Just booked a long Las Vegas layover? No problem. That’s all you need to make the most of your time in Sin City.

1. Skip the shuttle or rental car — grab a cab.

1. Skip the shuttle or rental car — grab a cab.

You can arrive at the Strip in under 20 minutes if you take a private car.

2. Why limit yourself to one place? Hotel hop.

2. Why limit yourself to one place? Hotel hop.

You’ve got feet, right? Rub shoulders with Elvis impersonators as you make your way down the Strip, from the dancing fountains at the Bellagio to the Luxor pyramid.

3. Don’t just stand outside gawking.

3. Don’t just stand outside gawking.

Venture into the grand hotel lobbies and massive gaming floors to experience what makes Vegas Vegas.

4. Eat your weight in shrimp cocktail.

4. Eat your weight in shrimp cocktail.

Gambling not in the cards for you? Hit up one of the many Vegas buffets, from the Cosmopolitan to Caesars. nnPhoto: Steven de Polo Flickr, Creative Commons

5. Use every last moment to your advantage.

5. Use every last moment to your advantage.

If you can still move after the buffet, delve deeper with a performance by risk-taking Cirque Du Soleil acrobats, or question reality with illusionists David Copperfield or Criss Angel.

6. Get off the strip and meet old school Vegas.

6. Get off the strip and meet old school Vegas.

Classic neon, a modern light show, and the famous Golden Nugget await you on Fremont Street. It’s old Vegas, and it’s 100% authentic.

7. Get married.

7. Get married.

Nothing finishes off a long day of sightseeing like a drive-through wedding.

What would you do with 24 hours in Las Vegas? Tell us in the comments!