- Our list of the best things to do in Boulder City, Nevada, features the top 106 nearby activities — including 48 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Boulder City, NV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, Adventures, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Boulder City, NV , followed by 77 popular activities in nearby cities, including Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Nelson, Laughlin, Overton and Paradise Valley
Hemenway Park allows visitors the opportunity to closely mingle with bighorn sheep that come down from the nearby mountains to graze. The park also has playground equipment, gazebos, sport courts, and a view of Lake Mead.
When you are ready for a break from the casinos, check out lake Mead Cruises for a relaxing afternoon or evening on beautiful Lake Mead. The luxurious paddlewheel vessel cruises around the scenic lake while guests enjoy the scenery and refreshments.
Kayak and canoe rentals for Lake Mead or Black Canyon can be acquired at Boulder City River Riders for day usage. The company also offers kayak eco-tours of the nearby waterways with the most popular being a day-long tour of Black Canyon by kayak.
In addition to historic train rides, there are many educational exhibits at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. The rail yard with historic engines and cars can be explored by the public during the week or when riding the train.
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600 Yucca Street, Boulder City, NV 89005 MoreLess Info
History from the 1930s is brought to life with the Nevada Southern Railway Excursion when the Boulder Branch Line was constructed to service the Hoover Dam Project. Guests can choose between air conditioned/heated coaches or open air cars.
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601 Nevada Highway, Boulder City, NV 89005 MoreLess Info
Part of the National Park Service, Lake Mead National Recreation Area features boating, swimming, and fishing. Tour the Hoover Dam or hike through desert ecosystems. The park contains designated wilderness areas, hundreds of plant and animal species, and archeological sites.
Using off-road vehicles, Las Vegas Tours and Rentals provides guided tours of Eldorado Canyon and Nellis Dunes. Along with ATV's, each trip includes safety equipment and beverages. Child size ATV's are also available.