From casinos to canyons: The best places in and around Las Vegas to visit

Do you love discovering hidden gems in and around Las Vegas? Then you'll love joining Halo.Car on our expeditions to explore unique locations in and around the city. We search for awe-inspiring natural wonders, immersive experiences, and vibrant urban oases so that you can visit them too.

Ready to select your next destination and join the fun? Take a look at some of our favorite locations to enjoy:

Red Rock Canyon 

Nature lovers, this one is for you. Red Rock Canyon is a must-visit destination, just a short drive from the Las Vegas Strip. The striking beauty of the crimson-hued rocks and winding hiking trails bring tourists and locals alike. And if you're not up for a hike, no problem! Experience a peaceful escape with a drive through the Red Rock Scenic Loop. Don’t forget to view our video showcasing the mesmerizing beauty of this place.

Red Rock Canyon in Nevada

Ferguson's Downtown 

Are you looking for a vibrant urban oasis rooted in community and gatherings? Ferguson's Downtown is precisely that. This dynamic community space features diverse local businesses, artists, and events. There is something for everyone, from creative spaces, apparel shops, and cozy cafes to art installations and live performances. Halo.Car takes you on a tour of this creative hub, showcasing its unique charm and welcoming atmosphere here.

Ferguson's Downtown & Peyote in Downtown Las Vegas

Hemenway Park 

Have you ever seen a herd of Nevada’s state animal, the desert bighorn sheep, up close? If not, then Hemenway Park is a hidden spot perfect to visit. Located just a short drive from Las Vegas in historic Boulder City, this family park attracts the sheep to graze and lounge in the grass. View these animals up close and learn more about their habitat and behaviors at this destination. If you want to see more, watch this video, where we visit the park and enjoy the peaceful environment. 

Bighorn Sheep resting at Hemenway Park in Boulder City, NV


Get ready to have your senses dazzled at Illuminarium, an immersive entertainment venue that pushes the boundaries of technology and storytelling. This venue transports you to different worlds and realities through cutting-edge projection and sound. The adventures here are unparalleled, from an African safari to blasting off into the cosmos. Take advantage of Halo.Car's video for a glimpse of the mind-blowing immersive experiences waiting for you.

Inside of Illuminarium Las Vegas at AREA15

Lion Habitat Ranch 

Animal lovers and wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy a unique experience at the Lion Habitat Ranch, a sanctuary in Henderson, Nevada. This Ranch is home to a pride of majestic lions, rescued from different places, including the previous Lion Exhibit at MGM Resorts on the Strip. You'll observe these incredible big cats up close while learning about their conservation efforts and the importance of protecting them.

A volunteer feeding two lion rescues at Lion Habitat Ranch

Springs Preserve 

Springs Preserve is a captivating blend of nature, history, and culture nestled in the heart of Las Vegas. The 180-acre space features desert native gardens, interactive exhibits, walking trails, and historic structures that offer a glimpse into the region's rich past. All of this is located next to the natural spring in which original settlers built Las Vegas around, and that still provides water for the city today. 

The Nevada State Museum inside Springs Preserve in Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas is more than just glitz and glamour. Whether you're seeking the tranquility of nature, the vibrancy of local culture, or the thrill of something beyond your imagination, Las Vegas and its surroundings have something for you. Follow Halo.Car on Instagram to see where we will explore next!