Grand Canyon West, Lunch, Hoover Dam Photo Stop, Optional Skywalk

Hoover Dam Mini Tour


Experience the magnificence of Hoover Dam on an efficient and time-conscious Las Vegas “mini” tour, designed for those seeking a captivating excursion without sacrificing precious vacation time. Ideal for those with late flights or tight schedules, this tour ensures a swift yet enriching visit to one of America’s engineering marvels. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from select Las Vegas Strip hotels and explore the Hoover Dam, Colorado River, and Lake Mead, all while soaking in panoramic views. For an added touch of Instagram-worthy charm, opt to upgrade your experience with a stop at the Seven Magic Mountains, an art installation nestled in the Mojave Desert.


  1. Efficient Hoover Dam Exploration:
    • Maximize your time with a concise tour that takes you to the Hoover Dam, providing an immersive experience without compromising your schedule.
  2. Small-Group Experience:
    • Travel comfortably in a small-group vehicle, ensuring a personalized and intimate tour with attention from a professional guide.
  3. Scenic Stops and Photo Opportunities:
    • Visit lookout points for stunning views and photo ops of the Hoover Dam, Colorado River, and Lake Mead, capturing the essence of this iconic landmark.
  4. Optional Seven Magic Mountains Upgrade:
    • Elevate your experience by upgrading to include a visit to the Seven Magic Mountains, a vibrant art installation in the Mojave Desert, perfect for those seeking unique and Instagrammable moments.


  1. Time-Saving Design:
    • Tailored for those short on time, this tour ensures an efficient and fulfilling visit to Hoover Dam without compromising the quality of the experience.
  2. Hotel Pickup and Drop-Off:
    • Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off from select Las Vegas Strip hotels, eliminating the need for additional transportation arrangements.
  3. Informative Guided Tour:
    • Benefit from the insights of a professional guide who shares fascinating facts about Hoover Dam, the surrounding area, and the history of the region.


  1. Boulder City – Gateway to Hoover Dam:
    • Begin your journey with pickup from select hotels on Las Vegas Blvd and a scenic drive through historic Boulder City, a town with roots tied to the construction of the Hoover Dam.
  2. Hemenway Park – Desert Big Horn Sheep Encounter:
    • Make a short stop at Hemenway Park, renowned for its resident Desert Big Horn Sheep, providing a unique wildlife encounter.
  3. Lake Mead National Recreation Area – Panoramic Views:
    • Pause at Lake Mead Lookout for a panoramic view of Lake Mead, where you’ll learn about the lake’s history and its present challenges.
  4. Hoover Dam Bypass – Spectacular Bridge Views:
    • Stop at the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge (Mike O’Callagham – Pat Tillmam Bridge) for a remarkable view of the Dam and the Colorado River, with insights from your guide about the dam’s construction.
  5. Hoover Dam – Top of the Dam Drive:
    • Enjoy a drive over the top of the Hoover Dam, making strategic stops for additional information and photo opportunities.
  6. Seven Magic Mountains (Optional Upgrade):
    • Opt to enhance your tour with a visit to the Seven Magic Mountains, a captivating art installation in the Mojave Desert, providing an extra layer of visual delight.
  7. Return to Las Vegas Strip:
    • Conclude your tour with a return to the Las Vegas Strip, leaving you with cherished memories of Hoover Dam and the surrounding landscapes.

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for outdoor exploration.
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect against the desert sun.
  • If opting for the Seven Magic Mountains upgrade, have your camera or smartphone ready for unique and vibrant photo opportunities.


  1. Is transportation provided from hotels on the Las Vegas Strip?
    • Yes, round-trip transportation is included from select Las Vegas Strip hotels, ensuring a hassle-free experience.
  2. Can I upgrade to include the Seven Magic Mountains?
    • Yes, an optional upgrade is available for a visit to the Seven Magic Mountains, adding a colorful and artistic dimension to your tour.
  3. Is the tour suitable for individuals with tight schedules?
    • Absolutely, this tour is designed for those short on time, providing an efficient yet fulfilling Hoover Dam experience.
  4. Are restroom facilities available during the tour?
    • Yes, restroom facilities are accessible at various stops during the tour for the comfort of participants.
  5. Is the tour suitable for all age groups?
    • Yes, the tour is suitable for participants of various age groups, offering a well-paced and engaging experience for all.