Experience Lake Mead and Hoover Dam on this Lake Mead Cruise and Hoover Dam Tour. Located about 45 minutes from Las Vegas are the manmade creations of Lake Mead and Hoover Dam.
Instead of driving blindly there, hop on a tour stops at one of the modern engineering marvels — the Hoover Dam. Take a guided tour through the visitor’s center and then explore the generator room.
Following the Hoover Dam, the tour moves on to the country’s largest manmade lake, Lake Mead. Hop onboard the Desert Princess, a Mississippi-style paddle wheeler, to observe some of the 500 miles of shoreline. Take in the beauty of Boulder Island, Sentinel Island and the Arizona Paint Pots while enjoying lunch onboard, and then head to Henderson to check out Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens before heading back to your hotel.
Diana Edelman is the founder of Vegans, Baby. She previously lived and worked in Thailand where she spent years working for an elephant sanctuary and has traveled around the world speaking about the realities of elephant tourism. She is a public speaker who has appeared at SEED Food + Wine, VegFest Puerto Rico, VegFest Toronto and more, a journalist and entrepreneur. Diana is also behind the Vegas Vegan Dinners at James Beard Foundation’s James Beard House.