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Dreamy Things to Do in Vegas for Couples: Romantic Getaway Guide

Dreamy Things to Do in Vegas for Couples: Romantic Getaway Guide

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If you’ve never thought of Las Vegas as a romantic destination, think again! There are so many things to do in Vegas for couples, besides casinos and shows.

There’s glitz and glam, sparkling lights, intimate dinner venues and plenty of cute selfie opportunities.

Not convinced Vegas is a good place to spend your anniversary or honeymoon? I’ve got some great ideas for romantic things to do in Vegas.

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Most Romantic Hotels in Vegas – Where to Stay

Paris Hotel & Casino

There are a few hotels on the strip and downtown that have particularly romantic aspects and are perfect for a special anniversary stay.

Before you check into your hotel, why not arrange for a limo to pick you up from the airport?

Have you and your sweetie swooned over one day taking a trip to Italy or France? You can still get a taste of that here!

The Paris Hotel is perfectly Parisian-themed, from the airy, outdoor bistros to the patisseries (bakeries) you’d find lining the streets in Paris.

If the theme doesn’t draw you in, its perfectly central location on the Strip and mid-range prices will win you over. 

Paris Hotel Check-in

The Venetian is as grand as it sounds and you’ll never get bored of strolling hand-in-hand along the canals here. 

The Cosmopolitan has balconies and hot tubs with unobstructed views of the strip. 

The Cromwell is a smaller hotel, right across from the Bellagio and has been newly renovated with a vintage, upscale feel, complete with red velvet booths everywhere. 

If you want a room in Vegas with a Jacuzzi tub, you’ll find them in the Luxor

The Circa Hotel is downtown on Fremont Street and is the newest hotel in the area. Best of all, it’s 21+.

Use the map below to search and compare prices in real time from all the major booking companies:

Tip – Is it your first time going to Vegas? Read my guide with 19 tips for first timers (how to do Las Vegas like a pro!)

Romantic Places for Dinner & Drinks


Top of the World (The Strat)

Enjoy dinner 106 floors up with floor to ceiling windows overlooking all of Las Vegas.

Inside tip – Google sunset times for the day you want to visit, and book your reservation for about 30 to 45 minutes before sunset.

You’ll enjoy daytime, sunset, dusk and evening to get the full experience.

Also, no need to pay the added cost to reserve a window seat (unless you can afford it). The views are great from almost any table. 

Mayfair Supper Club (Bellagio)

Upscale, vintage Las Vegas with a prohibition theme. Live cabaret-style entertainment and jazz music to entertain you, all while overlooking the Bellagio Fountains. 

Mon Ami Gabi (Paris)

couple poses at patio table in front of a grand hotel

Best brunch spot and the best value in romantic restaurants.

The patio overlooks the Bellagio Fountains and the interior is French Brasserie chic.

Not to mention some of the best people watching can be had from the patio. 

Make reservations in advance and then show up a few minutes early to ask for a patio table. Spots on the patio can’t be reserved, but if there’s a free table they will seat you there.

Eiffel Tower Restaurant (Paris)

It’s sexy, it’s dark and it’s fine dining that feels like a classic movie with a view of the Bellagio Fountains! 

The food is always perfectly cooked and presented, and as an added bonus, the portions are actually quite generous for being such a fancy restaurant.

Tip – the Beef Wellington paired with a glass of French Merlot will have you reciting french love poems in no time.

Also, do not miss the signature classic Grande Marnier soufflé. 

Hugo’s Cellar (Four Queens on Fremont)

entrance to a vintage steakhouse restaurant

The perfect place to bring your wife in Vegas! She will be blown away by the old Vegas charm and old school ambience.

Chivalry is alive and well here – every lady is presented with a rose as she is escorted to her table.

A steakhouse that hasn’t changed since they perfected their menu and service in the 70s. 

The Steakhouse (Circus Circus)

Probably the best hidden gem steakhouse in all of Las Vegas.

The atmosphere gives off a very old school vibe, paired with a romantic ambiance. It’s dimly lit and perfect to cozy up to a hearty meal.

While you will pay for a perfect steak dinner, prices aren’t as high here as others on the list. 

Bars, Lounges & Cafes

Speak easy bars

Finding the hidden speak easy bars in Vegas is the trendiest new thing to do.

Surprise your spouse by taking them to one of these fun spots, they’ll be so impressed.

Ghost Donkey (the Cosmopolitan) is one of the most popular speakeasies, for its pink glitter and cozy booths.

This tequila-themed speakeasy can be found at the back of the 3rd floor food court.

The Underground is my favorite though, found in the basement of the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas.

You’ll need a password to get in (changes weekly and can be found on their Instagram) and they serve drinks prohibition-style (in secret)!

Gäbi Coffee & Bakery

colorful cakes and pastries on display

Visit this off-strip spot for the perfect latte or cup of tea and the prettiest pastries or slices of cake.

This café not only has the tastiest treats, but the ambience is the most amazing mix of eclectic, vintage and greenhouse aesthetic.

The earl gray cake or crème brulee macarons are delightful. 

Need more ideas? Here’s my list of the best places to grab a drink on the Strip.

Free and Cheap Things to Do in Vegas for Couples

Cute Photo Spots

Vegas is the ultimate place for fun photos and cute selfies.

