Make Your Visit to Las Vegas Extra Special with "Thanks Babs The Day Tripper"
Make Your Visit to Las Vegas Extra Special with "Thanks Babs The Day Tripper"
Make your visit to Las Vegas or beyond extra special! Enjoy activities and attractions, dining and shopping, sightseeing, culture, relaxation, and breathtaking outdoor beauty-as a single traveler or with friends and family; women's groups; reunions; special events; or affinity groups. Stunning beauty from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon, explore Hoover Dam and the Colorado River, Boulder City, Lake Mead, Valley of Fire, Overton, Red Rock Canyon, Death Valley, or the spectacular Southwestern canyons. Take advantage of every type of conveyance from motor coaches to limousines, jeeps and off road vehicles; from airplanes to helicopters, gliders or kayaks, motorized floats, paddle wheeler boats, mountain bikes, horseback or just your own two feet. Whatever your destination inspiration is, "Thanks Babs The Day Tripper" will "make it happen"
Stay and Play Outings 24/7 - 365:
A wide selection of adventure, cultural & sightseeing tours, along with spa, shopping, dining and shows, awaits the LGBT community, their family and friends 24/7-365 all year from Thanks Babs The Day Tripper and her helpful team.
Tour Sampler & Descriptions:
Colorado River Rafting Tour:
This unique day trip aboard a motor-assisted raft lets visitors leisurely enjoy and share in the history, desert wildlife and beauty of the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. Board a large comfortable 30-passenger raft as your tour launches from the base of the Hoover Dam. This extremely rare view of the Hoover Dam is a wondrous sight. During this excursion, experienced and knowledgeable guides will describe the history of this magnificent geological area. The high canyon walls will leave you breathless. Be prepared to see Desert Big Horn Sheep, Osprey, and Great Blue Herons in their natural setting. Bring your camera and plenty of film to create your own memories of the wonders of nature. The rafts will stop along the shore to give you a chance to swim or play in the cool clear waters below Hoover Dam. Enjoy the box lunch provided while watching and listening to the sights and sounds of this magnificent desert. Your trip will end on the Arizona side of the river at Willow Beach. Here you can shop for distinctive remembrances of your trip before boarding the tour buses for the return trip over the crest of the Hoover Dam to your Las Vegas hotel. Tour Duration: 6.5 hours roundtrip
Surf & Turf: Kayak & Bike:
Get dusty on miles of single-track and cool off in the refreshing waters of Lake Mead. Adventure seekers will love this multi-sport trip that begins with mountain biking and ends with kayaking in the clear waters of Lake Mead with our friendly women guides. See desert bighorn sheep, desert creosote bushes and cactus, wooden skeletons of sunken boats, trout and striped bass, during this extraordinary day of biking and kayaking on Lake Mead. High-end mountain bikes and touring kayaks with all safety equipment, gear and instructions, a picnic-style lunch and water are included. Tour Duration 6.5 hours roundtrip.
I believe I can fly! Imagine yourself flying over the tops of mountains with a bird’s eye view of beautiful Boulder City, suspended high above the mountain terrain below. Now, make it reality with a Flightlines Adventure, a sustainable eco-tour over Bootleg Canyon. On this tour, riders travel from one point to another by flying over the desert ecosystem from the top of Red Mountain. Some will soar at speeds up to 50 miles per hour, traveling through four runs, each presenting a different kind of experience from a 3,800 ft. decent. Return in time to sun and swim before happy hour. Tour Duration 4 hours roundtrip
The Dam Discovery Jeep Classic:
Travel to Hoover Dam in style and comfort aboard a Pink SUV. Your talented guide will share many points of interest along the way. In the distance you will see the spectacular shoreline of Lake Mead. Created by Hoover Dam, Lake Mead is the largest man-made body of water in the Western Hemisphere. At your first stop, the breathtaking Hoover Dam, you will be awed with the enormity of this engineering wonder of the world. Dramatic views of both the Colorado River and Lake Mead will enthrall you. The Bureau of Reclamation started conducting tours through the Hoover Dam and Power Plant in 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year experience the tour and millions more drive or walk across the dam. The Discovery Tour offers ample time for exploring this National Historic Landmark; see live presentations, a fascinating film on the dam's construction and history, exhibit gallery, observation deck, and venture down to the observation room in the power plant to view the massive generators. Tour Duration: 4 hours roundtrip
Gays Gone By, Las Vegas Yesteryear Tour:
Join a local gay and lesbian historian on the Las Vegas Yesteryear Tour and learn about The City of Entertainment's colorful past and gay history. This tour includes stops on the Las Vegas Strip, Fremont Street, the "fruit loop", the community center, and other fabulous gems of Old Las Vegas. And no gay history tour would be complete without a glimpse into the life of "Mr. Showmanship" himself, Liberace and his flamboyant style, costumes and music with a VIP tour and visit to the Liberace Museum. There will be some walking and hotel visits. Lunch is not included but there is ample opportunity to have a light snack. Tour Duration: 5. 5 hours roundtrip
An Evening of Gay History & Bar Crawling:
Offered for groups of six or more a customized evening that includes strip attractions, local gay watering holes, clubs and eye candy with a bit of gay history thrown in for good measure. Tour Duration 4 hours round trip.
Red Rock Canyon Expedition:
Examine ancient Native American pictographs at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area where the scenery is so dramatic it's often selected as the backdrop for movies and commercials. Traveling in your Pink Jeep along the 13-mile scenic drive you'll view the impressive Wilson Cliffs, part of the 65-million-year-old Keystone Thrust. Numerous geological features abound, including the fossilized sand dunes of the brilliantly colored Calico Hills. A brief stop at the visitor center includes fascinating exhibits, a desert tortoise habitat, and gift shop. Take the time for a short walkabout at Calico Hills. There will be ample photo opportunities at the highest point in this national park. A bonus to this tour is the off-road adventure up Rocky Gap road. Beautiful desert wildflowers, ancient Native American pictographs, and diverse vegetation make this tour one you'll never forget. Our top-of-the-line vehicles are outfitted for gentle off-road exploration and are driven by friendly, knowledgeable guides ready to answer your questions and fill you in on all the geology, history, flora and fauna of the Southwest. Tour Duration: 4 hours
Las Vegas and More:
Thanks Babs The Day Tripper, can arrange Las Vegas sightseeing and helicopter tours; limousines, motor coaches, mini buses, scenic flights over the Grand Canyon; Vegas style commitment ceremonies and weddings; hike to hot springs, sunset trails and horseback rides; cowboys and Native Americans, Colorado River kayak explorations, wildlife photography and ATV tours; lost mines and ghost towns, Death Valley, Bryce and Zion National Parks excursions and more.
Babs Daitch is an activities director and tour specialists, who has provided LGBT activities, excursions, tours and travel events for Olivia Cruises and Resorts, The Breast Cancer Fund, The Gay Games, Amsterdam, San Francisco Aids Foundation, The National Center for Lesbian Rights, Human Rights Campaign, The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association, The Uncommon Legacy Foundation just to name a few. Babs is also a member of various GLBT social and networking groups in Las Vegas, and is always on top, or bottom of whatever is happening within or beyond the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas strip.