16 days in Nevada & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

16 days in Nevada & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

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16 days in Nevada & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

Start: Providence
Fly:  9​h
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Beatty
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Tonopah
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Hawthorne
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
South Lake Tahoe
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
6
Carson City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Reno
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Virginia City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Austin
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Elko
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
11
Wells
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
12
Ely
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
13
Pioche
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
14
Alamo
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
15
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  9​h
End: Providence

4
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.
You've now added Mac King Comedy Magic Show to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Providence to Las Vegas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Providence to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Providence in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 93°F and lows reach 71°F. You'll set off for Beatty on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

few
hours
Beatty

Beatty
Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Beatty online travel planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Beatty in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Las Vegas in September since evenings lows in Beatty dip to 63°F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Tonopah.

Things to do in Beatty

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Tonopah

Tonopah
Tonopah is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Nye County, Nevada, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lunar Crater Volcanic Field.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tonopah trip planning app .

Drive from Beatty to Tonopah in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Beatty in September: high temperatures in Tonopah hover around 81°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hawthorne.

Things to do in Tonopah

Parks Nature

few
hours
Hawthorne

Hawthorne
Hawthorne is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mineral County, Nevada, United States. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hawthorne using our trip planner.

You can drive from Tonopah to Hawthorne in 2 hours. Traveling from Tonopah in September, expect Hawthorne to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 38°F. On the 6th (Sun), you're off toSouth Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Hawthorne

Museums

few
hours
South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Drive from Hawthorne to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in South Lake Tahoe are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Carson City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Carson City

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. For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Carson City online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Incline Village to Carson City in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 47°F. On the 7th (Mon), you're off toReno.

Things to do in Carson City

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Truckee River Walk, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Reno holiday planner.

You can drive from Carson City to Reno in an hour. September in Reno sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Virginia City.

Things to do in Reno

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral ©
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral

1
night
Virginia City

Virginia City ©
Virginia City is a census-designated place (CDP) that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada. On the 8th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Comstock History Center, examine the collection at The Way It Was Museum, then try your luck at The Delta Saloon, and finally steep yourself in history at Chollar Mansion.

Plan trip to Virginia City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Reno to Virginia City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Reno in September since evenings lows in Virginia City dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Virginia City

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Way It Was Museum ©
The Way It Was Museum
Comstock History Center ©
Comstock History Center
Chollar Mansion ©
Chollar Mansion

few
hours
Austin

Austin
Austin is a small, unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lander County, Nevada, United States. To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin route planner .

You can drive from Virginia City to Austin in 3 hours. Traveling from Virginia City in September, things will get slightly colder in Austin: highs are around 75°F and lows about 42°F. You will leave for Elko on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Nature

few
hours
Elko

Elko
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Planning Elko trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Battle Mountain to Elko by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 43°F. On the 10th (Thu), you're off toWells.

Things to do in Elko

Parks Museums Nature

1
night
Wells

Wells
Wells is a small city in Elko County, in northeast Nevada in the western United States. Plan my trip to Wells with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Elko to Wells in an hour. September in Wells sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 43°F at night. You'll set off for Ely on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Wells

Parks Nature

few
hours
Ely

Ely
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ely sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Wells to Ely takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pioche.

Things to do in Ely

Fun & Games Casinos

1
night
Pioche

Pioche
Pioche is an unincorporated town in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about northeast of Las Vegas. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pioche day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baker to Pioche takes 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Baker in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Pioche, with lows of 48°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Pioche

Parks Nature Museums

few
hours
Alamo

Alamo ©
Alamo is an unincorporated town in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about north of Las Vegas along U.S. To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alamo online road trip planner .

Drive from Pioche to Alamo in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Pioche in September, expect Alamo to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.
Highlights from your plan
The Black Mailbox ©
The Black Mailbox

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
The Neon Museum and The National Atomic Testing Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Forum Shops at Caesars and Fashion Show Mall. Enjoy Las Vegas some more: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel route planning site .

Getting from Mesquite to Las Vegas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mesquite to Las Vegas. Traveling from Mesquite in September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 71°F. You will leave for home on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
The National Atomic Testing Museum ©

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