We stopped at Lake Mead National Recreation Area on our way out of Las Vegas to camp a couple of nights. It was rustic camping but what a view and the sites were terrific. We were out of the city!!! We took a 10 mile bike ride (they had a 38 mile paved bike trail around the park) to the historic railroad trail including old train tunnels. To our dismay we could not make it to Hoover Dam because they had it blocked off and were doing some maintenance. But it was a nice ride anyways because it was sunny and just a nice day to ride!!! Our destination is Las Cruces, New Mexico where we will work on Habitat homes for 2 weeks. So follow us on our journey there. P.S. The Hoover Dam By-Pass Bridge is now complete and opened!!