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Best Day Trips From Henderson, NV

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Here in Nevada, we are lucky to have surrounding nature that lends itself to some beautiful and exciting day trips. Our local Findlay Acura has compiled a list of some of the best day trips from Henderson, NV so you can make the most of a visit or day out in around gorgeous Las Vegas! Read on below to discover great ways to see and experience the best of the greater North Las Vegas area.

Take a Hoover Dam Tour

Visit both the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead all in one fantastic tour. The tour will take you through the expansive dam site as well as explain to you the engineering and science along the way. A lunch cruise on a classic paddle-wheel steamboat across Lake Mead will even make a sweet stop at the Ethel M Chocolate Factory so you can grab a snack or souvenir. Hotel pickup and drop-off from Las Vegas are provided. The dam tour is two hours long.

Lion Habitat Ranch

Visit the Lion Habitat Ranch, just 15 minutes south of the Las Vegas Strip and located right in Henderson. Walked the paved paths through the 8.5-acre lion sanctuary, now the home of the cats that previously worked at the MGM Grand’s lion habitat before it was banned. Starting in the 1990s, the ranch has taken in and rehabilitated 40 lions and cubs, and even giraffes.

Mountain Bike

An exciting mountain bike tour of the Las Vegas Valley is one of the most eco-friendly and engaging ways to enjoy the scenery. Your bike tour will be led by a helpful and informative guide, taking you through the best views of the greater North Las Vegas area on a well-paved path. What more, the mountain biking equipment, picnic lunch, bottled water and round-trip transportation from Las Vegas hotels are included in your admission fee!

See the Grand Canyon West

Another great way to escape the hustle and bustle of Vegas strip is a nice long 9.5 hour Grand Canyon West tour for one of the best day trips from Henderson, NV. Stops and highlights include:

  • Eagle Point
  • Native Village
  • Guano Point
  • Western Town

Get More Recommendations from Findlay Acura

Whether you’re looking for more things to do in Henderson, or the best dining, attractions, and events in the area, know our local staff is always a resource to point you in the right direction. Contact us today to get more recommendations on how to enjoy the best of the greater Mesquite area.

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