Las Vegas is known as a destination for anyone celebrating a big life event, including your 21st birthday. With the ability to order a drink on your own, your world has opened up to the excitement of Vegas. And even if you don’t drink, there are still plenty of fun ways to celebrate. Here are the 10 best ways to celebrate your 21st birthday in Vegas:

Stay in Style
First things first, make sure you book your stay at a party-worthy Vegas hotel. The Palms Casino recently underwent a makeover to create a contemporary new look. The Hard Rock Hotel is always a fun place to stay with themed rooms, unique decor and exciting shows, and if you’re traveling with a lot of friends, the Flamingo is now offering a group-friendly Bunk Bed Suite, which sleeps six and offers a vanity area and living room.

Visit a Pool
Visiting a Vegas pool is an absolute must-do, especially if your birthday falls in the summer months. From soaking up the rays to daytime drinking, bikini contests and DJs, a Vegas pool party is the perfect place to kick off your adult celebration. Our favorite Vegas pools to party at include Go Pool Beach Club at Caesars Palace, Marquee Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan, Rehab Beach Club at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas.

ARIA Brunch
If you partied to hard the night before recharge and refuel with a world-famous brunch at ARIA. Venues inside the resort include BARDOT Brasserie, Lemongrass, Herringbone, and Julian Serrano. Here you will find something for every taste bud.

You can now officially gamble in a Vegas casino so why not try your hand at blackjack, the slots or craps? Even if you aren’t a gambler rolling the dice on a game is a fun way to get the full Vegas experience on your birthday. Oh, and while you’re there make sure you collect on free drinks. As long as you are gambling in a Vegas casino you’ll enjoy complimentary drinks.

Unique Dining
Enjoy a birthday dinner at one of Vegas’ many unique restaurants. From the Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas to Sugar Factory and even Blackout Dining in the Dark, make sure you try one of these restaurants for a memorable birthday dinner.

Enjoy a Thrill
Get your heart racing on your 21st with some of Vegas’ thrilling activities. Enjoy a speedy car drive around the Las Vegas Motor Speedway at Exotics Racing. Fly high above the Strip for incredible views of the city below on Vegas Nights Helicopter Tour or jump off the tallest observation tower in the country at one of the Stratosphere’s many rides.

Raise a Glass on a Rooftop Bar
Couple your celebratory drink with a gorgeous view of Vegas at one of the city’s many rooftop bars. Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge, The Stratosphere Tower, and Eiffel Tower Restaurant all offer unparalleled views of the Strip and beyond. It’s the perfect way to toast to your 21st.

Tour the Nightclubs
Again, now that you can legally drink it’s time to do it in one or many Vegas nightclubs. 1OAK at The Mirage, Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand, The Bank at Bellagio, Jewel at ARIA, Light at Mandalay Bay are just a few of the nightclubs offering unforgettable parties on a nightly basis.

See An Adult Show
Now that you are officially an adult, why not celebrate with an adult show? The Strip is home to sexy revues for both men and women. Chippendales at the Rio, Thunder Form Down Under at Excalibur, X Burlesque at Caesars Palace, and Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity at New York New York are just a few of the ones to check out on your 21st.

Go to the Grand Canyon
What’s so great about Vegas for your 21st is that you can experience all of the Strip’s many forms of entertainment and some of nature’s most beautiful sights all in one trip. Take a day away from the bright lights and head to the Grand Canyon. There are several bus tours and helicopter tours to choose from. Spend the day exploring Nevada’s nature and be back on the Strip for a night of fun.