Yes, You Can Have a Family Vacation in Las Vegas

Interesting things to see in Las Vegas with the family

Las Vegas is seen as a party and gambling town but there are things to do for the family also. It can be a reasonably priced vacation for a day trip or longer vacation. Here are 10 things for the entire family to enjoy.


  1. Adventure Dome – the World’s largest indoor amusement park located in the Circus Circus Hotel. There are 25 different rides and attractions for the family to try.
  2. Pinball Hall of Fame – collection of pinball machines popular from the 1950’s to the 1990’s. Pinball games are still being made and this place lets you introduce your childhood game to the kids. You can even play them. Takes lots of quarters!!
  3. Shark Reef Aquarium – Kids will love to visit this aquarium in the Mandalay Bay hotel. This great place has exhibits of dangerous sharks to beautiful exotic fish. A must see with the walk through tunnel containing 1.3 gallons of water.
  4. Las Vegas shows – there are a multitude of shows that are family friendly including several Cirque du Soleil shows, the Jabbawockeez and the most popular for the family Circus 1903. Be sure and check dates before arriving.
  5. Madame Tussauds Museum – see life-like wax museum figures of celebrities and more. You can also and use props to take pictures dressed up with your favorite celeb.
  6. Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. – This Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network is perfect for the Avenger fan in the family both adult and kids. You can train as an agent and see props such as Iron Man’s suit, Captain America’s shield and much more.

  7. Bellagio fountains – watch fountains dance and shot up high into the air to the music and lights. It is free so check the times to see it.
  8. Volcano at the Mirage – this free show will fascinate the kids and adults alike.
  9. Discovery Children’s Museum – this interactive museum is full of exhibits for the entire family. Be sure to see Water World with models of the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead.
  10. For the more adventurous family, there is zip-lining, water parks, indoor skydiving and much more.

Las Vegas has become a family friendly environment and makes a great affordable vacation for the entire family.