3 Best Day Trips from Las Vegas


So your idea of fun isn’t spending your trip drinking yard-long margaritas inside a mind-bending, made-up alternate universe? We get it. One of the benefits of enjoying a city in the middle of a vast, unforgiving wilderness is, in fact, that wilderness. When you're in Las Vegas, you're not limited to the Strip. Some of the world’s grandest scenery is just a short drive—or helicopter flight—away. Whether you head to the Grand Canyon or Valley of Fire, or the famous Hoover Dam, we've got where to go, where to stay, and what to do in each.