See the sights
Within the Bellagio. The Fountains of the Bellagio perform a magnificent display (set to music) every 15-minutes in the evenings and also every hour on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Show times can vary on public holidays. Inside of the casino there is a tremendous flower garden, with displays changed every month or two. The casino also offers a fine-art gallery, although fees are charged. Bellagio is also home to one of the finest buffets on “The Strip”.
Flamingo Garden, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd S. Offers a great garden with Flamingos and other exotic birds, as well as koi and turtles.
MGM Grand Lion Habitat,. Offers a free lion habitat, with close-up viewing of several lions during the day. Garden Cafe is also worth a look.
Within the Mirage. Almost every hour in the evening the “volcano” in front of the casino erupts in a terrific light show. Additionally there is a free white tiger enclosure within the casino, an impressive aquarium behind the check-in counter, and a dolphin habitat that can be viewed for a fee. The volcano is closed for renovation until November 2008.
Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. The Shark Reef in the Mandalay Bay hotel (about $16 per person), the highlight is walking through a transparent tunnel with sharks, sea turtle, fish on all sides.
Fremont Street Experience. A pedestrian mall where most of the downtown casinos are located. Multimedia shows are displayed on a giant canopy over the street nightly. (dusk to mid night).
Golden Nugget. Aptly named, the world’s largest gold nugget is on display in the back of the casino. “The Tank”, a $30 million complex complete with a shark tank, a 3-storey waterside and seven private cabanas has now opened. content via wikitravel