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City of Las Vegas, Las Vegas Boulevard National Scenic Byway
|Length||3.41 mi / 5.5 km|
|Time to Allow||15 minutes to drive the byway.|
For being such a short stretch of roadway, Las Vegas Boulevard is one of the most highly traveled passenger and pedestrian routes in the country. Experience the evolution of Las Vegas beginning in the north at the Old Mormon Fort, which marks the first European settlement in Nevada, and ending near the Stratosphere, the tallest freestanding structure west of the Mississippi River. Viewed at night, the roadway is a work of art in itself due to the concentration of neon sign art that advertises everything from historic wedding chapels and motels to museums and other cultural amenities. Many of these original and restored neon signs are from the 1950s, the hey-day of neon sign art, and possess the charm and aesthetic appeal that make this section of Las Vegas Boulevard a must-see.
Local InformationCity of Las Vegas, Las Vegas Boulevard National Scenic Byway
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
1-877-VISIT LV (847-4858)