A Vegas vacation is always a fabulous idea for families. The destination offers an array of experiences perfectly suited for visitors traveling with their kids, from thrilling attractions to fun-loving shows and interesting places to see and explore. Kid-friendly activities in Las Vegas are aplenty, from the Strip to Fremont Street and everywhere in between—and many of them are free of charge, making Vegas a budget-friendly destination for the fam!
Make memories your family will cherish forever! See below for a round-up of the various kid-friendly experiences that Las Vegas offers.
Landmarks on the Strip
Start with a trip to the iconic Fountains of Bellagio at Bellagio Resort & Casino, where your kids will be mesmerized by the dancing water as it shoots high in the sky, moving to the beat of accompanied music from hit artists such as Tiësto, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars.
An equally exciting experience for parents and kids alike is the Fun Dungeon at Excalibur Hotel & Casino. The space features carnival midway and arcade games—including the World’s Biggest Pacman! Next, head to Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. at Treasure Island – TI Hotel & Casino, where you can dive into the Marvel universe’s history, science, engineering and technology.
Once you’ve worked up an appetite, check out Rainforest Café where your kids will be mesmerized by the interactive “landscape” that makes up the restaurant. The theatrics add to the experience and make you feel immersed in the rainforest, all from the comfort of your table.
For a treat, head to Hershey’s Chocolate World at New York-New York Hotel & Casino and M&M’s World Las Vegas—the two attractions are right across from each other, making it easy to stop at both places.
You and the kids can also take in an epic story at The Atlantis Show at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, where statues come to life to tell the tale of the ill-fated city. The production plays weekly and is the perfect way to bring your imaginations to life as a family.
For respite from your adventures, head to Circus Circus Las Vegas. The hotels free circus acts are a great way to kill some time in between all the other exciting stuff you’re doing! There’s even more astounding circus acts perfect for kids in Las Vegas, with Cirque du Soleil offering several shows that will amaze and mystify, including Mystère by Cirque du Soleil at Treasure Island – TI Hotel & Casino.
If your little ones enjoy the spectacle of magic, Las Vegas has several production shows that will wow the whole fam. America’s Got Talent winner Mat Franco presents Magic Reinvited Nightly at The LINQ Hotel + Experience.
Want a spectacular selfie experience? You and the whole family can pose for pictures with some of Hollywood’s and pop culture’s favorites at Madame Tussaud’s Las Vegas at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.
Downtown Las Vegas
Once you’ve explored the Strip, it’s time to continue the adventures in Downtown Las Vegas. Swimming with sharks might sound scary, but it’s perfectly safe at The Tank at Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino. The resort’s three-story pool complex features a 200,000-gallon shark tank aquarium with a clear water slide running right through it—it’s an exhilarating activity your kids won’t forget! Don’t just take our word for it, get a glimpse into this thrilling experience from the team at VEGAS ON.
For some more interactive fun, Downtown Container Park is a free outdoor attraction where playtime for all ages is the main event. The Treehouse at the open-air center is a great way for your kiddos to let some of their energy out. Plus, there’s live music on the outdoor stage with a lawn and lounge chairs for relaxing.
From a pirate ship to a medieval castle, the exhibits at Discovery Children’s Museum are diverse and absolutely enthralling. Be immersed in its fabulous offerings and watch your little ones grow and learn!
All of these amazing kid-friendly activities are just the beginning when it comes to finding things to do in Las Vegas for kids. Between the fun attractions, eye-catching shows, fantastic food and a trip to your resort’s pool, your kids will love Las Vegas just as much as you do!