7 Best Las Vegas Day Trips

by , SmarterTravel Staff - January 24, 2014
Woman at the Grand Canyon (Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)

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Sick of the Strip? Need a break from the debauchery? Here are seven great day trips you can take from Las Vegas.


Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

It's hard to believe the spectacular scenery of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is just about a 30-minute drive from Las Vegas. Outdoor enthusiasts of both the leisurely and strenuous varieties will find something to enjoy among the 19 marked hiking and walking trails. Want to see the sights from the car instead? Many of the interesting rock formations can be viewed from the 13-mile auto loop as well.

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