Day Trip To Death Valley from Las Vegas

One of our favorite day trips from Vegas is a little further than the rest, given that Death Valley isn’t exactly around the corner: you’ll have to drive about 3 hours each way, or take a 40 minute flight. But it’s also one of those mind-blowing experiences that might be worth it to you, if you have the opportunity while … Read More

Day Trip to Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam

Nothing can top Las Vegas, but Nevada does have one other mighty claim to fame that’s only about an hour outside of town: the Hoover Dam. This engineering marvel transformed the Southwest, making it possible to actually live in Las Vegas and the rest of the region. Getting to the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead As you drive towards the … Read More

Day trip to Mount Charleston

Need to cool off while you’re in sweltering, sexy Sin City? Then head out of town for about half an hour to temperate, airy Mount Charleston, where temperatures average 20 to 30 degrees cooler than in Las Vegas. Looming a stunning 12,000 feet high over the regional desert, Mount Charleston makes for the perfect daytrip from the city, and not … Read More