Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Downtown & Fremont St

Mob Museum

It's hard to say what's more impressive: the museum's physical location in a historic federal courthouse where mobsters sat for federal hearings in 1950–51, the fact that the board of directors is headed up by a for…
Top Choice Historic Site in Lake Mead & Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam

Straddling the Arizona–Nevada border, the graceful concrete curve of the art deco-style Hoover Dam redefines the stark landscape. The massive 726ft structure is one of the world's tallest dams. Originally named Bo…
Top Choice Landmark in The Strip

CityCenter

We’ve seen this symbiotic relationship before (think giant hotel anchored by a mall ‘concept’) but the way that this futuristic-feeling complex places a small galaxy of hypermodern, chichi hotels in orbit around the…
Mine in Southern Nevada

El Dorado Canyon

If you're looking for a ghost town experience filled with weather-beaten buildings, derelict automobiles and vintage signs, El Dorado Canyon southeast of Las Vegas is a picturesque mother lode. Easily accessed by ca…
Wildlife Reserve in Southern Nevada

Desert National Wildlife Preserve

While Las Vegas is home for 2.3 million residents, it's next to an immense region with zero human inhabitants: the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. An easy 25-mile drive northwest of downtown, the refuge is home to …
Museum in Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway

Just west of Las Vegas, the lofty Spring Mountains rise unmistakably above the Mojave Desert. On the way to limestone cliffs and pine tree forest vistas is a beautiful interpretive center, the Spring Mountains Visit…
Area in Southern Nevada

Historic Boulder City

Eighty-five years ago, it took a much different kind of town than Las Vegas to power Sin City’s glittering lights: Boulder City. It’s a charming planned community built in the 1930s to house the workers that built t…
Amusement Park in West of the Strip

VooDoo ZipLine

How does “flying” between two hotel towers sound? If the idea puts a spell on you, then the VooDoo ZipLine at the Rio All-Suites Hotel is a definite must-do. The ride starts with you strapped into a seat on a 50-sto…
Public Art in Las Vegas

Seven Magic Mountains

What's that rising from the desert floor along Interstate 15 just south of Las Vegas… gigantic, neon-colored, stacked-up marshmallows? Actually, the monumental, multi-hued stone work is an outdoor art installation b…
Museum in Las Vegas

Clark County Museum

Amble among recreations of what the Las Vegas region looked like decades and even centuries before the modern neon-lit era of casinos and hotels. From dioramas of pre-historic ecology and later local Native American…