“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.”
– Frank Lloyd Wright
The iconic Grand Canyon is located Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The magnificent steep-sided canyon is approximately 277 miles long, up to 15 miles wide, and more than a mile deep. Depending on the time of day, the Grand Canyon changes colors, offering visitors spectacular vista views. It’s truly one of the most beautiful natural wonders of the world.
Book Grand Canyon Sightseeing Tour, Day Trips and Fun Things To Do
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular Day Trips from Las Vegas. Don’t miss a visit to this must-see family-friendly attraction. Book an Adventure Guided Tour, a Hummer or Jeep Tour, an exhilarating Helicopter Flight or an Excursion to the Grand Canyon. Visit Grand Canyon’s Skywalk (pictured below). Step out onto a glass-floored, 70-foot long, open-air Skywalk Observation Deck that juts out 4,000 feet above the canyon floor and the Colorado River.
Book Hoover Dam & Lake Mead Tours from Las Vegas
Hoover Dam (pictured below) is one of Southern Nevada’s most famous attractions, drawing over a million visitors a year. Did you know that there is enough concrete in the dam to build a two-lane highway from San Francisco to New York? The massive dam was constructed during the Great Depression, between 1931 and 1936 . Today, it is one of the area’s most popular destinations. And it makes a perfect Day Trip, as it’s conveniently located only 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas.
If you enjoy water sports, be sure to visit Lake Mead. It’s the largest man-made lake in the United States. Lake Mead lies on the Colorado River, by Hoover Dam – just 25 miles from the Las Vegas Strip. Recreational activities include swimming, camping, boating, fishing, scuba diving, and water skiing.
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The Best Time To Visit The Grand Canyon
The best time to visit the Grand Canyon are March-May and September. Summer is peak season and it gets very crowded.