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From Las Vegas: Ghost Town Wild West Adventures Day Trip

4.3 / 5

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From Las Vegas: Ghost Town Wild West Adventures Day Trip

From $229 per person

Spend a day in the Wild West exploring old ghost towns and ancient legends. Keep your eyes peeled for the poltergeist who still roams the streets, and soak up the atmosphere of a true western saloon before returning to Las Vegas.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Free hotel pick-up and drop-off from all major hotels within 3 miles of the Strip.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Stop at the Hoover Dam for great photos
  • Visit ghost towns Chloride, Arizona, and Eldorado Canyon
  • Drive along Historic Route 66 and enjoy a deli-style lunch
  • Head deeper into the Mohave Desert for some stunning scenary
  • Have a drink at a western style saloon
  • Watch the Wild West Cowboy shoot out show
  • Feed the wild donkeys (burros) of Oatman Arizona
Full description
Discover the Wild West and ghost towns that dot the desert landscape. Choose from a shared or private day-trip departing from Las Vegas and uncover the mysteries of these ghost towns. Your guide picks you up and you head straight out into the desert. First, you'll stop at the Hoover Dam—that exquisite masterpiece of engineering. This enormous dam holds back the mighty Colorado River, and provides power for a huge portion of Las Vegas' bright lights, as well as residents in 4 states. We soon leave modernity behind, and head into the old mining town of Chloride, Arizona. Here you can see a still functioning "ghost town" that has been operating since the 1860s. The 250 residents who call these streets home are very proud of their history, and are happy to chat with you before you enjoy your deli style lunch. After filling your belly, we drive the iconic Route 66 to a small Ghost Town in Oatman, Arizona. There are 150 residents of this small outpost, and 1 poltergeist. Keep your eyes peeled! His name is "Oatie the Ghost" and is believed to be the spirit of William Ray Flour, an Irish miner. There's plenty of natural beauty around to enthrall you. The Black Mountains surround this town and make for some stunning photographs. Maybe catch a cowboy shootout at the local saloon! Before heading home we'll stop for a drink at the local saloon, and then head through the Mojave Desert via the old Gold Ruch town of El Dorado Canyon before returning to the glitz and glamor of Las Vegas.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in a luxury 14-passenger mini bus/SUV with air-conditioning
  • Tour guide
  • Deli style lunch with vegetarian option
  • Photo stops
  • Guide gratuity
Not suitable for
  • Children under 7 years
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Passport or ID card

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  • Cancellation Policy: Tours canceled within 48 hours are non-refundable.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3/5
  • Organization
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educational AND fun

This tour was exactly what I needed: I wanted to take advantage of being in Vegas so that my son to get some education and visit the Hoover Dam, which he agreed to immediately when it came with the promise of a visit to a wild west ghost town afterwards. Everything went exactly as promised, Bill our guide was as friendly as he was knowledgeable and the other highlights, such as Route 66 and a mining town, were fun too. My son had such a great time, I dont think he even realized he was actually learning things too!

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June 20, 2013

It was an interesting tour with a knowlegable and friendly guidel

All three towns were interesting in their own way. The guide knew the history and geography of the area and told it well.

April 10, 2017

Very courteous, competent, friendly guide, good organization of the trip. Only the packed lunch and the so highly advertised exciting show with cowboy shootout did not meet my expectations. The show, in which one amateur actor imitated the other to shoot (both apparently villagers from Oatman) did not last longer than a minute and was not very spectacular and looked rather amateurish. Otherwise I enjoyed the trip.

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January 12, 2019

October 28, 2019

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