Whether your group is looking for a wild weekend or seeking unique immersive experiences, a Las Vegas trip truly has it all in terms of group destinations. From the best shopping to top chef restaurants, Vegas simply has the best of the best. For being a city in the middle of a brazen desert, it has proven to be the mecca of entertainment for every age. Plus, just outside city lines, incredible canyons, hiking, and outdoor experiences await your group too. Discover some of the top spots for attractions, activities, dining, and shopping in Vegas for group travel.
Enter Another Dimension
Meow Wolf is an emerging art brand originating in Santa Fe, New Mexico, that is known for its immersive experiences. Their Las Vegas location is called Omega Mart, themed as a grocery store where there are hidden rooms, trippy art, and surreal worlds. This new attraction is for the whole family to explore. Meow Wolf has truly taken the term immersive art to a whole new level.
Enjoy The Best Vegas Views
The Stratosphere, now known as The STRAT, is a hotel and casino that has a 108 story tower with amusement park rides on top. These rides are not for the faint of heart. There is a tower drop zone ride that shoots you into the air, a sky jump where you free jump off the side with a harness, and a mini coaster that hangs you over the edge. If the rides aren’t for your group though, that’s okay because there is a viewing deck with the best views of Vegas and even a high-end restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows that slowly rotates as you enjoy your meal. Reservations are required to eat at the Strat, and the food and views are worth it!
Attend A Sports Game (And Maybe Even Bet On It)
Sporting events are popular in Las Vegas, and sports betting has become a popular draw too. There is an NHL team called the Golden Knights, and more recently, the is a pro football team, the Las Vegas Raiders. Boxing and UFC fighting are also popular in Vegas and draw large crowds to watch the world’s top-tier fighters duke it out. There are group trip rates for all of these events, with private box options that make for a truly unique experience. If you can’t make it to a game on your group trip, consider catching one on-screen while you dine at top Las Vegas restaurants.
Enjoy Unique Shopping
Walking around the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian feels like a glimpse of Italy with gondola boat rides through the canal. The shopping itself is upscale, with a variety of shops to appease every style. The overall experience is worth the stroll for your group because this is not your classic mall by any means.
Ride The Big Apple Roller Coaster At New York, New York
New York, New York is a classic must-visit while on the Las Vegas strip and is known for its wild Big Apple Roller Coaster ride that takes you upside down and even outside. If you aren’t a thrill-seeker, there is an arcade to enjoy too.
Visit The Grand Canyon (Or Maybe Fall From A Plane Over It)
The Grand Canyon is an undeniably breathtaking experience for everyone, even if you aren’t outdoorsy. There are many tour options to visit the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas, and no matter how you do it, you are sure to be blown away in awe. The Grand Canyon makes anyone feel small and is a beautiful spectacle everyone should experience. There are helicopter tours, bus tours that take you to the glass walkway, or if you want to get really wild, there is even tandem skydiving.
Crack The Code At An Escape Room
Escape rooms make for a fun group activity that encourages team building (or maybe even team arguing) to solve puzzles and crack the code. Groups work together to beat the clock and escape by unveiling puzzles and riddles. Las Vegas has many options for escape rooms and many with popular themes like SAW Escape, a SAW-themed escape room after the cult classic horror movie series and Escape Reality which offers rooms based around Game of Thrones, Alice in Wonderland and more.
Get Drinks on the High Roller at the LINQ
The High Roller Observation Wheel is the tallest Ferris wheel in the world and instead of sitting down like a carnival ride, instead, you have 20 people and an open bar inside a giant pod with floor-to-ceiling windows. It’s all you can drink with a bartender and cart for 30 minutes as you slowly go around the wheel with amazing views from every angle. The High Roller is located on the LINQ promenade, which is a fun area of the strip to explore after. Nearby are zip-lining, casinos, and even the Flamingo sanctuary inside the Flamingo hotel.
Enjoy A Vegas Production Show
Las Vegas is known for having over-the-top productions for everyone. There are the Blue Man Group, Cirque Du Soliel, magic shows, and even your favorite music star residencies like Shania Twain, Katy Perry, and Usher. Group-friendly options abound to include your whole crew for a night of enjoyment of the highest production value entertainment in the world.
Book A VIP Experience At A Nightclub
Las Vegas is known for its wild nightlife and boasts a collection of the top clubs in the world. When going with a group, a VIP bottle service experience is the way to go because you get table service and a dedicated area with the best views in the nightclub. Las Vegas is always emerging with hot nightclub experiences, from pool parties during the day to luxurious dance floors at night there’s no shortage of fun to be had.
These are just a few of the top group destinations Las Vegas has to offer. No matter what kind of epic group trip experience you’d like to have you can find it in Vegas. To make sure that your planning process is just as epic as your group trip, let GroupTools make it safe and stress-free. Visit GroupTools to learn more about the group travel planning app or jump right into your planning today.