Las Vegas isn’t called the ‘Entertainment City of The World’ for no reason. Amidst the glitz and glamour the city offers to adults, there is something for everyone – including children. Whether your kids love to hop on rides, play a video game or go to an amusement park, there are plenty of things to do with your kids in Las Vegas.
10 fun things you can do with kids in Las Vegas
1. Adventuredome Theme Park
Adventuredome, formerly known as Grand Slam Canyon, is an indoor amusement park located at Circus Circus. It’s a fun place for both kids and adults to enjoy rides and games like the 18-hole miniature golf course, rock climbing wall, canyon blaster roller coaster, video game arcade, clown shows, etc., throughout the year. You can pay per ride or take advantage of an all-day junior or regular pass, which costs not more than $40 per person.
During Halloween, the park transforms itself into a Fright Dome filled with various haunted attractions, all under one roof. If you and your kids are up for a little adventure and thrill, then Adventuredome is a must in your ‘things-to-do with kids in Las Vegas’ list.
For further details, visit the website: https://www.circuscircus.com/buy-tickets-info
2. Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.
It’s like a dream-come-true for kids who are big Avengers fan. Located at the Treasure Island Resort, Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Las Vegas is an exciting and immersive experience taking your kids into the world of The Avengers. The visitors are granted access to Marvel Cinematic Universe. They get an opportunity to see an array of costumes, classified studies, and experiments used in the actual movies.
Kids can also explore the history and scientific origins of The Avengers while getting trained to become an agent of S.T.A.T.I.O.N. At the end of your visit, you can choose to stop at the world’s largest retail store dedicated to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The store has different kinds of Avengers’ souvenirs, a green screen photo opp, and Iron Man’s Virtual Reality experience.
For further details, visit the website: https://www.stationattraction.com/
3. Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Bellagio Hotel is home to a vast glass dome Conservatory & Botanical Garden with 120 horticulturists arranging stunningly beautiful seasonal scenes. It features all four seasons – spring, summer, fall, and winter with a stunning display using flowers, plants, trees, and constructed pieces like lighthouses, gazebos, and bridges.
The winter display towers white fir with polar bears, penguins, and snow globes, drawing both kids’ and adults’ attention. Their Lunar New Year display is known for its uniqueness as well. The conservatory and gardens are open for visitors all day long.
An added attraction is the famous Bellagio Fountains. The stunning water shows rise hundreds of feet up into the air makes for a stellar photo opportunity and a memorable experience for kids.
For further details, visit the website: https://bellagio.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/conservatory-botanical-garden.html
4. M&M’s World
Have you ever met a kid who doesn’t love M&M candy? Most likely not! M&M World opened its first-ever store in Las Vegas. It’s a four-story building spread in a massive area of 28,000 sq foot. Kids can watch M&M candies getting made and personalized in a place called ‘M&M My Color.’ Pick any color from the dozen tubes filled with different colors that you won’t find in their regular packets sold outside.
And, kids also wouldn’t like to miss a chance of getting an up-close look at a replica of Kyle Busch’s 18 M&M’S sponsored NASCAR, along with tons of colorful M&M’S Racing merchandise.
Apart from candies, the floors have gift items like M&M themed mugs, luggage bags and tags, stuffed animals, clothes, cookware, office supplies, and more. Kids will indeed find something to take back home.
For further details, visit the website: https://www.mms.com/en-us/mms-store-las-vegas
5. Shark Reef Aquarium
The Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay offers a unique underwater world experience filled with preserved sea creatures. The aquarium has 14 exhibits featuring over 100 sharks, piranhas, rare golden crocodiles, komodo dragons, rays, sea turtles, and a wide variety of fishes.
Kids can walk through underwater tunnels and visit a replica of a shipwreck. There’s also an interactive touch pool and an option to feed sea turtles, stingrays, and yes, even sharks.
The Shark Reef also offers a comprehensive educational program for organized school groups of all ages, from daily one-hour tours to classroom sessions.
For further details, visit the website: https://mandalaybay.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/shark-reef-aquarium.html
6. Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas
If you are looking for outdoor fun, Wet’n’Wild is an ideal day out for the entire family, especially in summer. With over 25 waterslides like Paradise Falls, Tornado, Canyon Cliff, Desert Racers, etc., the water park is best known for some of its most giant and intense water slides in Nevada.
The water park is operational for a few months in the entire year, so it’s best to check before you plan an outing with the kids. The passes are available online, too and the prices differ based on the season and category of the access.
For further details, visit the website: https://wetnwildlasvegas.com/
7. High Roller Observation Wheel
The world’s tallest observation wheel, the High Roller at the LINQ hotel, offers a breath-taking view and experience to visitors. You can wow the kids by taking them on a spin 500 feet above the Strip, giving a 360-degree view.
The giant wheel takes about 30 minutes to complete one cycle and features 28 spacious cabins to carry the visitors up in the air.
For further details, visit the website: https://www.caesars.com/linq/things-to-do/attractions/high-roller
8. Lion Habitat Ranch
If your children love to interact with four-legged creatures, Lion Habitat Ranch is your go-to place with kids in Vegas. The ranch has over 35 lions, ostriches, baby giraffe, emus, and rare birds.
You are allowed to take pictures with these animals from a distance, and if you are lucky, you may even get a chance to feed them. The admission is free for kids aged under 4, and an adult should accompany those under 14.
For further details, visit the website: https://lionhabitatranch.org/
9. Vegas Indoor Skydiving
Kids will love the unforgettable experience at Vegas Indoor Skydiving. They can enjoy indoor skydiving under the experts’ supervision, training, flight gear, and wind tunnel time. Each of these sessions lasts for about 15 minutes, and you can avail yourself of a discount on repeat sessions.
For further details, visit the website: https://vegasindoorskydiving.com/
10. Discovery Children’s Museum
The museum offers a one-of-a-kind experience to kids, families, and tourists coming from around the world. The three-story museum is filled with various interactive exhibits such as Discovery Lab, Fantasy Festival, Eco City, Toddler Town, Water World, etc.
These exhibits encourage kids to play, explore and get a unique lifelong learning experience. What’s more? You can even book and throw a themed birthday party.
The entrance fees for local and non-locals vary, reaching a maximum of $15. It’s best to book the tickets online in advance to not miss out on your preferred timeslot.
For further details, visit the website: https://www.discoverykidslv.org/
Ready to Explore Las Vegas – Family Style
Each of these attractions has fun and thrills for children and adults. When it’s time for grown-up time in the casinos, you have options. The website Mommy Poppins offers a list of Las Vegas childcare providers, drop-in day care facilities and sitter services. Just click the link to get more information.
NOTE: Nevada law requires children to receive certain immunizations before entering any childcare center, so be sure to have proof of immunizations available if you plan to use one of these childcare facilities.
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Enjoy your stay and welcome to Las Vegas!