Earth Day is all about increasing awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment, and believe it or not there is no better place to enjoy Earth’s natural environment then in Las Vegas. Both on the Strip and just past the bright city lights, award-winning shows and hot nightclubs is Mother Nature in all her glory. From gardens, sharks and dolphins to the Grand Canyon and desert tours, here are the top ways to celebrate Earth Day in Vegas:
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden - The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden is home to tens of thousands of flowers, plants and trees. Each season, the horticulture team creates a new theme just for the gardens. The current gardens is Japanese Spring. But what is really impressive about this place is the 90% vegetation recycle rate. Now that’s the way to help save this Earth!
Shark Reef Aquarium - Not only do you get to see ocean’s greatest predators in Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, but the facility boasts it’s dedicated to research, conservation and education. Shark Reef Aquarium is also the first and only animal care facility in the State of Nevada to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat - Siegfried and Roy have always had a love for the big cats so it is no surprise that their Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat has included scientific research, education and conservation outreach. Every time you visit the habitat, you are promoting the preservation of those animals and their natural habitats. How cool is that?
Grand Canyon - What better way to celebrate Earth Day then with a trip to the Grand Canyon? Best of Vegas offers numerous Grand Canyon tours - by helicopter, bus, or Hummer. Whichever you choose enjoy this Seven Wonder and all of its natural beauty.
Wild West Tour - For the ultimate Earth Day experience hop on a horse and ride through Nevada’s dessert at sunset on the Wild West Scenic Sunset Dinner Ride. This tour offers a 90-minute horse ride on a dusty trail. You’ll end the adventure with a BBQ meal by the campfire then enjoy a picture-perfect desert sunset.