Las Vegas is famous in the world for its sparkling nightlife. It has some of the best casinos and nightclubs in the world. But, it also has much to offer nature, wildlife, and adventure lovers. Nevada is home to several natural tourist attractions. If you happen to visit Las Vegas, you can explore these beautiful tourist spots that attract millions of visitors each year. A few must-visit places are Red Rock Canyon, Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Valley of Fire, Zion National Park, Hoover Dam, etc.
Grand Canyon National Park
Located in northwestern Arizona, the Grand Canyon National Park is about 300 miles from Las Vegas. Formed by the erosions of the Colorado River, this world-famous canyon is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also among one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The canyon is stretched about 227 miles long and 10 miles wide. It also has several viewpoints offering picturesque views of nature.
Widely visited by millions of people each year, the Grand Canyon is among America’s premier National Parks. It is also a popular destination for adventure lovers as it offers opportunities for river rafting, hill climbing, hiking, bicycling, and canyoneering.
Things to do at Grand Canyon National Park
- Explore the Grand Canyon on the back of a Mule
- Attend Free Ranger Programs
- Photographing the Grand Canyon
- Stop by a Visitor Center, Historic Home or Museum
- Walking or Hiking Rim Trail
- Bicycling on the South Rim
- Whitewater Rafting on the Colorado River
- Ride Grand Canyon Railway
The SkyWalk at Eagle Point
Located at Eagle Point, the SkyWalk is a horseshoe-shaped cantilever bridge with a glass walkway. This 10-foot wide and 70-feet long (out over the rim of the Canyon) bridge offers breathtaking views. Towering a height of 4000 feet, the SkyWalk is the key attraction at this national park.
Grand Canyon Tour from Las Vegas
If you are looking for a picnic spot for a weekend escape with friends and family, Grand Canyon Tour is perfect for you. From Vegas, the canyon may not appear far when looked over the Google map. But, it is a 4-hour one-way drive from the Las Vegas Strip. So, it is about 8-hour for the round trip even if you spend no time in the canyon. So, avoid covering it on a day trip as it will be extremely tiring. To make the excursion pleasant and relaxing, you should take an overnight halt. You can hold a night at Flagstaff, a small and vibrant city closest to the Grand Canyon National Park.
Note: You can also stop by Hoover Dam as it comes on the way to the canyon.
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