If you are like most RV’ers and use your camping time to bond with family, you may not think about Las Vegas as an ideal destination. The image most people have when they think of Vegas is decidedly adult, including multiple casinos and plentiful nightlife. What you may not realize is that Las Vegas has plenty of amazing activities for children, making it a fine destination for the entire family. So when heading down to the camper rental to start your next adventure, keep in mind the following Vegas children’s attractions and hit up the great desert city for some family fun.
There are many attractions for children all throughout the Las Vegas metro area. From spectacular theme parks to aquariums, your kids are sure to have a blast. Just some of the many children-themed attractions are:
Adventuredome Theme Park
Right behind the legendary Circus Circus casino lies the five acre Adventuredome Theme Park with all the games, rides, and more to thrill any child. Open year-round, Adventuredome has attractions for all ages, including arcades, mini-golf, and fair games. The rides encompass everything from high velocity rollercoasters to bumper cars, and there are always a number of exclusive attractions open no matter the time of year. Hours and hours can be spent in this park, so prepare to be there for the entire day. When you factor in that admission is absolutely free, you just can’t go wrong with Adventuredome.
Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Located in the lobby of the Bellagio Hotel you will find this terrific botanical garden and conservatory. Under an impressive glass dome you will find cornucopia of impressive plants, trees, flowers, and arranged seasonal scenes. You can walk through dozens of different set pieces across bridges and along trails. The scenes change with each season and include special holiday displays. The conservatory is free to enter and open around the clock. With its plentiful trails and amazing scenery, the botanical garden is just as much fun for adults as it is for children.
Shark Reef Aquarium
Your kids are going to love this one. These multiple exhibits take you deep into an underwater world inhabited by a large population of fresh and saltwater predators. From over 100 species of sharks to piranhas to stingrays to crocodiles and alligators, the species collection here is nothing short of amazing. Younger children will be enchanted by thousands of colorful exotic fish and sea turtles on hand. The underwater tunnels are a must-do, giving the impression that you are walking along the ocean floor. You can best believe your kids will be more than impressed with the Shark Reef.
Located at the Venetian Hotel, the Gondola offers a series of canals that you and your kids can ride through while being serenaded with Italian songs. Depending on the weather, you can choose either an indoor or an outdoor ride, and your kids will be sure to enjoy the combination of traditional song and boat ride.
Far from just a gambling and nightlife town, the bright lights of Vegas beckon the entire family with promises of wholesome fun any kid will enjoy.