It’s no surprise that with all the adult-oriented advertising that exists for so-called Sin City many people labor under the misconception that it’s hard to find things to do in Las Vegas with kids.
In reality there are dozens of family-friendly attractions and things to do perfect for entertaining your kids while vacationing on or near the Strip.
If you’re looking for things to do in Las Vegas with kids, check out this list of our favorite kid-friendly activities, including…
- Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
- Blue Man Group
- Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N
- REAL BODIES at Bally’s
- High Roller Observation Wheel at the LINQ
- Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
- Nathan Burton Comedy Magic
- Gene Woods Racing Experience
- Grand Canyon Tour
- and more…
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Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas features eight themed rooms (including: Music, Sports, Club Tussauds, Viva Las Vegas, Marvel Superheroes, and more) filled with strategically poised figures of your favorite celebrities.
Guests are encouraged to get creative with photos and even allowed to touch the figures to get the perfect pose for their photos to show friends back home that you hung out with the stars while in Las Vegas.
NEW in 2016/2017 - The world’s most iconic super soldier made its Madame Tussauds Las Vegas debut on Veteran’s Day at the Nellis Air Force Base 75th Annual Air Show.
More than 250,000 people came to celebrate “75 years of air power” and of course the highly anticipated life-like hero, which garnered more than 5 million media impressions. Captain America is the attraction’s fourth MARVEL figure, joining the ranks of Spiderman, The Incredible Hulk and Nick Fury.
Getting In: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Blue Man Group
The Blue Man Group show experience is bigger and better at the specially designed Blue Man Theater at Luxor Hotel and Casino.
This theater design ensures you’ll be closer than ever and fully immersed in the entertaining, multi-sensory antics of Blue Man Group.
You and your kids can experience first-hand how the show famously blends elements of comedy, theater, rock concert, and dance party together to deliver a euphoric celebration of life that brings the audience together.
Getting In: Las Vegas Blue Man Group tickets are available on 3, 4, and 5-Day Go Las Vegas Cards.
Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N
The Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is a completely immersive and educational experience that brings visitors into the world of The Avengers.
Here, you and your kids can train to become an agent of S.T.A.T.I.O.N, delving into intelligence files and experiments that explore the unique history and origins of each of The Avengers heroes and villains in detail.
Be sure to remember to take pictures of the range of props and Avengers operational equipment from the actual movies!
Getting In: Las Vegas Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
REAL BODIES at Bally’s
Consider taking a visit to REAL BODIES at Bally’s, which is an exhibition of human anatomy at Bally’s Las Vegas.
A very educational and entertaining experience, visitors can study human anatomy straight from the source – from over 20 real human bodies that have been dissected and preserved in ways that demonstrate different aspects of the human anatomy.
Getting In: REAL BODIES at Bally’s tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
High Roller Observation Wheel at the LINQ
One of the most popular attractions in Las Vegas, the High Roller Observation Wheel is basically a fancy oversized Ferris wheel built in homage to the awesome London Eye.
The High Roller is among the world’s tallest observation wheels and tops out at 550 feet, giving riders an unparalleled view of the Las Vegas Valley. This is a perfect activity for you and your kids while in Vegas.
Observation pods are fully enclosed and include a bar (adults only, of course), but chances are you’ll be too busy gawky at the incredible scenery to do much of anything else.
Complete your exiting afternoon with a bite at The LINQ ; Food Network personality Guy Fieri has a restaurant there with tons of family-friendly eats, and the “twisted farm food” at Hash House a Go Go will have kids gawking at the oversized plating and crazy combos.
Getting In: High Roller Observation Wheel tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Kids with a penchant for four-legged furry friends will love this highly entertaining and impressive comedy pet theater show.
With a cast of over 30 trained animals that were once in shelters, Popovich puts on a show jam-packed with animal talent you’ll have to see to believe. It’s also a heart-warming example of how one person can make a big difference when it comes to animal welfare.
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater promises fun and entertainment for the whole family. He’s been featured on shows such as The Tonight Show, David Letterman, and in USA Today and People Magazine.
Getting In: Popovich Comedy Pet Theater tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Chaos & Confetti Show – Recycled Percussion
Be a part of the phenomenon that is the ‘Recycled Percussion Experience’ and see the America’s Got Talent finalists’ entertaining show at the famous Saxe Theater on the Strip.
You’ll get to experience their original “junk rock” style and watch them drop beats on just about anything you can think of to make for an unforgettable, high-energy performance that takes percussion to next-level entertainment.
Kids will be in awe of this exhilarating show and will be inspired by their creativity.
Getting In: Chaos & Confetti tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Nathan Burton Comedy Magic
Nathan Burton is the only magician ever to be invited back on America’s Got Talent as a guest performer and after catching his show, which brilliantly combines his unique brand of comedy with magic, you’ll see why.
Kids and adults alike will be amazed by the illusions and performances Nathan Burton manages to pull off. It’s delightful and campy and much fun will be had by all.
Please note: the show features very kid-friendly entertainment, comedy, and subject matter but does have an element of classic, Las Vegas show girl entertainment.
Getting In: Nathan Burton Comedy Magic tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Gene Woods Racing Experience
Buckle up and get ready for a fun-filled experience on the tracks at the Gene Woods Racing Experience. You’ll be able to get behind the wheel of an extremely fast, high-performance kart and finally settle that family feud of who’s the best driver once and for all on the tracks.
