LAS VEGAS FAMILY ACTIVITIES

               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.  Family members can experience the suspense of the Area 51 Museum to the fun of the  Children's Museum.   A Las Vegas Family Entertainment Experience for every family member.

A HAUNTED DRIVE THRU EXPERIENCE


            "Trapped"  is a one-of-a-kind Las Vegas "Hallowheels"  drive in haunted experience open and running through Halloween at The Industrial Event Space.
            "Trapped"  will be open on select nights from Oct. 8 to Oct. 24 from 7 p.m. to midnight, Oct. 26 to Oct. 29 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Oct. 30 to Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
            The spooky soundtrack will be available through each vehicle’s radio

Some FREE Fun in Las Vegas

FREE FUN!! @ the Bellagio

BELLAGIO Botanical Garden adjacent to the Hotel Lobby

Fountains @ the Bellagio


             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.

The Wildlife Habitat at the FlamingoFlamingo's Wildlife Habitat

               Touted as one of the most unique and beloved attractions in Las Vegas, Flamingo's Wildlife Habitat is a serene paradise.

Flamingo's Wildlife Habita

             It is conveniently free of charge and open to the public daily. Nestled on the Flamingo hotel's lush 15-acre grounds, the Habitat is stocked with exotic birds, fish and turtles.

VOLCANO @the MIRAGE


               The Mirage volcano sculpture in front of the The Mirage features nightly eruption shows with music & fire.
               The volcano is scheduled to erupt at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. An additional 10 p.m. show will be offered Friday and Saturday.

 


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.

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ON the way to Vegas.......  EDDIE WORLD, Yermo, CA


              If you've driven from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, you've probably seen it. There's a giant "ice cream sundae" rising up from the California desert in Yermo.   Must stop for families and good for everyone else,  cheapest gas….. "There's no place like this"     Open 6AM to Midnight

 

OTHER FAMILY ATTRACTIONS...........

THE GONDOLA RIDES @ the VENETIAN


               No trip to Venice - or The Venetian, Las Vegas - would be complete without a family or romantic glide down the Grand Canal in an authentic Venetian gondola.   Fun for the entire Family.

The World's Tallest Observation Wheel

Las Vegas High Roller              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, viewing platform,  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 BIG APPLE COASTER @NY, NY


               The Big Apple Coaster is a hyper virtual reality roller coaster at the New York-New York Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

 

EXCALIBUR HOTEL & CASINO


              The Excalibur Hotel & Casino is a Resort  located on the Strip shaped like a castle.  A Great family Las Vegas Destination.  When  you are considering the cost of a vacation the Excalibur Hotel is an excellent choice.


            Excalibur's kid-friendly theater with jousting knights, dancing maidens & dinner. This medieval, live-action production takes place in a 900-seat theater-in-the-round .

             A trip to the 4D Experience at the Excalibur is the perfect family destination for a day in Las Vegas.   Featuring: Dwayne Johnson (the Rock)

THE ADVENTUREDOME @ CIRCUS CIRCUS


            Adventuredome is a 5-acre indoor amusement park located @ Circus Circus  on the Las Vegas Strip. Adventuredome is connected to the hotel inside a large glass dome, and currently offers 25 rides and attractions .

Discovery Children's Museum

Childrens-Museum360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106

          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.

 

SPRINGS PRESERVE

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MEMBERS ONLY (OPEN to the PUBLIC OCT 1)

             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 Botanical 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.

Divine Cafe & Gift Shop

 

            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.

  • Nevada State Museum
    Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
Springs Preserve  is a don't miss for Las Vegas Visitors of all ages.

Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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900 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV

            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 National Atomic Testing Museum
Area 51: Myth or Reality

Atomic Testing Museum
            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

Area51 Myth or Reality
              Learn about the most secret place in America. The first ever exhibit on Area 51 was developed with the help of the very people that worked there. This exhibit at the NATIONAL ATOMIC TESTING MUSEUM explores the real truth, the real programs and addresses  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!

HeadzUP Las Vegas  at the Boulevard Mall


             This is a place for the entire family.  Trick Art Museum,  Escape Rooms, Axe Throwing, Archery Tag,  DIY Workshops and much more…. at the  Boulevard Mall

THE COCA-COLA STORE


               GREAT PLACE......You can sample 16 of Coca-Cola's international offerings, snap a selfie with the famous polar bear, browse a variety of Coke bottles and cans, and shop for every possible Coke-branded souvenir..

Tim Burton’s Neon Museum


               Make sure you  see ‘LOST VEGAS: Tim Burton @ The Neon Museum,’ a collection of weird, quirky and familiar artworks. The guys in the photo are visiting from “AREA 51”……….

Like Sharks!

The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay

shark-tank             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.


The Shark Tank at The Golden Nugget



             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. CHECK for ACCESS...

SEAQUEST @ The BOULEVARD MALL


               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 Mall3528 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169...

Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

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             Fight Lovers,  you won’t want to miss this Main Event, make time for a visit.  The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame, Interactive Exhibit, at  HeadzUP Las Vegas,  at the Boulevard Mall....