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What To Do In Vegas For Under $25

Last updated: February 18, 2020 at 9:43 am. Posted by in Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on What To Do In Vegas For Under $25.

Let’s face it – it’s easy to spend money in Vegas. You can dine at the finest gourmet restaurants, sit front row at a major headliner’s show and reserve the best VIP table in the club. But if your taste is a little more budget-conscious, don’t worry – we have lot of things to do in Las Vegas that are more wallet friendly.

Things To Do in Vegas on A Budget

Here are some ideas for things to do in Vegas under $25:

Pastrami sandwich at Maxie's at the LINQ Promenade

Try one of the towering sandwiches at Maxie’s. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Maxie’s

If you’re looking for some dining specials, look no further than Maxie’s at the LINQ Promenade. Most items on their menu including sandwiches, pizzas and breakfast items are under $25, but they have some great specials as well.

Start out your day with the Early Bird Specials from 8 – 10 a.m. daily. You can get two eggs with sausage or bacon for $9.95 or a stack of five buttermilk pancakes for $9.95. This includes one serving of coffee, tea, fountain drink or orange juice.

For dinner you can get a 10-ounce ribeye steak with soy sesame glaze, seasonal vegetables and house potatoes for $19.95.

Wildlife Habitat at Flamingo Las Vegas - things to do in Vegas on a budget

Wildlife Habitat at Flamingo Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Flamingo Wildlife Habitat

Who said you can’t get anything for free? You can visit the Flamingo Wildlife Habitat with no charge. The habitat is located on the Flamingo Las Vegas‘ lush 15-acre grounds and is filled with exotic birds, fish and turtles. Keep an eye out for Chilean flamingos, sacred Ibis, brown pelicans, swans, ducks, koi fish and more.

Bird Bar at Flamingo Las Vegas - things to do in Vegas on a budget

Bird Bar at Flamingo Las Vegas. Photo courtesy by Jeannie Garcia / Total Vegas Blog.

Bird Bar

If you’re looking for cheap drinks, head to Bird Bar at Flamingo Las Vegas. There are hourly Coors Light and Miller Lite specials starting at noon and you’ll definitely want to head there for happy hour from 5 – 6 p.m. with 50-cent beers.

There’s also a reverse happy hour from 2 a.m. – 10 a.m. with $4 draft beers and $5 specialty cocktails including the Jungle Bird with Bacardi Dark rum, Cruzan 141 rum, peach schnapps, orange and pineapple juice and grenadine.

Interlude lounge at The Cromwell - things to do in Vegas on a budget

Interlude lounge at The Cromwell. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Interlude Lounge

If beer isn’t your drink of choice, there’s more cheap drinks to be had at Interlude Lounge at The Cromwell. Happy hour runs Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and features $2 vodka cocktails.

View of the lit-up Eiffel Tower replica in Paris Las Vegas - things to do in Vegas on a budget

The Eiffel Tower light show is an instant classic. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

One of the best ways to see the Las Vegas Strip is from above and you can go up to the top of Paris Las Vegas’s half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower. Tickets for daytime, prior to 5 p.m., are $20. You can also get a nighttime ticket for $24.

If you choose to stay on the ground you can enjoy a free recurring light show every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour from sunset to midnight. The show features synchronized and choreographed twinkling and colored lights.

The High Roller at the LINQ Promenade - things to do in Vegas on a budget

The High Roller. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

High Roller

For another amazing Vegas view, you’ll want to take a spin 550 feet above the center of the Las Vegas Strip on the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel. With sweeping 360-degree views of the Las Vegas Valley and The Strip, the wheel takes 30 minutes to complete one revolution and features 28 spacious cabins to accommodate guests. General admission tickets prior to 5 p.m. are $22.

Twilight Zone by Monster Mini Golf at Ballys Las Vegas - things to do in Vegas on a budget

Twilight Zone by Monster Mini Golf. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Twilight Zone/ KISS By Monster Mini Golf

For affordable and fun entertainment, Vegas has some interesting themed mini golf courses. Head to Bally’s Las Vegas for an out-of-this-world experience with glow-in-the-dark Twilight Zone-themed mini golf. Twilight Zone by Monster Mini Golf also features arcade games and bowling lanes.

Over at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, you can play a round of KISS-themed mini golf with video, special effects and KISS props. There’s also arcade games and a KISS museum.

The cost at both courses is $11.95 for 18 holes.

Wings at Sticky Chicken at The LINQ Hotel + Experience in Las Vegas

Wings at Sticky Chicken. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Sticky Chicken

For some seriously good chicken at a reasonable price, try Sticky Chicken at The LINQ Hotel + Experience. You can get a sandwich, fries and a drink for $14.99 or 6-piece wings, fries and a drink for $14.99.

You can choose from seasonings like Sriracha Blast, Caribbean Jerk and salt and pepper as well as sauces including teriyaki, bourbon barbecue, mango chipotle and Nashville Hot.

You’ll have money left over for dessert, so go for the fried Oreos with powdered sugar and caramel sauce for $4.99.

 

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ICEBAR

One of the coolest (literally) new experiences on the Strip is ICEBAR at the LINQ Promenade – a winter wonderland of ice sculptures and a bar where you can drink from cups made from ice.

The Cool Experience package for $17 includes entry, gloves and use of a parka.

Drinks are extra but you can get a Jell-o shot for $5 or a Spiked Cold Brew for $7. Non-alcoholic specialty drinks are also $5.

The steak and eggs special at Cafe Hollywood at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

Grab the steak and eggs special at Cafe Hollywood. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Café Hollywood

Hungry after a night of partying? The 24-hour Café Hollywood at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino offers some tasty food specials that won’t break the bank. Enjoy steak and eggs Monday – Thursday from midnight – 6 a.m. for $14.99.

If you’re in the mood for prime rib, Cafe Hollywood has an 8-ounce for $14.99 or a 12-ounce for $19.99. The special is available Sunday – Thursday from 4 – 10 p.m.

Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace - things to do in Vegas on a budget

Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Cleopatra’s Barge

Las Vegas is all about entertainment and you can find free live music at Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace. There’s no cover for the lounge, which offers music Thursday – Saturday from 8 p.m. – midnight.

David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra plays Friday and Saturday nights from 10-midnight and you can dance the night away to Pop 40 on Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m.

Come for happy hour Thursday – Saturday from 5 – 7 p.m. and get $6 import and craft beers and $5 off specialty cocktails.

Bowling alley at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at the LINQ Promenade

Bowling alley at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Brooklyn Bowl

Want to go bowling on the Strip? Head to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at the LINQ Promenade. This unique venue is part restaurant, part bowling alley and part concert venue. You can rent a lane Sunday – Thursday for $20 per half hour with up to 8 people per lane. Shoes are $4.95.

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Kristine came to Las Vegas more than 20 years ago to escape the frigid weather of Minnesota. Now she soaks up the sun while covering all things Vegas from dining to nightlife to hotels. She has written for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Vegas.com. When she’s not scouring the Strip for stories you can usually find her at a concert, enjoying a nice glass of wine or binge-watching Netflix and HBO.

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