Not sure how to say thank you to your best man or maid of honor for playing a huge role in a life changing event for you? For many who choose to have a Las Vegas destination wedding, often wedding guests and bridal party attendants are visiting the city for the first time. What better way to thank them for making the trip and help them enjoy their time in Las Vegas than giving them a once in a lifetime experience?
These 9 gift ideas cover everything from shopping to car racing, yoga to mafia museum tours, and prices range from just under $20 to over $900. Have a look, and if you have an idea for a gift, leave it in the comments. I’d love to hear from you!
1. Yoga with Dolphins at Mirage
If one of your bridal party attendants enjoys yoga, you might consider this unique opportunity at Mirage, in their Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. An hour long yoga class is held in the underwater dolphin viewing area and is well suited for all yoga level. Practice your poses while surrounded by the deep blue and some underwater friends! Available Friday through Sunday, 1 hour class $50 More Information (Mirage also offers “trainer for a day” and “painting with dolphins” packages)
2. Morning Desert Horseback Ride
This early morning ride is perfect for early risers who also enjoy desert scenery. The day starts with a 30 minute drive to Red Rock Park, followed by a western breakfast with pancakes, bacon and all the trimmings. Then, an hour long trail ride on some gentle horses while your gift recipient enjoys the beautiful scenery of the area. Available daily, 5 hours $120. More Information
3. Classic Helicopter Flyover of the Strip at Night
This short helicopter journey will give your friend new perspective of The Strip in this thrilling trip over the fantastic architecture and lights of Las Vegas at night. The ticket includes a pre-flight glass of Champagne and the flight path takes you all the way north up the Strip to downtown and then back again. Available nightly, 90 minutes $74.99. More Information
4. SCORE! Sports Experience Las Vegas
Sports fans will love this enormous interactive sports exhibit at Luxor. In addition to being a gallery for sports memorabilia, trophies and jerseys the fun really goes down in the “Be the Legend” experience. The participant goes through various drills and sports challenges like baseball pitching, vertical leap test, hockey stick handling and more, and can compare themselves to the pros. They can also choose to hire a fantasy agent – a virtual sports agent – to see what kind of deal and with what team they can get according to their skills. Available daily, flexible tour length, $27.99. More Information
Photo Courtesy: The Hostile Grape
5. Vegas “Wine Train” Tour
Perfect for vinophiles, this experience tours the best of Las Vegas wine bars. Starting at an ultra lounge on the Strip, attendees then board a luxury party bus with complimentary wine as it tours The Strip, heading for M Resort’s The Hostile Grape wine cellar. There, wine lovers indulge in the best of the Hostile Grape’s wine collection, then heads back to the Strip. Friday and Saturday evenings, 2.5 hours, $120. More Information
6. Mob Museum Tour
Located just a few blocks from the downtown Fremont Street Experience, this comprehensive three story museum documents the history of organized crime in America. Interactive museum presentations and displays inside this historic building offer a unique view into what is undeniably one of Las Vegas’s most fascinating (not so secret) secrets – the Mob! Daily. All day pass $19.89. More Information
7. Private Outlet Shopping Tour and Massage
Know a shopaholic dying to get some outlet time in while they are in Vegas? Whisk the lucky shopper away on a private limousine tour of the Las Vegas Outlet Center followed by lunch and a massage! 7 hour tour, $159.99. More Information
Wynn Pool Cabanas
8. Stay Cool at the Pool
For a little downtime maybe the key is to rent a cabana. Available at almost all the major Vegas hotels, prices range from $75-$900 depending on the amenities, hotel and if it is a weekend or not. These private, totally luxurious pool cabins come with TVs, beverages, fans, misters, refrigerators and more, from frozen fruit to sunglass cleanings and video game consoles. Available at most major hotels during pool season, May through October. $75-$900
9. Muscle Car Driving Experience
Do you know a car enthusiast? Set them up with a once in a lifetime exotic or muscle car rental on a track or an open road experience to and from Red Rock Canyon. Cars available include Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys or a Shelby GT500…plus many more! Available daily, $299-$799. More Information
And that is just scratching the surface of awesome Vegas activities! For a comprehensive look into package tours, check out what Viator has to offer for unique Vegas experiences – for your honeymoon or just for unforgettable Vegas fun!
This post is brought to you by Viator but the activities and opinions expressed are my own