10+ Things to Do in Las Vegas for Teens During Your Vacation

Las Vegas can be an amazing city for a family vacation, but you may be left wondering how to keep your teens entertained.

If you’re looking for things to do in Las Vegas for teens, check out our list of the top attractions and activities, including…

  • Blue Man Group
  • Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
  • Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.
  • Las Vegas High Roller Observation Wheel
  • Stratosphere Observation Deck
  • Popovich Comedy Pet Theater tickets
  • CSI: The Experience
  • The Mob Museum
  • TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition
  • BODIES: The Exhibition
  • and more…

Save on Admission to Attractions Teens Will Love

Many of these teen-friendly Vegas attractions are included on the Go Las Vegas® Card.

Choose as you go from many top attractions and save up to 55% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.

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Blue Man Group

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Blue Man Group Las Vegas is a euphoric exploration of art, technology, and music.

Your teen (and your whole family) will have an absolute blast at this amazingly fun show.

‭Electrify your night at the specially designed state-of-the-art Blue Man Theater at Luxor Hotel ‭and Casino.

35 million people of all ages, languages and cultures know what Blue Man Group is ‭really about. Now it’s your turn.

Getting In: Blue Man Group tickets are available on 3, 4, and 5-Day Go Las Vegas Cards.

Meet Their Favorite Celebrities

Image credit & copyright: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas Facebook page.

Image credit & copyright: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas Facebook page.

Do your teens gush over celebrities like it’s their job? Perhaps a visit to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas is in order.

It’s probably the closest most of them will come to meeting many of their favorite celebrities in person from the worlds of film, music, and more – and wax or no, it makes a pretty awesome picture.

They’ll also get to enjoy scenes from their favorite film franchises like Marvel Superheroes or the Hangover films. This is a fun thing to do for the whole family!

Getting In: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas tickets are included on the Go Las Vegas Card.

Explore Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

marvel-avenger-stationWhether your teen loves comics, or just can’t wait to see the latest superhero movie from Marvel, they’ll be dying to check out Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

See and explore props, costumes, and settings from some of the biggest hits from Marvel.

Then, delve into the intelligence gathering that goes on in the world of Marvel’s “Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network.”

Plus, there’s even an app available to guide you through the exhibit. What teen can resist integrating their smartphone into their explorations?

Getting In: Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. admission is included on the Go Las Vegas Card.

See the Vegas Strip from Above

The High Roller large observation in Las Vegas is fun for the whole family.There are few things as glamorous as the Las Vegas Strip.

So why not give your teens a shot at that perfect Vegas Instagram and take them up on amazing observation wheel with excellent views of the south end of the Strip?

Here are some great options to choose from: the High Roller Observation Wheel at LINQ or the Stratosphere Observation Deck.

The first is located in an entertainment district that is also known for shopping and dining (which we are sure your teens will appreciate). The second features better views of the North Las Vegas Strip. Choose one, or visit them both.

Getting In: Las Vegas High Roller tickets and Stratosphere Observation Deck tickets are included on the Go Las Vegas Card.

Laugh Out Loud at a Comedy Show

Popovich-Comedy-Pet-Theater-1While there are a boatload of theater options in Las Vegas, not all will appeal to teens.

We’re sure that a fun comedy show is a great option, however, and there are plenty to choose from. They’ll keep your teens cracking up and live tweeting their favorite jokes.

Whether you’re interested in hypnosis, animal tricks, or even a comedic magic show, you’ll find something delightful on stage in Vegas.

Getting In: The below shows are available on the Go Las Vegas Card

Indulge Their Love Of Crime Procedurals

csi-the-experience-las-vegasIf your teens are suckers for a good crime procedural (aren’t we all?), then a visit to CSI: The Experience is a must-do activity.

It’s an illuminating experience that not only showcases the science behind the show, but the real-world circumstances that dictate the deployment of forensic science in actual criminal situations.

This is also a great attraction for those teens who are contemplating a career in law enforcement, too, so they can see the value of all of those science classes they’re obliged to take.

Getting In: CSI: The Experience Las Vegas tickets are included on the Go Las Vegas Card.

Check out The Mob Museum

Mob MuseumDo your teens love cheering for the bad guys in their favorite movies? Then a visit to Vegas’ very own Mob Museum might be an awesome option.

The Mob Museum the ideal place to explore the seedy (yet oh-so-fascinating) underworld of organized crime.

Learn about the famous criminals who inspired some of the great mob movies, and the law enforcement officials who worked against them.

