Most Underrated Cheap Family Fun

Feeding the carp at Lake Mead Marina

For $1.50, you can buy a bag of popcorn at either of the two on-site stores and let the laughs begin. The carp are so conditioned to being fed that they’ll practically sit up like a dog, their sucker-like mouths sticking out of the water, and eat the kernels from your hand, or you can shoot them basketball-style toward their waiting mouths. And if you want to witness a literal feeding frenzy, dump half your bag into the water and watch as the carp flip over each other in an attempt to get their fill. NPS.Gov/Lake.

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