North Las Vegas was founded in 1919, and incorporated quite recently in 1946. This city of over serves as a commuter suburb for the larger city of Las Vegas to the south; that being said, North Las Vegas has all of the benefits of being so close to the proverbial playground of Las Vegas, without many of the pitfalls.
Towering casinos, world-class dining, boutiques on every street corner, and more entertainment than you could possibly imagine, await you when you book an RV in North Las Vegas. Aside from the obvious attractions and infamous nightlife, there are stunning lakes, mountains, and forests within driving distance of this entertainment hub in the heart of the desert. At no time throughout the year is there ever a dull day, with expos, parties, and music festivals happening almost constantly. Interstate 15 bisects the city and heads south all the way to Los Angeles, and north to Salt Lake City, while the McCarran International Airport provides visitors with easy access to the Las Vegas area.
Experience the Sites and Scenery
Most people visit North Las Vegas for the amazing hotels and casinos, but the natural beauty of southern Nevada and its convergence with Arizona, California, and Utah is full of wonder. North Las Vegas has a few parks itself; there are also several golf courses and a sports complex in town.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is right outside of town, attracting over two million people each year. Hiking and mountain biking are enormously popular activities among the towering fiery rocks and canyons that permeate the park. Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area is south of town and is quite similar to Red Rock Canyon. The Sloan Canyon Petroglyph Site inside the park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its historic significance pertaining to the ancient indigenous peoples that called the area home.
Valley of Fire State Park features more prehistoric petroglyphs inscribed on canyon walls, signifying that the ancient Pueblo people thrived there once upon a time. Hiking, biking, and camping at Valley of Fire are all options when you rent an RV in North Las Vegas. No camping expedition to Nevada is complete without a visit to Lake Mead National Recreation Area, an obvious choice for you and your North Las Vegas motorhome. The massive Lake Mead was created in 1935 with the construction of the mighty Hoover Dam, a towering structure holding back the forces of nature and attracting millions of people per year.
Death Valley National Park, in California, is a couple of hours to the west when you take your North Las Vegas RV rental for a spin outside the state lines. The surreal salt flats and sand dunes cook up some of the hottest recorded air temperatures in history. Joshua Tree National Park is also a not so hidden gem, demarcating the blending point of two deserts and their distinct ecosystems. Last but certainly not least, the Grand Canyon National Park is just a few hours’ drive to the east of North Las Vegas, so don’t even think of skipping out on this World Heritage site when you rent an RV.
Of course, the sheer number of things to do in the Las Vegas metro area is overwhelming, and North Las Vegas is no exception. The most obvious reason people come to Las Vegas is for the litany of casinos where gaming is completely legal. The Silver Nugget, Bighorn, and many other casinos vie for your attention, and that's just in North Las Vegas. Las Vegas is one massive casino in its own right. These sprawling casino hotels and event centers frequently host boxing and UFC events as well as music and comedy shows.
The Thai Buddhist Temple of Las Vegas has fabulous southeast Asian architecture and ornate gardens that can be explored. The decorations and gorgeous artwork accurately convey what it feels like to be in the country of Thailand. SeaQuest Las Vegas Interactive Aquarium and SeaQuest Las Vegas seem out of place in the middle of the desert, but this incredible learning institution puts a smile on people’s faces while teaching them a thing or two about the animals featured in the many different ecosystem exhibits. This amazing park far surpasses what most conventional zoos seem to do, with fun tours and fascinating animals. The High Roller Ferris Wheel and the Stratosphere Tower dominate the skyline, all while giving visitors the opportunity to look down and observe Sin City at nighttime, with all its light and endless energy.
Where to Park It
North Las Vegas is a paradise, and a diverse spot to rent an RV, nestled in the majestic deserts of southern Nevada. RV camping near Las Vegas is nothing new. Las Vegas KOA at Sam’s Town is one of the places to set up camp with the North Las Vegas rental motorhome. Its convenient location close to the fabled Vegas Strip, along with its deluxe pool and sauna, make it a decent spot to establish a North Las Vegas rental RV basecamp. Thousand Trails Las Vegas RV Resort also has a pool and hot tub, a library, and a dog park. Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort features a pool, whirlpool, and spa, and has a restaurant on site. Lake Mead RV Village provides a change of scenery out by Lake Mead, away from the bright city lights. This peaceful destination is ideal for swimming, fishing, water skiing, and boating.