The Las Vegas Strip may be full of 21-and up entertainment but parents and kids will still find plenty to do, especially in the summer. From water parks to animal encounters, super heroes and more, here are 5 family-friendly activities in Vegas for the summer.
Wet ’n Wild
There is no denying it gets pretty hot in the desert in the summer. What better way to stay cool off and keep the family entertained then with a trip to a water park? And while there are several water parks to choose from in Vegas, Wet ’n’ Wild is the clear winner with adult slides, rides for teens, kiddie pools and much more.
Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.
For the families that love super heroes, check out Treasure Island Hotel for Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Based on the Avengers installments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this attraction calls on guests to join the fight by engaging in the Scientific Training And Tactical Intelligence Operative Network. Using a series of interactive mini games and exhibits, guests explore the case files of Captain America, Hulk, Thor, and Iron Man.
Mandalay Bay Shark Reef
Seeing sharks in the middle of the desert is something everybody in the family will love. At Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, explore 14 exhibits containing 1,200 species of exotic and endangered fish, reptiles and sharks. You’ll see more than 100 sharks, including 30 in the 1.3-million-gallon main tank.
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Let the kids see their favorite actor, musician, and Vegas star at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. This attraction features eight unique rooms full of such stars as Lady Gaga, Sandra Bullock, and even Spider-Man in the Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience and more. Make sure you bring along your camera for all the selfies.
Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat
If you’re a fan of nature and wildlife, you must take the family to see Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage Hotel and Casino. In the Dolphin Habitat, watch as dolphins perform jumps and tricks as well as learn some fun facts from their trainers. In the Secret Garden, take in the gorgeous Royal White Tigers, Magical White Lions, panthers and leopards.