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Guinness World of Records Museum
2780 Las Vegas Blvd S
702-792-3766
Hours: Daily 9-6
Featuring colorful displays, video footage, and computer data banks of various Guinness world records. The Las Vegas display includes:  celebrities married in Vegas, the Stratosphere,  and Hoover Dam.

Tiger Habitat at the Mirage
Mirage Hotel Entrance
3400 Las Vegas Blvd S
702-791-7111
Siegfried and Roy's rare and exotic Royal White Tigers are on display 24-hours a day in an open air setting at the entrance to the Mirage Hotel.

New York New York's Coney Island
New York New York Hotel
3790 Las Vegas Blvd S
702-740-6969
Attractions include the Manhattan Express, a roller coaster that twists, loops and dives around the resorts perimeter. It features the first-ever heartline roll, which is similar to the sensation felt by a pilot during a barrel roll in an airplane.

Children's Zoo
At Southern Nevada Zoological Park
1775 N Rancho Dr
702-648-5955
The zoo offers close up viewing of exotic and native wildlife including lions, tigers, apes, talking parrots, eagles and a hands-on petting zoo.

Children's Museum
833 Las Vegas Blvd N
702-382-3445
The wonders of the arts, sciences and humanities come to life at this intriguing hands-on museum. Discover how our world works, and your place in it.

Wet 'N Wild Water Park
601 Las Vegas Blvd S
702-737-3819
Hours: May-Oct, daily 10-8
This 26-acre water park features a 500,000-gallon wave pool, three water flumes, a water roller coaster, slides, cascading fountains, and lagoons. This is definitely the number one family destination for getting relief from the desert heat.

M&M World
Showcase Mall
3785 Las Vegas Blvd
702-736-7611
Features Ethel M's flagship store on the 1st floor; a 8,500 retail store on the 2nd floor with a wall filled with M&M's and more than 3,000 M&M items; Colorworks where visitors can select their favorite colors of M&M's; and the 4th floor where you can enjoy ice cream with what else M&M toppings.

 

Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage Resort
3400 Las Vegas Blvd S
The display has 6 resident dolphins in a 1-million gallon pool with artificial coral reefs. Children can view dolphins from above and below the water level. Informative tours are conducted daily.

Primm Attractions Interstate 15 S
Primm Nevada
702-382-1212
A Wild West themed park offering a variety of attractions including the Adventure Canyon Log Flume Ride, Desperado Roller Coaster, MaxFlight VR2002 Roller Coaster, state of the art motion simulator theatres and Buffalo Bill's turbo drop. An exciting western adventure park for families.

Gameworks
Showcase Mall
3785 Las Vegas Blvd S
A 47,000 sf entertainment center featuring more than 250 games of all types, including the Sega Power Sled which features three 8-foot sleds that riders steer through a downhill snow course. It also features the world's tallest freestanding rock-climbing structure.

Lion Habitat at the MGM
3799 Las Vegas Blvd S
702-891-7777
A multi-level habitat with 4 waterfalls, overhangs, a pond, and Acacia trees. The habitat houses up to 5 lions in a themed natural habitat.
 

Bonnie Springs

Phone 702-296-4972. On Highway 159, Las Vegas.

May-October daily 10:30 am-6 pm, November-April daily 10:30 am-5 pm (call for restaurant hours).

Charge per vehicle.
A former campsite used for wagon trains on their way to California via the Old Spanish Trail, Bonnie Springs is one of the few places to see the natural artesian springs from which the Las Vegas Valley grew and thrived. An adjacent area offers restaurants, a petting zoo, and guided horseback rides.

 
Hoover Dam

The dam is located 8 mile southeast of Boulder City (25 miles from Las Vegas)on Highway 93, Las Vegas. Phone 702-293-8000 for more information. Toll-free 888-248-1259 for crossing information.

Tour hours are 9 am-4 pm daily.
Using enough concrete to build a two-lane highway stretching from San Francisco to New York, Hoover Dam is sometimes referred to as one of the seven wonders of the modern world. Unfortunately, since 11 September 2001, tours at this remarkable structure have been restricted to a single offering, The Discovery Tour. The tour includes a walk through the visitors center, exhibit gallery, theaters and overlook, old exhibit building and the Nevada Intake Tower—one of four towers that each take in 60,000 gallons of water per second. Visitors can no longer travel to the bottom of the dam. The top of the dam is open to pedestrians during daylight hours, and there are restrictions on certain vehicles crossing the dam.

 


Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

500 E. Washington Ave. (at Las Vegas Boulevard North), Las Vegas.

Phone 702-486-3511.

Daily 8 am-4:30 pm. Admission charged.

Part of the original 1855 Mormon settlement, with the oldest original building in Nevada. Among the artifacts: an old pump organ, loom and spinning wheel. There are ongoing children's programs fall through spring and, once a month, a performance of soldiers using traditional old weapons.

 


 



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