Nevada Tourist Attractions

Nevada Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attractions in Nevada

Nevada attraction

Planning a vacation to the United States but have not yet decided on a place yet, then Nevada can be your answer. Nevada is a wonderful holiday spot in United States with a lot of excitement and attractions to offer to anyone and everyone. Form the loud and happening Las Vegas to the calm and quite Lake Tahoe banks, Nevada has it all. So whatever you are whishing out of your holiday you can have it all from this wonder place. But the problem with this beautiful state is that, it will make you addicted to the state and will force you to come back again and again.

There are many places in Nevada which you should never miss while planning your vacation, so chart your trip such that you enjoy the country and its essence to the most in the days you spent here.

Hoover Dam

The Hoover dam built in 1936 at the Boulder city is just 30 miles away from Las Vegas and it is one place in Nevada which has millions of visitors each year. The largest dam in the world built on the Colorado river borders the state of Arizona and Nevada and stands upright boasting its engineering marvel. But if you want to enjoy the dam in peace, don’t go there during summer as it will be steaming with visitors from different countries in this season. The elegant art designs on the four towers of the dam are also among the reason that this dam has become a favourite piece for tourists around the world. You can also enjoy in the national recreational area of Lake Mead near the dam where you can enjoy, boating, waterskiing, swimming or camping.

Hoover Dam Information

Hoover Dam Official Name Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam Locale Clark County, Nevada / Mohave County, Arizona, USA
Hoover Dam Construction Began 1931
Hoover Dam Opening Date 1936
Hoover Dam Construction Cost $49 million
Hoover Dam Owner(s) United States Government
Hoover Dam and spillways
Type of Dam Concrete gravity-arch
Hoover Dam Length 1,244 ft (379 m)
Hoover Dam Height 726.4 ft (221.4 m)
Hoover Dam Crest Width 45 ft (14 m)
Hoover Dam Base Width 660 ft (200 m)
Hoover Dam Volume 3,250,000 cu yd (2,480,000 m3)
Hoover Dam Impounds Colorado River
Type of Spillway 2 x controlled drum-gate
Spillway Capacity 400,000 cu ft/s (11,000 m3/s)
Hoover Dam Reservoir
Hoover Dam Creates Lake Mead
Hoover Dam Capacity 35.2 km3 (28,500,000 acre·ft)
Hoover Dam Catchment Area 167,800 sq mi (435,000 km2)
Surface Area of Hoover Dam 247 sq mi (640 km2)
Hoover Dam Max. Water Depth 590 ft (180 m)
Hoover Dam Hydraulic Head 590 ft (180 m) (Max)
Hoover Dam Power station
Hoover Dam Operator(s) U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Hoover Dam Turbines 17 main, Francis-type
Hoover Dam Installed Capacity 2080 MW
Nearest city: Boulder City, Nevada
Hoover Dam Coordinates: 36°0′56″N 114°44′16″W
Hoover Dam Built / Founded: 1933
Hoover Dam Architect: Six Companies, Inc. (structural), Gordon Kaufmann (exteriors)
Architectural style(s): Art Deco
Hoover Dam Governing Body: Bureau of Reclamation
MPS: Vehicular Bridges in Arizona MPS (AD)
Added to NRHP: April 08, 1981
Designated NHL: August 20, 1985
NRHP Reference#: 81000382
Hoover Dam Annual Generation 4.2 billion KWh


This is the place for you if you are planning a romantic getaway or honeymoon with your partner. This small town in the North of Nevada is flocked with visitors most of the time so that they can lock their love on the unending chain at the Lovers lock plaza. The Chinese custom of securing your love on the chain came into America through this very small town where thousands of lovers and couples come year after year so as to fasten their love forever. You can get the lovers lock anywhere in Lovelock and take your partner to the Lovers lock Plaza and fasten the lock on any available space on the chain and throw away the keys so that no one can unfasten your love for each other. It is not just the romantic ritual that makes this place exciting; you can also exchange your vows and enjoy your honeymoon in this romantic little town and take the memories of it forever. The lovelock caves in the place formed by the collapsing of the limestone dome are also an attraction of this beautiful town.

