Looking for fun ways to beat the heat this summer? The Team UWSN recently had a BLAST at  KISS Mini Golf and were reminded that Las Vegas is home to so many FUN attractions for locals and tourists alike. If you’re looking to EXPLORE and get out of the summer heat, check out these activities around the Las Vegas valley that our staff can’t get enough of!  


KISS Mini Golf 

KISS Mini golf is the perfect place to escape the Las Vegas heat. Located in the Rio Hotel, this attraction is all KISS themed and features memorabilia, murals and a glow-in-the-dark course dedicated to the iconic rock band. The interactive course includes a live DJ spinning your favorite KISS hits and trivia games that can be played in between holes. You will not want to miss out on this totally rockin’ golf course!  

Area 15 

Area 15 is home to several mesmerizing exhibits, as well as an axe throwing course, indoor ziplining, multiple eateries, and much more! Described as an “immersive playground” Area 15 is sure to keep you entertained for hours, whether you participate in an exhibit like the Van Gogh portal or have your palm read at Oddwood, you are sure to leave Area 15 already planning your next trip back.   

Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 

Las Vegas’ best horticulturists get together each season to create intricate scenes made entirely of plants, flowers, and trees. The 14,000 square foot space is decorated with thousands of plants and is the perfect place to experience a wide array of floral and greenery in the middle of the Las Vegas desert. This free attraction is the perfect place to capture beautiful photos and can be enjoyed by all ages.  

Mob Museum 

Interested in true crime? This is the place for you! The Mob Museum tells the story of Las Vegas’s mob past with an array of photos, videos, artifacts and interactive experiences. The museum also features many other exhibits about other crime syndicates that have had an influence on American culture. Besides the actual museum, the space also includes an underground speakeasy where guests can experience the 1920s in a whole new way.  

Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas