7 Reasons You Should Go To Vegas Even If You're Not A Gambler

Photo: Courtesy of Pink Jeep Tours/Fathom.
By Pavia Rossi

There's so much more to Vegas than gambling. You don't have to be well versed in blackjack or know how to work a craps table. So long as you like a little adventure with your travel meal, you'll love Las Vegas. Here's a lucky #7 list of things to do in and around town, proving that winning isn't just about the money.
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Photo: Courtesy of Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association/Fathom.
Take A Hike
Mount Charleston is an alpine thrill — polka band at the lodge included. Red Rock Canyon is the reliable standby for amazing (and challenging) hikes and trekking.

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Photo: Courtesy of Pink Jeep Tours/Fathom.
Give A Dam
Take a half-day tour of the impressive and historic Hoover Dam with Pink Jeep Tours and check out the gorgeous new Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, which spans the dam.
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Photo: Courtesy of Maverick Aviation Group/Fathom.
Sink Your Teeth Into A Chopper
Flying into the Grand Canyon on a Maverick helicopter is an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime thrill.
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Photo: Courtesy of Neon Museum/Fathom.
Imagine Your Name In Lights
Neon Museum is a collection of old signs from hotels and restaurants, and it's worth a leisurely stroll.

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Photo: Courtesy of Dig This/Fathom.
Move The Earth
At Dig This, a heavy equipment playground (bet that's not something you hear about everyday), you can learn to operate real construction equipment, like bulldozers and excavators.
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Photo: Courtesy of Exotics Racing/Fathom.
Burn Rubber
Learn to race a Lamborghini sitting alongside a pro at Exotics Racing. Did we mention that this is a land of no speed limits?
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Photo: Graham McLellan/Flickr/Fathom.
Swim With The Dolphins
Spend a full day with flippy Atlantic Bottlenose cuties at the Mirage Hotel. As a dolphin trainer for a day, you'll train, swim, feed, and frolic.

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