Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada. Clark County Heritage Museum is a popular destination for the tourists visiting Henderson. It is owned and operated by Clark County. This 30-acre site museum features the Anna Roberts Parks Exhibit Hall and Heritage Street which contains eight historic buildings. The museum primarily focuses on the history of the southernmost county with emphasis on the early Native American inhabitants, mining, railroads and gaming. The museum’s exhibits include several historic houses: Goumond House, Donald Reynolds Printshop, Mobile America, Beckley House, Giles/Barcus House, Babcock and Wilcox House, Townsite House and Esslinger Barn as well as a recreated ghost town. It also houses Candlelight Wedding Chapel opened in 1966. If you want to tryout something different then you should visit Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens. Ethel Mars was the mother of Forrest Mars, the creator of the Mars bar, M&M's and Milky Way among many others. Located just 15 minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip, it attracts over 700,000 tourists each year. Guests get a unique opportunity to see chocolates being made in real time and sample gourmet treats. For a kid and a chocolate lover it is a dream come true. The visitors can also wind through the maze in the Botanical Cactus Gardens featuring over hundred different varieties of cacti. You can also go to nearby Acacia Demonstration Gardens. It is a public park which features many examples and demonstration on how to landscape in a dry desert climate.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is not only the largest car rental company in the United State but also in North America. Enterprise is now offering specials for Henderson and surrounding areas. Make you reservation online and enjoy the low rates while they last.
There are plenty of other things to do in Henderson for travel enthusiasts. If you like shopping then you must go to Galleria at Sunset Road. It is the only enclosed shopping mall in Henderson. It is also one of the largest malls in Nevada. Opened in 1996, this 1,051,000 square-foot, two-story malls includes indoor fountains. The mall has 133 stores including 5 anchor stores, an indoor car dealership and two full-service restaurants. The anchor stores are Dillard's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Macy's, J. C. Penney and Kohl's. The specialty stores include The Disney Store, Eddie Bauer, The Gap, Radio Shack, Hot Topics and more. The mall amenities include a 600 seat whimsical, shrub formation food court including a special children's seating section. There are plenty of relaxation areas inside the mall if you want to take a break from walking store to store. If you enjoy golfing then you can go to Tuscany Golf Club. This 18-hole features 6,906 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Opened in 2003, Tuscany Golf Club is located about 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. This venue offers a refreshing blend of the finest greens and yet challenging golf experience for both professional and amateur golfers. You will be able to see the spectacular view of Nevada Mountains and Las Vegas skyline from the golf course. If you are not satisfied then you can go to Revere Golf Club, another fabulous golf course near Las Vegas. This is an 18-hole golf course featuring 7,034 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The golf course creates a unique golf experience, since it is placed into the desert canyons, giving golfers a feeling of seclusion from the rest of the world.