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Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Tour Experience

1. From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Tour Experience

Take an excursion from Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam, which has long been known as one of the engineering wonders of the world. When the Hoover Dam was completed in 1935 it was both the world's largest electric power-producing facility and the world's largest concrete structure. Currently, it ranks as the world's 34th-largest hydroelectric generating station. During the half-day tour, you’ll be able to view the 17 main turbines that generate a maximum of 2,074 megawatts of hydroelectric power. You’ll also take in views of the Dam and Lake Mead from the Arizona Lookout Point, the best viewing spot in the area. You also get an up-close look at the newly opened Hoover Dam bypass bridge, which is a modern feat of engineering, soaring 900 feet above the Colorado River. This bridge is the longest and tallest arch bridge in the western hemisphere. Later, enjoy a spectacular vista of the Mike O'Callahan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, which opened in 2010 and stretches nearly 2,000 feet in length. There is a paddle-wheeler cruise on Lake Mead available as an option with this tour. Please note that this is not the Hard Hat Tour of the Hoover Dam.

Las Vegas: Small Group 3-Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour

2. Las Vegas: Small Group 3-Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour

Enjoy a compact guided tour of the Hoover Dam from Las Vegas, and take the chance to see this man-made wonder up close. Admire views of the dam and Lake Mead — America’s largest reservoir. Benefit from pickup and drop-off at selected hotels. Get picked up in Las Vegas and relax in air-conditioned comfort on the 40-minute drive to the Hoover Dam. Arrive at the dam and cross the Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, where your guide will park.  Head up to the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Walkway on foot and take in the spectacular bird’s-eye view over the dam and the nearby Colorado River. Stop at Hemenway Park, where you’ll notice some desert bighorn sheep often hang out. Continue onto the Lake Mead Lookout for panoramic views of the man-made aquatic wonder. After this, drive across the dam to various lookout points and stop to take photos at the most picturesque spots, guaranteed.  At the end of your activity, you’ll head back to Las Vegas, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel or your preferred location on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon National Park Day Trip with Lunch

3. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon National Park Day Trip with Lunch

Set out from Las Vegas on a guided day trip to discover the scenery of the Grand Canyon, with hotel pickup included. Hit the road on Route 66, take in the views at the Grand Canyon National Park, and cross the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. Enjoy lunch and breakfast along the way. The first stop on your journey will be in historic Seligman, Arizona where you will have a chance to see some of the history of the famous Route 66, the 'Mother Road' of the USA Continue on to the Grand Canyon National Park, where you’ll enjoy stops at Mather Point and Bright Angel Lodge. Choose between traveling to each point by bus or, for the more adventurous, walking along the paved road with your guide between the sites. Soak up the breathtaking views — stop along the trail to take photos as you take in the unforgettable colors and rock formations around you.  After visiting both sites, begin the return trip to Las Vegas. Along the way, enjoy a stop in Arizona to catch a bite to eat at a local American diner (at your own expense).  Travel over the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge and see the Las Vegas skyline illuminated to top off your experience, before being dropped back at your hotel.

Las Vegas: Hoover Dam and Seven Magic Mountains Tour

4. Las Vegas: Hoover Dam and Seven Magic Mountains Tour

See the top attractions around Las Vegas on a half-day trip with a guide, including the Las Vegas sign, Hoover Dam, and Seven Magic Mountains. Step out of your Las Vegas hotel and climb aboard the air-conditioned van to start your tour. Head straight over to the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign to beat the crowds for an early morning photo shoot.  Next, drive into the middle of the Mojave Desert to admire the hottest art in town, Seven Magic Mountains. Then, enjoy the views as you drive through Boulder City and on to the Hoover Dam. Walk out onto the Mike O'Callahan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, the second-highest bridge in the United States.  Take in the full view of the Hoover Dam. Follow your tour guide on a guided walk across the top of the Hoover Dam, and peer down the face of what once was the tallest dam in the world.

From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Half-Day Tour

5. From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Half-Day Tour

Travel in style and comfort to the most popular sightseeing attraction in Nevada. The Hoover Dam is a feat of modern engineering and is one of the Seven Man-Made Wonders of the Modern World. Your professional guide will personally escort you throughout your tour to help you make the most of your Hoover Dam experience. Several areas of interest along the way include the historic city of Boulder, originally a Federal town built to house the workers building Hoover Dam, and the beautiful Lake Mead – the largest man-made body of water in the western hemisphere – and dramatic views of the Colorado River. At the dam, you’ll see a live presentation on the Dam’s construction and history, and walk through the exhibition galleries and picturesque observation deck. Finally, venture down to the power plant to view the massive generators. The Hoover Dam Discovery Tour offers ample time for thoroughly exploring this National Historic Landmark and engineering wonder of the world. Enjoy this half-day trip in a custom luxury bus, allowing you a more personalized experience.

