Visiting Las Vegas? Add a few day trips to your itinerary!

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is less than a 30-minute drive away.

Red Rock Canyon offers a scenic drive and many beautiful hiking trails.

About one hour away, Valley of Fire State Park is a must-visit from Vegas.

The Fire Wave Trail in Valley of Fire leads to this fabulous photo spot.

Cathedral Gorge is another gorgeous Nevada state park within day trip distance from Vegas.

The spires and slots of Cathedral Gorge were formed by the forces of erosion. Hiking the slots is fun!

Lake Mead was created by the damming of the Colorado River. It is a short drive from Las Vegas.

You can go boating on Lake Mead or hike or do scenic drives on the shore. 

Also be sure to take a tour of Hoover Dam. It was built during the Great Depression.

From Vegas, you can day trip to places in Utah, Arizona, and California as well.

Swipe up to plan your fun day trips from Las Vegas!