I was just there at christmas and then again in February ( for soccer
) I love it! One thing I would reconmend is Freemont street in the old part of vegas! Its not to drive on and theres a canopy over top that is like a big tv and every once in a while they have a light show and its very cool! Ill post a picture. They also have a zipline that runs under the canopy at the back end (santa went on the zip line at Christmas). New York New York has a big rollar coaster that I love! Theres also two outlet malls at either end of the strip if you're into that! My favorite was the huge BOOT BARN store :) its a huge western store at one end of the strip, it has everything, mainly boots though, I would deffinitely check that out! As for rodeos I don't know of any. ALL the hotels are very neat to walk through, Ceasars palace is HUGE and has an underground mall. The vinitian (venace hotel) has those boat things which I can't remember the name, but that was cool because they sing to you the whole time. The excaliber hotel has a knights of the round table show which was lots of fun, its a dinner show and they do medeveal games like jousting, your son would love it. Just the over all strip was my favorite part, its crazy at night! And everything is pretty kid friendly. Also I apologize for my terrible spelling! HAVE FUN!!!