) these attractions unique, groundbreaking and, above all, fun. And then we ranked them.

The 20 greatest attractions in Las Vegas history

November 9th, 2017

We considered all the things that make (or made) these attractions unique, groundbreaking and, above all, fun. And then we ranked them.

  • Featuredattraction

    From Mystic Falls Park at Sam’s Town to Bonnie Spring Ranch.

  • Intersection

    WaterWorks is the latest big addition to the decade-old, nature/history-themed attraction.

  • Music

    She'll perform his classic concept album "In the Wee Small Hours" on Jan. 12.

  • Chef Talk

    Gordon Ramsay is too famous to do anything quietly, but he gave it a shot by soft-opening his fifth restaurant in Las Vegas on Jan. ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    I am best-suited to determine the exact geographic delineation of one of the most famous destinations in the world. (Okay, maybe not.)

  • Music

    "There’s no way we could cover everything we have. It would have to be a three-and-a-half-hour show."

  • Dining News

    "I cannot wait to share what we have in store for Las Vegas."

  • Music

    He’s done acid in Las Vegas, which he calls “a bad life decision.”

  • Dining

    Corned beef bread pudding Benedict? Yes, please.

  • A&E

    Cole is expanding on his role as Charlie in "Black-ish" with the award-winning show's spin-off, "Grown-ish."

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlifeMusic

    The incoming artists are better known in Ibiza, where dance music remains house-centric.

  • Intersection

    Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and Bob Marley all played concerts there.

  • Industry Weekly

    The in-demand hip-hop and R&B singer, writer and producer takes his talents to the Cromwell this weekend.

  • Industry Weekly

    The hip resort hosts a pool hiring party on January 18.

  • Intersection

    It could have been a scene straight out of a science fiction thriller.

  • Dining

    Last year, four location added growler fill stations, rotating in kegs of Pizza Port’s Bacon & Eggs coffee porter, Lovelady’s peanut butter-laced Paleo Porter and ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Using elements of dance, contortion and gymnastics, this trio fits right in.

  • Intersection

    “I’m telling everybody to go down and buy as much as you can, because tomorrow it may not be there.”

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • Film

    Tom Hanks plays Ben Bradlee, a born newspaperman whose only instinct is to publish the Pentagon Papers.

  • A&E

    Potato pancakes, tortas, loco moco and more.

  • A&E

    “I’m not competitive, but I do think I was the greatest strip-club DJ who ever lived.”