If You Go

Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Boulder City, Nev.? Here’s what you need to know for the weekend of July 15-18:

Getting There

Southwest Airlines offers nonstop service from BWI Marshall to Las Vegas with fares starting at $468. Boulder City is about 24 miles east of Las Vegas.

Where to Stay

Boulder Dam Hotel

1305 Arizona St.

702-293-3510

Gambling at the old shops of Boulder Nevada in the USA (ALAMY)

www.boulderdamhotel.com

Historic hotel with boutiques, an art gallery and the Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum. Rooms from $64.

Milo’s Inn at Boulder

534 Nevada Way

702-294-4244

www.milosinnatboulder.com

Bed and breakfast with four Tuscan-inspired rooms and an outdoor fireplace. Rates from $149.

Where to Eat

Boulder Dam Brewing Co.

453 Nevada Way

702-243-2739

www.boulderdambrewing.com

Unfiltered beers brewed on-site accompany sandwiches, burgers and salads. Beers from $3, entrees from $6.95.

Milo’s Cellar

538 Nevada Hwy

702-293-9540

www.miloscellar.com

Sidewalk cafe and wine bar serving salads, sandwiches and platters of cheese, charcuterie and spreads. Dishes $4.50 to $14.

World Famous Coffee Cup

512 Nevada Way

702-294-0517

www.worldfamouscoffeecup.com

Family-friendly diner open for breakfast and lunch only. Salads and sandwiches from $3.25.

What to Do

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

1305 Arizona St.

702-294-1988

www.bcmha.org

Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $2, children and senior citizens $1.

Boulder City Art Gallery

1305 Arizona St.

702-293-2138

www.bouldercityartgallery.com

Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Free.

Nevada State Railroad Museum

600 Yucca St.

702-486-5933

www.nevadasouthern.com

Scenic train along the historic Boulder Branch Line runs every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. year-round except January. $10, children 4 to 11 $5, under 4 free.

Hoover Dam/Mike O’Callaghan-
Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

702-494-2517

www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/
service/index.html

Visitor center open 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. $8; children under 3 free. Powerplant tours $11, children 4 to 16 $9. Parking $7.

Information

www.visitbouldercity.com

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All lodging and fight info valid as of press time Thursday.