Vegas: Hoover Dam Walk-on-Top Tour, Lunch, and Comedy Show

6. Vegas: Hoover Dam Walk-on-Top Tour, Lunch, and Comedy Show

Join this fully guided VIP tour and experience the Walk On The Top tour, the Nevada Power Plant Tour, the Boulder Dam Museum, lunch at the Omelet House right on the outskirts of Las Vegas, and a visit to the Hoover Dam bypass bridge. Enjoy a fully guided walk over Hoover Dam and learn about the concrete, high scalers, depression, earthquakes, cableways, spillways, intake towers, outlet works, drought, wages, and tragic deaths. Once you leave Boulder City, head for lunch at the Omelet House on the outskirts of Las Vegas. Stop at the Las Vegas welcome sign and take some photos of the landmark, without having to wait in line. This tour also includes a special bonus - Complimentary tickets to the LA Comedy Club at the Strat! (a $45 value per ticket). All this and you'll be back in Las Vegas in the early afternoon.

Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Experience with Power Plant Tour

7. Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Experience with Power Plant Tour

Take in unique and beautiful views of the Black Canyon, the Colorado River, inside the Hoover Dam, and below and above the dam as well. Learn about the fascinating history of the concrete cavity arch dam that took over five years and nearly 50 million dollars to complete. Learn all about the history of the storied and enormous Hoover Dam as you visit the Hoover Dam visitor center and then finally the Hoover Dam Museum in Boulder City. Venture across the astounding second-highest bridge in the USA, the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, and take in the breathtaking views of the Black Canyon of the Colorado River and the massive Hoover Dam from above. Experience the Hoover Dam on a guided walking tour as you set foot on top of the Dam constructed by thousands of workers during the Great Depression. Marvel at the Hoover Dam from below, then discover the power plant and generator rooms that provide large amounts of power for parts of Nevada, Arizona, and California.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Helicopter West Rim Flight & Options

8. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Helicopter West Rim Flight & Options

Discover the beautiful views of the Grand Canyon on a scenic helicopter flight. Soar up to 4000 feet in the air and admire the views of the canyon below, and complement your experience with an optional horseback ride or ATV ride after your flight. Upon pickup from your Las Vegas Strip hotel, travel by luxury van towards the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge for a quick photo opportunity. Then head towards the Grand Canyon as you travel through the beautiful ancient trees of the Joshua Tree Forest. Board the helicopter and fly over the West Rim of the Grand Canyon looking 4000 feet down at the beautiful Colorado River. Descend 2500 feet below the rim to see the beautiful walls of the Grand Canyon. After your 20-minute flight, you will arrive back at the ranch for a tasty lunch. You can also then take part in a relaxing 1-hour horseback or ATV ride to complete your experience. Afterward, relax on the journey back to your Las Vegas hotel.

From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Highlights Tour

9. From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Highlights Tour

Experience the top highlights of Hoover Dam on a half-day tour that is perfect for those who want to enjoy views overlooking Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the historic Boulder City. Depart from the Las Vegas Strip aboard a luxury motorcoach for a quick ride to Boulder City, home of the workers who built the Hoover Dam. The stop at this charming town includes a free visit to the Hoover Dam Museum, cafes, antique shops and a unique art walk featuring beautiful, bronze statues. Get stunning views of this "Man-Made Wonder of the World" from the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, which gives an aerial view from 900 feet above the Colorado River and Black Canyon.   Have a photo stop at the highest overlook on the Arizona side of the Hoover Dam and visit the Lake Mead Visitor’s Center.

Las Vegas: Hoover Dam and Colorado River Full-Day Kayak Tour

10. Las Vegas: Hoover Dam and Colorado River Full-Day Kayak Tour

Be ready bright and early to leave Las Vegas for a full-day kayak tour on the mighty Colorado River. Experience the magnitude of the Hoover Dam as you view it from the water.  Marvel at the sight of this man-made wonder emerge as you drop 1,100 feet in elevation and reach the base of the dam. Paddle on a slow-flowing river past the Fish Hatchery on your way to a historic trailhead.  Stretch your legs and take a short hike to the River Gauger’s Home where you will learn more about the Colorado River.  After the hike, head to Emerald Cave, a hidden channel where you will see the green waters of the Black Canyon.   Next, go with your guide to Sandy Beach for more incredible views and photo opportunities before heading to your final stop, Willow Beach.  Along the way, be sure to look out for some wildlife viewing.  Get the chance to spot rainbow trout, bald eagles, bighorn sheep, and many more. While on this trip, enjoy lunch, plenty of tasty snacks, fruit, bottled water, and use of a light touring kayak, life jacket, and carbon light paddle.

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What people are saying about Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

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based on 1,239 reviews

The bus picked us up at our hotel on the strip, which was very convenient, and made sure we knew where the pick up spot was so we didn't miss it. The driver was very nice and we got lots of information and facts about the history of Las Vegas and the surrounding area. Though there were time constraints at each stop, it seems to be an adequate amount of time for what we needed and Bill made sure everyone was back o the bus before departing.

Best Trip I ever had. Shout out to Max tours and great and seamless booking process from Get your guide. Tour guide Chad was very chill and explained the history of the locations very well. I would definitely recommend this tour offered by Max tours.

Prompt pick up driver was safe and informed However the transport vehicle could of totally been better quality….I think that vehicle is worn out

Our tour guide was awesome! She was informational and entertaining. We enjoyed it and got a lot out of it. Best tour we have ever been on!

Great trip, our guide Pam was extremely knowledgeable and charming