- Our list of the best things to do in Nelson, Nevada, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 29 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Nelson, NV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Nelson, NV , followed by 36 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder City, Henderson and Searchlight
The oldest gold mine in the area is the Techatticup Mine, which has produced millions of dollars in gold, silver, copper and lead. The mine offers guided tours both above and below ground and canoes for rent to row down the Colorado River.
Based in the Eldorado Canyon at the Historical Techatticup Mine, the El Dorado Canyon Mine Tour helps guests view mine life at the turn of the century. Historic mining tours and scenic blue water cove trips on the Colorado River are offered by the business.
91% 413 votes
Boulder City Airport, Boulder City, NV 89005 MoreLess Info
Aerial views of the natural wonder that is the Grand Canyon can be obtained through 5 Star Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours. The company offers several flight packages and can also pick up guests from Las Vegas area hotels.
99% 1475 votes
1411 Airport Road Suite 110, Boulder City, NV 89005 MoreLess Info
Rated the #1 attraction in Boulder City, Serenity Helicopters provide their guests with the adventure of a lifetime. Providing a range of services for their Grand Canyon Tours, including a champagne picnic lunch at the bottom of the canyon, to a breath-taking tour at sunset.
Adventure lovers must book a dive with Sky Dive Las Vegas, the longest operating skydive center in Nevada. Divers jump at over 12,000 feet and can see the Hoover Dam, Vegas Strip, Mount Charleston and the Valley of Fire as they glide down to the landing zone.
71% 41 votes
100 N Hwy 95, Searchlight, NV 89046 MoreLess Info
A relatively small casino that still manages to be very popular is the Searchlight Nugget Casino. There are 99 slot machines on the floor in addition to three table games that are open in the pit on Fridays and Saturdays.
95% 189 votes
1647 Nevada Hwy, Ste. A, Boulder City, NV 89005 MoreLess Info
A large number of adventure tours are available through Desert Adventures - Day Tours. The areas covered include the Colorado River and Black Canyon while guests are able to kayak, zip line, and travel by ATV.
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.