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Sunday, May 7, 2017

8 Family-Friendly Activities Close to Las Vegas

8 Fun Family-Friendly Activities Close to Las Vegas
Every year millions of people travel to Las Vegas in Nevada to have a little gambling fun in the local casinos. While Las Vegas is known for exciting entertainment, gambling, fine dining and shopping, there is a beautiful town called Boulder City that sits 25 miles from the Las Vegas strip.

What makes Boulder City so unique is that families can take vacations to Las Vegas, but stay in Boulder City which offers hundreds of family-friendly attractions that the entire family will enjoy, including the kids!
Family-Friendly Activities in Boulder City Nevada

Here's our list of the Top 8 family-friendly activities close to Las Vegas, but are in Boulder City.

1. Black Canyon River Adventures - Looking for a fun family adventure right on the Colorado River? Check out Black Canyon River for boating and river rafting activities!

2. Professional & Miniature Golfing - Boulder City has beautiful golf courses in the area where you can play a great game of golf. For the kids, how about some fun miniature golfing? Yup, Boulder City has both!

3. Helicopter Rides - If your family loves to fly, there are numerous helicopter companies in the area. Take a ride over the Hoover Dam and/or down the Colorado River. Boulder City has some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world!

4. Hiking - Boulder City has some of the best hiking trails in the world! You can hike along the Colorado River, through various natural & wilderness parks or plan a day of hiking in the Mojave Desert.

5. Shopping - Just about every family loves to spend some time shopping and Boulder City is a great place to shop! You will find local small businesses, boutiques, national retailers and more, all waiting for you!

6. Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum - For an educational and fun learning experience, take the family to the very entertaining Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum! The museum is located in downtown Boulder City, right inside the Boulder Dam Hotel.

7. Nevada State Railroad Museum - All kids love trains and even the adults too! For a fun-filled afternoon, head to the local Nevada State Railroad Museum!

8. Biking - The area has several beautiful biking trails and many are family-friendly! Bring along your bikes or rent them in-town. Pack a picnic lunch and hit the biking trails!

The next time you are considering a trip to Las Vegas, take the entire family along for some great family-fun. Book your hotel or motel accommodations in Boulder City which is much more family-friendly than Las Vegas!

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