Getting In: The Mob Museum Las Vegas tickets are included on the Go Las Vegas Card.

Take a Double Decker Bus Tour of Vegas

Las Vegas Hop On Hop Off Bus Sightseeing TourWhile pretty much every teen probably cringes at the thought of an umbrella-wielding tour guide, there’s something fun and different about a hop-on hop-off Vegas tour bus.

It’s easy to disembark at places that interest you, making for a truly customizable tour experience that also provides teens with a little bit more flexibility in their explorations.

You can let them get off in certain areas to explore on their own, or you can at least give them the freedom to choose where the whole family gets off.

There will also be plenty of opportunities to snap perfect photos of the glitz and glam of the Strip.

Getting In: Hop On Hop Off Big Bus Las Vegas tickets are included on the Go Las Vegas Card.

Walk Across the Hoover Dam

Hoover DamThe Hoover Dam is one of the most significant landmarks in the greater Las Vegas area.

It’s a marvel of early twentieth-century engineering, and was the largest structure of its type at the time of its construction.

One of the most popular things to do at this great attraction is to take a tour of this iconic Dam — a must-do experience for any visitor to the region.

Be sure to walk over the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge for the best views of the Dam and the Colorado River.

Getting In: Hoover Dam Tour tickets are included on the Go Las Vegas Card.

Explore the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon WestOne of the most breathtaking sights in the entire country is the Grand Canyon.

Even the most skeptical teen can’t help but be inspired by how utterly beautiful this National Park truly is.

Take a tour of the South Rim and see all of the most famous sites and viewpoints, the Colorado River, and the area’s unique rock formations.

The photos they take here are guaranteed to make your teenager’s most-liked Instagram lists.

Getting In: Grand Canyon Tour tickets are available on 3, 4, and 5-Day Go Las Vegas Cards.

Explore BODIES: The Exhibition

Bodies-Exhibition-6Curious teens will relish the opportunity to explore this exhibition.

Featuring carefully preserved human bodies, from bones to organs and beyond, this respectful and informative attraction teaches visitors all about the inner workings of the human body.

There are a number of dynamic, interactive exhibits to explore, too, like the ones highlighting the comparisons between healthy and diseased body parts. It’s a good reason to reflect on your own choices!

This is the largest permanent human anatomy exhibition in the U.S., and is worth your time to explore.

Getting In: BODIES: The Exhibition tickets are available on the Las Vegas Explorer Pass.

Investigate TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition

Titanic-The-Artifact-Exhibition-2Whether or not they’re fans of the classic movie Titanic, your teens will be endlessly fascinated by this exhibition, featuring real artifacts recovered from the bottom of the ocean.

You’ll see relics like luggage, floor tiles, window frames, and more. There are also a number of recreated areas of the ship, like the outer Promenade Deck and the Grand Staircase.

Visitors will hear the history of the fateful journey that the Titanic took in April of 1912, and learn about the sad histories of the passengers on board. It’s a poignant but very informative experience.

Getting In: TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition tickets are available on the Las Vegas Explorer Pass.

Fremont Street Walking Tour

Container ParkFor teens who enjoy exploring new neighborhoods and getting to see some of the up and coming parts of town, a walking tour of Fremont Street sounds like a great idea.

Join up with a group to explore downtown Las Vegas and Fremont Street on a two-hour tour that covers some amazing highlights, from the popular Downtown Container Park to urban revival projects.

The whole family will enjoy the sights, and your teens will probably appreciate the fun and funky vibes of the Downtown Container Park!

Getting In: Fremont Street Walking Tour tickets are included with the Go Las Vegas Card.

Shop ‘Til They Drop

By Alex Proimos from Sydney, Australia (Shopping Mall and Wynn Casino, Las Vegas) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

By Alex Proimos from Sydney, Australia (Shopping Mall and Wynn Casino, Las Vegas) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Let your teens expand their souvenir shopping with a trip to a major shopping center in Las Vegas, like the LINQ Promenade, the Forum Shops, and the Via Bellagio Promenade. You’ll find a wide variety of styles and price points to choose from.

Check out more info on where to find some of the best shopping in Las Vegas.

There will be plenty of options for most modest budgets, too, at the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas or the Las Vegas Premium Outlets.

Remember to Save on Admission

There you have it. Our list of some of the top things to do in Las Vegas with teens during your upcoming trip. We just know your teen will find something to enjoy.

Remember, many of these great activities are included on the Go Las Vegas Card, where you can save up to 55% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.

Consider adding a few of these teen friendly options to your vacation itinerary. Enjoy!

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