Las Vegas Hoover Dam tours come in all styles and sizes. Bus, helicopter, and plane. Take your pick. Each offers a extraordinary way to enjoy this western icon at the same time as in Vegas.
Hoover Dam is situated best 45 minutes from Las Vegas. The arch-gravity shape has been conserving back the Colorado River for greater than 75 years. The dam epitomizes what it method to be massive. Check out these records:
1. It’s 726.Four-ft tall, making it the second one tallest dam in the U.S. Behind the Grand Coulee in Washington state.
2. It’s 1,244-toes long. The dam crosses formidable Black Canyon and connects Nevada with Arizona.
3. It’s 660-ft thick. Before the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge opened in Oct. 2010, the top of the bridge become a two-lane street on which thirteen,000 to sixteen,000 cars crossed daily. How famous is Hoover Dam? Between eight to 10 million human beings go to it annually, coming by bus, helicopter, and plane.
Bus excursions are the most in your price range manner to look the bridge. Trips encompass lodge select up and drop off and lunch. The motor teach goes thru Henderson and Boulder City, NV, and then along Lake Mead National Recreation Area before descending into Black Canyon. Now begins your Hoover Dam excursion, which may additionally consist of:
1. Strolling atop the dam from Nevada to Arizona.
2. The legit U.S. Government’s V.I.P. Discovery Tour of the Interior (takes you to the bottom to peer the turbine turbines at paintings).
3. Exploring the Visitor’s Center’s famous, film room, and remark deck.
It’s feasible to package deal a helicopter flight, plane experience, or boat cruise into your bus tour package deal. Trip length for the basic bus package is three.Five hours.
Helicopter and plane air tours are also available. Flights leave from Las Vegas each day of the year. The flight plan consists of Lake Mead and Hoover Dam. Helicopters fly at a lower altitude than airplanes, which generally encompass Hoover Dam as part of a Grand Canyon West Rim air package deal. Tour length levels from 3.5 hours to five.Five hours. Both packages bundle free resort travel service.