It’s impossible to get bored in Las Vegas, so it’s understandable that lots of people visit Sin City and never get beyond its borders. However, there are several fascinating and beautiful sights just a short drive away. And if you need a break from all of the lights and noise, then the tour might you should be the right idea.After a historic shutdown last year, Las Vegas tourist places began to reopen cautiously one year ago, in early June 2020, with mask requirements, plexiglass barriers and limited offerings beyond gambling. Today, proof of the global health crisis is fading as crowds of tourist’s pack casinos, pools, shows and restaurants.Las Vegas is renowned because of its over-the-top glitz and glamour, and the Venetian lives as much as that reputation. All things considered, the hotel boasts its individual canals, to help you have a gondola ride just as if you were in the city. The ceiling is lit up at day to look like a clear blue sky, while during the night it becomes a star-filled feature.In true Vegas style you’ll also find swimming pools, bars, restaurants, casinos, live shows and night clubs on-site.
Just one hour outside Vegas is another outdoor gem rarely seen by visitors, the Valley of Fire State Park. At 40,000 acres, it’s considerably smaller than Red Rock, but it’s also a great hiking destination. Here you will find red sandstone cliffs, slot canyons, petrified trees, and petroglyphs. A lot of the trails here are rated an easy task to moderate and are a distance or shorter. Combine a several trails if you wish to go farther. One of many famous sites in the Valley of Fire is Elephant Rock, located next to the east entrance. For terrific Instagram shots, check out Pastel Canyon, also known as Pink Canyon.Anyone thinking about the Old West will definitely want to check out Calico Ghost Town. This former mining town ‘s been around since 1881, although it was abandoned in the mid-1890s when silver lost its value. Walter Knott purchased town in the mid-1950s and restored a lot of the buildings. Calico became a State Historical Site in 2005.