Zion National Park in Utah is a favorite spring getaway for Southern Nevada’s rock climbing community. But before you head there, be aware there are a few closures and changes in effect the next couple of months.
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.