For an unusual one-day family adventure, try exploring a natural lava tube, only two hours from Las Vegas, just across the California line.
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Valley of Fire State Park, a land of fiery red sandstone, is an excellent day trip from Boulder City, only an hour and a half drive but with plenty to see, places to hike or just relax with a picnic.
The very best outdoor adventures for midwinter are those that pack a lot of experience into a few hours of daylight. China Ranch does this just about perfectly, offering hiking, history, birding, shopping and a unique treat for the taste buds.
There is an opening for a three-man/woman team on Monday nights in the Team vs. Field league. It’s a short league, lasting only 17 weeks. If you are interested, contact Boulder Bowl.
Darwin Falls, in Death Valley National Park, California, is one of my favorite places to go when I need to clear the cobwebs from my head. It affords me a full-day scenic trip, during which I can take a short, yet adventuresome hike, and immerse myself in nature without anyone else around.