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Address: Boulder City, NV
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Take a journey into the past

Boulder City, NV was built from 1931 to house the thousands of construction workers and some of their families while building the Hoover Dam. The downtown area is called Nevada... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
Akron, Ohio

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Akron, Ohio
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Boulder City, NV was built from 1931 to house the thousands of construction workers and some of their families while building the Hoover Dam. The downtown area is called Nevada Way. Before the bypass was built (they tell me), all traffic on U.S. Hwy. 93 came this way. But that was a long time ago. My wife and I had... More 

4 Thank fritomann
Henderson, Nevada
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176 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Railroad Tunnel Trail is a wonderful hike with great views of Lake Mead and the Pat Tillman Bridge. It is not quite a hike, not much change in elevation, but you are descending along the trail which will eventually come to the Hoover Dam Visitor's Center. We walked almost 2.5 miles before we noticed how far we had gone... More 

3 Thank spidersuz
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254 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Instead of the bypass toward hoover dam take the Nevada way into the heart of the old historic city built for the workers of the Hoover Dam. Along the Nevada Way ( main Street) you have great antique stores excellent wine bars and more than a cold brew or two in a number of stops. There are gift stores and... More 

2 Thank travellingsinclairs
Calgary, Canada
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168 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Boulder City is a great place to spend several hours in a small town atmosphere. One of their main streets is called Nevada Way with several restaurants, souvenir places, and antique stores. There are many pieces of public art, some are for sale. Also, this used to be the main route to the Hoover Dam.

2 Thank yelowdaisy
Boulder City, Nv
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179 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The local government decided to spend a fortune on planting about 100 palm trees and a huge gazebo looking thing at the beginning of the old town. What with making the road narrower and putting a center divider in it cuts down on parking. What a waist of money. Also how much is it going to cost just to just... More 

1 Thank BCRON
Wilmington, Delaware
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24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stopped here after visiting the hoover dam. We wanted to go to a restaurant called the coffee cup which was featured on Diners Drive-ins and Dives, but it closed at 2pm. I was pretty bummed, but we found a nice brewery across the street to have lunch in. The place is small, but there are a few small mom... More 

2 Thank Jenell K
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Granted, the few blocks in Boulder City that are lined with shops and restaurants are cute, and probably worth the trip from Vegas to get away from the neon, concrete, and strip malls. I stopped in the Coffee Cup and enjoyed a very tasty bbq sandwich, with friendly service but in dark, drab surroundings in the side dining room. I... More 

1 Thank punstress
Las Vegas, Nevada
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92 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

A few blocks of Nevada Way, especially between Ash St./Wyoming St. and Colorado St., make for a pleasant stroll. The street is lined with little curio shops and dining establishments. We were especially impressed by all the fine statues.

4 Thank DiscerningOnes
Las Vegas, Nevada
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

If you love poking around in little shops, you'll love walking around Nevada Way in downtown Boulder City. Most of the bars have live music on Friday and Saturday evenings, starting around 8 pm, and for a small town, you have a good choice of eateries.

2 Thank intellibunny
Las Vegas, Nevada
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71 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

The Railroad Tunnel Trail is just out of Boulder City, Nevada. Take the turnoff for Lake Mead National Recreation area. Then take a quick right in to the trail parking lot and you can park for free. Scenic views of Lake Mead and the surrounding mountains gave us an excuse to picnic in the car before heading off on our... More 

5 Thank Suzanne O

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