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What you can do with your kids on the Las Vegas Strip

Updated December 4, 2023 - 7:05 pm

Las Vegas may be jokingly called Disneyland for adults, but there are plenty of spots along the Strip that can attract and entertain anyone regardless of age.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of family-friendly activities to do with the whole group on the Strip.

Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Price: $44.95 for children ages 4-11, $54.95 for adults

Address: Within Treasure Island, 3300 S Las Vegas Boulevard

In this interactive exhibit, guests can peruse an 80,000-square-foot space filled with authentic props and costumes from the Marvel Avengers movie franchise.

Bodies: The Exhibition

Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

Price: $32 for general admission

Address: Within Luxor, 3900 S Las Vegas Boulevard

For the medically minded and morbidly curious group, check out the Bodies exhibit, showcasing 13 whole-body specimens and more than 260 organs. The exhibition gives an up-close look to different organ systems.

High Roller observation wheel

Hours: noon to midnight daily

Price: $8.50 for youth and $23.50 for adults between noon and 4:59 p.m., $17.50 for youth and $34.75 for adults between 7 p.m. and midnight

Address: At the Linq Promenade, 3535 S. Las Vegas Boulevard

This center-Strip observation wheel is the largest in North America at 550 feet tall. It takes 30 minutes to complete one revolution, a great amount of time to take in 360-views of the Strip and Las Vegas Valley.

Midway and Adventuredome Theme Park

Hours: Midway hours 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Adventuredome hours change seasonally. Visit circuscircus.com for details.

Price: Midway games vary, tickets for the Adventuredome are $30 for anyone under 48 inches tall and $60 for anyone taller.

Address: Within Circus Circus, 2880 S. Las Vegas Boulevard

Allow children to play to the fullest with a Midway games spot and a separate five-acre theme park at the Adventuredome. Play arcade and midway games, ride roller coasters and enjoy movie and TV-themed dark rides familiar to the whole family.

Shark Reef Aquarium

Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Price: Tickets start at $29

Address Within Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Boulevard

Ocean lovers can enjoy marine life in this 105,000-square-foot aquarium, the only accredited facility in Nevada. It features a shark tunnel and guests can add on stingray and shark feeds for additional prices.

Pinball Hall of Fame

Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, open until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Price: Entrance is free, but bring quarters to play pinball

Address: 4925 S. Las Vegas Boulevard

This warehouse is 25,000 square feet full of “pinball and nothing but pinball,” according to its website. A nonprofit organization runs the pinball museum, allowing visitors to play retro and modern versions of the classic arcade game.

McKenna Ross is a corps member with Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms. Contact her at mross@reviewjournal.com. Follow @mckenna_ross_ on X.

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