Boulder City in Clark County, Nevada, has a population of more than 15,000. Nicknamed "Home of Hoover Dam", Boulder City is a mere 20 miles from Las Vegas. You can get a bus charter in Boulder City, Nevada, and enjoy the city's beautiful historic charm and quaint atmosphere, and all the other things it has to offer.
Visit the St. Jude's Children's Art Museum of Nevada, a small art museum featuring art done by kids of all ages. There is also a vintage thrift store with a nice selection of pre-loved merchandise as well as a lovely little car museum. Profits from the art works and the thrift store are used to support kids at St. Jude's Ranch for Children and Chapel of the Holy Family.
The Boulder City Art Guild is also worth checking out. It is a little gallery located in the historic Boulder Dam Hotel and it carries an interesting collection of paintings, sketches, photographs, ceramics, sculptures, and other artworks made by local artists. The Guild's artists also hold an annual spring art exhibit.
You may plan your trip to Boulder City around annual events like the Boulder City Damboree Celebration in July, which offers plenty of activities that include a parade, water play, games, entertainment, and contests. Other events include the National Night Out, Best Dam BBQ, Wurstfest, the Winter ArtFest, the annual Tree Lighting, Santa's Electric Parade, and many others.
Learn more about the city's rich and colorful history by getting on a bus charter in Boulder City, Nevada, and exploring its various historical sites and landmarks. You can tour the Boulder City Historic District, which is the largest listing on the National Register of Historic Places in Nevada, having 408 contributing buildings.
Also listed on the register is the Boulder Dam Hotel, which was built in 1933 and features a Colonial Revival architectural design. Of course, the hotel was named after Hoover Dam, which is also listed on the register. The dam, also known as Boulder Dan, was constructed during the Great Depression, between 1931 and 1936, and was dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on September 30, 1935.
Other sites included in the register are the Gold Strike Canyon-Sugarloaf Mountain Traditional Cultural Property, the Old Boulder City Hospital, and Willow Beach Gauging Station.
You should also pay the Hoover Dam Museum a visit and take a look at its three-dimensional and interactive exhibits that describe the 1929 Stock Market Crash and Great Depression that forced thousands of unemployed Americans into the isolation of the Nevada desert and to find work at the Boulder Canyon Project.
You can tee off at the Boulder City Golf Course or at the Boulder Creek Golf Club. There's also Cascata Golf Course, a par-72 course with stunning vistas, lush fairways, lakes, streams, and a Tuscan-style clubhouse.
When it comes to other sports, you can go the Whalen Baseball Field/Bravo Softball Field. The city also has a pool and racquetball complex.
Enjoy the outdoors with the whole gang! You can try Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon and conquer your fear of heights. This unique zipline lets you fly at speeds of 50mph between desert mountains through a paragliding harness suspended from cable wires.
You can take the kids and the whole family to Veterans' Memorial Park, which has a baseball and softball diamond, a bike trail, a fishing pond, a playground, a skate park, a soccer field, a splash park, a volleyball court, picnic areas, a walking track, and a large open green space. The city also has other parks like Bicentennial Park, Bootleg Canyon Park, Broadbent Park, Hemenway Valley Park, Lakeview Park, and Oasis Park, among others. These parks feature amenities like playgrounds, picnic areas, gazebos, trails, and ball fields.
Visit the Nevada State Railroad Museum and join excursion train rides into the desert.
A bus charter in Boulder City, Nevada, will make your trip around the city comfortable and hassle-free.