3 COVID-19 Safe Must Do’s Around Las Vegas

1. Kayak through the Colorado River

Drive 32 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip and enter a world of exploration with a  kayak tour through Black Canyon located in the Lower Colorado River. 

Your professionally guided tour will take you to the amazing Hoover Dam, Emerald Cave, and Willow Beach. During your journey, you’ll be sure to spot native wildlife such as bighorn sheep, bald eagles, and if you’re lucky, diamondback rattlesnakes. 

Book your tour with one (or both) of Boulder City’s premium kayak tour companies. Blazin’ Paddles and Desert Adventures are open, safe and excited for you to come visit. 

2. Admire the wildlife and don’t forget the Camel-ra

Take the day to get away with a trip to Camel Safari, located just outside of Mesquite NV. 

With a premium glamping experience, spend the day relaxing in a ger*, learning about camels, and enjoying a catered lunch. Meet various exotic animals including camels, two-toed sloths, armadillos, hedgehogs, an African Crested Porcupine, Wooly opossums, alpacas and llamas. 

Desert Ranch Experience is open, safe and ready for you to meet their camels and relax in a ger. Due to Covid-19, Desert Ranch Experience is not currently offering camel rides. 

*A ger is the older, traditional style of yurt. "Yurt" is a Russian word for what the Mongolian people call ger.

3. Take a Hike through Valley of Fire

Adventure through miles of beautiful bright red Aztec sandstone located 50 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Before you start your adventure, make a stop at the visitor center and learn all about the history, geology and ecology of the park. 

Featuring 21 different hikes ranging from beginner to advanced, visitors will find the perfect hike for your day outside. Indecisive? Don’t worry, we have some suggestions:

  • White Domes: This one-mile loop will take you through two short twisting slot canyons and features a free-standing fin. 
  • Mouse’s Tank: This short .75 out and back hike through a sandy slot canyon features petroglyphs along the canyon walls and natural water catchment at the end.
  • Elephant Rock: Visible from the car or on foot, this natural rock formation is a must-see. Located just inside the park near the east entrance, take a short walk along the road to view Elephant Rock on your right. 

Due to COVID-19, you must make a reservation before visiting. Valley of Fire is open, safe and ready for you to come explore