Inside: Fun Things to do in Las Vegas with Teens When Traveling.
Is Las Vegas a good place to bring teenagers (or your kids)? Will they have fun? Is there enough for them to do? If you are wondering if you should visit Las Vegas with teenagers, we can help.
There are a ton of cool things to do in Las Vegas with teens. Exciting tour options include everything a teenager wants to see and conquer including zip lines, roller coasters, navigating an ATV or dune buggy, and there are even options to take them to a shooting range.
You can also try numerous activities within the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Which include, horseback riding, peddling an electric bike, and hiking through the unique red rock formations.
See more fun things to do in Las Vegas with teens below!
Instagram-Worthy Things to do in Las Vegas with Teens
Las Vegas Sign: Have your photo taken in front of the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. They have created a small parking lot just for visitors to this sign since it sits in the median.
Dessert at the Milk Bar: There are many delicious places to eat in Las Vegas, but at the top of my list is Milk Bar Las Vegas. Famous dessert chef Christina Tosi is an artist, creating sweets that are out of this world.
Take the Eiffel Tower Tour: Cheesy as this might sound, there are incredible views from on top of this replica Eiffel Tower, along with selfie/Snapchat/Instagram moments suitable for posting.
Best Vegas Hotels for Teen
The Fountains of The Bellagio: The fountains are impressive any time of the day or night, but the night-time shows are simply beautiful. Come early for the best viewing. The show runs every 30 minutes from 3 to 7 pm and every 15 minutes until midnight.
The Volcano at The Mirage: We stayed at The Mirage and had an excellent view of the volcano from our 15th-floor hotel room. By day, this man-made rock formation is covered in waterfalls. By night, it becomes a fire-spewing volcano shooting flames and water high into the air. The show runs every 15 minutes from dark until midnight.
Critters: For fees ranging from $5 and up, you can see dolphins, white tigers, lions, flamingos, sharks, exotic fish, etc. at places like Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo, Sharks Reef at Mandalay Bay, Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, Lion Habitat at the MGM Grand, the huge aquariums at the Silverton Hotel, Caesars Palace, and The Mirage, and the pool at the Golden Nugget.
Cool Las Vegas Teenage Activities
Shark Tank Tours: The Golden Nugget Hotel offers Shark Tank Tours that take kids behind the scenes to learn about the animals and watch a feeding; it’s offered Thursday through Saturday. The hotel also features a rooftop swimming pool with a clear waterslide tunnel that runs straight through the shark tank!
The Escape Game: The Escape Game is a 60 minute adventure where you and your team will work together to find clues, overcome challenges, and ultimately complete a mission! Grab some friends, or meet some new ones there, and test your skills!
Marvel’s Avenger S.T.A.T.I.ON: Every teenager is enamored with superheroes and the best thing to do in Las Vegas with teens is to take a trip to the Marvel Avengers STATION at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino. Your experience starts when you arrive at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino and enter this totally interactive exhibit. When you stroll through the walkways of the exhibit you will be amazed at what items you see.
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum: Located in front of The Venetian is an interactive wax museum.
Roller Coaster in Las Vegas for Teenagers
Big Apple Coaster: If you think a hotel roller coaster won’t make you scream, you’re wrong. The Big Apple Coaster, which runs in and out of the New York-New York Hotel, loops, turns, and twists adrenaline-seeking teens.
Insanity: Think your teen is insane for wanting to be whirled around in the air? More than 900 feet above the ground, in an open car, at angles that aren’t exactly natural for humans? Then you understand why Insanity is so appropriately named.
The LINQ Fly: The only Zipline on the Las Vegas Strip, and it’s just waiting for you and your teen to team up for a group ride as you plunge over the most famous street in Las Vegas. Your fly starts by launching from a 12 story tower and carries you more than 1,100 feet above the Strip.
Big Shot: Climb in and prepare to be shot 160 feet into the air in mere seconds. Big Shot shoots up into the air at 45 miles an hour. At the top of Big Shot, you’re 1,081 feet into the air. The view of Vegas from this high is incredible! Not that your teen will notice much other than their heart thumping.
Things to do in Vegas Under 18
The Freemont Street Experience: This is a must-see for any age. There is simply nothing like it. The Freemont Experience is a huge domed screen that covers the entire street from side to side and end to end for over 4 city blocks of downtown Las Vegas on Freemont Street. This screen comes alive with lights and music too incredible to describe.
Real Bodies at Bally’s: If you have ever wondered exactly how the human body looks and functions then a super thing to do in Las Vegas with teens is to take a tour of Real Bodies. Your excursion begins when you arrive at Bally’s and enter the fascinating exhibit area.
Things to do Near Vegas for Families
Red Rock Canyon: If you are interested in viewing some the most fabulous natural scenery in the world then the perfect thing to do in Las Vegas with teens is to book the Red Rock Scooter Tour.
Big Bus Tour Las Vegas: The Bus Tour follows the ever-popular formula of the Hop On Hop of buses in Cities all around the world. Families in Las Vegas will love this concept. It allows you to see the sights in Las Vegas without having to walk around in the heat all day.
Segway tours in Las Vegas: There is nothing more fun than zipping around a city on a segway and for teens. This has to be one of the best things to do in Las Vegas with kids. A Las Vegas Segway tour is a great opportunity to fun and learn about the city. Segway tours are for the whole family! You will be given instructions and a short amount of practice time before you set off on your adventure. A Segway ride is one of the cool things to do in Las Vegas.
More Fun Ideas for Teens
Feather Hair Extensions – Let’s talk about Feather Hair Extensions… As quickly as the trend came into our lives, it was gone. But like low-rise jeans, Juicy Couture tracksuits, and chunky blonde highlights, feather hair extensions are back. They are all the rage this season! For the past two weeks, my daughter was having a fit for some of these colorful ways to jazz up her hair. So why put feathers in your hair? Putting feathers in your hair is a bold way to show that you have an amazing bohemian style. With their growing popularity with kids’ favorite TikTok stars sporting the look, who wouldn’t want to join in on this trend?