- By Kevin
- On Jan 21, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
What about to take part in a bus tour to Las Vegas? And what about the places to visit during the Las Vegas tour? The glittering Las Vegas Strip is the city’s heart and soul. Lined with Sin City’s top hotels and largest casinos, this 4.2-mile (6.8-kilometer) thoroughfare is the United States’ biggest adult playground.
Bootleg Canyon Zipline Tour
Feel the adrenaline rush of soaring from the top of a desert mountain on this guided, 4-hour zipline tour at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City’s newest eco-adventure. Enjoy spectacular views of Las Vegas, Lake Mead and the Eldorado Valley on 1.5 miles of zipline cable atop Red Mountain. Led by a knowledgeable and athletic professional guide, this tour emphasizes safety and provides all the necessary equipment. Bottled water plus a pickup and drop-off from the Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas included.
This exciting zipline eco-adventure begins with a convenient pickup at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. After a 30-minute drive east, arrive at Boulder City’s Bootleg Canyon. Begin with a scenic van ride to the top of Red Mountain, followed by a 15-minute hike to the first zipline platform, approximately 3,800 feet above sea level looking down at Las Vegas, Lake Mead and the Eldorado Valley.
The entire course boasts over 1.5 miles of zipline cable, spanning four distinct runs. While soaring through the air at speeds up to 50 miles per hour, enjoy the scenic desert landscape and seemingly endless blue skies. Look for canyon wildlife like red-tail hawks, chuckwallas, bighorn sheep and more. The guide will provide historical, geological and ecological information about the area while ensuring the safety and comfort of each guest.
Grand Canyon in a Day: Hummer Tour from Las Vegas
Escape to the majestic scenery of the Grand Canyon on this guided day trip from Las Vegas. Travel in a Hummer H2 through Joshua tree forests, past Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam to the Grand Canyon’s West Rim for three hours of exploring. Upgrade to add a walk on the glass-bottomed Grand Canyon Skywalk or a helicopter flight into the canyon. Lunch, bottled water, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
This sightseeing tour of the Grand Canyon begins with a hotel pickup in Las Vegas. Then make the 4.5-hour trek east, passing through Joshua tree forests and the Mojave Desert, and past the famous Hoover Dam and beautiful Lake Mead to the Grand Canyon. Enjoy three hours of exploring at the West Rim of the canyon, with brief hikes to Eagle Point and Guano Point overlooks to take in the views. Stay for a cowboy cookout at Guano Point or visit the Hualapai Ranch for an indoor buffet lunch.
Upgrade your ticket to include a walk on the glass-bottomed Grand Canyon Skywalk, a glass walkway nearly 4,000 feet above the floor of the canyon. Or lift off high above the canyon in a helicopter, then descend between its walls and land at the base. Walk around, get an up-close look at the many layers of the interior of the canyon and gain an even greater appreciation of this natural wonder.