Vegas is filled with day-to-night fun, from high-rolling casinos to stylish pool parties. But the surrounding natural riches are equally alluring. Embark on an adventure of a different sort with these five tours of one of the country’s most famous national parks. The breathtaking Grand Canyon is a lot closer than you think!
Spend an unforgettable day visiting the majestic Grand Canyon – taking photos along the way that will be the envy of Instagrammers everywhere. This is an easy day trip: You’ll depart in the morning and be back in time for dinner. Included in the tour are stops at Hoover Dam and Hualapai Reservation. And if you purchase a 6-in-1 tour ticket, you can fly to the bottom of the canyon on a thrilling helicopter ride! Buy tickets to the Grand Canyon West Rim Tour – Adventure Photo Tour
See one of the world’s most incredible natural wonders from the comfort of a luxury bus. After a visit to Hoover Dam, you’ll have four hours to explore the Grand Canyon. Take a stroll on the Grand Canyon Skywalk or check out a Wild West gun fight. You’ll also get your choice of a BBQ Buffet or Cowboy Cookout Luncheon. Buy tickets to Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour by Gray Line
Buckle up for an unforgettable thrill ride through the Grand Canyon. Travel from Las Vegas to this majestic landmark in a state-of-the-art Hummer H2. A friendly tour guide will pick you up right in front of your hotel. Depending on what tour you choose, you can also cruise on a pontoon boat down the Colorado River or fly 4,000 feet deep into the canyon on a helicopter. Buy tickets to the Grand Canyon West Rim Hummer Adventures by Big Horn
Get your camera ready: This tour soars into the Southwest skies over Lake Mead and Hoover Dam before ascending 3,500 feet into the heart of the Grand Canyon. Your journey ends on a private landing area with a champagne toast and tasty snacks overlooking the Colorado River. This four-hour tour takes off daily, from 8am to 3pm, just outside of Las Vegas. The Free Spirit Tour by Mustang Helicopters
Hop aboard a deluxe bus that’ll take you from the lively Strip to the beauty of the Grand Canyon. An engaging tour guide brings the history of local native cultures and Spanish explorers to life. Then enjoy lunch at the National Geographic Visitors Center before hiking the canyon trails that lead to Mather Point and Bright Angel Lodge.
Las Vegas, NV – 7/10/17
By: Craig Nelson