Here are my favorite spots that are the perfect backdrop for couples:

Welcome to Las Vegas Sign 

Rose Flower Wall at the Paris

Love Sign at the Palazzo

Catch Restaurant Entrance at the Aria

Selfie Room at the Plaza (Fremont)

To find other great spots, book this Las Vegas strip walking tour where your guide will bring you beyond the main casino attractions and take great photos of you!

If you prefer photos at night, consider a limo photography tour where you will be chauffeured along the Strip with a bottle of champagne and perfect photo stops!

It’s a great way to rest your feet and see the Strip at night

Pinball Hall of Fame

a warehouse with vintage pinball machines

Honestly, if you want to feel like teenagers again on a first date, visit the Pinball Hall of Fame! It’s one of the best cheap things to do in Vegas for couples.

It’s packed full of every kind of pinball machine and old arcade games. The machines take quarters so even $20 will last you an hour or two.

A fun spot to visit away from the casinos and especially if it’s too hot outside!

The Bellagio Fountains

No matter how many times I visit Vegas, each night I am mesmerized every time the fountain show starts. The best viewpoint is as you walk out from the main entrance of the Bellagio, straight past the valet area.

You’ll also get a perfect view of the Eiffel tower lit up. 

Another spot that’s a little more secluded is the raised viewing platform that leads from the Strip to the entrance, on the south end of the hotel. 

This is a beautiful spot to propose with the fountains going off behind you!

Bellagio Conservatory

This hotel just screams date night!

The indoor botanical garden is a whimsical display that changes 4 times a year with the seasons. Take a romantic stroll through the gardens (for free).

Flamingo Wildlife Habitat

couple poses in front of waterfall and wildlife flamingo habitat

Behind the Flamingo Hotel is a wildlife sanctuary with real flamingos, ducks, turtles and fish.

Anyone can take a walk through here for free (you don’t have to be a hotel guest) and spend some quiet time with the animals and waterfall displays. It’s always peaceful here.

I recommend visiting in the quiet morning hours with a cup of coffee.  

Fremont Street Experience

You’ve got to experience downtown Las Vegas at least once every trip.

I recommend making a point to walk through all the old casinos and pretend you’re visiting Vegas in its classy heyday-era.

My personal favorites are El Cortez and Mainstreet Station which have held onto their vintage décor and charm. 

I’ve got a list of 37 other things to do in Vegas besides gamble, most of them being free/cheap – check out the travel guide here.

Fun, Unique and Ultra Romantic Things to Do as a Couple in Vegas

Love Cloud Experience

Image credit: Love Cloud

For something really unique and guaranteed to spark a flame between the two of you, this company offers private scenic air tours specifically with romance in mind.

You can choose from 3 different packages, all completely private and just the two of you: 

  • a romantic dinner flight
  • Wedding or vow renewal
  • Mile high club experience flight (yes, this is exactly what you think it is!)

For the mile high club flight, the pilot even lets you try their noise-cancelling headphones to make you feel as comfortable as possible!

Helicopter Tour of the Strip

Las Vegas Strip Casinos at night from the helicopter

There’s a reason this experience is on every list of things couples should do in Vegas.

There’s no better way to view the dazzling lights and Bellagio Fountains than from above.

I recommend booking the highest-rated tour on Viator which includes hotel pickup and drop-off.

Sunset Horseback Ride

Ride into the desert sunset on horseback, surrounded by mountainscapes and joshua trees!

After enjoying the scenery you’ll be treated to a class country cookout dinner!

The perfect couples activity when you need a break from the city. 

View tour details here

Valley of the Fire Hike

Avoid the crowds, marvel at the enchanting rock formations and get some exercise amongst some of the most stunning scenery in the USA.

I recommend booking a tour which will include hotel pickup and a guided hike where you will learn all about how these lands have been used for thousands of years by the Native American-Indian tribes. 

View tour details here 

Gondola Ride

people on a gondola on a canal in bright turquoise water

Transport yourself to Venice, Italy with a legitimate ride through the canals on a gondola, complete with your gondolier who serenades you with classic Italian songs.

Inside tip – this is a great spot to propose!

You can choose to take a trip through the indoor or outdoor canals.

I recommend the indoor tour as it feels a little more like real Venice. 

High Roller Observation Wheel

If you haven’t experienced the views up here, you must go!

You’ll be transported high above the Strip to enjoy the iconic skyline.

Choose the regular ticket or upgrade to the happy hour, which includes an unlimited open bar inside your pod for the ride! 

Buy your tickets in advance to get your preferred time slot. 

Kayak Through Emerald Caves on the Colorado River

This gentle kayak tour takes you through some of the most scenic areas outside of Las Vegas.

Relax and enjoy time away from the noisy crowds on a serene and tranquil float where you can even go swimming in the vibrant emerald-colored water. 

Red Rock Canyon on a Scooter

Red Rock Canyon is a great spot just outside of Las Vegas for sightseeing or hiking.

If you’re not up for a hike, you can go on a scooter tour through the park and see everything from the comfort of your vespa-style scooter.

Your guide will explain the geography of the area and recommend the most scenic spots for photos. 

View scooter tour here

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Is Vegas a Good Couples Trip?

The reason I think Vegas is the perfect couples trip is because you have a never-ending list of things to do, whether you want to dress up or keep it more casual.

Coupled with the fact that it’s one of the most popular places in the world to get married, spending an extra few days in town for your honeymoon just makes sense!

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