Are the bright lights, epic parties, and mega-casinos on the Strip too overwhelming? Skip all these and go on a natural escape on your next Las Vegas trip. Take a 40-minutes' drive southeast from the Strip and arrive at Lake Mead. Lake Mead is the biggest artificial lake in the world. It has a 700-mile shoreline and six recreational centers offering many fun activities away from the city. Here are some ways to spend your day while at Lake Mead.
Lake Mead is an amazing freshwater diving area. It offers a wide variety of diving opportunities for both beginners and experienced divers. You will see different water creatures and several fun human-made sites under the water. When you go scuba diving at Lake Mead, make sure you find out about the height of the water as it fluctuates year-to-year depending on drought situations.