Hotspots Around the Las Vegas Monorail

Visit these easy to get to spots that are just off the Las Vegas Monorail.

Jennifer McKee

September 2, 2023

Want to get above traffic and at the same time help reduce your carbon footprint? All aboard the Las Vegas Monorail—it’ll take you exactly where you want to go. Don’t miss these spots that are a hop, skip and a jump from the Monorail.

From the MGM Grand Stop:

Nellie's Southern Kitchen: Nellie's Southern Kitchen at MGM Grand is a must-visit restaurant for lovers of Southern cuisine. The restaurant offers a warm and cozy atmosphere with a menu that includes delectable dishes such as fried chicken, cornbread, biscuits and gravy, and shrimp and grits. If you're a fan of the Jonas Brothers, you'll want to stop by—the restaurant's owners are Denise and Kevin Jonas, Sr.

KÀ by Cirque du Soleil: This technical masterpiece induces so many gasps, you’ll need to catch your breath afterward. This coming of age story weaves passion, humor, danger and intrigue into a vibrant tale everyone in your family will love.

MGM Grand Garden Arena: Don’t wait for hours to get out of the parking garage after a concert—just park at a different Monorail stop and take the Monorail back to your car. You’ll thank us later!

From the Paris/Horseshoe Stop:

Eiffel Tower Experience: The Eiffel Tower Experience, located in Paris Las Vegas, stands at 46 stories tall and offers panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip. The observation deck is set 460 feet above ground level and offers visitors an immersive experience of Parisian culture and history.

The Bedford by Martha Stewart: This culinary destination inside Paris Las Vegas, is a sophisticated and elegant restaurant that showcases Martha Stewart's signature culinary style. The restaurant itself is modeled after Stewart's Bedford, New York home.

M.Y. Asia: Located inside Horseshoe Las Vegas, is Celebrity Chef Martin Yan's tribute to Asian cuisine. The restaurant offers an extensive menu of popular dishes from across Asia, including classic dim sum and noodle dishes. The restaurant's vibrant decor and energetic atmosphere make for a lively dining experience.

Grand Bazaar Shops: Situated in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, offers a unique shopping experience that is inspired by the vibrant and exotic atmosphere of Middle Eastern bazaars. Visitors can shop for a wide range of products from famous brands and artisanal vendors.

Mon Ami Gabi: Whether you’re looking for a special breakfast, lunch or dinner spot, this charming French restaurant serves up a luxe yet relaxed ambience. Sit in the solarium (or outdoors under the heat lamps) and watch the passersby on the Strip and the Bellagio Fountains go off across the street.

From the Flamingo/Caesars Palace Stop:

Margaritaville: It’s always five o’clock somewhere, but at this hangout from Jimmy Buffett, it’s five o’clock all the time. Kick back with a few boat drinks, some Volcano nachos and a juicy burger, and let the stress of the day ebb away.

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The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace-

Rupaul's Drag Race Live: Fans of Rupaul's Drag Race will love the live show inside Flamingo Las Vegas. The production features many familiar faces from the television series and you'll find all of the drama, glitz, and glamour from the small screen right in front of live audiences. 

Absinthe: This deliciously raunchy Cirque-style show at Caesars Palace brings its jaw-dropping acts and tongue-in-cheek performances to audiences in an intimate setting within the big top just outside of the casino.

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace: Some of the best shopping in Las Vegas can be found inside The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. From small boutiques to major designer labels, shoppers can also indulge in some world-class dining in between retail therapy sessions.

Amalfi by Bobby Flay: Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay's Amalfi brings the best flavors of the Mediterranean to Caesars Palace. Find classic Bobby Flay dishes and some of the freshest seafood catches you'll find in all of Las Vegas.

From the Harrah’s/The LINQ Stop:

3535: This lobby bar on steroids offers creative concoctions such the Thin Mint (mint Oreo cookie-infused vodka) the Pig Newton (bacon-infused bourbon) and many more. Make sure to carve out lots of time to try as many as you can.

