Sneak Peak of Las Vegas in 2013!

Published On January 19, 2013 » 184 Views» By KCEP Webmaster » The Vegas Soulcialite
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What makes Las Vegas unique among other cities in the United States? It is the attractions and here are some more reasons to come to the desert of Las Vegas in 2013…

Lied Discovery Children’s Museum
The Lied Discovery Children’s Museum will close in February 2013 and reopen in a new location next door to the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in March or April of 2013.

Michael Jackson Attraction  
A Michael Jackson themed attraction will open at Mandalay Bay along with the Cirque show in early 2013. Details have not been released.

SlotZilla  
The mack daddy of all zip lines being planned for Downtown Las Vegas with SlotZilla, a 120-foot tall slot machine replica that will have 8 zip lines coming out of it. The attraction is due to open in the summer of 2013.

Luxor/Excalibur Zip Lines
Several new zip lines are also being planned between Excalibur and Luxor. The rides would take people from platforms near the top of the pyramid and the castle down to near the street level. No opening date is set.

Wet ‘n’ Wild  
Wet ‘n’ Wild is a new water park under construction in the SW part of the city. When complete it will feature a 17,000 square-foot wave pool, 20 slides, a 1,000-foot-long lazy river ride, a children’s play area, restaurants, private cabanas, and more. It is scheduled to be open by Memorial Day, 2013.

Cowabunga Bay
Speaking of water parks, Cowabunga Bay is another one under construction, this time in Henderson. It will be a 23 acre park with several one-of-a-kind rides and should be open by summer of 2013.

Shipping Container Park  
Central Container Park will be a retail, office, and entertainment complex made mostly of recycled shipping containers. It will be located at 7th and Fremont in Downtown Las Vegas and should be open by the summer of 2013.

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