via Flickr by Matthias Ripp
via Flickr by Matthias Ripp

Las Vegas has fun for everyone, even kids and families. It’s not just about casinos and fine dining, as there is so much more to Las Vegas than people think. From roller coasters to circuses and aquariums, here are the top five Las Vegas attractions to see with kids.

The Adventuredome at Circus Circus

Situated on the Las Vegas Strip, this 5-acre indoor theme park features some 25 rides to choose from, with one of the most popular being the Canyon Blaster. If your kids love roller coasters, then this is the place to go, as it has double corkscrews and loops, a helix turn, back-to-back vertical loops, and drops.

If you fancy being shot up in the air, then the Sling Shot is the one. The Adventuredome at Circus Circus also has motion simulators, an FX theatre, the Laser Blaster, the Inverter, and a range of junior and family rides for the younger kids to enjoy.


Shark Reef Aquarium

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Situated at Mandalay Bay Resort, this aquarium hosts over 2,000 animals and has one of the largest tanks in all of North America. With 1.3 million gallons in the main shipwreck shark tank, this is an attraction in its own right.

The Shark Reef Aquarium is not to be missed. There are 15 different species of sharks and over 100 different types of animals displayed across 14 jaw-dropping exhibits that bring your senses alive. Don’t miss the Touchpool, where visitors can take part in an interactive exhibit.


Cirque du Soleil

The world-class Cirque du Soleil theatre is home to the most thrilling circus act in Las Vegas. Choose from a great range of shows from Michael Jackson to the Beatles, all of which showcase acrobatics, music, and illusion. For over 20 years, Cirque du Soleil has been a huge attraction in Las Vegas.

Shows run for around 90 minutes, which is perfect for kids to enjoy all year-round. This is a great memory to create for the family and one that the kids won’t forget.


Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

World-famous wax museum Madame Tussauds features likenesses of the world’s most iconic celebrities, where you can get up close and personal to create a memorable and fun time with your kids. Spend a few hours at Madame Tussauds, where you can take dozens of photos and selfies among the lifelike celebs. You’ll be taken aback by just how real they look. Nothing beats having a picture with your favorite red carpet star.


Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden

The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden is rated one of the best free attractions for kids and adults in Las Vegas, and it’s sure to impress. The garden features beautiful displays with stunning floral exhibits that constantly change throughout the year. The work and great detail that go into creating such masterpieces draw in the crowds, and your children are sure to cherish the memories.

After enjoying the top five attractions for kids, there’s still more to see. Check out this guide to the top Las Vegas landmarks to see in an evening.



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