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Family Travel to Las Vegas with the Kids

Updated on November 6, 2012
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Las Vegas may be an adult playground, but that doesn't mean the entire family can't enjoy all that Sin City has to offer. This family-friendly vacation destination is all about the over-the-top shows, thrilling attractions, and incredible events for all ages. From awe-inspiring animal exhibits to retro light shows, there is something for mom, dad, and the kids. While gambling may be out of the question, there is much more to love about Las Vegas.

Fountains of Bellagio

One of the most spectacular things to see during your Las Vegas stay is the dancing fountains of the Bellagio. These booming water cannons are perfectly synchronized to music. The shows are free for the entire family to enjoy. When planning your trip to see the Fountains of Bellagio, be sure to arrive early to get a front row seat.

Lied Discovery Children's Museum

Lied Discovery Children's Museum is a lively children's museum that caters to the natural sciences. Kids can create animations, electricity, sand dunes, and rivers. Perfect for young babies through school-aged children, the museum has plenty of stimulating spaces for play, such as miniature grocery stores, construction zones, and puppet theaters. Each exhibit is separated according to age. Parents even have their own room with magazines and books.

The Lion King

The Lion King musical production has performed for more than 50 million people worldwide. Las Vegas brings us colorful costumes, spirited characters, and lively dancing with this amazing stage show. The kids will enjoy listening to their favorite songs from the film, such as “The Circle of Life”, as well as new songs that have been added to the animated version. Kids of all age (and mom and dad too) will love to watch this live Disney theatrical show.

Adventuredome Theme Park

Located at Circus Circus, the Adventuredome Theme Park is an exciting way for the whole family to spend the afternoon. At the indoor theme park, you can ride any of the large number of rides as many times as you'd like. Adventuredome also offers a wide range of arcade games, as well as miniature golf. If you think you're bold enough, you can even try a ride on the Adventuredome rollercoaster.

Shark Reef Aquarium

Shark Reef Aquarium located at the Mandalay Bay is a pleasant treat for everyone in the family. This high-quality aquarium a number of sharks that swim throughout the shark tunnels. Kids can touch the tanks that hold these sharks and 1.6 million gallons of seawater. Home to more than 2500 specimens, including over 100 different species of sharks, turtles, reptiles, and exotic fish, the aquarium is a sight to be seen. Sharks are not all you'll see at the aquarium, because Shark Reef Aquarium also has a Komodo Dragon exhibit. Don't miss out on these family-friendly Las Vegas attractions.


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