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Family friendly attractions abound with the need to gamble

Why Las Vegas Is a Great Place to Go With Kids. Seriously.


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Location: NV-Las Vegas

Story Date: 7/5/2019

Publisher: AFAR   

Author: Matt Villano

Our writer, a Las Vegas expert, has looked at the city from nearly every angle: This time, it’s through the eyes of his three young daughters. His conclusion? When done right, traveling with children to Vegas doesn’t have to be a gamble. On the morning of our fourth day in this desert metropolis, my seven-year-old daughter woke up in a haze. She and her sisters—ages 10 and 3.5, respectively—had spent the past days wandering casinos (while kids can't linger in designated gaming areas, an informal "keep moving" policy generally allows them to pass through casino floors), chilling in ice bars, ogling tigers, and drinking decadent milk shakes with slices of cake on top. Understandably, the sustained excitement was starting to catch up with my middle child: “Dad,” she asked, “can you feel hung over from too much fun?”

Place Category: Attraction, Food & Drink, Lodging, and Sport or Activity

Story Category: Family Friendly

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