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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary
Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary

(702) 645-4224

8103 Racel St
Las Vegas, NV 89131   Directions Website

Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary is a non-profit organization that provides safety and care for rescued animals. Their ultimate goal is to find these animals a loving home. The outdoor facility offers tours where visitors can observe and interact with animals such as birds, goats, llamas, donkeys, pigs, ponies, and more. You might even find your new furry friend here.

The sanctuary aims to promote responsible pet ownership by educating individuals, encouraging thorough research, and careful consideration before pet adoption, as it is a lifetime commitment. The beautifully landscaped seven-acre property provides a serene and safe environment for over 150 rescued residents, including reptiles, emus, and many more. So, come and visit our animals and witness their forever home.

Lake Las Vegas Water Sports
Lake Las Vegas Water Sports

(702) 600-9860

15 Costa Di Lago
Henderson, NV 89011   Directions Website

Escape to paradise at Lake Las Vegas Water Sports, where adventure and relaxation await you. You can choose from various exciting outdoor activities such as Duffy electric boat rentals, flyboarding, standup paddleboarding, or private events aboard the luxurious La Contessa Yacht.

Experience the serene beauty of kayaking or paddleboarding on the glistening waters, or soar above the crowds with a thrilling water jetpack while admiring the breathtaking lake views. With a full-service marina, you can easily set sail on your vessel of choice and enjoy a fun day in the sun. Don't wait any longer to embark on your ultimate adventure, leisure, and recreation lifestyle.

Las Vegas Rockcrawlers
Las Vegas Rockcrawlers

(702) 376-6214

3575 Wt Naples Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89103   Directions Website

Las Vegas Rock Crawlers' mission is to provide unforgettable off-road tours and showcase the breathtaking beauty of the Las Vegas desert. The Jeep, ATV, and UTV tours take you on exciting adventures through rugged terrain, offering stunning vistas and an adrenaline-fueled escape from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas Strip.

The expert guides ensure a safe and exhilarating journey, whether you're a first-time rider or an experienced off-roader. Discover the best things to do in Las Vegas with us and create memories that will last a lifetime. Las Vegas Rock Crawlers is the ultimate destination for off-road adventures and a one-of-a-kind experience.

Lee Canyon
Lee Canyon

(702) 385-2754

6725 Lee Canyon Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89124   Directions Website

Lee Canyon Resort is a beautiful destination for skiing and snowboarding, featuring 11 trails appropriate for beginners, intermediates, and advanced skiers on the stunning Mt. Charleston. The resort boasts a Big Horn Cafe and Sports Shop, and equipment rental is available, ensuring you don't have to bring your gear.

Situated just 50 miles from the Strip, Lee Canyon Resort offers skiers and riders a fantastic mountain experience during the winter. Many guests enjoy skiing and snowboarding during the day and returning to the city for its nightlife. "The Strip" Terrain Park also offers various features, including jumps and rails. Guests can enjoy summer outdoor activities such as mountain biking, disc golf, and hiking. The resort also provides on-mountain dining options throughout the year.

Red Rock Canyon
Red Rock Canyon

(702) 515-5350

Las Vegas, NV

If you're seeking a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas, look no further than Red Rock Canyon. Situated about 15 miles west of the city in the easternmost part of the Mojave Desert, this area is home to the Keystone Thrust, also known as Wilson Cliffs, a massive red rock formation with sandstone peaks and walls that can reach 3,000 feet high. It's an ideal destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing, bicycling, and camping.

Red Rock Canyon offers a 13-mile, one-way, scenic drive with plenty of options for hiking and trails and opportunities to learn about plants and wildlife, geology, camping, cultural resources, and more. The Visitor Center is the perfect place to start your exploration, offering information and interpretation about the recreation opportunities available.

Red Rock Climbing Center
Red Rock Climbing Center

(702) 254-5604

8201 W Charleston Blvd Ste 150
Las Vegas, NV 89117   Directions Website

The Red Rock Climbing Center boasts more than 8,000 square feet of climbing walls designed by two of the world's top climbers, Tony Yaniro and Doug Englekirk. The facility offers top-rope and lead climbing, along with over 1,000 square feet of overhangs and roof routes to challenge even the most experienced climbers. With routes ranging from easy to very challenging, climbers of all skill levels can enjoy the center.

The route-setters keep all but a handful of classics changing regularly, ensuring that climbers always have something new to climb. The walls are 35 feet high, and when combined with roofs, they have nearly 100-foot-long routes. Therefore, the center is ideal for those looking to develop the strength and stamina needed to tackle the fantastic sport and trad routes available in Red Rocks.

SlotZilla Ziplines
SlotZilla Ziplines

(702) 678-5600

425 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101   Directions Website

Are you looking for a family-friendly activity only available in Las Vegas? SlotZilla is the perfect answer. It is an 11-story zipline attraction inspired by a slot machine and is one of the best things to do in Las Vegas. You and your friends can enjoy a unique view of downtown Las Vegas by soaring above the crowds on the Fremont Street Experience.

SlotZilla is the world's giant slot machine worth millions of dollars, and it showcases Las Vegas icons like a giant arm, oversized dice, a pink flamingo, coins, video reels, and two showgirls. Although there are many zipline tours worldwide, SlotZilla is the only zipline tour available in downtown Las Vegas.

The Springs Preserve
The Springs Preserve

(702) 822-7700

333 S Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89107   Directions Website

The Springs Preserve is a significant Las Vegas cultural institution with various attractions. It combines a museum, gallery, botanical garden, and event venue that covers a vast area. Its exhibits showcase educational information about native animals; visitors can participate in arts and crafts activities and have a lot of fun.

The Preserve primarily focuses on the historical and developmental aspects of the Las Vegas Valley and emphasizes the importance of sustainable lifestyles for its future. It features interactive exhibits, a children's playground, art galleries, the Divine Cafe, a gift shop, 3.5 miles of trails, multiple gardens, and space for meetings, conferences, weddings, and other special events.

Vegas Superkarts
Vegas Superkarts

(702) 802-5690

14200 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89054   Directions Website

Welcome to Vegas Superkarts, the most thrilling place to go-kart race on an outdoor racetrack in Las Vegas. Experience the rush of high-speed kart racing on a 1,600-foot-long racetrack designed by professional racers. The racetrack features fast acceleration straightaways, double apex corners, hairpins, fast sweepers, and 90-degree corners, all equipped with high-tech safety barriers.

Gather your friends and get ready for an unforgettable adventure. Vegas Superkarts is the only place in Las Vegas that offers this kind of driving experience, and we guarantee the best go-kart experience in town. Whether you're an experienced driver or a first-timer, you'll love the excitement of racing go-karts on the longest and fastest outdoor racetrack in Las Vegas.

Vegas Water Sports
Vegas Water Sports

(702) 333-0999

Las Vegas Office 4670 Polaris Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103   Directions

Are you looking for an exciting water sports adventure in Las Vegas? You've found it. Las Vegas Water Sports offers a variety of packages that include wakeboarding, water skiing, kneeboarding, tubing, and more, all in the beautiful Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Whether you're an experienced water sports enthusiast or a beginner, the team is committed to providing you with a fun and safe experience on the water. Their packages fill up quickly, so reserve your spot and make some waves on the lake soon.

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