Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Nevada

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Hoover Dam

Boulder City, NV

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  • 5 mentions in What else is there to do in Las Vegas besides going out on the strip?

    • Brenda K.

      Brenda K. said, "...the strip is Fremont Street Experience. Especially fun at night! If you don't mind driving an hour or so, there is Hoover Dam and further out is Grand Canyon Skywalk. I've been to the Grand Canyon Skywalk twice int the past two..." See More

    • Katie W.

      Katie W. said, "...It looks as though we all agree the Hoover Dam is a great off-strip adventure. I would also advocate for the one-hour dam tour. Although you can learn a ton in the Exhibit Gallery and enjoy stunning views from the Observation Deck..." See More

    • Herminia W.

      Herminia W. said, "...You can book a bus tour to the Grand Canyon, Red Rock, the Colorado River or to the Hoover Dam. Hop on the city bus to Fremont Street Experience (just north of the strip) for nightlife in the old strip...." See More

    • Jason M.

      Jason M. said, "...I have to recommend the Hoover Dam. It is truly a marvel of engineering and well worth the short drive out to see it...." See More

    • Brian C.

      Brian C. said, "... Hoover Dam is the only thing I've done outside the city, but it's worth a visit. The helicopter tours look interesting, but I haven't given them a try. I think you might be able to find a Grand Canyon day trip, but..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Is the Hoover Dam worth seeing?

    • Peter R.

      Peter R. said, "...many times now and with the completion of the bridge across the river, you get an even better look at the Hoover Dam. But I would recommend you to take one of their tours. I really enjoyed it there. I also..." See More

    • Stanley C.

      Stanley C. said, "...Not only is it definitely worth seeing, the history behind the Hoover Dam is really cool. Especially if you're into engineering. I'd go for a short tour, it's informative and they go into good detail about how the dam operates. I've seen..." See More

    • Carolann H.

      Carolann H. said, "...been to the Grand Canyon National Park, almost everyone we talk to says it is more of a "must-see" than the Hoover Dam but most people recommend driving yourself and avoiding the group tours to the Canyon...." See More

    • Kevin P.

      Kevin P. said, "...We just went out to Hoover Dam last August. Just before you get to the Dam you can pull off in a parking area and walk out on the Memorial Bridge that was put up since we were there the last time..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Top things to do in Las Vegas that don't include gambling?

    • Diana L.

      Diana L. said, "...on top of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower. If you have the time, you can also take your child to Hoover Dam. There is also M&M World and other kid-friendly places to shop on the Strip, too...." See More

    • Joanna L.

      Joanna L. said, "... - Hoover Dam (about 30 minute drive from Vegas) - Buffets and shows on the strip - It's a longer drive (2+ hours), but you can check out the canyons in Utah- Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon City..." See More

    • Peter R.

      Peter R. said, "...I have written a small blog post about things to do arround las vegas. http://gatetoadventures.com/things-around-las-vegas/ That inlcudes visiting Hoover Dam, Bonnie Springs Ranch, pretty cool probably for kids too and the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. You also could go..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Itinerary for 8-day road trip from LA to Yellowstone

    • JR J.

      JR J. said, "...7: Go see Las Vegas and stay the night there. Have fun! If you really want you can go see the Hoover Dam, it's very impressive, but i have a feeling you'll be gassed by then. Get a good night sleep,..." See More

    • Diana L.

      Diana L. said, "...In Las Vegas Stripit really depends on what you are looking for to eat. There is everything! Hoover Dam is worth a trip if you've never been and there is also Boulder City there, which is adorable. I've written a bit about..." See More

    • Geise B.

      Geise B. said, "...20 min Kolob Canyons/ Zion Park Leave at 6pm Drive 3.3h to Vegas Arrive at 10pm WED 18TH Drive 1h to Hoover Dam Drive 5h back to Los Angeles THUR 19TH Home :)..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Grand Canyon Tours, which one to visit?!

    • Emily M.

      Emily M. said, "...better if you have the budget although I don't know which rim they go to? Plus you would get amazing views! Hoover Dam was pretty cool but we didn't stay there we just drove past it and I would LOVE to visit..." See More

    • Ethan R.

