Great Family Adventures in Nevada
Family bonding is never complete with a great location, and just as viewing Nevada on the map, it is more than a big and square state, with entertaining casinos and performance venues, but it is also a great place to travel and enjoy adventure trip adventure with your family and friends. If you are planning your next family holiday, take a trip to Lake Mead National Recreation Area in southern Nevada, an ideal outdoor adventure for both land and water lovers. In the Western United States, there’s water shortage that could dry up Lake Mead by 2021, so you only have a limited time to get to experience and gaze the beautiful sceneries in Lake Mead. Lake Mead is United States’ largest reservoir that spans over 110 miles long in Nevada and Arizona, creating hydroelectricity and the location of the Hoover Dam.
Lake Mead is a perfect place to spend your holiday where you and your family can enjoy water sports activities, fishing, sunbathing, and swimming. Lake Mead has 700 miles fishable shoreline where you can catch several fish species such as largemouth and smallmouth bass, striped bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, rainbow trout, green sunfish, and crappie. Take a trip on the Lake Mead Scenic Byway and be amazed at colorful rock formations, steep cliffs, deep canyons, and an assortment of native vegetation. The magnificent scenery of Lake Mead along with the three of nation’s four desert ecosystems including the Great Basin, Mojave, and Sonoran Deserts are waiting to be explored, biked, hiked, and photographed. Lake Mead’s recreation area include picnic areas with tables, grill, water, and restrooms for individuals or groups.
You can also visit the Great Basin National Park which is located in east-central Nevada near the Utah border which represents the Old West. The Great Basin National Park is the conservation home of America’s oldest trees, bristlecone pines, adapting to the local and arid climate, and are now slowing down dramatically because of lack of nutrients and water. Get to see the stunning Lehman Caves in the national park, the home of ancient bristlecone pine trees, lakes, and streams, abundant wildlife, and limestone caverns. The Great Basin is the home of Nevada’s highest peak, the Wheeler Peak, great place to climb if you are a sporty family. In winter, the Great Basin is a perfect place to go skiing and snowboarding, and since it is one of the darkest skies in the United States, it is the best place to stargaze, hike, and camp.
Nevada’s biggest, Las Vegas is not only occupied by plenty of family-friendly restaurants, circuses, and entertainment, it is also a place where you can find an educational aquarium, and you can learn more here. To learn more about how to enjoy your family bonding in Nevada, feel free to check our website or homepage now. Come and visit the great wonders of Nevada today!