11 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Reno & Las Vegas Itinerary

11 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Reno & Las Vegas Itinerary

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11 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Reno & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Incline Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Reno
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Ottawa

2
nights
Incline Village

Incline Village ©
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Genoa Cemetery, kick back and relax at Pope Beach, and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Burnt Cedar Beach and then kick back and relax at Incline Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Incline Village trip planner .

Ottawa, Canada to Incline Village is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Ottawa in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Incline Village: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Reno.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, Pope Beach, Genoa Cemetery
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Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach

2
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
On the 2nd (Sun), stroll through Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, then explore and take pictures at University of Nevada, Reno, then enjoy some friendly competition at National Bowling Stadium, and finally take in the views from New Virginia Street Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): browse the different shops at Meadowood Mall, enjoy some diversion at Reno Guns & Range, look for gifts at Dorinda's Chocolates, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Reno Arch.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Reno trip planner.

Getting from Incline Village to Reno by car takes about an hour. In September in Reno, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games Parks Shopping
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Reno Guns & Range ©
Reno Guns & Range
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral ©
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park ©
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

6
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

Getting from Reno to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Reno in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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