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Why Las Vegas Is A Fun Destination For A Family Vacation

Las Vegas, Nevada for a fun family vacation
Family vacation in Las Vegas [Image by David Mark from Pixabay]
While Las Vegas is full of glamour, glitz and gambling, this Nevada city is one of the best locations for a family vacation. There are so many fun attractions, it can be difficult to decide which is next for your little ones. In the city, they can go on fun rides, explore beautiful gardens, see sharks, and so much more. Read on to find out some of the best things to do in Las Vegas on your family vacation this year.

Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay
Shark Reef Aquarium [Image @mandalaybay/Instagram]
The Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay is an aquarium with a difference as its waters are full of dangerous predators. The Shark Reef Aquarium has 14 exhibits for the family to visit, featuring sharks, crocodiles, rays and piranhas. However, it isn’t just about the baddies of the marine world, as the kids can see colorful exotic fish and cute sea turtles. Meanwhile, two attractions that mustn’t be missed are the aquarium’s touch pool where the kids can get close and personal with marine life and the walk through the shark tunnel. Find out more on the official website here.

High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ

High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ
High Roller, Las Vegas [Image by Maisie from Pixabay]
Give the whole family the best view of the city on the 550-foot-tall High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ Hotel in Las Vegas. One of the tallest Ferris wheels in the world, the High Roller takes visitors on a ride in spherical cabins that slowly rotate to offer them 360-degree views over the city. This is one leisurely 30-minute ride that you don’t want to miss.

Adventuredome Theme Park, Las Vegas

Adventuredome Theme Park, Circus Circus
Adventuredome Theme Park [Image @circusvegas/Instagram]
Located behind Circus Circus, the Adventuredome Theme Park is great for adults and kids to enjoy. The five-acre indoor theme park offers rides to suit every age, including fun rides for the little ones and thrill rides and roller coasters for the older kids. Meanwhile, the theme park offers miniature golf, games, arcades and a 4-D movie adventure. The Adventuredome is free to enter with a cost for each ride. If you want to spend a few hours here, the theme park offers an all-day ride pass. Check out the Adventuredome website for more information.

Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens [Image @bellagio/Instagram]
For a more restful experience on a family vacation, a visit to the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens is a must. The garden is located in a huge glass dome in the Bellagio Hotel and here, beautiful, seasonal scenes are created by horticulturists. Among them, the family can see colorful flowers, trees and plants beautifully composed around bridges, lighthouses and gazebos. The Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is one 24 hours a day and is free to visit.

Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N., Las Vegas

Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N., Las Vegas
[Image Marvel Avengers Station (Las Vegas)/Facebook]
The whole family can enter the Marvel Universe and can have fun participating in recruitment and training as a qualified station agent. Meanwhile, the Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operation Network displays a variety of Avengers equipment. Here, the kids can marvel (excuse the pun) at Bruce Banner’s laboratory, Iron Man’s armor suites, Vision’s birth cradle, Captain America’s shield and so much more. Visit the Marvel Station website for more information.

Las Vegas has all these and so much more to offer on a family vacation. Find out more on the city’s official tourism website here.


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