Boulder City: Pit Stops Worth Experiencing

Boulder City, Nevada is a popular day-trip destination for those who are vacationing in Las Vegas. While it doesn't take long to get from The Strip to Boulder City, you won't want to cruise into town so fast that you miss some of the best pit stops along the way. 

Here are a few of the pit stops near Boulder City that are worth experiencing:

Hoover Dam

The Hoover Dam is one of the most iconic attractions near Boulder City, so it certainly can't be missed if you plan to take a trip there. Make sure to go beyond the photo opportunity, and take a tour of the dam. In addition to the tour of the dam itself, you can also take the Power Plant Tour to learn more about the inner workings of the dam and the role that it plays today. To learn a bit more about the experience of building the dam, visit the Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum inside the Boulder Dam Hotel. 

Guided River Raft Trip Through the Black Canyon

For a touch of adventure during your trip to Boulder City, schedule a guided river raft tour through the Black Canyon. Black Canyon River Adventures offers experiences for people of all skill levels, as an expert guide will navigate your group along the Colorado River and into the heart of the canyon. On the tour, you will learn about the wildlife species that call the canyon home and discover how the canyon was formed. Not only is this a thrilling experience, but it's also one of the only ways that you will get to enjoy a view of the Hoover Dam from the water.

Roadside Restaurants

Like any good tourist town, Boulder City is home to plenty of roadside restaurants that the locals love and that the visitors can't resist. The Boulder Pit Stop, for example, is considered to be one of the best restaurants in the city. Other popular roadside dining locales include the Boulder Dam Brewing Company and Grandma Daisy's, which is known for its homemade ice cream.

Enhance your visit to Boulder City today. Contact us to learn more about our river rafting experiences on the Colorado River.