Las Vegas the family vacation destination is whispering its rules on children. The state law emphasize on preventing the children from being in the gaming area all the time. The legal age for gambling is 21, and some high-end casinos prohibit strollers for children.
Still there is pure delight for children for it is full of family attractions and activities. If you want to take your children there, here is a tip. Circus Circus and Excalibur are the only hotels that cater to children. One can envisage a lot of contortionists and acrobats at Circus Circus every day. The real thrill of horses with battling knights and medieval damsels can be felt in Excalibur’s Tournament of Kings.
The major resorts have magnificent pools, like Mandalay Bay’s wave pool, though children under 21 are not allowed in gaming areas. While most casinos have virtual reality and video game arcades.
Houndini’s Magic Shop gives the children freedom to master their own tricks while some other Strip’s stage shows can amaze all ages. One should peep into Ka, LOVE, MacKing, Mystere or Phantom for big productions not missing the nightly free Viva Vision light-and-sound show in downtown’s Fremont St.
If you want a stomach-dropping dipsy dos just jump into the roller coaster which shoots out of the Coney Island Emporium in Adventuredome at Circus Circus or New York-New York. Imagine yourself like a fighter pilot during a barrel roll while you are tossed between the high-banked turns, a 540-degree spiral and stellar Strip views. Stratosphere Tower, Pole Position Raceway, Speed at the Sahara are some other thrilling delights for teens.
If you want to communicate to sharks you head to Mandalay Bay where you can see 2000 plus large and small sharks, jellyfish, moray eels, stingrays and crocodiles. Though there is a billboard advertising a great white shark, you won’t be seeing any whites out there.
The big cat’s conduct in MGM’s glass-walled Lion Habitat is another attraction. These cats live on a ranch outside. One can see the cats sprawl above their head in the see-through walkway tunnel. This Lion Habitat showcases up to six bravura cats daily.
The Grand Canyon National Park is situated 275 miles southeast while Red Rock Canyon is at 20 miles west of Vegas and Hoover Dam at 30 miles south east.