Nevada and Utah Itineraries
Splendid Afternoon Strolls
Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NRA) is approximately 25 miles from Las Vegas.
It is the water reservoir formed by the Hoover Dam. The road leading to the site is magnificient. Think of bringing a picnic basket since restaurants are not always open. You will find nautical activities such boat and houseboat rentals at the marinas. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Operating Hours and Seasons:
Open year-round, 24 hours, 7 days a week. Visitor center: The visitor center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. Official Site
Everything about Lake Mead.
is located 30 miles from Las Vegas. The Hoover Dam was built in 1935 to channel the raging Colorado River, form a reservoir of drinking water and secondarily, supply electricity. 35 minute guided tours available in the heart of the building.
Visitor Information and tours:
Hwy. 93 S., Boulder City, NV 89006
Open 9:00 a.m. Close 5:00 p.m. Tickets sold until 4:15 p.m.
Tel. (702) 294 3523 Official Site
can be visited by plane or helicopter from Las Vegas.
Several companies offer this trip sometimes combined with a sightseeing of the Hoover Dam. Official Site
Valley of Fire
is 40 miles from Las Vegas. Red rock
deserts and sculpted canyons created by centuries of erosion. The
park is opened every day from 8:30AM to 4:30PM, except for Thanksgiving (4th
Thursday of November) and December 25th. Tel. (702) 397
2088. Official Site
From Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon in 4 Days
A few hours by car from Las Vegas, you will discover in Utah, two of the most beautiful national parks of the United States: Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. In summer or winter we recommend taking this four day tour.
Day 1 – Las Vegas,
Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon. Departure from Las Vegas at 7:00 AM. Arrival at Zion around 9:30 AM. Visit the National Park and eat on site. 4:30PM departure for Bryce Canyon National Park. Arrival around 7:30PM. Inform the hotel of your late arrival.
Day 2 – Return from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas Visit Bryce Canyon at daybreak. Departure at 3:00PM for Las Vegas. Estimated time of arrival, around 8:30 PM.