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Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, and Laughlin

The Hoover Dam, most assuredly, changed the face of the American West. Not only did it enable the production of vast amounts of electrical energy and help control floods, but it also provides water to cities and farms throughout the American Southwest and Mexico. The project’s commercial byproducts in Nevada – Lake Mead and Boulder City, and the resort city of Laughlin – have infused billions of dollars into the state’s economy and provided recreational opportunities for hundreds of millions of visitors.

1. Hoover Dam Tour

Begin a visit in the three-story visitor center perched on the Nevada canyon wall. From here, ...

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