Off the Grid Locations in Las Vegas

Off the Grid Locations in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is popular for its casinos, hotels, and live shows that would challenge any city for its night life but Las Vegas is more than just The Strip. Here’s a short list of things to do in Las Vegas without going inside a single casino.

  • Visit the Grand Canyon

Although it’s not within the vicinity of Las Vegas. There are various day tour groups and tours that will allow you to enjoy this majestic view.

Photo Credit: Pixabay neufal54
Photo Credit: Pixabay neufal54
  • The Neon Boneyard

Much of Las Vegas history lies in its hotels and casinos which are more often than not coupled with glamorous neon signs. Once these signs (along with the establishments at times) retire they find a new home in the Neon Boneyard. Make sure to contact tour groups that offer night trips.

Photo Credit: Flickr- Randy Heinitz
Photo Credit: Flickr- Randy Heinitz
  • The Hoover Dam

If you’re a sucker for road trips then a visit to the Hoover dam is for you. Just an hour drive from Las Vegas proper, the Hoover dam is a marvel to behold. Various tour groups offer guided tours so be sure to check them out.

Photo Credit: Flickr- Airwolfhound
Photo Credit: Flickr- Airwolfhound
  • Lake Mead

After visiting the dam be sure to visit Lake Mead. The lake offers various water activities that are offered in what is considered as the largest water reserve in the USA.

Photo Credit: Pixabay tpsdave
Photo Credit: Pixabay tpsdave
  • The Mob Museum

Make sure to visit the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas to have an interactive crash course on Mob history as well the the history of the city during the prohibition. Sit in the electric chair or see mob paraphernalia in this weirdly noir trip down Las Vegas memory lane.

Photo Credit: Flickr- kennejima
Photo Credit: Flickr- kennejima

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