Day Trips around the Las Vegas Area
Map of Las Vegas Area Day Trips
Here is a list of some Las Vegas area Day trips. These are trip that would take a whole day or most of a day to do from the Las Vegas Area.
Also be sure to see the Las Vegas Area Ghost Towns section.
- Death Valley National Park
135 miles (216 km.) from Las Vegas in Death Valley, CA 92328
760-786-2331 Has the lowest elevation on North American Continent at 280 feet below sea level (84.93 meters), Zabriskie Point, 20 Mule Canyon, Scotty's Castle.
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- Desert National Wildlife Refuge
16001 Corn Creek Road, Las Vegas, NV 89124
702-879-6110 The largest refuge in the contiguous United States encompassing six major mountain ranges and seven distinct life zones.
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- Extraterrestrial Highway
Nevada State Route 375, Rachel, NV
In the mood to take a break from all the gambling mayhem? Plenty of big blues open skies and lonely roads sound intriguing you? Well get an early head start and fill your gas tank to full plus because your gonna need it when you take the trip on the mysterious E.T. Highway.
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- Grand Canyon National Park
2 Albright Ave., Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
520-638-7888 Named the greatest natural wonder of the world, the Grand Canyon was formed over millions of years by the swift water of the Colorado River, as well as by constant exposure to the wind and sun. The result, miles of formations of rocks and earth, greets the eye in a profusion of striking colors and depths.
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- Kelso Depot Visitor Center
90942 Kelso Cima Rd., Kelso CA
760 252-6108 Kelso Depot Visitor Center is a renovated train station that serves as a visitor center for the Mojave National Preserve.
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- Mojave National Preserve
90942 Kelso Cima Rd, Kelso, CA 92309
760-252-6100 This is a 1.6 million acre park with Joshua tree forests, Singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, and carpets of wildflowers. A visit to its mountains, canyons, and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts.
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