Las Vegas may be known as an adult playground, but the excitement and adventures along the Las Vegas Strip can capture the attention of the entire family. From golf lessons and roller coasters, underwater adventures and super hero missions, to chocolate and cola, there’s something for everyone of every age on the Las Vegas Strip.
Topgolf Las Vegas
Topgolf Las Vegas offers 107 climate-controlled bays, 2 pools, incredible food and a swinging time. Bays start at $30 an hour for up to 6 people on one of three floors. Top Golf Las Vegas offers regular specials and events like unlimited play, concerts and even yoga. Sample the and unique cocktails offered. Kids can choose from a well-priced menu of their own, or take advantage of favorites like the Jumbo Pretzel Board and Injectable Donut Holes. Top Golf Las Vegas is located at the MGM Grand, and has free on-site parking.
Even when it’s hot outside, the Adventure Dome is always cool. This 5-acre indoor amusement park hosts and assortment of more than 25 rides and attractions. Flexible ticketing options allow for one quick ride or, for the best value and fun, stay all day. Adventure Dome attractions include midway games, free clown shows, a circus carousel, 4D rides, bumper cars and a coaster that allows riders to experience 1.5 Vertical-G. The Adventure Dome is located at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip.
Ultimate 4D Experience
This 15-minute experience places viewers alongside Hollywood favorites with high-definition 3D projection and thrilling special effects. Kids will especially enjoy in an entirely new way. Additional current features include The Ultimate 4D Experience is in the Fun Dungeon at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino. Tickets start at just $9.99 per person.
Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.
This is where Marvel Agents are made. If you have what it takes, accept the mission, create a probationary agent profile and then step into the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Guided with an interactive device and directions from Maria Hill, participants engage in challenges and interact with the equipment, gear and memorabilia of Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Ant Man, Falcon, Black Widow, Vision, Hawkeye and Hydro man. During the mission, knowledge, strength and imagination will be tested. Be prepared for an epic battle before the mission is complete.
The epic experience that is Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is located inside Treasure Island. Parents should be prepared to assist younger children in their mission. While strollers are allowed, please be prepared for some detours when leaving the exhibit. Children under the age of 3 are admitted free of charge.
Downtown Container Park
Built from 43 shipping containers of varying size and 41 Xtreme cubes, Downtown Container Park is a hub for retail, dining and entertainment just east of the Fremont Street Experience. A 40-foot, fire-breathing preying mantis greets visitors entering the park. Kids can enjoy the monitored, interactive playground that features a giant treehouse while adults relax, shop or enjoy some of the many unique foods and beverages offered inside the park. Downtown Container Park also features boutique retail stores, including Kappa Toys and Jinja Chocolate, and yummy treats like candy, shaved iced and popcorn. Families lounge on the lawn playing with giant Lego bricks and listening to live entertainment.
Downtown Container Park is located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, at the corner of Fremont Street and South 7th Street. The quick trip is worth it for parents and children alike. Container Park is limited to those 21 years of age and older after 9 p.m.
Shark Reef Aquarium
The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is home to more than 2,000 animals, including 15 different species of sharks. With 14 exhibits, 1.6 million gallons of water, a dedicated shark exhibit, touch pool and two underground tunnels, the Shark Reef offers visitors an immersive experience into underwater life. Plan to spend an hour exploring the entire aquarium and plan additional time for extra adventures such as Animal Encounters. The Shark Reef is located near the South Convention Center of the Mandalay Bay.
High Roller Observation Wheel
Check in to one of the 28 guest cabins located around the world’s tallest observation wheel. The 30-minute rotation around the High Roller, located in the center of the Las Vegas Strip, provides 360-degree views of the entire valley, including the strip and the sprawling desert landscape that surrounds it. The High Roller Observation Wheel is located at The LINQ, and offers rides day and night. Children ages 6 and under ride for free.
M&M'S World Las Vegas
Four levels and 28,000 square feet of space on the Las Vegas Strip has been dedicated to the joy that is M&M’s candies. M&M's World Las Vegas offers visitors the chance to print personalized candy in 16 different colors on demand. In addition to the sweetness, M&M'S® World Las Vegas showcases a full-sized ‘18 NASCAR and racing merchandise featuring Las Vegas native, Kyle Busch. While snacking on candies, enjoy the free 3-D movie, “I Lost My ‘M’ in Vegas,” starring Red and Yellow. M&M'S® World Las Vegas is in the Showcase Mall next to the MGM Hotel & Casino.
If your family wants to dance with celebrities, fight evil with Marvel Superheroes or mingle with the legends of Las Vegas, then Madame Tussauds is a must-visit attraction. The red ropes, glass cases and do not touch signs have been traded in for an interactive experience with something to delight each family member. It’s more than selfies when you enter the 4D theatre; jump into the action of a super hero experience that will excite your senses. Madame Tussauds is located at the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian.
Take a refreshing break and enjoy a toast to the world’s most iconic beverage in the Coca-Cola Store. Meet the Coca-Cola Polar Bear and take a selfie before heading to the beverage bar for Coke Floats and samples of beverages from around the world. Of course, there is plenty of memorabilia to purchase, too. The Coca-Cola Store is located right next to M&M'S® World Las Vegas on Las Vegas Boulevard.