Top 7 Las Vegas Tourist Traps A Locals Guide

Romantic but overpriced, with a limited view of the artificial canals.

Gondola Rides at the Venetian

You can find the same characters, outside of the casinos, for free or at a much lower price.

High-Priced Character Photos

While the view is nice, there are free views from higher points, like the Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck at Paris Las Vegas.

Stratosphere Observation Deck

Often overpriced and with limited portions, you can find better food elsewhere.

Celebrity Chef Restaurants

A huge time commitment for a small reward, and the salespeople can be very pushy.

Timeshare Presentations

The odds are even worse than on the Strip, so avoid them and gamble at a real casino.

Airport Slot Machines

Las Vegas tap water is perfectly safe to drink, so there's no need to buy expensive bottled water.

overpriced Bottled Water