12 days in Las Vegas & Carson City Itinerary

12 days in Las Vegas & Carson City Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Carson City
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Neon Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston) and Boulder City (Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Trail & Veteran's Memorial Park). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Las Vegas. In July, plan for daily highs up to 104°F, and evening lows to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Carson City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Carson City

Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. Visit Hellman-Ehrman Mansion and Nevada State Capitol Building for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Nevada State Museum and Chollar Mansion. Explore Carson City's surroundings by going to Tahoe City (River Rafting & Tubing, Stateline Lookout, &more), Incline Village (Burnt Cedar Beach, Sand Harbor, &more) and Truckee (Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, West End Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Cove Beach, admire the majestic nature at D.L. Bliss State Park, trek along Kit Carson Trail, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Genoa Cemetery.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Carson City journey website.

Drive from Las Vegas to Carson City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Carson City: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carson City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips