Las Vegas is probably not the first place that comes to your mind when you are planning a family vacation. Since it is globally known as “Sin City” and the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” Vegas is associated with self-indulgence and debauchery. It is popular for excess adult entertainment.
Therefore, it is not exactly a place that you may consider when you want to have a cultural experience with your kids.
But, I have some good news for you. You can actually have fun with your children in Vegas, especially if you look beyond the Strip to find exciting and adventurous things.
One of the best places to take your kids is Lake Las Vegas. Ever heard of it? Maybe. Maybe not. If you are hearing it for the first time, I’m sure you are wondering how a desert has a lake.
Many people refer to Lake Las Vegas as an oasis to depict its quiet and calm atmosphere that contradicts the chaos that characterizes the Strip. It’s an artificial lake in the middle of the desert.
It has flyboarding, an inflatable waterpark, and boating. Lake Las Vegas also has luxurious hotels that dot its surroundings, an Italian-style village complex, and bistros with lake views. There are rugged desert hills nearby and a Bay Golf Club lined with palm trees. You can even hike here.
Have Fun in the Water
Take your children to the water. There are fun activities, including pedal boating, water biking, and kayaking. You can even let them hang out in the Nuala Pool, which has recreational activities and a waterslide. Alternatively, you can have a jetpack experience and fly over the water.
Lake Las Vegas has the Westin outdoor playground that has a ship, slide, and many levels to climb. Your children will be entertained for hours, and you will have your personal time to relax and enjoy the sun.
The Westin Kids Club
This club is favorable for children who are between 4 and 12 years old. There is a discovery room where they can play board games, sports, and make crafts. It offers both indoor and outdoor services in the morning and evening. It can give you time for parents’ night out by enabling your kids to experience storytelling, painting, scavenger hunts, and many more.
It is private for guests of the Riatta Hotel. You can let your kids run wild during the day as you relax. There is also a bonfire during the night. They get the opportunity to swim in the lagoon and build sandcastles.
Other features for kids’ fun in Lake Las Vegas are laser tag, mini-bowling alley, a climbing wall, and a Knights Ninja Course. There are also toddler areas, rest areas with recliners, and a state-of-the-art arcade.