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Hoover Dam Bypass, Las Vegas
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Drive the 5.6 km (3.5 m) Hoover Dam Bypass to see a massive concrete dam, travel the longest single-arch bridge in North America, and cross state lines. The highlight of the bypass is the Mike O’Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. Standing 260 m (840 ft) above the Colorado River, the bridge is the second highest in the United States. It offers fantastic views of the Hoover Dam, a Depression-era engineering wonder, and Lake Mead. If you are interested in learning about the dam’s history, stop and take a tour. Park in one of the nearby lots if you would like to walk the bridge and take photos. Continue to the middle to see the state line marker. For free parking, cross to the Arizona side. Make Hoover Dam Bypass part of your personalized Las Vegas itinerary using our Las Vegas travel itinerary maker.
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  • My tour of the Hoover Dam was Excellent and a must see while visiting Las Vegas. Tour bus provided a great narrative of the Hoover Dam and history. 
  • a pretty cool place to stop. the history behind this is world famous. 1-2 hours and you would have seen and taken enough photos. 
  • The Hoover dam is one of the less known attractions in Vegas. But if you have a bit of time and would like to get around during the day, it is worth a trip. Lots of information for kids and adults ali...  more »