Henderson, Nevada, neighbors the more famous city of Las Vegas, but offers a great alternative to that city. Henderson vacations offer similar thrills to Vegas, but in a more laid-back locale. Book a stay in a hotel in Henderson, and you'll be close to many great attractions, both natural and man-made.
There are several casino resorts in Henderson, where you can enjoy a flutter at the gaming tables, or a drink by the pool, plus tons of dining and entertainment options. Clark County Heritage Museum offers a look at the history of the area -- many of the exhibits are outside, including a recreated street from the Old West. Check out rental cars in Henderson when you want to explore the surrounding area. The stunning Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is less than an hour's drive away, and has some amazing scenery to hike, cycle, or drive around. Boulder City, the Hoover Dam, and of course, Las Vegas, are all within easy driving distance too.
There are several annual events in Henderson, and more in Las Vegas, and it's a good idea to book Henderson packages to coincide with a festival. In April, the city celebrates its past with the Henderson Heritage Parade and Festival. The people and occurrences that shaped Henderson are honored with a parade, a food and music festival, and a car show. The Art Festival of Henderson, a two-day showcase of local arts and crafts, takes place in May. Nearby Las Vegas lives it up during Chinese New Year, which varies between January, February, and March each year, with traditional shows and dances. Vegas also hosts nightly events, such as circus shows, magic performances, and live music concerts.
The delights of the desert await when you book Henderson vacation packages on Travelocity. You can get mobile exclusive deals on the Travelocity app, so you'll have plenty of spare cash for a wager.
Whether or not you want your next travel adventure to be heart-pounding and exciting or peaceful and mellow, there's one thing for sure — you'll have a few stories to share after it's all over!