3 Days in Las Vegas? The perfect itinerary for a short break

las vegas in 3 days

Many travellers avoid going long-haul for a short amount of time and 3 days in Vegas might seem like an impossible task. However, we are going to prove that you can absolutely enjoy a short break to Vegas in just 3 days. Whether it’s your first time to Las Vegas, looking for a short break or going to enjoy a twin-centre; Holiday Genie has put together the ultimate 3 day itinerary for Las Vegas!

Day 1 in Las Vegas

The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian

Start your very first day in Vegas with some retail therapy. Head to the Venetian and shop around at The Grand Canal Shoppes and splash that cash in some of the high-end shops that can be found here. If you finish shopping or fancy something different, enjoy an outdoor Gondola ride before leaving. Find time in your day to head back to the hotel if you buy lots of items.

High Roller

Take a 10 minute walk, enjoy the atmosphere of The Strip and head to the High Roller. Get one of the best views of Las Vegas in this 550-foot tall observation wheel. It is the world’s tallest Ferris wheel offering panoramic views of The Strip. Your phone camera will definitely come in handy.

Lunch at Caesars Palace

Walk 3-minutes to Caesars Palace and enjoy a buffet lunch unlike any other. Las Vegas has some of the best buffet restaurants so you can’t afford to miss out, you’ll definitely leave with a full stomach!

bellagioBellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens (FREE)

Time to walk off the food, head to Bellagio Conservatory & Gardens and explore the vibrant, scenic conservatory filled with some of the most tropical plants. Walking into the botanical gardens will be sure to get every sense working!

Bellagio Fountains (FREE)

Another free attraction and one that everyone must experience in Las Vegas, is witnessing the beautiful Bellagio Fountains. Watch this before heading for food!

Dine at the Bellagio

There are multiple restaurants to choose from at Bellagio, so take your pick and decide which cuisine you fancy.

Cocktails at the Chandelier

If you’re not feeling too tired, head to the Chandelier and enjoy cocktails for the remainder of the evening.

Day 2

red rock canyonRed Rock Canyon

Spend your morning travelling to the Red Rock Canyon where you’ll spend your morning. It is just on the out-skirts of Las Vegas and is definitely a sight that can’t be missed! Enjoy the sights here for the morning before you head back for the remainder of your day.

Lunch at the Wynn Las Vegas

Head to the famous 5* Wynn Las Vegas and enjoy a delicious lunch after a morning of sight seeing.

Madame Tussauds

Spend the remainder of your afternoon exploring Las Vegas Madame Tussauds and explore some famous faces who are created in wax works.


Take a leisurely stroll down the strip down to the Stratosphere where you will enjoy dinner, and choose to gamble in the on-site casino or enjoy a few cocktails. For the daredevils, you can also enjoy the rides that will be sure to get your heart racing.

Day 3

Rockstar Pool Party Tour

Enjoy a pool party (or a few) and go on the Rockstar Pool Party Tour that will let you experience the Las Vegas heat and the party scene. Click here for more information.

Enjoy lunch at Park On Fremont

Take a breather at this retreat away from the chaos with a delicious menu. Park on Fremont is a hot-spot for locals and a great place to refresh your taste buds and enjoy a pint or few.

Fremont Street ExperienceFremont Street Experience

Fremont Street Experience is a Las Vegas attraction that tourists flock to experience. Enjoy a spot of shopping and enjoy a relaxing few hours exploring the “old” Las Vegas Strip. If you want to get your heart racing, take the SlotZilla Zip Line down the Fremont Street Experience.

Dinner Mon Ami Gabi

Hop in a taxi and head to this popular French Bistro for dinner. If you get a there in time you might get the perfect seat to watch the Bellagio Fountains.

Enjoy Absinthe

The ultimate way to end your 3 day break in Las Vegas is by watching the Absinthe in the tent in front of Caesars Palace and is a part burlesque and part acrobatic performance. Don’t drink too much otherwise you’ll be flying home with a hangover!

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