Warnings and Dangers in Las Vegas Children
Las Vegas is known for its adult entertainment. While there are family-friendly things to do, there are also some things you’ll probably want to steer clear of when taking your kids to “Sin City”.
Children have a great time in the city that never sleeps, however, be aware children are not allowed on the casino floor. They are permitted to walk on the thoroughfares that crisscross the casino to enter and exit the hotel. If you dawdle, or your young one seems to be looking too closely at the gambling, security men are likely to move you on.
One big thing to know about Las Vegas is pornographic escort advertisements are continuously handed out on the Strip and, as a result, litter the local streets. You’ll also see them in taxis, stuck in fences, on benches, in newsstands and many other public spaces. It’s difficult to shield your child’s eyes from these advertisements, especially if out walking around at night when they are mostly handed out. The best thing to do is just walk by them and ignore them; if you don’t make a huge deal out of them, kids may not pay them any mind. Although, be warned, you’ll likely have to do some explaining.
If you’re traveling with teens, know that Las Vegas has a curfew ordinance for young people under 18 years. Anyone under the age of 18 is prohibited from being on the Strip after 9 p.m. on weekends and holidays unless they are with a parent. Off the Strip the curfew is 10 p.m. for those young people under 18 years on school nights and midnight on weekends.
Also, don’t walk around the Strip at night with your kids and don’t stray anywhere off the beaten path, this could be dangerous.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about bringing children to Las Vegas.