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Discover the ethereal beauty of Red Rock Canyon on this day trip from Las Vegas. Take some time from the glitz and glamour of the strip to spend some time in nature.  Explore the ruddy-hued canyon, once home to the area's Native Americans, on a relaxed 6-hour tour or a speedy 4-hour tour. Round-trip transportation from Las Vegas hotels is included, as well as lunch on the 6-hour tour. 

Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing tour of the Red Rock Canyon from Las Vegas
  • Leisurely 13-mile (21-kilometer) scenic loop
  • Calico Hills, roasting pits and petroglyphs at Willow Springs
  • Lunch (six-hour tour only)
  • Choice of six-hour day trip or express four-hour tour
  • Pick-up and drop-off from most Las Vegas hotels

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The Strip isn't the only visually stunning landmark in Vegas! Take in the gorgeous scenery and learn about the Native Americans who once lived in Red Rock Canyon on this quick and easy sojourn into the desert.

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What You Can Expect

Red Rock Canyon Tour

Red Rock Canyon Tour

Following pickup from your hotel in Las Vegas, board a comfortable vehicle to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Once there, take a circuit through the area while learning about the area's geography, ecology and history. Stops include Calico HIlls, Willow Springs and Spring Mountain State Park. Choose from the time-conscious 4-hour Red Rock Express Tour or the leisurely 6-hour Red Rock Canyon Tour (which includes lunch). 

Please see Itinerary section below for tour options. 

Itinerary

Red Rock Canyon Tour (6 hours)
After hotel pickup, head to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to travel along the leisurely 13-mile (21-kilometer) scenic loop. Stops along the way include the colorful sandstone Calico Hills, limestone Indian roasting pits and the petroglyphs at Willow Springs. The tour continues with a visit to Spring Mountain State Park, a ranch once owned by eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes.

Red Rock Express Tour (4 hours)

The afternoon express tour begins with custom van transportation from your hotel to the spectacular Red Rock Canyon, where you will hear about past explorers and the canyon's unique geography and wildlife. Next, you'll take a smooth ride around the scenic loop.

Customer Reviews

Virginia S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our tour guide Jerry was fantastic!! Even though the weather was not great he made it entertaining and fun!! He was a wealth of knowledge!!

Edythe Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Nice, relaxing way to see the highlights of Red Rock Canyon and Spring Mountain Ranch!

2aussiesheppards

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Tour was great.. Tour guide was fun and informative, he was a phot buff like us Great day!

Deborah C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Chuck was informative, friendly, knowledgeable, accommodating and we definitely want to return to Red Rock Canyon! This area is a treasure!

John J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

A very well paced tour. Plenty of opportunities for excellent photos and you will want to take a lot.

Our driver Chuck was very friendly, and kept us all very entertained with his stories and insights.

For a relatively short tour, I think is is an excellent choice. There is some climbing involved, but nothing overly strenuous. We certainly didn't get to see everything the park had to offer, but did have an excellent sampling of the different areas. If anything, it only whetted my appetite to take a much longer exploration.

Maxime P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

super guide, awesome spots for pics

James P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Trip was well planned and interesting. A good use of vacation time. The Government Park Center was one of the best organized I have seen at National Parks.

Benhur C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Nice experience

Richard C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour. Definitely worth the price. Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate about his job. The red rocks against the desert landscape provided and opportunity for some amazing photos. Some good advice: carry a sweater. Temperature in the desert is unpredictable. It was a bright and sunny day yet windy and cold when we went in late March.

Sharon B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We all enjoyed our trip to Red Rock Canyon. A must see!

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