Venture out of Las Vegas to explore nature’s beauty

Venture out of Las Vegas to explore nature’s beauty

A must-see on any trip to Las vegas is of course the Grand Canyon.

One of the natural wonders of the world – 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide in places, and reaching up to a mile deep.

There are trips to the Canyon bookable at all the major Vegas hotels, either by plane or helicopter, and white-water rafting down the Colorado River is also an option for the more adventerous visitor.

Vegas is encircled by national forests, conservation areas, state parks and wildlife refuges, and whether you go north, south, east or west, there’s something picturesque to see. What’s more, our hire cars are brand new and the American roads are an absolute pleasure to drive. Choose a Las Vegas fly drive holiday and enjoy the great combination of comfort, convenience, and a sense of adventure!

Just a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of the Vegas ‘Strip’ is Lake Las Vegas. The resort has a Mediterranean feel to it with quaint cobblestone streets for you to explore, chic boutiques, and bars and restaurants aplenty. So why not spend a few days in Vegas and then relax at beautiful Lake Las Vegas?


Whilst in the area, explore the mudflats and green lakes in Death Valley, taking in the amazing rocky scenery that glows in different rainbow-like hues throughout the day.

Not far away is Lake Havasu, a 46-mile long lake is a lush oasis in the desert-like surrounds, and you can enjoy a wide range of water sports on its calm, clear waters. The original London Bridge ended up here and to pay homage to its English roots, there’s an English Village here complete with pub!

Also take the time to discover Lake Powell, Created by the Glen Canyon Dam, this giant lake has more miles of shoreline than the entire Pacific coast of the USA. Take walking trails, rent a boat, try water-skiing or relax in the sun.

Continue east from the Grand Canyon and you’ll hit Monument Valley – a spectacular, colourful desert which you might recognise if you’re a Wild West film fan! If you’re not, you’ll still be impressed by the huge, bizarre-shaped rock formations called buttes and mesas.

You will also love the soaring beauty of Zion National Park  is evident in its monumental cliffs, rushing waterfalls and lush green forests, making this a peaceful andThis bizarrely beautiful place is not actually a canyon, but the edge of a densely forested plateau covered in hoodoos, which are precarious-looking spires, pinnacles, fins and mazes of red rock. Enjoy the miles of walking trails which wind through these surreal landscapes.

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