Could Vegas Be Perfect For A Family Vacation?

What do you think of when you picture Vegas in your head? I imagine most people immediately form the image of gambling in their mind. A murky casino, filled with smoke and crowds of people bent over roulette wheels. Well, let’s cast that image aside right now. First, casinos in Vegas are nothing like that. They’re stunning with golden walls and beautiful designs that are a pleasure to spend your time in. However, that still doesn’t help when you’re thinking of somewhere to take your kids. Kids won’t be allowed on the casino floor. You might think that this makes Vegas a pretty awful choice for a family holiday. But you’d be wrong. There are lots of things you can do as a family in this massive playground.

See The Lights

If you’re staying in Vegas with your family, you need to go out and explore the city at night. Hire a limo and get chauffeured around dazzling displays of colour and wonder. The neon lights of Vegas will be like nothing you’ve ever seen before. You can even go and check out the Eiffel Tower. Or at least, the Vegas version of this famous monument. It’s just as impressive as the real deal. Every hotel has a different show and display so you could spend hours travelling around without getting bored.

Incredible Accommodation

If you have the cash, there is some truly incredible accommodation to stay in when visiting vegas. There’s a hotel that has a roller coaster built into its roof. Or how about an outdoor glass lift, similar to the one your kids might have seen in Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory. Vegas is a place where dreams come true, and they’ve certainly tried to give kids things to enjoy as well. In one hotel room, you can bowl a strike in your room. Yes, there is a room in Vegas with it’s own bowling alley. It will cost you a fortune to rent but would it be worth it? I think so.

See A Show

Not all the shows in Vegas are R rated. In fact there are quite a few that are perfect for the whole family. Don’t forget that this is the place where fame sensations come to wind down their career. Or just take a break. If you have a look at this site you can get Vegas tickets for Justin Bieber, Billy Idol or Celine Dion. There are shows for every generation, no matter how old your kids are.

Explore Outside The City

Don’t forget when you visit Vegas you’ll be nearby a number of other sites such as the Hoover dam. Take your kids to view this monumental man made achievement. If you head over there in the early hours of dawn, you’ll be in for a tremendous view not to be missed.
I hope you see now that Vegas isn’t just a place where adults can gamble their life savings. It could be the perfect destination for a fun family adventure that you’ll never forget.


Take the Kids to the Dominican Republic? Of Course!

When you think of the Dominican Republic, you likely think of soft, sandy beaches, palm trees swaying in gentle breezes, and crystal clear ocean waters- as well you should.  What might not come to mind directly is the perfect family holiday, but it ought to.  Long thought of as a couples retreat from the world, or a delightful girlfreinds’ getaway, this island paradise is a great place to bring the whole troupe.

Beyond the beach and pool at your resort, what to do with the kids?  There are plenty of options, and mom and dad will enjoy them, too.  First up, head to Bavaro Adventure Park.

Dominican RepublicClose to both the Punta Cana and the Bavaro hotel areas (one of which is where tourists are likely to stay), this newly opened, open air park is not only fun for the whole family, but is also super safe (keeping in line with both North American and European safety standards) so you won’t need to worry about a thing.  With options ranging from zip lining, balloon rides,  paint ball, crazy ball zorbing (in which you are strapped into a ball, either solo or with another person, and rolled down a hill), Bungee Trampoline and more, you and your family can easily spend the whole day at Bavaro Adventure Park.

Did I mention there is a flight simulator?  Patented and certified in Germany, in the “SkyDiver” you can fly like an eagle.  Strapped into a safety harness and given safety and usage instructions, up to three people at a time are able to fly together to a height of up to 65 feet.

WP_20140719_11_43_11_ProSmaller kids will enjoy Dinosaur World Jurassic Adventure, where they can take a walk through a land of the dinosaurs, watch them move, and hear them roar!  These dinos are animatronic, and move when people are near them.  Learn all about these creatures, what they ate, how they lived- and even see some of their young.  There are more then forty dinosaurs on the walk, set to scale, and made to look, sound, and move how paleontologists believe they did.
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