Las Vegas Stories and Tips

Hoover Dam--Take Your Time

A "visit" to the Hoover Dam can be as brief as the fifteen minutes it takes to drive across or it can take all day if you take full advantage of the Vistors' Center and shop at the gift shop. We spent an hour driving the 35 miles from Las Vegas, 2 1/2 hours taking pictures and exploring the Visitor's Center, and thirty minutes driving back this last time.

Be aware that the heightened security against terrorist attacks--in the form of vehicle checkpoints--has added some time to the drive onto the dam.

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