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Outdoor Shooting Range Package from Las Vegas with Optional ATV and Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
"After hotel pickup your journey begins with a complimentary 15-minute photo stop at the Hoover Dam Bridge where you can see Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Next you'll drive to the range located in the Arizona desert. Your professional instructors will provide you with a safety orientation and provide you with information on how to properly fire your weapons. Please see the Itinerary section below for a full lis feel free to take as many photos and videos that you would like. After your shooting you will will be treated to an all-American hamburger lunch at the onsite restaurant. Vegetarian options are available upon request. You can upgrade your experience at the time of booking to include an ATV tour through the Lake Mead Recreational """Set in the Mohave Desert
From $216.00
 
Hoover Dam Trike Tour
"You will be picked up at select hotels on the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Las Vegas. You will then be transported by van or minibus to Boulder City - your starting point. After a short safety briefing and practice session get ready for a fun and thrilling time as you take control of your very own trike motorcycle! On your guided tour you'll ride through and stop at Hoover Dam Lake Mead Historic Boulder City and the surrounding areas. Imagine the excitement of riding over Hoover Dam as you gaze at the magnificent views surrounding Lake Mead and the Memorial Bridge on your own trike. There is no motorcycle license needed so these automatic trikes are very easy to ride. The two wheels in the back help you feel safe while still embarking on the adventure of your life. People of all ages will agree that this is an opportunity of a lifetime to experience a breathtaking ride
From $125.00
 
Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour
"This breathtaking flight takes you over Boulder City and along side the mighty Hoover Dam one of the great engineering marvels of the 20th century."""This approximate 1-hour aerial sightseeing tour is the most cost-effective way to see the Grand Canyon and appreciate its majesty and beauty. Fly over beautiful Lake Mead and along side the incredible Hoover Dam before flying to the West Rim of the Grand title=Tour+Highlights&1=Fabulous+views+of+Lake+Mead%2C+Hoover+Dam%2C+the+Colorado+River+and+the+Grand+Canyon&2=Large+oversized+windows+for+panoramic+views+and+photos&3=Aerial+sightseeing+flight+from+Boulder+Terminal+to+the+West+Rim+of+the+Grand+Canyon+and"""Las Vegas
From $140.00

Lake Mead and Hoover Dam Tips (92)

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VERY HOT!!!! GO DOWN TO THE BOTTOM AND OF COURSE TO THE MOVIE TO REALLY SEE HOW LONG AND HARD AND DANGEROUSLY THE MEN WORKED. THERE IS A LITTLE NOOK TO EAT BREAKFAST (THE COFFEE CUP) RIGHT BEFORE YOU...
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amybrooke
Jul 05, 2005

Lake Mead/Hoover Dam

The drive to the Hoover Dam is pretty nice, a real break from the glitz of Las Vegas. On the way to the famous dam, we saw a variety of cacti including the giant Joshua tree. This tree can withstand...
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joiwatani
Dec 15, 2008

Lake Mead

Only a half-hour drive from the Vegas strip, Lake Mead is a day trip that cannot be missed. I highly encourage renting a car for this excursion (see my transportation tip). Lake Mead Marina offers...
Jabberjenn
Jul 11, 2004

Hoover Dam

If you come all the way to Las Vegas you owe it to yourself to also take the time to see the Hoover Dam, about a 30 min. drive away. I have an entire photo album dedicated to the Dam on my homepage....
peach93
May 13, 2004

Visit the statue of Laborers at Hoover Dam

There is a statue dedicated to the construction workers who built the Hoover Dam. During the building of the dam, there were thousands of constructions workers who fell down the ravine and died. Just...
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joiwatani
Dec 20, 2008

Hoover Dam

I am not a gambler so my one and only must-see activity tip on Las Vegas is Hoover Dam. Hoover Dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas on US Highway 93 at the Nevada-Arizona border. To use a...
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cheap_tourist
Jun 28, 2004

An engineering wonder of the world - Hoover Dam

The Hoover Dam was built on the time of the big economic crisis, in 1930, but it is still a milestone in the story of the architecture. The dam surpassed all engineering records when the consruction...
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csordila
Jun 04, 2009

worth the short drive from las vegas

the hoover dam is a very worth while side trip when in las vegas. the dam was originally called the boulder dam and was built in the 1930's. it was built on a narrow spot of the colorado river on the...
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doug48
Jan 26, 2008

lake mead

lake mead was formed by the construction of hoover dam in the 1930's. this large lake is an oasis in the desert just east of las vegas. on the west shore of lake mead there are several marinas that...
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doug48
Jan 26, 2008

Take a trip to Hoover Dam

The Hoover Dam is still considered one of the engineering wonders of the world and is an amazing structure with a wonderful story. Apart from the engineering feat and amazing taming and using of the...
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rexvaughan
Aug 16, 2006

take the tour

when you visit hoover dam you can take a self guided tour of the interior of the dam for a small fee. pictured are the huge turbines at the base of hoover dam. a very interesting perspective of the...
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doug48
Jan 26, 2008

Hoover Dam

I can't say enough about it - just drive down and see it. Unfortunately the tour isn't what it used to be. When I first went about 6-7 years ago, the tour was pretty decent allowing you to walk into...
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kala6487
Mar 27, 2004
 
 
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Hoover Dam

Really enjoyed our visit to Hoover Dam. WE got there about 11am, had to queue outside and thought that this was an error but not to worry, we were in and enjoying in no time. A warning, there are no...
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Hooters became famous around the world due to it's "Tacky but unrefined atmosphere" where the restaurants have cheap but filling meals and the servers have well endowed front "HOOTERS" hehehe. they...
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