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Las Vegas is situated in the middle of the Mojave Desert, making it a prime location for off-roading adventures. Whether you want to get your adrenaline pumping on rugged terrain or take it slower and enjoy the breathtaking scenic landscape, there are off-roading tours near Vegas that are perfect for you. In this article, we’ll share the 8 best off-roading tours in Vegas that will satisfy your desire to explore this desert paradise.

1. Ghost Town ATV Adventure

This full-day experience takes you off the beaten track through the stunning desert mountains outside of Las Vegas to the historic El Dorado Ghost Town. You’ll get to ride in a 4-seater off-road UTV (either a Maverick Sport or a Polaris RZR) on your exhilarating desert adventure.

First, you’ll stop at the Dry Lake Beds, a breathtakingly beautiful spot in the desert where you can capture some memorable photos. Next, you’ll head along off-road trails to El Dorado Ghost Town, which you’ll be able to explore for 20 minutes.

You’ll then ride down to Nelson’s Landing, where the desert meets the brilliantly blue water of the Colorado River – another perfect photo opportunity. Here, you’ll explore a huge abandoned mining cave before hitting the trails again back to your starting point.

Ghost Town Adrenaline UTV Day Tour from $299

2. Off-Road + Hoover Dam

This half-day tour combines the adrenaline-pumping excitement of an off-roading adventure with a fascinating self-guided tour of the mighty Hoover Dam. After being picked up at your hotel on the Strip, you’ll be driven to the starting point just 25 minutes south of the city.

You’ll ride in a CanAm Maverick for a two-hour off-roading experience you’ll never forget, along 20 miles of desert trails, and over all kinds of desert terrain. It’s a small group tour with a highly experienced guide who can tailor the ride to suit your skill level.

Next up, you’ll be driven to the Hoover Dam where you can take a 90-minute self-guided tour of this famous landmark. You’ll be able to explore at your own pace, learn about the dam’s history, and walk over the walkway bridge towering 900 feet above the Colorado River. Finally, you’ll be driven back to your hotel on the Strip.

Off-Road + Hoover Dam Package from $299

3. Grand Canyon West Rim Classic

On this incredible full-day journey to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas, you’ll witness the stunning natural beauty of the Southwest in all its glory. You’ll ride in a specially designed SUV that will take you over the rough desert terrain effortlessly, allowing you to get a unique view of the desert landscape.

On the way to the Grand Canyon, you’ll see an ancient Joshua Tree forest and pass through Dolan Springs, a small local desert community. Your knowledgeable tour guide will provide all the details and history about what you’re seeing on your journey.

Once at the Grand Canyon, your pink SUV will take you around the West Rim where you can walk on the glass-bottom skywalk and see the majestic views from Eagle Point and Guano Point. This tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off and takes about 10 hours round-trip.

Grand Canyon West Rim Classic from $329

4. ATV Hidden Valley

Drive your own one-person ATV on this incredible tour of the Mojave Desert. A comfortable air-conditioned SUV will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the starting point in Jean, Nevada. After a briefing, you’ll begin your exciting ride through the gorgeous desert landscape of Southern Nevada.

You’ll get to enjoy 2 hours of adrenaline-pumping off-roading, taking you on scenic back trails through all kinds of rugged terrain. Be sure to bring a camera, because you’ll have lots of amazing photo ops during this adventure!

This tour takes you through historic Hidden Valley, past extinct lava beds, and into the McCullough Mountain Range where you’ll get a panoramic view of the Mojave Desert. After riding for 2 hours, you’ll be driven back to your hotel in an air-conditioned SUV.

ATV Hidden Valley from $249

5. Exclusive Adrenaline ATV Package for 2

Looking for an unforgettable date idea in Vegas? Or maybe you want to have a seriously cool mother-and-daughter experience? This epic ATV tour is the perfect choice because it’s designed especially for two people to make memories together and have the time of their lives.

You’ll be picked up from your hotel in a comfortable SUV that will take you to the starting point for your ride, and after a safety briefing, the two of you will jump on board a two-person CanAm to start your off-roading adventure.

Your tour guide will know the best trails to take you on, whether you want to go slowly and take in the spectacular scenery, or get your heart pumping with a ride through more rugged terrain. When your SUV drops you back at your hotel, you’ll get a gift bag with a souvenir t-shirt and lots of goodies.

All Inclusive Package For 2! from $495

6. RZR Extreme Hidden Valley Primm Tour

This guided ATV excursion is a great way to do some sightseeing other visitors to Vegas won’t get to experience. Explore the Mojave Desert on a Polaris RZR and take in amazing views of the Mojave Desert in the most exciting way possible.

You’ll get an adrenaline rush with this off-roading tour, designed for speed and excitement. The 2-hour ride takes you on little-known trails through the McCullough Mountain range and Hidden Valley.

This tour may be fast-paced, but you’ll get to stop and take selfies at various scenic points throughout your ride, capturing memories of your trip that you’ll treasure forever. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are included in the experience.

RZR Extreme Hidden Valley Primm Tour from $195

7. Vegas Off Road Tours

This off-roading experience puts you behind the wheel of a powerful Polaris RZR XP 1000 which comes with radio-equipped helmets, automatic transmission, and racing-inspired suspension.

Your expert tour guide will lead you deep into the Southern Nevada countryside through terrain that not many people get to experience. You can choose between a 2-hour, 3-hour, or 5-hour ride which can be tailored to your experience level.

This is the perfect way to get outside the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas and into the wild, scenic Mojave desert. During your ride, you’ll get to see all kinds of native wildlife in their natural environment.

Vegas Off Road Tours from $399

8. Red Rock Electric Scooter Tour

The stunningly beautiful Red Rock Canyon is just 20 minutes West of the strip and it’s a natural wonder you have to experience to believe. This unique tour lets you explore the beautiful terrain of Red Rock on a high-speed scooter with a knowledgeable guide to show you around.

On your thrilling ride, you’ll get to see the famous “Kissing Rock” monument, the majestic copper-red desert mountainscapes, and panoramic views of the Vegas Valley below you. You may even get to see desert tortoises, bighorn sheep, and wild burros.

Snacks and water are included in this experience, as are hotel pickup and drop-off. Keep in mind that every driver is required to have a valid driver’s license to operate a scooter.

Red Rock Electric Scooter Tour from $135

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