Are you planning a visit with your kids to Vegas? Las Vegas has a lot to offer to you and your kids. You can take your kids hiking, swimming, adventure parks, visit kid-friendly museums, plus a lot more! Don’t worry about coming with kids to Vegas, they will probably have more fun than you! here are a some of the top 10 things to do with kids in Las Vegas.
Adventuredome Theme Park
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Adventuredome Theme Park is America largest indoor theme park. The park features the only world indoor double corkscrew, double loop roller coaster. The experience here for your kids is wild. The park is located under a huge pink dome just before the Circus Circus Hotel. The park sits on a five-acre lot right next to the convention center. It is the perfect spot for kids as well as adults to enjoy the games and rides around the year.
The two amazing coasters are a total blast. Canyon Blaster is the world’s only indoor double-loop, double-corkscrew roller coaster speeding through The Adventuredome at 55 mph. El Loco riders will experience twists, turns and drops very unique in the coaster world as they ascend 90 feet before dropping over and under to experience a 1.5 vertical-G.
The entry to the theme park is free, but it costs to play and ride. Together with the rides there is a selection of carnival games, miniature golf, arcade and a thrilling 4-D movie adventure. Get a full day pass to save money, the fun and thrill are enough to engage your kids the whole day.
Bellagio’s Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
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Conservatory & Botanical Garden is located adjacent to the lobby of the Bellagio hotel. The conservatory is in a huge glass dome and the garden has one hundred and forty horticulturists providing an impressive botanical experience and excellent scenery. The internal arrangement is stunningly elegant. The scenes use plants, trees, flowers and constructed pieces, such as gazebos, bridges and lighthouses. Together with the seasonal scenes, the theme park scenes will change according to holidays.
The park is open all day, and all visitors enjoy free entry. The available photo opportunities and the elegant scenes should make this conservatory and botanical garden a preferred spot to visit with kids.
Visit Madame Tussauds
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A short moving walkway ride from the Las Vegas Strip at the front of The Venetian Resort is Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. Have fun posing and interacting with the amazingly life-like celebrity wax figures situated in multiple themed rooms ranging from television and film to music and Las Vegas legends. Grab some of the props to become one with your favorite celebrity, throw on boxing gloves to go a round with Muhammad Ali, put on a cape and sit on Evel Knievel’s motorcycle or grab the microphone on stage with The Rat Pack, Katy Perry or Miley Cyrus. For more information visit the Madame Tussauds website.
Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay
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The Shark Aquarium located at the Mandalay Bay gives a unique view and experience of the underground water. The aquarium has a great fascination for the kids. The aquarium has fourteen breathtaking exhibits devoted to dangerous aquatic predators. The largest exhibit is the 1.3 million gallon shipwreck where visitors experience an almost 360-degree view, teeming with sharks and fish, through an acrylic tunnel. The Touch Pool is a popular attraction, where guests can touch an ever-changing collection of animals including sharks, rays, piranhas and crocodiles and horseshoe crabs. More than 2,000 animals are displayed at Shark Reef Aquarium, over 100 different species and featuring 15 species of sharks.
Kids will love the feeding, where you can feed the sharks, Stingrays or sea turtles. All in all, an excellent place for the family in Las Vegas.
Experience at the Stratosphere Tower
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The Stratosphere is the tallest single observation tower in the United States. The tower is located at the Stratosphere Hotel and has a height of 1,149 feet, making it the tallest building in the region west of River Mississippi. From the top of this tower, you will have an elegance view and opportunity to capture the Las Vegas Valley and the Las Vegas trip. When on top the kids can enjoy the high roller coasters and the Big Shot! ride, which is 100 stories from the ground and blasts riders 160 ft. straight in the air . The Sky Jump lets you leap off the Tower from 829 feet and holds the Guinness World Record for highest controlled descent and has a “Freefall” at speeds topping 40 mph.
For the height phobic, you can enjoy from the midway attraction, Strat-O Fair Midway.
The Wildlife Habitat at Flamingo Hotel
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The Flamingo Hotel has a beautifully lush outdoor animal habitat that is unique, fun and free free free! Nestled in the lush wildlife habitat are the signature Chilean flamingos, turtles, koi fish, parrots and other exotic birds. Along with the animals is the wonderful environment with lovely foliage, waterfalls, fountains and ponds. The Flamingo Wildlife Habitat is open daily from 8 a.m. to dusk and they also have two live feedings every day.
Big Apple Coaster and Arcade at New York New York Hotel
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Found outside the New York New York Hotel, the Big Apple roller coaster offers your kids a perfect view of the Las Vegas strip; only for those who can manage to keep their eyes open long. Big coaster has its opening drop at 144 feet, the maximum speed around the track can get up to 67 mph. It is the world’s first coaster to feature a 180-degree “heartline” twist and dive maneuver, providing more than 1.4 million riders with heart-stopping action and excitement each year. To calm down, the entry of the arcade has midway-style and video games which makes this another Top 10 Things To Do With Kids in Las Vegas!
Siegfried & Roy Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat
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An animal sanctuary, which is located inside the Mirage Hotel & Casino. The sanctuary focuses on big cats and dolphins. The palms and lush foliage surround this dolphin habitat, a 2.5 million gallon tank. The habitat houses bottlenose dolphins. Usually, there are no shows and theatrics but sometimes the trainers will perform some tricks with the dolphins. There is also an opportunity for underwater viewing of the dolphins as they play and interact among themselves. The secret garden houses a variety of the big cats, in the well maintained and beautiful foliage with waterfalls where you can see the tigers, panthers, lions, and leopards. The kids will also be taught about the big cat family here.
Visit the Bellagio Hotel Fountains
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These fountains are located outside the Bellagio Hotel, which is a man-made lake with over one-thousand man-made fountains. The view of the fountains is choreographed with dancing lights, water, and music. You will enjoy the geysers shooting lit water for hundreds of feet in the air as you listen to music, which is synchronized with the fountains. This show takes place for every half an hour at 7 p.m. The show is free and takes place after every quarter an hour until midnight.
Gondola Ride at Venetian Hotel
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Venetian Hotel has winding man-made canals; this forms the path where a gondolier who will be singing Italian songs for you as you ride guides the gondolas. The personal gondolier has a great voice, and you will enjoy the famous tunes here, that’s Amore, a wonderful rendition. You will have two options to choose from, either an outside or indoor gondola rides. Each of the gondolas rides takes 14 minutes, and a boat can carry up to 4 people at once.
Las Vegas has fantastic spots and offers your kids lifetime experiences through the thrilling activities they can engage in. Not for only adults any more, Vegas is a place the entire family can enjoy!