Earlier, it was almost impossible to imagine of family-friendly activities in Las Vegas. This city has always been associated with gambling and extreme partying scenes. Today, this city of lights is both fun and affordable for any family traveler. In 1990s there was an attempt to change this adult city to include activities and attractions for the whole family. Here are 5 amazing family attractions in Las Vegas.
1. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
When you visit Las Vegas, the Red Rock Canyon is a deserts with beautiful attractions for the entire family. You can choose a 6 hours leisure work or if you have limited time take the 4 hours express option in the afternoon. The warm sun, cool breeze and a combination of colors makes this region ideal for outdoor partying or for a mild hike with your close family members. Musicians and artists often place a stage on top of a hill and the experience of seeing them perform is awesome.
Take a tour to the colorful sandstones of Calico hills, stop at the limestone Indian roasting pits and the petroglyphs at Willow Springs and remain with poignant memories. Continue with your tour and visit the Spring Mountain State Park and enjoy some wildlife – you’ll get to see the desert tortoise. The visit will not be complete if you don’t get to hear about the history of explorers and the Canyons great geography. You can walk, climb, bike or ride around this area to enjoy the scenic attractions.
2.Mob Museum Las Vegas Attraction
One thing to learn about this world-class destination is that most of the hotels in Las Vegas were managed by gangsters. Visitors can get more important history about this past sordid city from the Mob Museum. Its situated at the heart of downtown Vegas right by the Main Street Station. This where you will learn about how mafia operated and how organized crime impacted in the whole of America. Interactive artifacts and exhibits teach visitors about this past history. Visitors also learn how law enforcement mechanisms led to the demise of these mobs.(image by Dustin Wax).
3.Fun At Circus Circus
There is no age restriction to watch amazing performances at Circus Circus. These shows are free everyday at 11 AM and run at an interval of 45 minutes until midnight. Children will definitely be delighted to watch famous jugglers, acrobats and clowns and other comical artists. Carnival Midway is just a stone throw near Circus Circus for those bigger children who would prefer amusement park and adventure-dome experiences.(image by sjevazz ).
4.Adventure Canyon at Buffalo Bill
Think of all the water rides and sports you can have. The ride of 35 feet drop will leave you screaming with fun. Water gun-fight games are available here.
5.Tournament Of Kings
This dinner show is available at the castle-shaped Excalibur. You get jeer your favorite knight as he takes on the rivals from other lands. Visitors are entertained to sword fighting, gladiator combats, racing and jousting.
Gregory Popovich’s Comedy Pet Theater is perhaps the best show on the Strip. Pets like kittens and puppies perform a show to visitors. Though there are lots of fun activities for adults, families on vacation have not been left out as well.
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