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Well worth the drive

The dam is a short drive outside of Vegas. It is cool to see at least once. I haven't been on the tour but I imagine it would be interesting due to the age of the dam.

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I wouldn't make the Hoover Dam a day trip by itself but I will say it was mildly interesting if you are passing by.

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The dam is a short drive outside of Vegas. It is cool to see at least once. I haven't been on the tour but I imagine it would be interesting due to the age of the dam.

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Kokomo, IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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US 93 is a great road, especially thru the Joshua tree area. It goes over the Colorado at Hoover Dam. Just a bridge, not able to see anything(river, dam) unless you use side roads.

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If you get a chance to see the video on how the dam was built, it is very interesting. Built 2 years ahead of schedule and under budget, it was an engineering feat in itself. Learn how the river was diverted in order for this concrete monstrosity to be built. We actually saw it at night when it was lit... More 

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Thank Helene L
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked on the bridge to take pictures...great view of the dam. Also, it is a lot cheaper than taking a helicopter to get this view...yes, it is FREE to get on the bridge.

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Chicago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a wonderful sight to see! Love to see historic sights! A must while on vacation with the family!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see even if you don't do the tour down under the dam. Just go and be amazed by the incredible size of this dam. You could do this and the canyon on the same day.

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Sparta, Tennessee
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if you haven't been please take in the hoover dam and lake mead at the headwaters of the grand canyon

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Pickering, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take the road to the dam, stop at the larger parking lot for the bridge and take the hike up to it and on pedestrian path along it. You'll get great shots of the face of the Hoover Dam. Definitely noisy with the traffic whizzing by on the highway, but great view and worth the climb.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last visit to the Hover Dam was 30yrs ago. They have really made made this welcoming to visitors. If you have never been, take a half day and see one of the great wonders of the world.

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