POINTS OF INTEREST
The Hoover Dam sits right on the border of the Nevada and Arizona States. The Dam was built in the 1930's as an attempt to tame the Colorada River and provide hydroelectric power and water. At the time it was built, it was the largest dam in the world.
Tours of the Powerplant and Dam are given daily.
Located in Boulder City, Hemenway Park's main attraction are the Bighorn sheep that come down to graze on the grasses. Also found within the 10 acre park are tennis and basketball courts, horseshoe pits, playground equipment, and gazebos.
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Valley of Fire
The Valley of Fire is the oldest and largest State Park in Nevada. Hiking, picnicing, petroglyphs, and beautiful scenery can be found all in one place!
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The Wildlife Habitat
Located at the Flamigo hotel and casino, the Wildlife habitat is a 15 acre paradise that features exotic birds, fish, and turtles. The highlight is the beautiful pink flamingos!
A spectacular fire show that runs nightly at the Mirage. The Volcano is one of the most popular attractions on the Las Vegas Strip.
The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian is the closest you can get to Italy without actually being there. St. Mark's Square has daily performances by actors, singers, musicians, and live statues.
The Vegas Sign
"Welcome to Las Vegas" - it's one of the most popular signs in the world and a great photo opportunity!
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Container Park is located downtown Las Vegas and is an open-air shopping center. It is filled with unique dining venues, boutique shops, and live entertainment. For the kids? An interactive playground and treehouse.
After the Vegas Strip, you'll want to check out Fremont Street. The street is home to a variety of well-known casinos, as well as live light shows, ziplines, and regular entertainment.
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Everyone loves History TV's show "Pawn Stars" - and when your in Vegas you can visit the shop yourself! Stop in to get an appraisal, find your perfect piece of history, or just stop by for a look!
Red Rock Canyon
If you're looking for something outdoorsy to do in the big city, Red Rock Canyon is your destination! Take a scenic 13 mile drive, explore miles of hiking trails, ride horseback, climb rocks, or sit back and observe nature.
The Bellagio Fountains
The Bellagio Fountains are one of the most popular attractions in Vegas. These beautiful fountains combine water, music, and light to create a fantastic display that cannot be missed on any Vegas trip.
The Vegas Strip is well known around the world for its high concentration of resorts and casinos. It is one of the top tourists destinations in all of the United States and is home to some of Vegas' most popular attractions and shows.
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This one goes unsaid - Vegas is all about the casinos. Just hit the Vegas strip and you will find casinos in every direction - The Palms Casino, the MGM Casino, The Red Rock Casino, The Bellagio, and many more!
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Always wanted to go to Paris? Okay, so Vegas can't offer the real thing, but it does have the next best thing! Just off the Vegas strip is "Paris", where you can find replicas of popular Paris landmarks including the Opera House, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre.
The Mermaid Show
The Silverton Aquarium is home to a 117, 000 gallon aquarium that is home to many tropical fish. It's also home to beautiful mermaids! Stop by the aquarium to catch a beautiful mermaid show (See website for show times).
Located in Laughlin, Nevada, the Labyrinths are a place that many go to meditate, pray, and relax. Many people believe that the Labyrinths can be used for spiritual connection, peace, stress reduction, and grounding.
Little Finland can be found near Lake Mead, in a remote area of Nevada. It is a scenic area filled with a variety of unique red rock formations.
Bonnie and Clyde Getaway Car
Bonnie and Clyde are a famous criminal duo who were known for robbing and killing people in the 1930's. In 1934 they stole a V8 Ford in which they committed many of their crimes. The car is now housed in Primm, Nevada and is a popular attraction for visitors.
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