A family vacation to Las Vegas doesn’t have to be expensive. With a few money saving strategies and a well-planned itinerary, it is possible to enjoy an affordable Vegas experience the whole family will love. Here is everything you need to know about vacationing in Las Vegas with your family, on a budget.
Although having fun in Las Vegas can get expensive, taking advantage of certain activities can ensure you have a great time, without breaking the bank. The city boasts an array of cheap attractions, with something the entire family can enjoy.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
This Smithsonian-affiliated museum is a fun and fascinating place to spend the day in Vegas. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the museum is home to a wide variety of treasures from the natural world. Admission for adults is only $10 while kids get in for $5. Children under the age of 2 are admitted free of charge.
Discovery Children’s Museum
The Discovery Children’s Museum is another top attraction for families visiting Vegas. Although ticket prices are $14 for visitors older than one, you can often find money-saving coupons that reduce the cost of admission. The exciting interactive exhibits at this Las Vegas staple are perfect for both kids and adults.
Bonnie Springs Ranch
Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and head to Bonnie Springs Ranch. This mining town replica offers activities for the whole family, such as pony rides, rock climbing, train rides, live performances, and more. For just $10 you can tour Old Nevada Town and gain access to the petting zoo.
Dining at a Discount
When dining out with your family in Vegas, choose inexpensive establishments and use coupons whenever possible to save money. Here are a few budget-friendly Las Vegas favorites.
For cuisine the whole family can enjoy, Pizza Rock won’t disappoint. This award-winning restaurant offers an array of affordable pizza choices ranging from traditional to gourmet — some of which are even gluten-free.
Bobby’s Burger Palace
If you’re a fan of Chef Bobby Flay, you’ll love this modern and cheap burger joint. Adults can appreciate menu items like the L.A. Burger — featuring watercress and avocado relish; kids love the Crunchburger, piled high with American cheese and potato chips.
Le Village Buffet
Visit Vegas’ version of Paris to discover Le Village Buffet, a restaurant all ages can enjoy. Buffet items represent five French provinces and include truffle mac & cheese, crepes, and vanilla bean crème brulee. If you’ve got a picky eater, never fear — there are also plenty of American classics featured at this budget-friendly buffet.
How to Save Through Your Accommodations
The resort you choose can also save you money on your Vegas family vacation. When deciding on accommodations, make sure to keep in mind both room prices, as well as amenities included.
Resorts like Tahiti Village offer access to a broad range of amenities, including in-suite kitchens, which can allow you to prepare dinner for the family for far less than dining out would cost. Taking advantage of other resort amenities, such as swimming areas and on-site entertainment, add two more ways to have fun in Vegas for less. Book now and start saving!