When you think of Las Vegas, it often conjures up images of trendy clubs, amazing shows, fast cars and an endless supply of gambling tables, so you wouldn't be entirely mistaken if you think you need deep pockets to enjoy your time here in the city of high rollers. However, the good news is you don't need to have wads of cash to enjoy Las Vegas. The city caters to people on all sorts of different budgets. Downtown Las Vegas in particular offers better prices than the main strip. Here we round up the best cheap Las Vegas attractions that are fun and awesome (and don't cost three months rent).
Play vintage pinball machines at this interactive museum. There are hundreds of games here to be played by nostalgic tourists or anyone just looking for some gaming fun. The machines are of varying ages, many being from the 1970s. The Pinball Hall of Fame is conveniently located in the Mardi Gras entertainment complex.
Tix4Tonight sells discounted Las Vegas show tickets to Las Vegas shows at half the box office price, and have been doing so since 2002. Today they’re widely known as the one stop shop for all your discounted ticketing needs, and why wouldn’t they? With over 100 shows a day available at 50% of the price and with locations all over the Strip you’d be mad not to take advantage of it.
This is the king of buffets; the buffet to end all buffets. Diners who purchase an all-day buffet pass can sample to goodies from eight different buffets as often as their belly permits for a 24-hour period. The food spans a variety of cuisines, from Italian pizza to Japanese sushi. One thing’s for sure: you won’t leave hungry. Become a Total Rewards Member to get a discount.
Casino Royale offers a Downtown feeling while actually being located in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip. The rooms and gambling are reasonably priced, Casino Royale is the perfect hangout for those low rollers who want to avoid the big minimums that many other casinos have.
The West Tower at Circus Circus could be the place for you. The rooms are festive, yet comfortable and modern as well as significantly more affordable than other Vegas hotels. Families, in particular, love it for the amusement park out front and free shows. Would Elvis of stayed there during his heyday? Probably not, but you may very well bump into an Elvis impersonator.