These experiences have ranked as the top 2 things to do in Nevada. They are within 1 hour travel time from Las Vegas.

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These Nevada experiences have been named in the "Top 25 Top Overall Experiences in the United States" in the TripAdvisor travelers choice awards. The awards rank the best activities you can do around the world, according to travelers.

Keep reading to find out what the top two experiences to do in Nevada are.
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With travel in 2021 being all about socially distant activities, outdoor experiences reigned in the TripAdvisor travel awards as travelers spent more time on the open road and the great outdoors.

Two Nevada travel experiences ranked in the "Top 25 Top Overall Experiences in the United States." They are the top 2 most popular experiences in Nevada and travel experiences loved by travelers and locals alike.

Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Half-Day Tour

Ranking in at No. 7 out of the top 25 experiences in the U.S., the Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Half-Day Tour is a fun way to explore the Nevada desert landscape.

The electric bike tour of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area makes the 13-mile loop an easy ride. Highlights include cruising to scenic vista points and past red-rock scenery. Your guide offers you the opportunity to learn about the area's history, geology, and geography.

Travel reviews of the tour show that travelers love the scenery, the ease of use of the Ebikes (even as first-timers), and the friendly and informative local guides.

The 4.5-hour tour includes pick-up from hotels in Las Vegas, making it an easy day trip.

Of course, you can choose to travel to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area from Las Vegas on your own. It is just a 30-minute drive from downtown Las Vegas. You can find more information about visiting the area and the scenic drive on the Red Rock Canyon website.

"Exciting way to tour Red Rock Canyon! This was a fun way to tour the canyon. The bikes made it so enjoyable and is a great way to get around and you can put as much or as little effort into the ride as you want. John and Allison were wonderful guides and shares a lot of information. Very well organized. Would not hesitate to do it again!" Mary K., TripAdvisor, October 2021.

Emerald Cave Kayak Tour

Kayaking is one of our favorite travel activities. So seeing that Emerald Cave Kayak Tour ranked in at No. 9 out of the top 25 travel experiences in the U.S. made us excitedly add this experience to our travel bucket list.

The full-day tour departs from Las Vegas. With a maximum of 10 guests per tour, you could book out the tour as an intimate private gathering for your family and friends.

The tour takes you to the Black Canyon wilderness area along the Arizona and Nevada border, which is around 50 minutes' travel time from Las Vegas.

Highlights of the tour include the beautiful river kayak trip on the Black Canyon segment of the Colorado River, historical landscapes, relaxing views, and of course, the spectacular Emerald Cave waters sparkling in the sunshine on the Arizona side of the river. Your photos will be Instagram-worthy!

The tour, run by Venture Out Vegas, includes a certified tour guide, entry into the park, light lunch, snacks, water, kayaks, PFD, and paddles.

"This was such a great excursion, and our tour guides, Ignacio, Blair and Dexter, were terrific and so much fun. They were very accommodating and provided water, lunch, sunscreen, and even waterproof cases for our phones! They always made sure we were comfortable and having fun. From cool facts about the area to water gun fights, we were always entertained. The water was absolutely beautiful and crystal clear. We also got the opportunity to take a quick dip. It was my first time kayaking, but I was able to get the hang of it pretty easily, so if you've never kayaked, don't be discouraged! ... Such great folks, amazing tour, and I couldn't recommend this enough! Do it!" Elona K., TripAdvisor, October 2021.

Whether you are visiting Las Vegas and looking for something to do away from the bustling city or a local who hasn't experienced the top things to do in Nevada, these top 2 experiences in Nevada will help you make some fun travel memories. Treat yourself.

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