Top things to do in Boulder City

Top Choice Historic Site in Boulder City

Hoover Dam

At the height of the Depression, thousands of men and their families migrated here and worked in excruciating conditions, dangling hundreds of feet above Black Canyon in 120°F (about 50°C) heat to build this massive…
National Park in Boulder City

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

A popular boating, swimming and weekend-camping destination for local residents, it’s less than an hour’s drive from Las Vegas to the most visited northern section of the 1.5-million-acre Lake Mead National Recreati…
Museum in Boulder City

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Before highways streamed with vacation-minded drivers and airliners landed at McCarran International Airport, the most reliable way to travel to Las Vegas was by train. This locomotive heritage is in full choo-choo …
American in Boulder City

Milo's Cellar

The unassuming Milo's Cellar just down the street from the Boulder Dam Hotel makes a relaxing spot for tasty sandwiches, salads, soups, gourmet cheese plates and wine flights. There's sidewalk seating and a small wi…
Museum in Boulder City

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

Upstairs at the historic Boulder Dam Hotel (where Bette Davis, Franklin D Roosevelt and Howard Hughes once slept), this small but engaging museum focuses on Depression-era America and the tough living conditions end…
Diner in Boulder City

Coffee Cup

At this classic downtown diner, lines snake outside the door just for a chance to fork into waffles with design-it-yourself fillings like peanut butter, coconut or bacon, or the Mexican pork chile-verde omelet with …
Burgers in Boulder City

Dillinger

After a day of mountain biking, hiking or kayaking, what sounds better than a burger and a cold beer? Head to this downtown ‘drinkery’ and order the namesake Dillinger burger topped with bacon and beef brisket, with…