Lovelock Nevada Information

Lovelock Nevada Coordinates: 40°10′48″N 118°28′36″W
Lovelock Nevada Country United States
Lovelock Nevada State Nevada
Lovelock Nevada County Pershing
Lovelock Nevada Area
 - Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
Lovelock Nevada Elevation 3,980 ft (1,213 m)
Lovelock Nevada Population (2000)
 - Total 2,003
 - Density 2,311.6/sq mi (892.5/km2)
Lovelock Nevada Time Zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Lovelock Nevada ZIP Code 89419
Lovelock Nevada Area Code(s) 775
Lovelock Nevada FIPS Code


This is one place in Nevada which has excitement and adventure to it and this is a must visit place if you want to enjoy which is rather adventurous and breathtaking days in the state. The place has about 20 ski resorts very close by each other and within an hour's drive where you can ski for hours without getting bored. The place also offers thousands of hiking trails where you can explore the place and the mountains on your bike packing a picnic lunch with you. The fishing and kayaking experienced in Reno is also excellent and you can laze around your day in the Truckee river either boating through it or just paddling a bit. The Truckee river White Water park where the annual Reno water festival takes place and the National Automobile Museum in Reno are also some of the must visit spots in Reno.

Reno Nevada Information

Reno Nevada Coordinates: 39°31′38″N 119°49′19″W
Reno Nevada Country United States
Reno Nevada State Nevada
Reno Nevada County Washoe
Reno Nevada Government
 - Mayor Bob Cashell (R)
Reno Nevada Area
 - City 69.3 sq mi (179.6 km2)
 - Land 69.1 sq mi (179.0 km2)
 - Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Reno Nevada Elevation 4,505 ft (1,373 m)
Reno Nevada Population (2009)
 - City 220,598
 - Density 2,611.4/sq mi (1,008.3/km2)
 - Metro 420,000
Reno Nevada Time Zzone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Reno Nevada ZIP Codes 89500-89599
Reno Nevada Area Code(s) 775
Reno Nevada FIPS Code 32-60600
GNIS Feature ID 0861100

Las Vegas

Las Vegas has become a synonym for excitement and nightlife and this is one of the best loved vacation spot around the world. The best restaurants, accommodation and the shopping experience all together adds spice to the place making it much loved by anyone wishing for excitement and partying. The neon lighted resorts, the sandy beaches, the great shopping and dining experience makes Las Vegas stand out to the visitors and attract millions each year. You can enjoy a soothing spa treatment and treat your heart and eyes to everything good at evil at Las Vegas. Live your heart out at Las Vegas and enjoy the lights and excitements.

Nevada has still much more attraction and tourist spots which makes the state among the best tourist spots so plan a trip and pack your bags to this beautiful state which offers every sort of excitement and fun for you.

Las Vegas Information

Las Vegas Coordinates: 36°10′30″N 115°08′11″W
Las Vegas Country United States
Las Vegas State Nevada
Las Vegas County Clark County
Las Vegas Government
 - Type Council-Manager
 - Mayor Oscar B. Goodman (N.P.)
 - City Manager Betsy Fretwell
Las Vegas Area
 - City 131.3 sq mi (340.0 km2)
 - Land 131.2 sq mi (339.8 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Las Vegas Elevation 2,001 ft (610 m)
Las Vegas Population (2009)
 - City 567,641
 - Density 4,154/sq mi (1,604/km2)
 - Urban 1,314,356
 - Metro 1,902,834
(28 th U.S.)
Las Vegas Time Zone PST (UTC−8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Las Vegas ZIP Codes
Area code(s)
Las Vegas FIPS Code 32-40000
GNIS Feature ID 0847388

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