Nevada is home to many unique attractions. From canyons to a historic dam, and national parks to an amazing fountain show, there’s definitely something for everyone to do here in Nevada. Whether you’re a resident or visiting Nevada for the very first time, here are 10 unique attractions that you absolutely must visit.
1. Las Vegas Strip
This is by far the largest attraction in Nevada, and one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world. Here are a few of the things the Las Vegas Strip offers: award-winning shows, amazing restaurants, gorgeous hotels, indoor amusement parks, and of course the best casinos in the world. Oh, and the last I heard, the Las Vegas Strip is also home to a wedding chapel or two.
2. Bellagio Hotel Fountain Show
This is the most beautiful fountain show EVER!!!
3. Fremont Street Experience
Located in Downtown Las Vegas, the Fremont Street Experience will give you a chance to experience old Las Vegas. If you visit Fremont Street, you'll enjoy things such as free concerts, shopping, restaurants, and even a zip line that runs the length of the street.
4. National Automobile Museum
Located in Reno, Nevada, the National Automobile Museum offers more than 200 cars with authentic street scenes and sounds that help bring the cars to life. This museum is a definite must-see!
5. Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is actually located in Arizona, but many places in Nevada offer tours either by land or helicopter.
6. Hoover Dam
Located in Boulder City, Nevada, Hoover Dam is in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, and it was built between the years 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression.
7. Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours
If you take this tour, you'll get to explore the historic Techatticup Mine - the oldest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada.
8. Great Basin National Park
Located in Baker, Nevada, Great Basin National Park is home to some of the world's oldest trees.
9. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area is Nevada's first National Conservation Area and consists of 195,819 acres.
10. Safe Haven Rescue Zoo
Located in Imlay, Nevada, Safe Haven Rescue Zoo is a wildlife sanctuary that provides rehabilitative services and permanent placement for wildlife in need. Be sure to visit this sanctuary if you're ever in the area. The people who run it are AMAZING!!! And so are the animals!!!
Have you visited any of these unique attractions? If you have, please feel free to share your experience(s) in the comments below.