Boulder City

thumb|300px|Hoover Dam seen from the southern (Arizona) side

16 things to do

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Hoover Dam

Straddling the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona, this was the world's largest dam when completed in 1935, and instrumental in generating power and providing irrigation via Lake Mead, which was created behind the dam. Traffic to the dam can be quite bad so plan your trip with extra travel time.

SEE   —  +1 702 494-2517 —  Route 93

Nevada Southern Railway

Scenic railroad that operates between Boulder City and Railroad Pass using restored 1911 era passenger cars. Air conditioned in summer, heated in winter. Operates Sat-Sun year round. Engineer for an hour allows you to be your own engineer or rent the entire train for a birthday or wedding.



Boulder Dam Hotel

Wireless internet access, Cable/satellite TV, Complimentary breakfast, Coffee & tea in the lobby, In room air purification, Free local calls, Complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, extra towels/bedding, iron/ironing board, Clock radio and wake-up calls, Cribs on request

SLEEP   —  +1 702 293-3510 —  1305 Arizona St

Kayak Las Vegas

Paddle the Colorado River from the base of Hoover Dam to Willow Beach Arizona, hike to hot springs from the river. Paddle to island beaches for a swim at Lake Mead.



Skydive Las Vegas

offers the chance to jump out of a perfectly good airplane and get a great view of Lake Mead at the same time.

DO   —  Map

Boulder City and Hoover Dam Museum

Tells the story of the construction of the Hoover Dam and origins of Boulder City.



Milo's Inn at Boulder

Quiet bed and breakfast at Milo's Wine Bar. Remodeled rooms.

SLEEP   —  +1 702 294-4244 —  534 Nevada Hwy

El Rancho Boulder Motel

SLEEP   —  +1 702 293-1085 —  725 Nevada Hwy



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