15 great things to do in Las Vegas
Just when you thought visiting Las Vegas couldn’t get any better… we’ve prepared a complete hassle-free, action packed Viva Las Vegas package for you to enjoy.
Before you arrive, make sure you’ve got your accommodation booked. Hotels in Las Vegas can fill up fast and prices can fluctuate quickly, so don’t leave it till the last minute. For 2018, we’ve sorted out a great accommodation deal with Caesar’s Palace – one of the flagship venues in Las Vegas and it’s right in the heart of the action. Book using our special link and get your accommodation for only $129. This discount price has limited availability: when it’s gone, it’s gone – make sure you don’t miss out!
While attending UnGagged is (probably) the height of your trip, we want to make sure you get the full Las Vegas experience – UnGagged style. If you’re not sure what to do, what to see, what experimental cocktail to try or which row to sit in at a show – relax, we’ve got you covered. The UnGagged team have come up with a list of the things they’ve enjoyed whilst in Vegas and we’re sharing it with you so you can jump straight into the action without any trial and error.
Arriving a day early? 3 Nov
Got some time on your hands before UnGagged? Make the most of Las Vegas and try these top attractions!
Hop in a helicopter and take in the spectacular views over the Grand Canyon. Or, take a stroll down memory lane, or rather Fremont Street – and visit Old Las Vegas! Ever wanted to fly? Now’s your chance with SlotZilla! Fly superman style over Downtown Las Vegas, to see the sights like never before.
If you find yourself Downtown, head to the Commonwealth – a cocktail bar inspired by pre-Prohibition era. Equipped with it’s very own speakeasy (in which reservations can only be made via text message) and terrace; this place offers much more to those than a typical bar. Or, if you’re looking for a cold, refreshing brew handcrafted on site, visit Banger Brewery. You can also grab some great food that goes hand in hand with your beer – what more could you ask for!
7:30pm – Attend Headliner Celine Dion’s concert! The best-selling female artist in history is back on the Caesars Palace stage for a powerful set featuring all her greatest hits and surprising covers. Pre-book your ticket to secure your ideal seat!
Day of Arrival: 4 Nov
Half day at UnGagged; Register and meet fellow attendees!
Experience the heat and dine at Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen in Caesars Palace itself! This world’s first restaurant will offer you an unforgettable dining experience. Wondering what to order?
Not sure what you’re hungry for? These are our tried-and-tested recommendations:
- Beef Wellington
- Eggs In Purgatory
- Hell’s Kitchen Burger
- Lemon Poppy Seed Pancake
Grab a nightcap at the Lobby Bar. While the name may be a little underwhelming, the Gold accents and contemporary Roman art makes this the best 24hr drinking spot on the strip.
8pm or 10pm – Absinthe has been referred to as the “#1 Greatest show in Las Vegas history.” This show has hints of dramatic circus performances like Cirque du Soleil as well as the influences of Vaudeville and burlesque. Make your night one for the books, and pre-book here!
Day 1 of UnGagged: 5 Nov
First full day of UnGagged Las Vegas hosted in Caesars Palace! All your meals are catered for today, and no doubt you’ll be busy from 9 to 5! But, just in case you get that spare hour…
Find your tummy rumbling after those networking drinks? Grab a few attendees and head to Old Homestead’s Steakhouse! With its sultry décor, dark woods and burgundy leather booths – this steakhouse has more to it than meets the eye. Offering not only a beloved steak, but also a award winning burger; listed as one of the “Best Burgers in Las Vegas” by Thrillist. Oh – and did we mention they have Happy Hour every night from 9pm to midnight?
Enjoy the LED “views” at Vista Cocktail Lounge, located in the centre of the casino. As suggested by its name this bar is renowned for it programmed skylines from around the world displayed on high-tech LED screens. With a sip of your drink, you could looking out to the skyline of New York, Dubai or Shanghai. (P.s. Don’t forget Happy Hour from 5pm to 7pm!)
Wondering what cocktail to order? These are some of our favourites:
- Margarita Diablo
- El Laberinto
- Fields Corner
- French 75
As the Opening Night of UnGagged, we’re sure you don’t want to miss out on the parties planned for all attendees! So, we won’t make this a big one… however, if you’re interested in kicking on after the party is over, why not make a buck or two? Enter into the infamous Casino of Caesars Palace, where table games, slot machines, and a game of poker are hot on the to-do list. Located in the heart of the gaming floor between The Colosseum and the Race & Sports Book, you will find a 4,500-square-foot casino poker room waiting to test your luck…
Day 2 of UnGagged : 6 Nov
Get ready for round 2 of a full day at UnGagged! As the conference wraps up, feel free to keep the party going with fellow attendees… so, here are some hot spots!
Missed that alarm and rushing to get to the conference? No worries – we’ve got a quick and delicious breakfast sorted for you. Treat yourself to a delectable french pastry and visit Brioche by Guy Savoy, a world renowned cuisine chef. Choose either a sweet or savory brioche, by selecting the ingredients you want to make the perfect breakfast snack. From mushrooms, Parmesan and nuts, to sweet candied fruit and pralines – your ideal flavour is in your hands!
Wind back your clocks to Roman times, and step into Egypt during Julius Caesar’s reign. Cleopatra’s Barge is a luxurious floating barge (as the name suggests) that is a ornate replica of the one used to transport the royalty of Egypt on the Nile River.
ENTERTAINMENT: Put your best dancing foot forward, and see the night out at OMNIA Nightclub – because ‘Wild at Heart Tuesday’s’ are a big one in Vegas. OMNIA Las Vegas Nightclub is an interactive nightlife experience, featuring a seductive ultra-lounge, a high-energy main room and mezzanine, as well as a breathtaking rooftop garden, showcasing panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip. Doors open form 10:30pm, giving you enough time to enjoy the finale celebrations with UnGagged and get a group together to kick on!
The Aftermath: Masterclass’ Time: 7 Nov
Feeling a little rough around the edges after last night? No worries, we have the perfect cure. While it may not be digested in the typical drinking manner, Reviv at the GM Grand is the oasis for curing hangovers in just hours. The IV therapies work unbelievably fast in comparison to aby energy drinks. You can choose from wellness to recovery injections, and many more booster shots on the menu!
Once you’re refreshed and rebooted, you might be wondering where a fantastic buffet is to finish off the morning correctly and prepare yourself for a day of learning ahead. Conveniently, there is a renowned buffet right in Caesars palace, called Bacchanal Buffet. Ranked the No. 1 Las Vegas buffet by USA Today and called “the standard against which all Las Vegas buffets are judged” by Thrillist.
See the world without leaving Vegas! Grab a croissant at the Eiffel Tower in Paris Las Vegas. Or, if you prefer the Italian way of life, hop in a gondola in venice at the Venetian. Stroll along the strip and you will find a spectacular water show erupting in a replica of Italy’s Lake Como in front of the Bellagio hotel. This performance occurs every 30 minutes from 3pm to 8pm on weekdays and every 15 minutes from 8pm to midnight. Fancy something a little closer to home? Visit the Big Apple at New York-New York and see the famous Statue of Liberty!
All in All –
Whether you see these attractions in that order, or pick and choose; hopefully you have a well equipped list to keep you watered, fed and amused during your stay in Vegas.
We look forward to exploring Las Vegas with you!