"Not really off the beaten path" Hoover Dam/Lake Mead Tip by mht_in_la

Hoover Dam/Lake Mead, Las Vegas: 71 reviews and 101 photos

  Hoover Dam
by mht_in_la

Not sure where to put the Hoover Dam tip. I've seen people put it in Nevada, Arizona, Las Vegas, Boulder City, or even Grand Canyon. I decided to put it here because to me, it's a side trip to my Vegas visit, although it's by no means off the beaten path. Actually, it's quite the opposite; it gets more popular than ever.

I've been to Hoover Dam 3 or 4 times in the past 13 years. It gets more crowded every time. 13 years ago I was able to find free roadside parking easily, and there was no line to the Dam tour. Now, parking is $5, and to join the tour you have to go through airport-level security check.

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 22, 2003
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