13 days in Nevada Itinerary

13 days in Nevada Itinerary

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13 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: Sedona
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Overton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Caliente
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Baker
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Goldfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Austin
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Reno
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Ely
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Sedona

2
nights
Overton

Overton ©
Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. On the 8th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Overton sightseeing planner .

Getting from Caliente to Overton by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Caliente to Overton is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Caliente in August since evenings lows in Overton dip to 77°F. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Overton

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

1
night
Caliente

Caliente ©
Caliente, formerly known as Culverwell and Calientes, is a city in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Caliente Railroad Depot, then steep yourself in history at Oak Springs Trilobite Area, and then see a world frozen in time at Delamar Ghost Town.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Caliente holiday planner .

Getting from Overton to Caliente by car takes about 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Overton to Caliente. Traveling from Overton in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Caliente, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Baker.

Things to do in Caliente

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Oak Springs Trilobite Area ©
Oak Springs Trilobite Area

1
day
Baker

Baker ©
Baker is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): walk around Great Basin National Park, hike along Alpine Lakes Loop, then explore the activities along Teresa Lake, and finally trek along Baker Creek Loop Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Baker day trip planning site .

Getting from Caliente to Baker by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Caliente to Baker is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Caliente in August, plan for little chillier days in Baker, with highs around 86°F, while nights are colder with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Goldfield.

Things to do in Baker

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Great Basin National Park
Highlights from your plan
Teresa Lake ©
Teresa Lake
Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park

2
nights
Goldfield

Goldfield ©
Goldfield is an unincorporated community and the county seat of Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see a world frozen in time at Gold Point Ghost Town, look for gifts at Elite Trading Post, stroll the grounds of Goldfield Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to International Car Forest of The Last Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Esmeralda County Courthouse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Goldfield tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Baker to Goldfield in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Baker in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 58°F in Goldfield. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Goldfield

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gold Point Ghost Town ©
Gold Point Ghost Town
Goldfield Cemetery ©
Goldfield Cemetery
Esmeralda County Courthouse ©
Esmeralda County Courthouse

1
day
Austin

Austin ©
Austin is a small, unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lander County, Nevada, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes U.S. Route 50. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take a memorable drive along U.S. Route 50, then contemplate the long history of Stokes Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hickison Petroglyph Recreation Area.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planner .

You can drive from Goldfield to Austin in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Goldfield in August since evenings lows in Austin dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trip

U.S. Route 50
Highlights from your plan
Hickison Petroglyph Recreation Area ©
Stokes Castle ©
Stokes Castle

3
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Popular historic sites such as Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral and Nevada State Capitol Building are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Burnt Cedar Beach and Nevada Beach Campground. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reno: Genoa Cemetery (in Genoa), Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory (in New Washoe City) and Kiva Beach (in South Lake Tahoe). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Wilbur D. May Center, get a sense of history and politics at Washoe County Courthouse, have fun at Reno Guns & Range, and admire the landmark architecture of Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Reno trip builder .

Traveling by car from Austin to Reno takes 3 hours. Traveling from Austin in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Reno, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ely.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nevada Beach Campground, Genoa Cemetery, Burnt Cedar Beach, Nevada State Capitol Building, Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
Wilbur D. May Center ©
Wilbur D. May Center
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach

2
nights
Ely

Ely ©
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Visiting Garnet Hill and Cave Lake State Park will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at White Pine Public Museum and McGill Drugstore Museum. Step out of Ely to go to Eureka and see Eureka Sentinel Museum, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: try your luck at Jailhouse Casino.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Ely travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Reno to Ely in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Reno in August; daily highs in Ely reach 86°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ely

Museums Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

McGill Drugstore Museum, Cave Lake State Park, Eureka Sentinel Museum
Highlights from your plan
Garnet Hill ©
Garnet Hill
Cave Lake State Park ©
Cave Lake State Park
White Pine Public Museum ©
White Pine Public Museum

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