Las Vegas once known only as a gambling meca has become a world class family vacation destination. Las Vegas offers something for every member of the family from Las Vegas dining to Las Vegas entertainment. From the suspense of Area 51 Museum to the Children's Museum there is fun and entertainment in Las Vegas for every family member.
Some FREE Fun in Las Vegas
Each season, the enormously talented horticulturalists and designers who make up the Bellagio Conservatory team transform this 14,000-square-foot floral playground showcase into the distinctive sights and colors of spring, summer, fall and winter. The Conservatory is a FREE exhibit.
Harvest: September 15 - November 24
Holiday: December 1 - January 6
The Fountains of Bellagio is a FREE don’t miss. “An awesome water show takes place set to some of your favorite songs – from Michael Jackson, Faith Hill and The Beatles.” Starting at 3pm Mon –Fri and about noon on Sat-Sun every 30 minutes.
FREE Tours at the Smith Center
Participants must register online. Tours will be listed online thirty days prior to tour date. No pets are admitted other than service animals. Tours meet at the West entrance in the Grand Lobby.
FREE FUN!! At the MGM
KÁ by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM
Complimentary Theatre Experience
Get an up-close look at how the KA team combines awe-inspiring artistry with one-of-a-kind technology to create this 165 million dollar production.
No reservations required.
12:00 PM and 12:30 PM
12:00 PM and 12:30 PM
OTHER FAMILY ATTRACTIONS..............
The National Atomic Testing Museum
Area 51: Myth or Reality
The National Atomic Testing Museum is operated by the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation. It is located in Las Vegas, Nevada, at 755 E. Flamingo Rd.
On December 31, 2011, President Barack Obama signed a military spending bill which included designating the museum as a national museum affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution. The National Atomic Testing Museum is one of 37 national museums in the U.S.
Area 51: Myth or Reality – Now Open! and part of the National Atomic Testing Museum
Learn about the most secret place in America. The first ever exhibit on Area 51 is being developed with the help of the very people that worked there. This exhibit will explore the real truth, the real programs and address the secrecy that surrounds the base at Groom Lake.
(1) But what about the aliens?
(2) The Mothership?
(3) The Secret Underground Tunnels?
The Area 51: Myth or Reality exhibit reveals all of the myths, presenting existing evidence, and lets you decide. Fun, educational, entertaining and interactive!
The Discovery Children's Museum is a 58,000-square-foot facility located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Formerly known as Lied Discovery Children museum, this three-story children’s museum is located adjacent to The Smith Center in Downtown Las Vegas.
"The Mission" of DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is to provide a vibrant and engaging experience, through exhibits and programs, where children from economically and culturally diverse backgrounds actively participate in playful learning experiences that ignite a love of lifelong learning.
Las Vegas Springs Preserve consists of 180 acres dedicated to nature walks and displays and is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Don't miss the Nevada State Museum, the Butterfly Exhibit, the Origen Museum and the Botanical Gardens. The Preserve is located approximately three miles west of downtown Las Vegas, Nevada at 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107.
Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve - A family friendly event with carnival games, trick-or-treat stations, a petting zoo, and the Bootanical garden. Oct. 12 - 14, 19 - 21, and Oct. 26 - 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person. Children under 2 are free. For an additional $5, visitors can take a Boo Train ride.
Springs Preserve hosts several special events throughout the year tied into holidays, seasons and cultural celebrations. Experience the Preserve’s grounds and facilities alive with music, art, activities, tours and concessions.
Springs Preserve is a don't miss for Las Vegas Visitors of all ages.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a private, nonprofit natural history museum that is located in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Mission of The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is to inspire, through educational exhibits and programs, a better understanding and appreciation of the natural world, the sciences, and ourselves.
The World's Tallest Observation Wheel
High Roller is a 550-foot tall, 520-foot diameter giant Ferris wheel on the Las Vegas Strip at the end of the Linq Promenade.
The High Roller eclipses both the London Eye and Singapore Flyer. Facing north and south parallel to Las Vegas Boulevard, the wheel takes 30 minutes to complete one full revolution and features 28 glass-enclosed cabins with broad views of Las Vegas and the Strip. Each spherical cabin can hold up to 40 people.
The Eiffel Tower Experience
The Eiffel Tower Experience gets you up 46 stories and offers spectacular 360° views of Las Vegas.An adrenaline-pumping glass elevator ride up 460 feet to the summit of this architectural marvel and enjoy the views of the Las Vegas Strip.
Eiffel Tower Friendly Ambassadors are on hand to point out sights or snap a pic. This is one of the best views of Las Vegas and also one of the most romantic spots in the city.
So if you're with a special someone, this is a Las Vegas must-see!
The Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo
Touted as one of the most unique and beloved attractions in Las Vegas, Flamingo's Wildlife Habitat is a serene paradise.
The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay
Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is not your typical aquarium. It's a total sensory experience designed to transport visitors to an undersea ocean of fantastic sights, sounds and encounters. Featuring dangerous and unusual aquatic animals from the world's tropical waters, Shark Reef Aquarium takes visitors on a journey through an ancient temple slowly being claimed by the sea.
Shark Reef Aquarium is an exciting journey through a slowly sinking temple overcome by some of the most dangerous predators in the world. View a diverse cross-section of magnificent aquatic creatures, including 100 sharks, (15 species in all) along with exotic fish, reptiles and sea turtles. Featuring more that 2,000 animals, Shark Reef Aquarium is comprised of nearly 1.6 million gallons of water in 14 exhibits, including rare Golden Crocodiles, Piranha, a Touch Pool Experience and over 30 sharks in our 1.3 million gallon Shark Exhibit. Guests also experience two walk through tunnel exhibits giving a "diver's view" of the underwater world.
This behind-the-scenes tour conducted by the Golden Nugget staff marine biologists shows you the inner workings of the incredible 200,000 gallon Las Vegas shark aquarium. Learn what sharks and fish dine on and how the feeding process works. You’ll even go home with a souvenir shark tooth! Don’t miss your chance to experience this unique and interesting tour that’s fun for the whole family. Tours begin at 1:30pm on Wednesdays only.
Seaquest A Completely Interactive Experience for the Entire Family
Immerse yourself in a world of discovery as SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium takes you on an adventure through rainforests, deserts and the depths of the seas. With exciting exhibits and activities for families and children of all ages, you’ll be able to get wet with the stingrays, feed the toucans, encounter the caimans, marvel at the sharks, take selfies with the snakes and more. At the Boulevard Mall, 3528 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169...