Here at Pederson Travel Service, romantic getaways are part of our specialty. You can’t mention romance in the U.S. without talking about Big old Las Vegas. If you’re looking to sneak away to a place with geysers, mountain lakes and special rock formations that you’ll never see anywhere else, Nevada is just the place for you! It is the driest state in the United States, which means that it has hot summers and warm mild winters.
That’s what makes it one of the best year-round vacationing spots especially for people looking to escape winter someplace else. We know you’re already sold on Nevada and are ready to go there with your partner. You’re also probably wondering where to go that’s romantic and fun. That’s what this post is for. You’ll find the following places in Nevada romantic and beautiful.
· Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas Strip is one of the brightest places on earth. It is so bright that you can even see its illumination from space! You haven’t been to Nevada if you don’t do a visit to the Las Vegas Strip. Take an unforgettable walk from Mandalay hotel, all the way to Treasure Island Hotel. You can also enjoy the many entertainment centers, shops, landmarks and restaurants that you’ll see along the way.
· Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam was built during the Great Depression and was considered an epitome of great engineering at that time. It is about 45 minutes from Las Vegas and is where you’ll find Lake Mead. Lake Mead is one of America’s largest reservoirs and supplies hydroelectric power to Nevada, California, and Arizona.
· Red Rock Canyon
Red Rock Canyon offers you a 13-mile scenic drive among the beautiful red rock formations of the Mojave Desert. It is open year-round and also has hiking trails that you can use instead.
· Valley of Fire State Park
This is the oldest park in Nevada and has a cool nature spectacle that must not be missed: red rock formations. The unusual rocks were naturally created by solidified dunes more than 150 million years ago and are captivating. Valley of Fire State Park is located about an hour’s drive from Las Vegas.
· The Lakes
You don’t want to miss seeing Lake Mead with its beautiful roads and shores. There is also Lake Tahoe which has crystal clear blue waters and beautiful views of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
· To the Museums!
You could either see the Las Vegas’ Mob Museum, the Pinball Hall of Fame, the Neon Museum or the National Automobile Museum in Reno. Or better still, see them all! At the Las Vegas’ Mob Museum, you can see the origins of organized crime in the US and how it influenced history till the 80s. The Pinball Hall of Fame is also very entertaining. There is also the cool Neon Museum in Downtown Las Vegas and the National Automobile Museum in Reno.
· Shop, Shop and Shop
Old Las Vegas is where you’ll get the best shopping experience on your trip. Fremont Street has a wide variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options that will blow your mind. Zipline through the district with beautiful neon lights that fill up the streets with excitement. It’s a once in a lifetime experience that you should not miss. You could also try the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.
So, what are you waiting for? Your Nevada trip is just a call away. We at Pederson Travel Service in Watertown, South Dakota can take you there. Contact us today!