Las Vegas Travel Guide: Henderson and Lake Las Vegas

Suburbia stretches to the east and southeast of the Las Vegas Strip, and it continues to spread; Henderson is one of the fastest-growing cities in the entire nation. Much of this area is residential, with only a smattering of casinos…

…Out near Lake Las Vegas, the vibe is much more luxurious. Resorts such as the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa and the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa dot the shoreline of a man-made lake, providing the perfect backdrop for golf and a variety of other outdoor activities. Bicyclists, joggers, Rollerbladers, and walkers will love the River Mountains Trail, a 36-mile loop that links Henderson, Lake Las Vegas, and Boulder City to the south. Pedaling over the sometimes-formidable mountains, it’s hard to believe this deserted region is just a dozen miles from a major city…

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