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.
There’s so much to see here, from the hills and peaks of Zabriskie Point, to the below-sea-level salt flats of Badwater Basin.
It’s a horseshoe-shaped bridge that juts out over the edge of the Grand Canyon and has a clear glass bottom walkway so you can look straight down to the canyon floor.
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.
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.
The area consists of a 5 mile scenic drive through some narrow box canyons surrounded by 2,000 foot tall cliffs made of red Navajo sandstone.