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May 14th, 2021 at 9:11:24 PM permalink
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Iím planning on it costing about the same as a day at Disneyland.



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smoothgrh
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May 14th, 2021 at 11:43:10 PM permalink
Thanks for the suggestions!

I didn't know about the zipline (besides Slotzilla) and Area 15.

I didn't even consider shows. Good suggestions!

I loved the Neon Museum, but I don't think they'd enjoy it; they might be OK with the Mob Museum. Casino Quest at the mall is goofy fun that I wanted to try, and if the kids can play, I'll bring 'em along!
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May 15th, 2021 at 7:54:54 AM permalink
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Thanks for the suggestions!

I didn't know about the zipline (besides Slotzilla) and Area 15.

I didn't even consider shows. Good suggestions!

I loved the Neon Museum, but I don't think they'd enjoy it; they might be OK with the Mob Museum. Casino Quest at the mall is goofy fun that I wanted to try, and if the kids can play, I'll bring 'em along!



I really don't think younger kids would have any interest in the Mob Museum. Don't forget the rides on Stratosphere.
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May 15th, 2021 at 10:04:29 AM permalink
The zipline at The Rio looks much better than the ones on Fremont, if it is open.
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May 15th, 2021 at 10:48:57 AM permalink
2 More Cents.....

AREA 15 not 51:

There are many free things to gawk at at Area 15, so sure, I think teens might enjoy it for an hour.

They have a golf simulator upstairs and that might be fun if any of the youngsters play golf. It is hit a real golf ball into a big mat kind of thing, except the projections on the mat show goofy things like dinosaurs, etc, I guess depending on what course you choose. If I recall correctly, it was something like $ 30 or 40 to play for an hour.

https://wizardofvegas.com/forum/las-vegas-attractions/other/35827-area15-modern-art-pictures/

WET n WILD:

There is a Wet n Wild waterpark in Vegas. We haven't been to it, so I'd suggest checking the reviews on-line.

Flow-Rider / SURFING Wave at Planet Hollywood Pool

I assume this is only for guests at PH, but not sure about that. We did this once at an indoor Waterpark back home on the little boogie boards. ( It is harder than it looks ).

https://www.caesars.com/planet-hollywood/things-to-do/the-scene-pool-deck#.YKAORqhKhnI

Price: $25 per person, 30 min session
Height Requirement: 42Ē - Boogie Board | 48Ē - Surf The Strip

Indoor Skydiving:

I have also seen ads for the indoor sky-diving. Just a thought. I haven't done that and don't know how much it costs. I did jump out of a real plane many many years ago.

CIRCUS CIRCUS ACTS + MIDWAY of CARNY GAMES:

The game area on the 2nd floor Midway can be fun. Even as adults, we had a blast launching rubber chickens into the air toward the rotating cooking pots. Basically you hit a little mechanism with a rubber mallet and they go flying.

It is hit or miss on the free Circus Acts, but the price is right !

TIP: Once upon a time at least, if you got change for a $ 100 bill in the little office ( it is hard to find, there is a door but not super well marked ), they would give you a handful of 2-for-1 game coupons to stretch the fun out further.

Here's a picture of that game that was included in a Review of CC right here on WoV:

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May 15th, 2021 at 11:31:14 AM permalink
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Casinos:
Bass Pro Shop at Silverton Casino
CSI: The Experience at MGM Grand
Real Bodies at Bally's
Madam Tussauds wax museum at Venetian
NY-NY roller coasters
The Strat roller coasters
Circus Circus Adventuredome

Add the TITANIC EXPERIENCE at LUXOR to this list. My daughter was fascinated by the Titanic in her teens.

ALSO, several casinos have BOWLING. ( South Point, Gold Coast, others as well probably ).

What about the HIGH ROLLER Ferris Wheel by the LINQ ?
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May 16th, 2021 at 10:56:38 AM permalink
Lot of great stuff already. Some other things:

Wet 'n Wild and Cowabunga Bay should be high up there. When I was a teenager I had no problem being dropped off at places like that early in the morning and picked up late in the evening.

Would have also loved Heart Attack Grill as a teenager.

Any casinos / hotel with a pools, movie theatre, bowling, arcade.

A lot, if not the majority, of shows are great for all ages.

Allegiant Stadium tours for sports fans. Esports arena for gaming fans.

Rex Center, Kiss mini-golf, High Roller, Shark Reef, are some other things I can remember doing that would be great for something to do with teenagers.

Lots of ads for indoor skydiving.
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May 16th, 2021 at 11:55:57 AM permalink
Thanks for all the suggestions!

Oooh, they'd love water parks! Esports arena might also be fun for them.

I like going around Vegas (any tourist area, really) and enjoying what locals do.
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May 16th, 2021 at 2:30:45 PM permalink
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Good list so far !

Absolutely positively add...

- MAC KING's afternoon show at HARRAH's to the list, assuming it is open when you visit.



I saw this show about 12 years or so ago as a 25 year old male. We had free tickets and I had zero expectations, but I remember my buddies and I actually had a good time.
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May 16th, 2021 at 8:42:37 PM permalink
I'll add Tournament of Kings as one of the very best things to take a teenager. Quick research shows it is opening back up in September.

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