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Hot Fun in the Sand – The Mojave Desert

May 18, 2016 03:23 AM

Las Vegas might be the main course for a lot of people, but don’t forget the desert! Aside from gambling, there are a lot of other things that can be done in the Mojave Desert.

Off-Roading


Experience the spectacular scenery of the desert by going off-road. While some of the areas are restricted, that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying it! If you’d rather have something more exciting, try dune bashing!

Museums


There are a variety of museums that people can visit; ranging from the history of the area, old and famous neon signs, to the nuclear tests they do around the area.
  • Boulder City Museum & Historical Association
  • Hoover Dam, Bureau of Reclamation
  • Clark County Museum
  • Atomic Testing Museum
  • Howard W. Cannon Aviation Museum
  • Las Vegas International Scouting Museum
  • Las Vegas Natural History Museum
  • Las Vegas Springs Preserve
  • Lied Discovery Children’s Museum
  • The Neon Museum
  • Nevada State Museum & Historical Society
  • Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park
  • Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association
  • Virgin Valley Heritage Museum
  • Lost City Museum
  • Pahrump Valley Museum

Parks and Reserves


Camping under the desert night sky is one of the most amazing things you’ll ever experience in your life. If you enjoy a good hike, Red Rock offers a breathtaking view of the surroundings.
  • Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
  • Desert National Wildlife Refuge

Water Recreation


And you thought a desert should be dry, not necessarily so! If you just love water sports or taking a nice boat ride, there are some nearby lakes that might be perfect for you.
  • Lake Mead
  • Lake Mohave
  • Lake Havasu
If you love the thought of living in the desert, getting a Luxury Home just might fit you. Imagine, getting a front seat view of the Red Rock Canyon from your home! Now that’s something! Of course, if you’re more interested in the amenities in some of the communities here, check out our article why we love The Ridges.


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