Las Vegas may be hailed as “Sin City” but there are plenty of things to do that aren’t sinful. In fact, there are things you’d be happy to do with your family in tow. From animal sanctuaries to gardens, superhero exhibits and helicopter rides here are the top family-friendly tours and attractions in Las Vegas to enjoy with your family:
Adventuredome Theme Park
What kid doesn’t love a theme park? Circus Circus offers a five acre indoor theme park full of rides and games for both kids and adults to enjoy including kid rides, thrill rides and roller coasters. There are also fair games, arcades, miniature golf and a 4-D movie adventure. Bonus for parents it is free to enter!
Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
Create a family memory that will last a lifetime with the Grand Canyon Sunset Helicopter Tour. Board a helicopter and take flight for an adventure that takes you to the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, past the Colorado River and Mojave Desert and eventually to the Grand Canyon for an unparalleled view of the canyon walls.
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Back on land enjoy more beauty of the desert at The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden. The Gardens are home to seasonal exhibits full of flowers, plants, trees, and more. The Conservatory & Botanical Garden is open 24 hours a day and is free to enter. The kids will be amazed at the gorgeous scenes created with plant life.
Shark Reef Aquarium
Las Vegas might be smack dab in the middle of the desert but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take in aquatic animals. The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay takes visitors underneath the deep blue sea for a special view of the ocean’s most fierce predators. The aquarium features 14 exhibits with 100 sharks, Piranhas, rays and crocodiles, as well as exotic fish and sea turtles. Make sure you stop at the touch pool and the 1.3 million gallon shark exhibit with a walk through tunnel.
Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat
Speaking of aquatic animals Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage invites families to learn more about dolphins and big cats. The Dolphin Habitat is a 2.5 million gallon tank that houses the bottlenose dolphins. There is an underwater viewing area to get a better look at these animals. The Secret Garden is where you will come across the big cats that include panthers, tigers, leopards and lions.
Flightlinez Tour by Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon
Head off-Strip for a family zipline adventure in the desert at Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon. Located in the red mountains high above Boulder City, Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon has four separate zipline runs that cover over 8,000 feet of the Mojave Desert and can reach speeds of up to 60 MPH. This incredible tour starts with a scenic bus ride up to the canyon. It ends with incredible aerial views of Las Vegas, Lake Mead and Boulder City.
M.A.R.V.E.L. Avengers Station
If you have a superhero fan in your family head to Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network). This attraction takes you inside the Marvel Universe where you can participate in recruitment and training as a qualified station agent. The interactive and immersive experience will have you filling out your S.H.I.E.L.D. agent profile, answering questions through each superhero exhibit, watching videos, hoping on Captain America’s motorcycle, experiencing Iron Man’s Heads Up Display, facing off as a team in a fight against Ultron and much more.
Mojave Desert ATV Tour
Families that play together, stay together and that is exactly what you’ll do with the Mojave Desert ATV Tour. This exciting tour takes you deep inside the Mojave desert where you will learn how to drive an ATV. Get ready to ride through thrilling trails and take in the gorgeous Mojave landscape. You’ll even enjoy an all-American meal before heading back to the Strip.
Gondola Ride at The Venetian
Take the kids to Italy with a gondola ride at The Venetian. The man-made canals winding through The Venetian offer gondola rides guided by a personal gondolier who serenades guests with Italian songs during your ride. There is a choice of indoor and outdoor gondola rides and each gondola seats up to four people and last about 14 minutes.
Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds at The Venetian. Home of some of Hollywood’s A-list celebrities, athletes, musicians, sports legends and more Madame Tussauds is a fun spot to let the kids meet their favorite celebrity. Have fun posing and interacting with the life-like wax figures. You can even get in on the action by posing with props like boxing gloves, capes, microphones and more.