PHOTOS: New attractions in Las Vegas

  • The LINQ Hotel & Casino will replace The Quad on the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel will begin welcoming guests in October of 2014.

  • In the Works: Rock in Rio USA, a 33-acre concert venue, is being built in Las Vegas near Circus Circus. The first concert is scheduled for May of 2015. Rock in Rio

  • Now Open: Drai's Beach Club and Night Club opened Memorial Day Weekend on top of The Cromwell. Caesars Entertainment

  • Coming Soon: The SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is set to open over Labor Day weekend in 2014. SLS Las Vegas

  • In the Works: Cordish Companies is looking to build a new arena in downtown Las Vegas. Plans also call for a live entertainment district with retail and dining offerings. Cordish Companies

  • Coming Soon: Grand Bazaar Shops is scheduled to open in fall 2014 at the entrance to Bally's Las Vegas. Grand Bazaar Shops

  • Coming Soon: The Shops at Summerlin is expected to open in late 2014. The Shops at Summerlin

  • Now Open: Hershey's Chocolate World, a two-story chocolate experience, opened in early June at New York-New York Hotel & Casino. The Hershey Company

  • Coming Soon: GameWorks is reopening at Town Square on July 28, 2014.

  • Coming Soon: Dinner in the Sky is expected to open sometime in 2014 near Tropicana and Polaris Avenues.

  • Now Open: The Cromwell took the place of the former Bill's Gamblin' Hall. It officially opened over Memorial Day weekend 2014. Caesars Entertainment

  • In the Works: Plans are in the works for a new thrill ride in Las Vegas called "Polercoaster." The project still needs approval from the FAA, but could potentially be the tallest roller coaster in the world. U.S. Thrill Rides LLC

  • Now Open: The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino brought a new thrill ride to its property. The new zip line called VooDoo zip line flies riders between the two towers. Caesars Entertainment

  • Coming Soon: Resorts World was expected to break ground by the end of 2013, on the piece of land that was planned as the Echelon Hotel. Resorts World will feature hotels, casinos and an indoor water park.

  • Coming Soon: AEG and MGM Resorts International have completed agreements to build a new arena in Las Vegas. The arena is expected to break ground in summer 2014, with the grand opening projected for spring 2016. MGM Resorts International

  • Now Open: Cowabunga Bay in Henderson opened to the public on July 4. Cowabunga Bay

  • Coming Soon: MGM Resorts International is planning on building a park and public promenade outside of its New York-New York and Monte Carlo casinos. Expected to be complete in 2014. MGM Resorts

  • Coming Soon: The land between the Tuscany Suites and Casino and the fire-damaged Key Largo Casino could soon become the Dynasty Hotel & Casino. The goal is to open in early 2015. Las Vegas Lucky Investments

  • In the Works: Plans are in the beginning stages for a $50 million extreme sports park on Tropicana Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard. M-Rad of Los Angeles

  • Coming Soon: MGM Resorts International and AEG are building a 20,000-seat arena for concerts, boxing, mixed martial arts, award shows and other events. It's expected to open by spring 2016. AEG, MGM