      Ethan R. said, "...Grand Canyon, I have never visited so I don't have any advice. But I do highly recommend Zion Canyon and the Hoover Dam! They are truly incredible. Red Rock is also very nice, but it's not as great as Zion in..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Cross Country Trip - CA to FL with 3 children (ages 10, 7, 6) . . . HELP!

    • Lisa S.

      Lisa S. said, "...friends say their parents took them as kids and they didn't appreciate it. Wish I had had the time to see Hoover Dam. Have a meal at Tim's Place (website) in Alburquerque. Cadillac Ranch (website) just west of Amarillo is a..." See More

    • Emory M.

      Emory M. said, "...South Rim was great! Roswell was not so exciting for the kiddos. Las Vegas...what were we thinking stopping there with kids?! Hoover Dam was pretty neat, and the kids liked it - especially our oldest. We are considering New Orleans currently for..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 4 days in Vegas (Things to do other than the strip!)

    • Chris K.

      Chris K. said, "...If you're going to see areas outside the strip like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area or Hoover Dam then renting a car is essential. If you're just hopping from casino to casino most people prefer cabs. I sometimes rent a car..." See More

    • Sharon D.

      Sharon D. said, "...Rent a car and drive to Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center or Hoover Dam or Death Valley . Do all three...." See More

  • 1 mention in Must see places while driving from Las Vegas to Flagstaff

    • Roger W.

      Roger W. said, "...spots depending on what your group wants to do. Its about a 4 hour drive if you go non stop. The Hoover Dam is a good stop for sure and the tour is worth doing to see what it took to make..." See More

  • 1 mention in Creative Bachelorette Party Ideas in Vegas?

    • Carlos L.

      Carlos L. said, "...to get away from the neon lights for a day or two. My favorites are kayaking the Colorado River from the Hoover Dam to a beach with hot springs a short hike away, and the scenic helicopter flights over the Grand Canyon..." See More

  • 1 mention in Not a gambler but want fun things to do in Vegas

    • Johnny L.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Johnny L. said, "...tastes, the strip has it all. If you like the outdoors, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a great hike. Hoover Dam is fun to visit. Lake Las Vegas is less than 20 miles from the strip and is its own..." See More

  • 1 mention in 14 days itinerary in California

    • Gail J.

      Gail J. said, "...going to spend 3 days in Las Vegas, go to Valley of Fire State Park (or fire valley?), Lake Mead or Hoover Dam. Unless you love glitz & gambling 3 days in LV is too much. There's a nice boat tour/dinner..." See More

  • 1 mention in 9 day trip from Vegas, where should I go?

    • Juliana H.

      Juliana H. said, "...have Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon National Park on your itinerary! Totally worth it. Maybe you could see the Hoover Dam? Most people say it isn't worth it but I think it's pretty cool. Definitely see the Neon Museum!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the scariest bridges in the world?

    • Johnny L.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Johnny L. said, "...favorites so far are the Coronado Bridge in San Diegothe Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver, Canada and the new bridge over Hoover Dam that runs 900ft. above the Colorado River...." See More

  • 1 mention in Las Vegas with kids...What to do!?

    • John H.

      John H. said, "...some petroglyphs! and may see some burros) and the Ranger Station at the entrance has some great exhibits and helpful Rangers. Hoover Dam is wonderful to see and the tour is great; a bit of walking but really fascinating. Wet 'n' Wild..." See More

  • 1 mention in Why do you value travel experiences over possessions?

    • Johnny L.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Johnny L. said, "...on to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Petrified Forest National Park, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon National Park, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas and finally settled in Salt Lake City for awhile, enjoying the mountains there. I lived in..." See More

  • 1 mention in Vancouver to Los Angeles, what are the places to stop and see?

    • eddy a.

      eddy a. said, "...and head to Las Vegas, which is a party city, but you can also go to Grand Canyon National Park and Hoover Dam. Enjoy your stay :)..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the other parts of Vegas away from the strip?

    • Pattie W.

      Pattie W. said, "...the town is the actual Strip. Get out to Lake Mead and go on a brunch Paddle Boat tour; tour the Hoover Dam, including crawling around inside on a Headlamp tour; venture north of Vegas about 30 minutes and rent ATVs..." See More