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Las Vegas Family Vacations {Travel Guide}

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Las Vegas Family Vacations Travel Guide

Post Last Modified – August 22, 2023 ¦ gr8traveltips.com

Planning Las Vegas Family Vacations – A Travel Guide

Not sure whether you should take the family to Las Vegas for a vacation? There’s so much to see and do in and around the city, making Vegas an ideal; Family Holiday Destination. Over the years, we’ve enjoyed some outstanding …

🏜 Las Vegas Family Vacations. 🏜

Las Vegas has developed and progressed over the years, into becoming one of the; 🌎 Worlds Premier Holiday Travel Destinations. 🌎

Did You Know … The City of Las Vegas, Nevada now ranks as one of the most favorite; Family Travel Destinations, in all of the United States? ❓

Taking A Family Vacation To Las Vegas

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Things continue to evolve and change so rapidly in this city each and every year. So much so, it’s hard to keep up with all the changes happening. Even though it’s been a few years since our last visit, here’s just a taste of what we enjoyed with our kids, and why you should consider your next family holiday to … Las Vegas!

Most people we talk to and many of our friends that have been to Las Vegas, have only one thing to say about their experience;

“We Loved It & How Soon Can We Return!”



Great Reasons To Visit Las Vegas With Your Family

Best Las Vegas Family Itinerary

Las Vegas Strip Skyline

It doesn’t matter what time of year you plan on visiting the city, with the endless number of; 🏨 Resort Hotels and various other accommodations to choose from, there are always outstanding {vacation package deals} throughout the year.

This especially so, if you choose to visit in the summer months when it’s hot! 🥵

Las Vegas Themed Resort Hotel

We’ve enjoyed road trip 🏕 camping vacations in past years, traveling from our home in 🍁 Western Canada, to various destinations in the States including; Oregon, California, Arizona and Nevada.

There are some excellent 🚌 RV Parks conveniently located in and around the city for you to camp at. This makes your stay in Las Vegas even more affordable and fun, especially when traveling with your kids!

Grand Hotel Las Vegas

Las Vegas Family Vacations – Because Of The Food

Ellis Island Casino BBQ Dinner

One of the great things to do in the city is attending the many – Amazing Buffet Restaurants.

Whether at the beautiful themed resorts on; “The Strip” or any other 🏨 Casino Resort Hotel, expect to find some superb buffets and at very affordable prices. After all, it’s one of the most popular ways of attracting people into their resorts, and to spend more time enjoying everything they have to offer.

If you are a foodie, then Vegas offers some amazing dining options. Whether it’s affordable buffet style dining, to first class restaurants show casing some of the world’s leading chefs, it’s all here in Las Vegas!

One of our favorite hidden 🚌 gems we discovered just off “The Strip,” is the; 🎰 Ellis Island Casino. They have a tiny restaurant in the corner of their casino, that has the best BBQ dinner, along with excellent selections of 🍺 Craft Beer!

Just one of the many outstanding places to discover, for affordable dining in Vegas.



Las Vegas Family Vacation Attractions – Hidden Gems In The City

Las Vegas Chinatown

❓ Did you know that Vegas has a thriving 🏮 Chinatown, which is located just minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip? ❓

Spring Mountain Road offers excellent; Asian cuisine, and a place to find unique gifts from every part of the continent. If you love Asian food, there are excellent restaurants along this street, that specialize in; Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai and Mongolian dishes that are both affordable and delicious!

So for a special night out dining with the family, consider visiting Chinatown!



Shopping Galore In Las Vegas Nevada

Las Vegas Outlet Center

Vegas offers the highest concentration of high-end boutiques and retail stores, to be found most anywhere in the world. You can find; Tiffany, Prada, Armani and many more designer stores for the more sophisticated shopper.

Many of these high end retailers often carry exclusive items, that you won’t find elsewhere. For the more bargain 🛍 shopper, there are two large destination 🏬 outlet malls to visit, that I’m sure you will enjoy shopping at.

The Las Vegas Premium Outlets and The Fashion Outlets Las Vegas.



Las Vegas Family Vacation Attractions – Shows & Rides

Blue Man Group Las Vegas

All of the major hotels seem to offer a themed ride or family entertainment of some sort these days. All, to attract families to stay and enjoy their resorts. From the famous rides at the; Stratosphere Resort, to attending a live {Blue Man Group Show} for example, there are always fun things to do during the day and evening with your family.

