No time to visit the #GrandCanyon while you're in Las Vegas? There's another spot only 50 miles away from the Strip that's just as much fun to visit - the Valley of Fire! Discover 9 amazing sights you can see at the Valley of Fire.
Day Trip from Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park
The perfect day trip from Las Vegas! If you’re looking to take a break from the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip, Valley of Fire State Park makes the perfect half-day excursion. This was definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Nevada! http://www.mintnotion.com/travel/day-trip-from-las-vegas-valley-of-fire-state-park/
Valley of Fire ~ Nevada Main attractions:extensive outcrops of red, yellow and pink rocks, eroded into striking formations. Park also has petrified dunes, narrow canyons, sheer cliffs and petroglyphs, and is one of the most photogenic locations in the Southwest Nearest city with hotels:North Las Vegas, 43 miles Management: Nevada Division of State Parks
Day Trip From Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park
A short (1 hour) road trip north of Las Vegas is Valley of Fire State Park, perfect for hiking. The name matches the park, with it's breathtaking views of red canyons that are scorching hot in the summer!