Kids in Vegas? Are you kidding? Teenage boys in Vegas? Seriously? That’s the reaction I mostly got when planning a little getaway with the family to Sin City. Even the travel bureau there suggested it was a 21-and-up destination. So what made me do it? Well, my 13-year-old was in a hockey tournament there. But we went a few days early to take in all the wonderful things the strip has to offer — yes even for kids.I’ve been to Vegas nearly a dozen times. During the years, I’ve seen more and more kids walking around with their parents (or maybe, having kids, I just noticed them more). Look at it like they do: My kids were wowed by the Eiffel Tower at the Paris resort, half the size of the real thing. They couldn’t wait to do the gondola ride at the Venetian with its singing gondoliers. The sphinx of Egypt at the Luxor captivated them, as did the giant pyramid with its zooming lights. They (especially the one taking ancient civilizations class) wondered at the … [Read more...] about Vegas with kids? It can be done. Maybe even it should be done.
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I love travelling. I don't like flying, but I love travelling! The whole process of planning a holiday can be almost as exciting as going on holiday itself to me, sad I know :) Last year I decided I wanted to go on a big holiday to celebrate my son passing his GCSEs and we decided on California and Vegas. Most people think of Las Vegas as an adult resort, but there is plenty for children, in particular older children to do. I thought I would share some of my planning tips with you, my readers. Planning such a large holiday was complicated on times as we moved around and I did all the planning myself, without using a travel agent. The Vegas part was relatively simple, however. 1. When are you planning to go? Vegas can be extremely hot in the summer. The hotels can also be cheaper. Everywhere has air conditioning so this can be a great time to go if you don't plan on sunbathing! School holidays can bump up the prices, however, also Vegas is known for big … [Read more...] about Planning A Holiday to Vegas