Discover the desert’s beauty with a trip to nearby Red Rock Canyon. Stop at the visitor’s center and enjoy a drive around the scenic loop, with plenty of photo stops along the way. Just minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip lies Red Rock Canyon, one of the Mojave Desert’s most beautiful areas. The tour takes visitors into Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, a working ranch nestled at the base of the dramatic Wilson Cliffs, which was once owned by eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes.
The trip continues to the Red Rock National Conservation area with a stop at the visitor center followed by a leisurely lap around the 13-mile scenic loop with breaks at the amazing red and cream sandstone Calico Hills, limestone Indian roasting pits and the pictographs at Willow Springs. Enjoy brief stops along the way as your knowledgeable tour guide walks you through the fragile and fascinating history of the desert.