We attended the very popular {Blue Man Group} show at the Luxor Hotel seasons ago. This is an amazing family friendly live show, definitely not to be missed! You can check out their website below, for more detailed and up to date information.

🤡 Blue Man Group Luxor Hotel 🤡

Las Vegas Thrill Rides

The Cirque du Soleil franchise has numerous live shows, outstanding performers as the famous {Terry Fator} and many more. All great live shows for younger audiences.

Terry Fader Show Las Vegas

Enjoy magic, dance and family comedy shows that everyone will enjoy!



Las Vegas Nevada – A Perfect Family Friendly Destination

New York New York Hotel Las Vegas

You can spend days enjoying the sites and attractions in and around the city. Here’s a few recommendations when planning a visited to get started:

✔ Visit The Spectacular Themed Resort Hotels on … The Las Vegas Strip;
✔ Attend NASCAR Race Event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway;
✔ Visit The Hoover Dam And Grand Canyon;
✔ Take a Scenic Helicopter Tour;
✔ Go Golfing;
✔ Attend A Live Show;
✔ Go Shopping;
✔ Check Out The Fremont Street Experience;
✔ Visit The Mob Museum and so much more!

NASCAR Petty Driving Experience Las Vegas

Did I mention 🏁 NASCAR Racing? 🏁 You bet I did!

We love attending these {Premier Auto Races} at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A beautiful facility just minutes north of downtown Vegas.

How about actually taking a spin or driving a real 🏁 NASCAR race car? ❓

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Our family had a blast doing this on our last visit!

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🏁 NASCAR Driving Experience! 🏁 🙂

I could go on and on, as there are endless things to do, in this ever changing city in the Nevada 🏜 desert. Be sure to check out my other continuation post here, on the many …

🏜 Family Attractions In Las Vegas. 🏜

I’ve included more; details, information and personal 📸 photos on suggestions mentioned in this post and more.



Las Vegas Family Travel – Resort Hotels

Caesars Palace Resort Las Vegas Nevada

The resorts on “The Las Vegas Strip” and elsewhere, are absolutely amazing. You can spend days and days wandering through these gigantic themed resorts, enjoying the amenities each of these hotels offers visitors. Since our last visit, new resorts have been built, new attractions added and so much more.

We can’t wait to return to see them!

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You will simply be in {Awe,} the first time you enter one of these colossal and stunning resorts. It’s like stepping into a little city of its own, entering these uniquely theme based; 🃏 Resort Hotels.

Each one offers something special with;

Grand Casinos .. Fabulous Buffet Restaurants .. Fine Dining Options .. Shopping .. Entertainment .. Attractions & More!



Family Things To Do In Las Vegas – Off The Strip

Hoover Dam & The Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

These are two; Must Do attractions, within easy reach of the city and definitely should be added in your travel plans. We loved visiting and camping in – Grand Canyon National Park and taking the fully guided tour of – Hoover Dam.

Hoover Dam Nevada

The whole family will love an outing to these two … Major Tourist Attractions!

Hoover Dam Nevada

Below, I’ve included the official website links to these two attractions, where you can access much more detailed information when planning your visit.

🏜 Grand Canyon 🏜

🌊 Hoover Dam 🌊

The Mighty Grand Canyon

The Mighty Grand Canyon

As mentioned above, our family love to include a stock car race while visiting Vegas.  Attending the NASCAR Races at {Las Vegas Motor Speedway} is absolutely amazing!

A beautiful facility, that’s definitely worth checking out on your visit. Whether you’re a race fan or not, you will love it!

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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🏁 Las Vegas Motor Speedway 🏁



Great Hotels – Great Shows – Great Prices – Vegas Vacations

Treasure Island Resort Fireworks

Las Vegas is the most entertaining and exciting city to visit anywhere in the world. Where else can you find a city that has all the travel conveniences that only a complete resort destination can offer? ❓ Everything that you would expect from a {World Class City} and much more.

Las Vegas is a City that has something for everyone, both young and old.

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I’ve just touched the surface here, on why taking a family vacation to Las Vegas is a great idea. Whether you stay in a fancy resort, a nearby motel or enjoy camping at a local RV Park, this city is perfect for a holiday with the entire family.

🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for the city’s exact location. 🗺

😎 Safe and Healthy Travels!

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A Blogger Since 2012, Robert has a {Passion for Travel}, having worked in the industry for over 35 years. He enjoys sharing special moments & tips on; Travel, Health & Wellness, Book Reviews and much more!

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