Looking for some cheap family activities in the Vegas area to do with the kids this Summer?  Here are our top 5 family-friendly attractions for your summer adventures.

SeaQuest Las Vegas

Discover thousands of animals from 5 continents of the planet without ever getting on a flight.  Perfect for animal lovers of all ages, SeaQuest is an interactive aquarium in Las Vegas with hundreds of species from 5 continents and the primary vision of teaching conservation and sharing the joy and beauty of our planet with as many people as possible.  Go beyond the glass and immerse yourself in a world of discovery as you see, touch, feed, and interact with stingrays, sharks, fish, reptiles, birds, otters, and other exotic animals. Meet a mermaid, snorkel with stingrays, sleep with sharks, pet a coatimundi, play with otters, animal themed kids birthday party packages, and so much more!


Splash in to Wet’n’Wild for some cool Summer fun! Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas is Nevada’s premier water park with more than 25 slides and attractions covering more than 20 acres, and a place for both thrill seekers and families. As Las Vegas’ Summer Playground, the park features tube water slides, body water slide, raft water slide, a winding 1,100 foot lazy river, wave pool, mat racer, “dive-in” movies, and a multi-level aquatic playground with 11 slides, spray guns, geysers, and a massive tipping bucket spilling water onto guests below.


Ever wanted to wrangle a dinosaur, throw axes, or battle your friends with bows and arrows?  HeadzUp is home to the first 3D trick art museum in the US where you can become part of the paintings with these amazing optical illusions for some fun photos. Once you’re done crossing lava fields and dodging aliens, you can get even more adventurous and active with archery tag, large and immersive escape rooms, and axe throwing.  HeadzUp also offers workshops and activities for kids. Fill your summer with wild stories and adventures!

The Smith Center

Designed to address the needs of community residents, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts offers a blend of performances by local arts groups as well as first-run touring attractions, including world-renowned stars and Broadway shows.  The Smith Center features music including jazz, contemporary, and classical, theater including Broadway, family-friendly events, and local theatre, and dance companies from all over the world. The Smith Center’s resident companies include the Las Vegas Philharmonic and Nevada Ballet Theatre.

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum

The mission of DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is to foster a welcoming, vibrant, safe, and inclusive environment where all are invited to engage in playful and educational experiences that ignite a lifelong love of learning.  As a premiere educational partner in the Las Vegas community, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum promotes collaboration that inspires every child to become an innovative thinker through the joy and wonder of hands-on discovery, helping children turn their curiosity and imagination into reality.