4 Desert Day Trips
Where Las Vegas|April 2019

A world of Southwestern landscapes await with a day trip away from Las Vegas. Mountains, stunning red rock canyons, desert landscapes and a huge man-made lake can be found with a day trip out of Las Vegas and into nature, all within 55 miles of the city.

Susan Stapleton​​​​​​​

1 SPRING MOUNTAINS

Consider this a place to visit when cooler temperatures are needed. The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area sits inside the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest 35 miles northwest of Las Vegas. At the center lies local landmark Mount Charleston, with its 11,918-foot elevation often capped with snow—but visitors can find trails to hike and rocks to climb.

SPRING MOUNTAINS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, 702.872.5486, WWW.GOMTCHARLESTON.COM

2 HOOVER DAM

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