• Hoover Dam
    Photo courtesy of Las Vegas News Bureau
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Hoover Dam

Type: Architecture, Attractions, Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities: What's appealing about a gigantic wedge of concrete in a remote desert canyon? As it turns out, quite a lot. Hoover Dam was a groundbreaking engineering feat in the 1930s when it was built--even...  Read More
Tours and Excursions: An excursion to Hoover Dam is one of the most popular day trips for Las Vegas visitors. Several companies offer tours to Hoover Dam, which allows you to give up the driving and logistics to someone...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-6pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Power Plant Tour (17-61) $11; Senior (62+) $9; Military $9; Child (4-16) $9; Child (0-3) Free
    Hoover Dam Tour $30
    Visitor Center Admission Only Adult $8; Child (3 and under) Free;

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Watch for the turn off to Hoover Dam since the highway has been re-routed over the by-pass bridge, and if you miss the exit it's not easy to get turned back around."
  • Tours and Excursions: "You can stand in two states at one time--Arizona and Nevada--on top of Hoover Dam."

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