16 Best Day Trips from Las Vegas (Ultimate Guide and Map)

These locations can all be experienced from Las Vegas in a single day. Some of the road trips will take just a couple of hours, while others will be longer, full-day excursions.

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Area 51 is well-known as the site of a top-secret United States Air Force base that is found at the center of many UFO and alien-related conspiracy theories.

Area 51

If its surreal landscapes you’re looking for, head out to Death Valley National Park. Death Valley is one of the hottest and driest places on earth.

Death Valley National Park

The west rim of the Grand Canyon is where you will find the infamous Skywalk.

Grand Canyon West (Not Grand Canyon National Park)

While you’re here, you’ll want to walk across the dam, check out the visitor center, and possibly take the official Hoover Dam tour to see the dam’s inner workings.

Hoover Dam

This is a popular spot for riding ATV’s and driving off-road vehicles, and it’s recommended to have a 4×4 in order to get out to the lake bed.

Jean/Roach Dry Lake Beds

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