The Adventuredome is located inside the Circus Circus Hotel in Las Vegas. One of the few hotels that still caters to families in Las Vegas the Circus Circus is a perfect choice to get out of the heat and enjoy some great family fun.
Visitors will be happy to discover that the adventuredome provides a huge assortment of activities from within it cavernous climate controlled dome. The highlight is by far the Canyon Blaster roller coaster which is the only double looped and double corkscrew ride in the U.S. If you’ve been on the Manhattan Express roller coaster at the New York New York hotel, you’ll find the Canyon Blaster to be just as, if not more exciting.
Another great ride at the Adventuredome is the Rim Runner Water Plume ride, or typically called the log ride. This log ride comes to a pretty exciting finale with a four story descent into a big splashdown that’s a real crowd pleaser. There are several other rides that require mention, like the Inventor ride which sends victims, or should I say riders hurdling and spinning into the air. There is also a bumper cars area, a carousel, a ferris wheel and a swinging pirate ship.
Check out Adventuredomes Extreme Zone where you can participate in trampoline bungee jumping or rock climbing. Or you may want to spend some time at the laser tag arena or batting cages. There is also a clown themed Imax experience called the Fun House Express.
Finally the Adventuredome has a wide variety of smaller kids rides and carnival type games where you can try winning one of those six foot tall stuffed bears you’ve always wanted.
The cost of admission is free and ride tickets are $16.95 if you are over 48″ and $12.95 for those who are 35″ to 48″ tall.
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The Excalibur Midway Games are a family friendly place to visit. There you can try your hand at winning one of those big stuffed giraffes you’ve always wanted play a variety of carnival games or take a ride on their Magic Motion Film Ride. In addition the Excalibur Midway features dozens of the latest arcade games.
You can find the Excalibur Midway Games on the lower level of the Excalibur Hotel directly below the Excalibur casino. Visitors kind find a similar environment to nearby Circus Circus with less crowds. The Midway feature several inexpensive eating options.
For more information about the Excalibur Hotel, visit their official website.
GameWorks in the Showcase Mall is gamers heaven. It’s been designed by Dreamworks studio with the help of Steven Spielberg and takes high tech gaming to a new level. The variety of games to choose from is huge, you can try your ability at a virtual reality game, ride motion simulators and participate in rock climbing and even play your old arcade favorites. While games are mostly geared toward the highschool and up crowd there are many that younger kids will enjoy.
Gameworks has two levels of pricing. You can purchase a block of time for $20 an hour or you can purchase individual debit card amounts which you then insert in your game selections to play. Gameworks rewards those who show up at opening with discounted pricing.
Gameworks, Las Vegas
For more information about Gameworks visit their website at: www.gameworks.com Or call them at (702)432-GAME. Hours are from 10 a.m to Midnight Sunday – Thursday and 10 a.m to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
The MGM Grand Youth Center is available to registered guests and was created to provide fun entertainment for children aged 3 thru 12. The Center also offers supervised excursions for those aged 6-16.
The center features arcade games, foosball, air hockey, and a pool table. There are four different rooms which offer a variety of activities. Kids can enjoy basketball floor hockey or even tumbling in the ‘Junior Room.’ There’s also a playhouse and childrens films.
The area is a closely supervised environment operated by enthusiastic staff. Fees can be paid hourly and meals can be added to the room bill or paid each time you pick up your child.
The MGM Grand Arcade Center features midway carnival games for stuffed animals and over 40 games to choose from. Their are kiddie rides, video games and virtual reality games.
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