Hoover Dam Tours from Vegas

Las Vegas Travel Guide

Are you looking for an interesting day excursion from Las Vegas USA?  If so, consider a trip to the world-famous Hoover Dam.

The Hoover Dam is located about 25 miles southeast of Las Vegas.  It was built during the Great Depression to provide power and water to the region and to control flooding downstream.  The dam is widely consider to be one of the great engineering miracles of the 20th century. 

Hoover Dam near Las Vegas
Hoover Dam near Las Vegas USA

Visitors to the facility can tour the dam and visit the hydro generators that provide electrical power to Nevada, Arizona and California.

Bus and helicopter tours to the Hoover Dam are available from Las Vegas USA.  Alternatively, one can rent a car for the day and drive there.

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