11 Top-Rated Attractions & Places to Visit in Nevada – PlanetWare

Built during the Great Depression as a way to provide jobs, Hoover Dam is a marvel of modern engineering. The 726-foot-high dam contains Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States, and provides hydroelectric power to much of Nevada, Arizona, and California.. Built on the Nevada and Arizona state line, the dam is just a 45-minute drive from the center of Las Vegas, or a short …

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