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Top 20 Family-Friendly things to do with kids in Las Vegas

Welcome to Las Vegas a destination that may surprise you and your kids.


We all know that few places in the world can compare with Las Vegas when it comes to gambling, but in reality, it can be an equally fun place with things to do in Las Vegas. Las Vegas offers plenty of family friendly activities and experiences that suit everyone from ages 8 to 80, and there is quite a variety of options to explore!


 

Here are twenty activities to do with kids in Las Vegas

  1. Town Square Children's Park & Playground – The park features attractions like a hedge maze, jet fountains, a treehouse, and more to fill a day in Las Vegas.

  2. Belaggio Fountains – One of the most spectacular things in Las Vegas, the Belaggio Fountains run every 15 or 30 minutes, depending on the day of the week.

  3. Tree House & Play Zone at the Container Park – There is a unique mall in downtown Vegas that is made from shipping containers. It features a treehouse for kids with a 33ft slide and a 55-foot metal praying mantis sculpture that shoots flames!

  4. Belaggio Conservatory and Botanical Garden – The skylit atrium features various trees, plants, and flowers. Plus, everything changes regularly, so you can come and see different displays as the seasons change.

  5. Fall of Atlantis – This free show, featuring animatronic characters, highlights the fight for control of Atlantis. Shows happen on the hour, every hour at the world-famous Forum Shops at Caesars.

  6. Lake of Dreams – This spectacular show features over 4,000 lights, holographics, and puppetry.

  7. Mirage Volcano – ​​With more giant explosions, more fireballs, and a driving soundtrack from Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead and Indian star Zakir Hussain, the Volcano has more bang than ever. The Volcano erupts every hour at 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m., and 11 p.m.

  8. The High Roller – The world's largest observation wheel provides a 360-degree view of the Las Vegas Strip. One wheel circuit takes 30 minutes, and there are 28 large cabins to accommodate passengers.

  9. Eiffel Tower Experience - ​​Rise above the Strip's craziness at one of Las Vegas' most popular attractions, with breathtaking vistas. This 46-story high-altitude attraction is a half-scale recreation of the world-famous Paris landmark and is an emblem of the local skyline.

  10. Adventuredome at Circus Circus – Adventures from beginner to daredevil; there is so much to try here! Do some rock climbing, bungee jumping, virtual reality, thrill rides, and more – enough to spend an adventure-packed day.

  11. Midway at Circus Circus – Step straight up to the iconic Carnival Midway at Circus Circus, suitable for children and adults of all ages! If you're up for it, they’ve got lots of games to keep you occupied and premium rewards for the winners.

  12. Marvel's Avengers STATION – An irresistible place for kids & families! Learn about the history, science, engineering, genetics, technology, and profiles of Captain America, Hulk, Thor, and Iron Man at this Las Vegas attraction.

  13. ​​Gondolas at The Venetian Resort – The gondola rides are a must-do. While cruising down the Grand Canal, float beneath bridges, beside cafes, and under balconies. A singing gondolier pilots every gondola so you can surrender to the romanticism of a live serenade.

  14. Cowabunga Vegas – You’ll spend one of the best summer days here with your kids in this waterpark. Two locations are now open for twice the fun!

  15. Slotzilla Zip Line – SlotZilla is an 11-story zip line attraction based on slot machines. The multi-million-dollar SlotZilla slot machine contains oversized dice, a martini glass, a pink flamingo, coins, video reels, a huge arm, and two showgirls, among other Las Vegas icons.

  16. Las Vegas Natural History Museum – The Las Vegas Natural History Museum takes visitors on a learning experience worldwide, from the desert to the ocean, Nevada to Africa, and prehistoric times.

  17. DISCOVERY Children’s Museum – Children's needs for play, exploration, inspiration, belonging, and unique learning experiences are prioritized at DISCOVERY. The museum provides a one-of-a-kind experience for local families and visitors from across the world.

  18. Madame Tussauds Las Vegas – Wax recreations of celebrities make for a great afternoon of laughs and selfies!

  19. David Copperfield at the MGM Grand – David Copperfield is a famed magician who has been dubbed the "best illusionist of our time" by both audiences and reviewers. Copperfield continues to amaze and please audiences with his astonishing illusions and engaging storytelling, in addition to decades of television appearances, globe tours, and a critically acclaimed Broadway production.

  20. ​​HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Las Vegas – No kid can ever refuse a sweet chocolate treat! Visit the store to create your own chocolate bars, appear in a REESE'S PEANUT BUTTER CUP TV commercial, sample various delectable goodies, and shop for your favorite HERSHEY'S gifts. It will undoubtedly be a one-of-a-kind and spectacular shopping experience!




Beautiful view of Las Vegas sky line featuring The Eiffel Tower, Bellagio, The cirque, MGM. Paris, mountains and sunset
Beautiful Las Vegas sky line at sunset

What activities can we add for things to do with kids in Las Vegas?

What other family-friendly experiences are you adding to your bucket list ? Indoors? Outdoors? What would you add to this list? What things do locals do with their kids that live in Las Vegas?




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