When you hear the name Vegas, the first thing that comes to mind is gambling and partying. However, this place has a lot to offer. Along with its surroundings, this city contains stories to tell about the things that neon lights are often overwhelmed by. You will discover the wonderful greenery, wonderful hiking areas, ski slopes, lake-related activities and one of the natural wonders of the world, near the city.
Lake Mead is one of the largest artificial lakes in the world. Fortunately, it is not far, only about an hour's drive inside the southeastern part of the bar. You can enjoy many different activities such as boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing and canoeing. Here, you can check facilities like covered picnic areas, camping grounds with hookups as well as three moorings. You can cruise and have lunch, dinner, party or romantic date.
You may want to explore Mount Charleston, which is located 35 miles from Vegas, northwest of the country. Here, you will enjoy the cool mountain breeze while surrounded by tall pine trees. You will find birds and animals such as wild bros, desert turtles and deer. Every summer, Mount Charleston becomes cooler, allowing visitors to escape from hot Vegas. If you were going to visit it during the fall, you would be able to notice the changing leaves' colors. You can go hiking, camping or hiking during the spring, summer and autumn. Every winter, you can ski, snowboard and ski.
Red Rock Canyon
Leave Vegas for a while and head to Red Rock Canyon to experience the desert at its best. It is just about 15 miles on the west side of Vegas. On red cliffs raised with wildlife such as large sheep, bruce, lions, coyotes, bobcat, red-tailed hawks, golden eagles, wild horses, hummingbirds and rabbits welcome tourists, mountain viewers, rock climbers and jogging.
You can wander around the scenic ring, which is about 13 miles away, take pictures, go hiking, horseback riding or drive around the Red Rock Conservation Area.
Spring Mountain State Park Farm
Beneath the beautiful mountains, Spring Mountain Farm offers stunning scenery and hiking. Every summer, you will find a musical theater. You can also visit historical sites consisting of a blacksmith's shop, a farmhouse, a two-hole exterior building and a cemetery. Sink into the glory of Lake Harriet with an abundance of ducks and fish. The farm is filled with animal life, which includes mule deer, large sheep and lizards.
Valley of Fire
Because of its name for burning red sandstone, Wadi Al Nar gives stunning views and comes with some of the oldest rock formations on Earth. Almost an hour's drive, in the northern part of the strip. The valley is known as the oldest Nevada state park. During your visit, don't miss the Seven Sisters, Mouse's and Petro glyphs in Atlatl Rock, Rainbow Vista and Elephant Rock.