There are many things to do in the Las Vegas valley including hiking, biking, boating, skiing, museums, and other cultural attractions. Explore the area to find things that interest you.
Located less than 45 minutes from school, Red Rock Canyon provides a great retreat for hiking, climbing, and cycling.
In less than an hour drive from campus, Mt. Charleston makes a cool escape from the Vegas Valley.
Hoover Dam is less than 45 minutes from campus and is an amazing engineering feat.
Less than 10 miles from school, Lake Mead is a great recreation area for skiing, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking or camping.
Located in southern Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park is home to some of the world’s most incredible geological features.
Located in southern Utah just before Bryce Canyon, Zion is a distinct and dramatic landscape of cliffs and canyons.
Ash Meadows is a refuge for federally-listed endangered plant and animal species. It is located just 30 miles west of Pahrump, Nevada.
Death Valley National Park is usually considered a winter park, but it is possible to visit there all year. Springtime features an impressive floral display. Hiking, camping and tours of Scotty’s Castle are some of the activities visitors enjoy.
The Grand Canyon is a breath-taking chasm through the rocks of the Colorado River Plateau, located approximately 250 miles from Las Vegas.
Located just west of downtown Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. The Preserve features museums, galleries, outdoor concerts and events, colorful botanical gardens and an interpretive trail system that meanders through a scenic wetland habitat.
This children’s museum features hands-on exhibits in the arts, sciences and humanities.