Sitting as one of America’s Seven Modern Civil Engineering Wonders, The Hoover Dam is truly one of the most incredible and awe-inspiring man-made sights to visit in the United States. It is located near Boulder City, Nevada, a mere 45 minutes from bustling Las Vegas. The dam was built in the 1930s, during the Great Depression, to stop the flooding of the Colorado River downstream. It’s development has aided in the expansion of nearby major cities, such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Phoenix. Additionally, The Hoover Dam created Lake Mead, the largest man-made reservoir in the United States.
Take advantage of our Southwest tours and revel in the wonder of the Hoover Dam. The beautiful Art Deco style adds a special kind of grace and elegance, proving to be a unique addition to the utilitarian form of the dam. It is an excellent subject for the architecture or art enthusiast. You’re sure to enjoy what the Hoover Dam has to offer. Book one of our Hoover Dam tours today!