Visitors to Las Vegas normally think of the Las Vegas Strip with its spectacular casinos, hotels and other attractions, but there is more to do than gambling in this popular tourist destination. The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement gives visitors an insight into the history of the mob. And if you don't mind taking your North Las Vegas hire car out of town a little, the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area offers incredible natural views, as well as rock climbing, hiking and sightseeing drives.
McCarran International Airport is the main airport for Las Vegas, and it's a 20-minute drive away from the city centre with a North Las Vegas car rental. Henderson takes 25 minutes to reach by car, and those who enjoy the betting opportunities in Las Vegas will be pleased to find that there is an abundance of casinos here too, including Sunset Station, a resort that comes complete with a bowling alley, pool, cinema and amphitheatre. For something a bit different, there is also a botanical cactus garden located on the site of the Ethel M chocolate factory.
There is a selection of places to rent a car in North Las Vegas, and you can also hire a car at McCarran International Airport. Hotels on Las Vegas Strip have recently started charging for parking, but there are plenty of places to park if you don't mind paying. For up-to-date information on available spaces, you can use the free Best Parking app.
If you're looking for a North Las Vegas hire car, the following companies are available:
Kingman in Arizona is an hour and 50 minutes away in a North Las Vegas rental car. Kingman has some interesting museums to visit, including the Mohave Museum of History and Arts and the Kingman Railroad Museum.
Mesquite, an hour and a quarter's drive with a North Las Vegas hire car, is home to the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum, where visitors can relive the days of the pioneers and find out about the history of the local area. Tusayan is an Arizona resort town in the Grand Canyon National Park, four hours and 25 minutes' drive from Las Vegas. It's the perfect place to start if you want to enjoy the scenery of this imposing rock formation.
When driving in the US you must use the right-hand side of the road. The speed limit for rural highways in Nevada is 75mph, and between 15mph and 30mph in residential areas. US rental cars are normally automatic, so make sure to ask if you want a manual transmission car.
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