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A Day in Henderson

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Henderson is a relaxed city with plethora of activities to entertain people of all ages and interest. There are lots of spots to stretch your legs. The city is home many playgrounds, championship golf courses, walking trails and parks. Explore Henderson’s museums, art galleries, stunning parks, dining options, watering holes and other attractions in 24 hours through this guide.

A day in Henderson
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9:00 am- Breakfast at Omelet House!

Start your day with a scrumptious American breakfast at the Omelet House. Delectable highlights at this eatery include pancakes, sandwiches, burgers and egg dishes, like the country club omelet with cheddar cheese, turkey, tomatoes and bacon. 

Address: 316 N Boulder Hwy, Henderson, NV 89015, United States
Phone: 1 702-566-7896
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 7:00 am-3:00 pm

10:00 am- Morning Adventure at Henderson Bird Preserve!

Get outdoors and explore the scenic beauty at the Henderson Bird Preserve. This spot has nine ponds and trails offering great views of wildlife, migratory waterfowls and other desert species. Don’t forget to get your binoculars. 

** Wear sturdy, comfy shoes as there’s lots of walking to do!

Address: 350 East Galleria dr., Henderson, NV 89011, United States
Phone: 1 702-267-4180
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 6:00 am-2:00 pm
Distance from Omelet House: 3.2 miles or 6 minutes drive

11:00 am- Suit up for wet fun!

Next, head off to the Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas that is filled with thrilling rides, water slides, a lazy river, wave pools, splash, and kid’s rides.  Check out the splash pool, 600 foot Good Vibrations slide, giant raft slide, lazy river, Wild Surf giant slide and other rides at the park. Fun spot for all ages! 

Address: 900 Galleria Dr, Henderson, NV 89011, United States
Phone: 1 702-850-9000
Distance from Henderson Bird Preserve: 1.9 miles or 5 minutes drive

1:00 pm, It’s Lunch time!

Step into Penn’s Thai House (724 W Sunset Road) that serves Asian and Thai cuisine, or head off to the Greek Bistro (565 Marks St Ste 160) that serves up Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. For American fare, head to the In-N-Out Burger (1051 W Sunset Rd). Craving for Italian, drop by the Bravo! (1300 West Sunset Road Suite 1950). For sushi, Asian or Japanese, step into the Samurai Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi (1199 W Sunset Rd). 

2:00 pm-Pay respect to the soldiers and veterans at Veterans Memorial Wall!

Head off to the Veteran Memorial Wall that features the names of over 1,500 soldiers and veterans who have fought for the freedom of America. It is the only memorial dedicated to the veterans and soldiers who served the United States in Southern Nevada. 

Address: 240 S Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015, United States
Phone: 1 702-267-1415
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

3:00 pm- Explore the past at Clark County Museum!

Visit the Clark County Museum that features historic homes and outdoor displays. Inside the museum, there are displays that chronicle the Southern Nevada history, from the mining days to the present times. Venture outside to see the historic homes that feature the everyday life Southern Nevada. Do take a look at the railroad cars, railway station and the locomotives as well. 

Address: 1830 S Boulder Hwy, Henderson, NV 89002, United States
Phone: 1 702-455-7955
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Distance from Veterans Memorial Wall: 2.9 miles or 8 minutes drive

4:00 pm- Tour the Ethel M Chocolate Factory & Botanical Cactus Garden!

Tour the Ethel M Chocolate factory and know the process of making chocolates. The Ethel M Chocolates provides a wide variety of chocolates, including nuts, candy bars, chews and truffles. Relish the free chocolates sample at the factory. Next to the Ethel M Chocolate Factory is the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden. It has more than 300 varieties of plants. Check out the cacti, drought-tolerant ornamental and succulents native to Southwestern America.
Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014, United States
Phone: 1 800-438-4356
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 8:30 am-6:00 pm
Distance from Clark County Museum: 3.8 miles or 10 minutes drive

6:00 pm, and it’s time for Retail Therapy!

Go Shopping at Galleria at Sunset. This mall features Kohl’s, JCPenney, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Coach, and many more big brands. From clothing to accessories to sporting items, this shopping spot has everything you need!

Address: 1300 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89014, United States 
Phone: 702-434-0202
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am-6:00 pm
Distance from Ethel M Chocolates: 2.5 miles or 8 minutes drive

8:00 pm, It’s Dinner Time!

Head off to the Todd’s Unique Dining that serves innovative contemporary cuisine. The restaurant dishes out an eclectic menu of seafood and steak in a warm and relaxed setting. The breast of duck with pomegranate red-wine sauce and sweet potatoes, the goat cheese wantons, these are just few delicious example of their menu, which changes daily to incorporate the high quality seasonal ingredients. It also has more than 350 different bottles of wine. 

Address: 4350 E Sunset Rd, Henderson, NV 89014, United States
Phone: 1 702-259-8633
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 4:30 pm-10:00 pm
Distance from Galleria at Sunset: 2.7 miles or 8 minutes drive

10:00 pm,  it’s party time!

Step into the Elixir- A Local Lounge and have a great time. Sip on the house-made cocktails and enjoy some hand-crafted fare while listening to live music or watching sports on the HDTV or projector screen at the Elixir - A Local Lounge. This is one of Henderson’s fav spot to hang out!

Address: 2920 N Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89014, United States
Phone: 1 702-272-0000
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: Open 24 hours
Distance from Todd’s Unique Dining: 0.6 miles or 2 minutes drive

24 Hours Tour in Map Guide of Henderson 

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