Are you planning a family vacation to Las Vegas in the near future? Vegas is more than just gambling and nightlife. Check out these family attractions that are sure to please your crew when you visit this city.
You don’t have to be a guest at this famous hotel to enjoy what it has to offer for the family. Housed inside the hotel is a 50,000-gallon saltwater aquarium that is packed full of tropical fish that everyone in the family is sure to enjoy seeing. Sharks, rays, and clown fish as well as plenty of other aquatic creatures will be a hit with the kids.
After you’ve checked out the aquarium, be sure to take in the fountain show called “Fall of Atlantis.” This show has animatronic figures that tell the story of the mythical city.
Silverton Casino Saltwater Aquarium
If you’re in the mood for another aquarium, don’t miss the Silverton Casino’s 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium. Featuring around 4,000 tropical fish in every color you can imagine, the Silverton’s aquarium offers mermaid shows and interactive feeding shows that are sure to wow the kids.
At any time of the day or night you can pay a visit to the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The hotel has this attraction open 24 hours a day and offers visitors and guests a look at gorgeous botanical specimens that are in season. Between 5 and 6 p.m. you can also catch a live performance in the Conservatory.
The Bellagio also features an amazing fountain water show that goes on daily until midnight. The show is set to music and between it and the Conservatory, makes the Bellagio a must for a family visit.
The Flamingo Wildlife Habitat
Perhaps you’d like to see some animals while you’re visiting Vegas. If so, The Flamingo has a 15-acre wildlife habitat gives visitors a close up look at birds like flamingoes, hummingbirds, parrots, and pelicans. The wildlife habitat is open daily until dusk and even holds public pelican feedings during the daytime hours until about 2 p.m.
Excalibur Casino Tournament of Kings Dinner Show
Whether you choose to enjoy the dinner show at the Excalibur’s Tournament of Kings or not, you can still enjoy a taste of the medieval age at the Court Jester’s Stage in the Medieval Village. About every 45 minutes each day, starting around 11 a.m., you can catch free shows and performances by jugglers, magicians, and other medieval performers.
You might be surprised at the number of free or low-cost attractions in Las Vegas that are family-friendly. This list is just a few that have a great appeal to families with younger kids. Do your own research and see what piques your crew’s interest.
Have you considered Las Vegas as a family travel destination?