You’ll get the full experience; your adventure begins with a presentation and instructional video that covers everything drivers will need to know about safety (and some tips for edging out the competition) then, you can head straight to the tracks and battle it out side by side with your family for 15-18 laps on the challenging, half mile track. Kids will relish the chance to compete with their siblings!
Any racing fans in the family? Lucky visitors could get the chance to meet three-time champion and racing legend Gene Woods himself as he’s at the tracks periodically giving tips and telling tales of his time behind the wheel.
Getting In: Gene Woods Racing Experience tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour
There are few thing as striking in the natural world around Las Vegas as the Grand Canyon – perhaps nothing, in fact. It’s a must-see attraction for the whole family, and even the most impatient children will pause and marvel at its beauty.
Take a bus tour that departs from Las Vegas and heads out along the South Rim (the more popular part of the Grand Canyon). You’ll see all the best lookout points, Native American artifacts, and historic sites.
You and your children both will learn so much, and it will be an experience you’ll never forget.
Getting In: Grand Canyon Tour tickets are available as a premium attraction option with the 3-, 4-, and 5-Day Go Las Vegas Cards.
Hoover Dam Guided Tour
Any budding engineers in the family? Go on a guided tour of the Hoover Dam (with round-trip transportation included), “the greatest dam built,” and a true engineering marvel.
Kids will like being able to walk across the dam over to the Arizona side where you can check out the visitor’s center, museum, and movie room, or poke around the quirky shops or check out local artwork.
For all visitors, it’s also just truly an amazing sight and you’ll get some stellar photographs.
Insider tip: For the best views of the Hoover Dam and Colorado River, walk the Mike O’Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.
Getting In: Hoover Dam Tour tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas
Take the family to Paris for a fraction of the cost with a daytime trip up the Eiffel Tower at Paris, right on the Strip: a quintessential Las Vegas experience.
You’ll feel like you’re fully immersed in Parisian culture learning about some of its significant history — right in Las Vegas.
Pose for photos by iconic landmarks, including the L’Arc de Triomphe, the Paris Opera House, the Louvre, and more before riding up a glass elevator to get 360-degree views from the observation deck on the Eiffel Tower.
Even if your kids are a little too young to travel overseas, they’ll get a lot out of the cultural experience of seeing what foreign travel has to offer.
Getting In: Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
Grab a Meal at Planet Hollywood Restaurant
Any Planet Hollywood restaurant fans in the family? Kids love checking off locations at this family-friendly entertainment-themed restaurant.
Adults and kids alike will enjoy the movie memorabilia, flat screens, music, and more that make these restaurants such a popular destination.
Plus, it’s an easy guarantee of a menu where your children will find something to love, without the complications of an artsy Vegas menu.
Visit M&M’s® World
Treat the kids to a candy experience at M&M’s World right on the Strip. The store/ entertainment center features lots of fun things to do.
Kids will love browsing through the candy-themed merchandise, including T-shirts, caps, lithographs, candy machines, and more.
Head up to the fourth floor to see what action-adventure film starring the M&Ms is playing and fill up a container with personalized candies to take home as a souvenir!
Getting In: M&Ms World is separately ticketed and is not included with the Go Las Vegas Card. For more information, please visit the attraction website.
The Mob Museum
The Mob Museum provides an entertaining and interactive journey through the true stories from both sides of the notorious battle between the Mob and the law enforcement that fought it. Fun for the whole family!
You will learn about the large role that organized crime continues to play in this country and discover that sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.
Kids will be fascinated by multimedia and artifacts that explain the battle between organized crime and law enforcement. It’s an especially good option for kids who are fans of action-adventure or detective shows, from Power Rangers to Harriet the Spy.
Getting In: Mob Museum tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
CSI: The Experience
CSI: The Experience in Las Vegas puts visitors in the drivers seat as crime scene investigators.
They are tasked with gathering evidence and then enter the crime scene investigation lab to put your crime-solving skills to the test.
It’s a delight for children who love puzzles and problem-solving shows, from Team Umizoomi to Dora the Explorer.
Getting In: CSI: The Experience tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.
BODIES: The Exhibition
Teach your kids about anatomy in a hands-on way with a visit to BODIES: The Exhibition. Here you’ll find real preserved human remains, from skeletons to organs, and see them presented in a respectful and informative light.
Interactive features and dynamic displays will inform visitors about all aspects of the human body, from skeletal and muscular functions to respiratory and circulatory systems.
Please note that parents should exercise caution when bringing very small children to this attraction, as it has some graphic elements that could be frightening.
Getting In: BODIES: The Exhibition tickets are available on the Las Vegas Explorer Pass.
TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition
The kids will be intrigued by the story of the famous Titanic, the unsinkable ship with a tragic story. With a trip to this exhibition, they’ll become experts in the history of this infamous event.
You’ll get to explore galleries of real artifacts like floor tiles, luggage, a piece of the ship’s hull, and more, all of which have been recovered from the watery depths of the North Atlantic.
Younger visitors will especially enjoy exploring replicas of real areas of the ship, including crew and passenger cabins, the Grand Staircase, and the outer Promenade Deck.
Getting In: TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition tickets are available on the Las Vegas Explorer Pass.
There you have it. Our list of some of the top things to do in Las Vegas with kids during your vacation.
Remember, many of these great ideas are included on the Go Las Vegas Card, where you can save up to 55% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.
Consider adding a few of these kid friendly options to your upcoming itinerary. Enjoy!