Las Vegas is home to the glittering lights of the strip, the neon signs of old-school casinos, and, without question, all sorts of debauchery. It’s not exactly the first destination you would think of when planning a family vacation, especially with young kids. Vegas is a “city for grown ups” – why would you take your young children there on a trip? Believe it or not, there is more to Las Vegas than the debauchery, and Las Vegas is actually a city that offers fun for all ages.
While the gambling and partying scene in Las Vegas certainly lives up to its longstanding reputation, Las Vegas is actually home to several attractions specifically created for kids. In fact, there are plenty of family-friendly things to do in Sin City that your young kids will love. Whether you’re looking for opportunities to explore the outdoors with your family or would rather stick to adventures close to the Las Vegas Strip, there’s numerous adventures and memories to be had with your young kids.
Before we dive into the top seven attractions, it’s important to recognize the natural (if you can call it that) wonders of the city of Las Vegas through a child’s eyes. And more specifically, the wonders of the Las Vegas Strip. The Strip itself is a bright, twinkling spectacle. Just a simple drive down Las Vegas Boulevard will have your child staring out the window in amazement as the neon lights sparkle in their eyes.
With so many over-the-top themed hotels like New York New York, the Luxor, Paris Las Vegas and Circus Circus, there are spots that will capture the attention of your little ones with their mere existence. And, of course, they’re also perfect for family vacation photo ops!
Let’s explore the top seven things to do with your young kids in fabulous Las Vegas: