12 places where kids with special needs can join sports, learn to dance and just have fun
Parenting a child with a disability can be very isolating, and the search for activities that cater to these children is often fruitless. But there are some fantastic local spots that welcome and serve children with special needs.
Lost credit cards, sick kids, smashed fingers and other mishaps when we tried to relive a favorite family trip Sometimes — OK, very often — as vacation-committed parents, we grow weary of inflicting theme-park death marches upon ourselves and our little ones. Sure, kids love nothing more than trekking across alcohol-barren concrete landscapes of LEGO blocks and Disney amusements.
This city-savvy survey of 29 family activities from Summerlin to Boulder City will keep your kids’ minds and bodies plenty busy
Centennial Hills: Learning naturally
Despite rapid growth, this suburban community in northwest Las Vegas has managed to maintain its rural flavor. There are historic parks, orchards and more modern amenities, such as libraries and community centers.
Make it a day: Live in the past Las Vegas may feel like the mecca of “new,” but families can find historical adventures that highlight the city’s recent and not-so-recent past. Grab your thinking caps and saddle-up for a day of yesteryear-inspired fun.