MGM Grand Hotel & Casino


The pool area of the MGM Grand covers 6.6 acres and includes a lazy river and a waterfall. Tons of shopping, eating and activities are available right in the hotel. It’s located right on the Strip and features kid-friendly performances of David Copperfield and Cirque du Soleil.

New York New York Hotel and Casino


What’s not to love about a hotel with its own roller coaster and arcade inside? You and the kids will love the excitement going on inside this hotel. The restaurants are located inside “neighborhoods” that mimic different sections of New York City. Grab pizza, burgers, sandwiches and other cuisines that picky eaters are sure to love.

The Mirage


Despite being on the Strip in the middle of the Nevada desert, The Mirage feels like a tropical vacation — complete with volcanoes and waterfalls. Volcano eruptions take place every night and are free to watch. This hotel is also home to a 20,000-gallon saltwater aquarium filled with colorful fish and plants.

Hilton Grand Vacations on the Boulevard

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This Hilton is a non-gaming hotel located on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip. This is ideal if your family wants to get away from the gambling and craziness but still wants to enjoy all the excitement that the city has to offer. Pools, spray fountains and basketball hoops all add to the family-friendly surroundings of this hotel.

Excalibur Hotel and Casino


Staying at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino is a lot like entering a fairy tale. The design is like a castle straight out of a story book. The accommodations are fit for any prince or princess too, with the Fun Dungeon, arcade, swimming pools and a medieval tournament show.

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

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The Shark Reef Aquarium — filled with more than 1.6 million gallons of saltwater and hundreds of different aquatic species — is one attraction that sets Mandalay Bay apart from the rest. Your kids can spend hours learning about sea turtles, sharks and crocodiles while on vacation. The hotel also has more than 20 different restaurants to choose from when your family gets hungry.

Circus Circus

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Shaped just like the Big Top, Circus Circus promises family-friendly entertainment from the moment you walk in the door. It has a theme park, circus acts and carnival games to keep kids entertained all day long. The Adventuredome is the largest indoor theme park in the country and houses the only indoor double-loop roller coaster.

Planet Hollywood


Planet Hollywood features surfing, boogie boarding and two rooftop pools to cool off in. The hotel also has several stores so you can shop for new clothes or take home souvenirs from your vacation. Planet Hollywood features some of the hottest musical shows, with residencies from popular artists like Jennifer Lopez and the Backstreet Boys.

Bellagio Hotel


The Bellagio Hotel is home to one of the most popular Las Vegas attractions: the fountains. These put on lighted shows throughout the day and into the night. If you’re wondering where to stay in Vegas with a family, you should book a room with a view of these fountains for around-the-clock free entertainment. There are also botanical gardens on-site to explore.