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how far is lake mead from the vegas strip? whats there to do there and is it worth visiting?

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It is worth seeing and a great place to fish or take a boat out or jet ski. While you are there you can go over to Hoover Dam and tour the dam which is very interesting. It is a nice drive thru the desert area by the hills of sand.

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Its In Boulder City and is approx 35 minutes from the strip.

The best thing to do there is the jet skiing.

I have just returned and went out 2 times.

For 1 hour to rent a jet ski its $65.00 + $9 for gas.

Its a blast,and you can get some great views of the rear of the Hoover dam.


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"Its In Boulder City and is approx 35 minutes from the strip."

A little misleading. The visitor center is close to Boulder City but BC could fit within the area of Lake Mead several times over.


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Unless your using the Lake for water sports of some kind or taking a boat tour there really is not much to do or see.

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the paddle steamer is worth taking a trip on-been a couple of times

and the dam tour is good

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"Take all the dam pictures you want."

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