High Roller: This observation wheel, at the end of the Linq’s pedestrian walkway, gives you a bird’s-eye view of the Strip from a glass-enclosed gondola; partiers can rent beverage server or take a ride during happy hour.

Donny Osmond Las Vegas Show: Fans all over the planet flock to Harrah's Las Vegas for Donny Osmond, and it's no wonder why. This impressive show features talented performers, spectacular lighting effects, and stunning costume designs that transport the audience to a magical world of music and dance.

The Boss Cafe: This fantastic quick-service spot at The LINQ Hotel + Experience features delicious sandwiches, salads, and a wide range of pastries from Cake Boss Buddy Valastro. This charming cafe is the perfect spot to relax and recharge during a busy day of shopping and sightseeing.

Ramsay's Kitchen: Located inside Harrah's Las Vegas, Ramsay's Kitchen is a must-visit destination for foodies who love to indulge in fine dining experiences. This upscale restaurant at the LINQ Promenade is led by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, who uses his culinary expertise to create innovative dishes with the freshest ingredients.

Tape Face: This high-energy show is a unique and entertaining comedy production held at Harrah's Las Vegas. This silent comedian uses mime, puppetry, and audience participation to create hilarious performances that leave the audience in stitches. Tape Face's quirky and off-beat humor has made him a fan favorite in Las Vegas and beyond.

From the Las Vegas Convention Center stop:

Las Vegas Convention Center: For those heading to a convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center, there’s no better way to reach your destination than this route that takes you above the gridlock on Paradise Road at peak traffic times.

Wynn Las Vegas: This ultra-luxe resort features some of the best dining and shopping options in all of Las Vegas. You can also check out the newly re-imagined Awakening inside the Wynn showroom. 

Resorts World Las Vegas: The newest resort on the Las Vegas Strip is home to dozens of dining selections, a shopping arcade, multiple hotels, and some of the most stellar entertainment options in town. 

From the Westgate Las Vegas stop:

Benihana: Venture into a tranquil environment with lush Japanese gardens, flowing ponds, exotic statuary and an authentic Torii Arch and be dazzled as chefs prepare Japanese-style cuisine in front of your very eyes.

Barry Manilow - The Hits Come Home!Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino plays host to the residency of American singer-songwriter Barry Manilow. He has performed more than 500 shows to packed audiences at The International Theater, belting out his biggest hits such as "Can't Smile Without You" and "Mandy".

The Magic of Jen Kramer: Visitors to Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino can experience awe-inspiring magic shows by award-winning magician Jen Kramer at the Westgate Cabaret. Kramer, a graduate of Yale University, was named "Female Magician of the Year" by the International Magicians Society and wows audiences with her jaw-dropping illusions, mind-reading, and sleight of hand tricks.

Serenity Spa: Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino offers guests a serene retreat at the Serenity Spa. Designed to provide a sensory journey, the spa offers luxurious treatments such as personalized massages, facials, and body treatments. The Mediterranean-inspired aesthetic with Roman baths, cascading waterfalls, and mosaic tiles creates a calming oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation.

From the SAHARA Las Vegas Stop:

Bazaar Meat by José Andrés: This upscale dining destination at SAHARA Las Vegas from celebrity chef José Andrés is a world-renowned restaurant that offers an impressive selection of meats, seafood, and other dishes. The restaurant's menu has been carefully crafted to satisfy the most sophisticated palates, with standout dishes like the Suckling Pig and the Wood-Fired Ribeye Steak.

AZILO Ultra Pool: If you're searching for a luxurious outdoor oasis that boasts a full-service bar, private cabanas, and a Vegas-style pool party atmosphere, you've found it. The pool features multiple levels, a giant LED screen, and a state-of-the-art sound system that keeps the energy high all day long.

Magic Mike Live: The sexy production is a highly-entertaining show that combines dance, acrobatics, and music to create an unforgettable experience. The show's performers are some of the best in the business, and they deliver a performance that is both sexy and humorous. With breathtaking visuals and an energetic soundtrack, this show is a must-see for anyone looking for an unforgettable night out.