National Scenic Byways

nsb hacienda horseIn 2009, the stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard, between Sahara Avenue and Washington Avenue, was designated a National Scenic Byway, one of only three urban byways in the country. The National Scenic Byways Program is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. The first sign was the Hacienda Horse and Rider, installed at Fremont Street. Other signs include Binion's Horseshoe, the Bow & Arrow Motel, the Silver Slipper, Society Cleaners, Lucky Cuss Motel, and the Normandie Motel.