Top 10 reasons Las Vegas is perfect for your family vacation

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A place where wallets become emptier, stomachs become fuller, and wedding bells ring out from every corner. Although Vegas seems like the rightful destination for a quick weekend getaway with your close friends, did you know it can also be an enjoyable vacation spot for your family? You read correctly. Las Vegas may have its vices, but the virtues it offers for families young and old are both exciting and memorable.

Here are 10 reasons to travel to Las Vegas with your family:

1. Freemont Street

Freemont Street opened in 1995, and has been cranking up the tunes and the electricity bills in Las Vegas for over 20 years now. The light and sound shows are quite the sight to behold.

2. M&M’s World

A whole store dedicated to America’s favorite candy. This factory is three stories high and holds many opportunities for adventures and sweet treats within. And lets not forget those cute characters around every corner.

3. The Tournament of Kings at the Excalibur hotel

This thrilling dinner show takes your whole family back to medieval times, complete with jousting tournaments, swordfights, and delicious food.

4. The Mob Museum

This museum is both fascinating and informative as it tells the tales of organized crime in American history. The museum offers interactive and thrilling exhibits that the whole family can enjoy.

5. Madame Tussauds

This famous museum holds all of your favorite celebrities and superheroes-in wax form. So many photo opportunities await you at this iconic museum.

6. Bellagio Fountains

At many times throughout the day, the famous Bellagio water fountain shows continue to delight onlookers. Complete with lights and music, these waters aren’t for the shallow-hearted.

7. Titanic Artifact Museum

In the depths of the Luxor Hotel, this exhibit offers a sentimental experience among real artifacts taken from the ruins of the sunken ship. There is also a giant iceberg and the whole experience is interactive throughout.

8. The Big Apple Roller Coaster

This roller coaster that loops in and out of the New York, New York Hotel is one of the most thrilling experiences Las Vegas has to offer. The endless loops are guaranteed to leave an impression on you.

9. Gardens at the Bellagio

These exquisite and enchanting gardens located in the Bellagio hotel are heavily influenced by the changing seasons. But whatever season you may be visiting, they are guaranteed to make a delightful mark on your trip.

10. CSI Experience

Based off the hit TV show, the CSI Experience is an interactive murder investigation exhibit in the MGM Grand hotel. It offers a hands-on look at detective and crime investigator work.

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