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15 Things to do at the MGM Grand Las Vegas

The MGM Grand Hotel is one of the most iconic hotels on the Las Vegas Strip not only for the great rooms and rates but for the many things there are to do at this resort property that makes it perfect for the entire family.

Check out some of our favorite things to do at The MGM Grand Las Vegas.

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MGM Grand Pool Complex

Float in the Lazy River – MGM Pool Complex

The MGM Las Vegas Pool Complex is one of the most popular attractions at MGM Grand. The entire pool complex spans more than 6.5 acres and the Lazy River is one of the best ways to relax and see the property.

The Lazy River Pool is open from 10 am to 5 pm daily but the complex is open from 9 am to 6 pm.

See a Magic Show – David Copperfield

David Copperfield is one of the most iconic magicians of all time. Hailed as a master illusionist, David Copperfield is a great show for the entire family.

Related: The Best Magic Shows on the strip this weekend

You can catch a show nearly every night and even purchase special meet and greet passes, including a photo op, autograph, and a special performance.

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Hit Golf Balls at Topgolf

Everyone loves a night of Topgolf, and the MGM Grand has one of the best facilities for Topgolf in the world.

Levels 1 & 2 of this giant venue are all ages and feature live entertainment.

The top two levels are adults age 21+ and feature a swimming pool with swim-up bar access and private rooftop cabanas. You can even visit the Golf Pro Shop and get custom fitted for clubs at Callaway Fitting Studio.

Related: This to do this weekend on the Strip in Las Vegas

Joel Robuchon Gourmet Dining Experience

If you are a foodie, you must have dinner at Joel Robuchon’s restaurant.

The French cuisine is unforgettable, and the restaurant has earned three Michelin Stars. The interior is reminiscent of an Art Deco townhouse and features a terrace with a lush garden and marble floors.

You will not get a more sophisticated dining experience anywhere else.

Get A Good Laugh at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club

Some of the best comedians around the world perform on the stage at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club.

Not only will you be able to see headliners, but up-and-coming stars often get their start in Las Vegas at the Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club. Shows are nightly at 8 pm!

Pool Party at the Wet Republic

Adults who love to dance and the party will enjoy Wet Republic Pool, one of the top day clubs in Las Vegas.

The Wet Republic has a 2,500 square foot open-air lounge where adults can party and drink no matter the time of day.

Listen to some of the top dance and electronic performers in the world as well.

Enter Dystopia at the Hunger Games Exhibit

Relive your favorite YA books and movies in this dystopian fantasy exhibit that recreates the Hunger Games.

Visitors will explore Panem, including district 12 where Katniss Everdeen hails from, and engage in a mission for the rebellion!

Play Poker

Experience some exciting poker games at the MGM Grand.

Texas Holdem is the game of choice, limits from $1-$2 all the way up to $5-$10 No Limit.

The poker room is open Thursday through Monday from 4 pm to 4 am.

Bottle service VIP nightclub at Hakkasan

If you are going to be treated like a celebrity anywhere, indulge in the VIP experience at Hakkasan Nightclub.

The club is open Thursday through Saturday starting at 10pm.

Lil Jon is currently one of the resident DJs!

Drink Whiskey at Whiskey Down

Whiskey Connoisseurs cannot get enough of Whiskey Down at MGM Grand where more than 50 varieties of American, Irish, Scotch, and Canadian whiskeys are available including ultra-rare varieties!

If you are not a whiskey lover, there are also amazing, handcrafted cocktails to choose from and plenty of other libations.

Experience the Jabbawockeez

The Jabbawockeez hip-hop dance troupe has held a residency in Las Vegas for two years after winning America’s Best Dance Crew in 2008.

The group has been around since 2003 however, and their time in Vegas has made their skills better than ever. With more than 10 years in Vegas, this show is popular for a good reason — unparalleled entertainment and sensational performances.

Enjoy a Steak at Craftsteak

You cannot go to Las Vegas without visiting a steakhouse.

The fine dining found in Las Vegas is unrivaled anywhere else in the world and if you must choose just one of these restaurants to dine in, make sure it’s Craftsteak.

Celebrity chef Tom Colicchio offers the best steak on the strip at this AAA Four Diamond steakhouse.

Related: Celeb chef restaurants in Las Vegas

Enjoy Beer and Sports at Tap Sports Bar

When you are looking for a classic sports bar on the Vegas strip where you can enjoy a classic cold one straight from the tap and catch the game on a big screen, Tap Sports Bar is the place for you.

When the Golden Knights are playing, TAP is filled with sports lovers all rooting for the home team on 60 in HD flat screens.

You will not find your average bar food here though — all your favorites from burgers to wings are elevated to the highest standards and some of the best you will find anywhere on the strip.

Experience Skylofts at MGM

Visitors who want to indulge in luxury while visiting Las Vegas should plan to spend at least one night in the remarkable SKYLOFTS.

When staying at SKYLOFTS, guests are pampered from the moment they step out of their vehicles and assigned personal staff to help make their trip better than they can imagine with concierge service that no other property can top.

Related: Top hotels rooms in Las Vegas with balconies

MGM Grand Buffet

The Buffet at MGM Grand (one of the top buffets on the strip) is open from breakfast and lunch from 8 am to 3 pm daily. The champagne brunch, endless beer and wine, and casual dress make The Buffet the perfect spot for recovering from a long night on the Las Vegas Strip.

Related: Cheap breakfast places on the strip

The MGM Grand Buffet is conveniently located near the Sports Book, just past the Jabbawokeez Theater.

Visiting the MGM Grand offers so much entertainment that you could never leave the hotel property and still get the total Las Vegas experience! You will never run out of things to do whether you are with the

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  1. Wow! The MGM Grand is massive and you can get lost inside it. The new room renovations are nice just avoid the West Wing rooms!

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