A Las Vegas family vacation is definitely the right decision. There are plenty of things to do in Las Vegas with kids; it is jam-packed with attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy!
With breathtaking helicopter rides and guided tours displaying the majestic Grand Canyon’s beauty, a Las Vegas family vacation is one to remember!

a) Red Rock Canyon Tour: this majestic Canyon is rich in geological wonders. Families can enjoy the relaxing and picturesque 13 mile drive around the National Conservation Area, featuring views of the vibrantly colored sandstone Calico Hills, Indian roasting pits and native rock carvings at Willow Springs. Next on the itinerary is Spring Mountain State Park. Its numerous springs provided water for the Paiute Indians and early settlers. Past owners of the onsite ranch include Chester Lauck and millionaire Howard Hughes.

b) Deluxe Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tour: an executive deluxe flight over the Canyon South Rim. The plane lands in the famous Grand Canyon National Park, which the whole family can walk through enjoying the fabulous panoramas. A gourmet box lunch taken at Bright Angel Lodge is included. An upgrade can be purchased to add the 25-minute helicopter flight, with splendid views of 55 miles of the innermost Grand Canyon region.

c) Grand Canyon All American Helicopter Tour: among the things to do in Las Vegas with kids is the thrilling 90 minute roundtrip helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon, via Lake Las Vegas, Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam. This includes a tasty champagne picnic under a genuine native American Ramada shelter 3,200 feet below the rim. A recorded commentary is available through the onboard headphones.

d) Black Canyon River Rafting Tour: the ultimate Las Vegas family vacation should include this remarkable rafting trip. The magnificence of the Black Canyon and the Hoover Dam is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Knowledgeable guides describe the area’s fascinating geological history.

e) Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ranch Adventure: the Grand Canyon’s magnificence can be experienced from onboard a luxury ‘Pegasus’ helicopter. This awe-inspiring flight lands at the historic Grand Canyon Ranch, past home of settlers and outlaws, for a horse drawn wagon ride to a western style repast, entertainment and ranching activities.

Time permitting, additional things to do in Las Vegas with kids include a gondola ride, a visit to Madame Tussauds famous waxwork museum and the Las Vegas Double Decker Bus of the Stars.

Author's Bio: 

Jamie Baker has traveled extensively with her kids across the United States and overseas. She is a travel and lifestyle expert currently working for VegasKids.info where she writes about Las Vegas kids and specifically about Las Vegas family vacations.