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Las Vegas NV: Top Six Absolutely Free Sites PDF Print E-mail

When visiting Sin City this season or at any other time of year, you may lose your lifetime savings gambling. You may also attend sinfully expensive stage performances that show lots of skin while your bank account is being skinned.

You can over-stuff in overloaded buffets that will bust your money belt and heart valves. In addition to all that excess, you should also plan some happy moments to enjoy some of the city’s absolutely free things. Consider these:

1. Gold & Silver Pawn Shop: If you’re a fan of the TV show, you can go to 713 S. Las Vegas Blvd. and maybe watch an episode being filmed. Wandering around thru the expansive store can be an interesting time among the vintage items on display. If you bring a valuable hunk of vintage junk along, you may even get to star in one of the episodes. gspawn.com

2. Fremont Street Downtown Experience: Every night, high above the town’s historic main street, there’s an enormous overhead video projection, featuring lights, images and ear-bursting music. If you’re lucky to be there on a live concert night, you can enjoy it for free, too. vegasexperience.com

3. Fountains of Bellagio: There’s a big lake along the Strip in front of this posh resort, and every night water spouts  leap up a hundred feet in fantastic designs. It all happens to music beats and vocals that range from Caruso, Streisand, Sinatra to Soul. www.bellagio.com

4. Volcano at the Mirage: Another free night extravaganza happens in a large lagoon in front of the Mirage Resort. With flashing lights, rock slides and flowing waters, along with music, you can see and hear a spectacular man-made volcano flow. www.mirage.com

5. Carnival Midway, Circus Circus: The free entertainment is inside and above the casino midway area. The world’s largest permanent indoor circus at this mid-Strip hotel has been an exciting Las Vegas staple for 45 years. www.circuscircus.com

6. Neon Museum: Take your camera and shoot the final resting place of 150 glittering old Las Vegas outdoor signs that date back to the 1940s. Preserve the visit memory with friend photos and selfies. www.neonmuseum.org


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