2. Lake Mead and Hoover Dam (39 miles)
For those of you who are tired of the bright lights of Las Vegas and want a more relaxing excursion, then visiting nearby Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam is highly recommended. This world-famous installation allows Sin City to keep the lights on, despite it being located in the heart of one of the driest deserts found on Earth. Lake Mead is also the largest water reservoir in the United States, boasting glorious sunsets that you won’t find anywhere else.
Road Trip: 55 minutes from Las Vegas