16 days in Nevada & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

16 days in Nevada & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
2
Beatty
— Few hours
3
Tonopah
— 1 night
4
Hawthorne
— Few hours
5
South Lake Tahoe
— Few hours
6
Carson City
— 1 night
7
Reno
— 1 night
8
Virginia City
— 1 night
9
Austin
— Few hours
10
Elko
— Few hours
11
Wells
— 1 night
12
Ely
— Few hours
13
Pioche
— 1 night
14
Alamo
— Few hours
15
Las Vegas
— 4 nights

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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. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online vacation planner.

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 changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Providence in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Beatty.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nightlife Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Mac King Comedy Magic Show ©
Mac King Comedy Magic Show

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hours
Beatty

Beatty
Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Beatty fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Beatty takes 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, Beatty is little chillier at night with lows of °F. On the 5th (Sat), you're off 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. On the 5th (Sat), get impressive views of Lunar Crater Volcanic Field.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tonopah road trip planner.

You can drive from Beatty to Tonopah in 1.5 hours. In September, Tonopah is slightly colder than Beatty - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Hawthorne.

Things to do in Tonopah

Parks Nature

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hours
Hawthorne

Hawthorne
Hawthorne is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mineral County, Nevada, United States. To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hawthorne itinerary planning website.

Getting from Tonopah to Hawthorne by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Tonopah in September, expect Hawthorne to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Hawthorne

Museums

few
hours
South Lake Tahoe

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 traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe online route builder.

Drive from Hawthorne to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Carson City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours

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, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Carson City travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Carson City takes an hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September: high temperatures in Carson City hover around °F and lows are around °F. You will leave for Reno on the 7th (Mon).

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Reno trip builder site.

Getting from Carson City to Reno by car takes about an hour. September in Reno sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive 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, see the interesting displays at The Way It Was Museum, thentry to win big at The Delta Saloon, and finally contemplate the long history of Chollar Mansion.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia City holiday builder app.

You can drive from Reno to Virginia City in an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Reno in September since evenings lows in Virginia City dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to 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 more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Austin route maker app.

You can drive from Virginia City to Austin in 3 hours. Traveling from Virginia City in September, things will get little chillier in Austin: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Elko.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

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hours
Elko

Elko
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Elko trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Austin to Elko in 2.5 hours. September in Elko sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Wells.

Things to do in Elko

Museums Parks Historic Sites

1
night
Wells

Wells
Wells is a small city in Elko County, in northeast Nevada in the western United States. To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Wells online road trip planner.

You can drive from Elko to Wells in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. You will leave for Ely on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Wells

Parks Nature

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hours
Ely

Ely ©
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): try your luck at Jailhouse Casino.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ely road trip planning app.

Getting from Wells to Ely by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Ely are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Pioche.

Things to do in Ely

Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Jailhouse Casino ©
Jailhouse Casino

1
night
Pioche

Pioche
Pioche is an unincorporated town in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about northeast of Las Vegas. To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Pioche trip planner.

Getting from Ely to Pioche by car takes about 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ely to Pioche due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ely in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Pioche. You'll set off for Alamo on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Pioche

Parks Nature Museums

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hours
Alamo

Alamo ©
Alamo is an unincorporated town in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about north of Las Vegas along U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): make a trip to The Black Mailbox.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Alamo trip planner.

You can drive from Pioche to Alamo in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pioche to Alamo. In September, Alamo is somewhat warmer than Pioche - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.
Highlights from your plan
The Black Mailbox ©
The Black Mailbox

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shelby American Inc and The National Atomic Testing Museum. Do your shopping at The Forum Shops at Caesars and M&M'S World Las Vegas. See even more of Las Vegas: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, browse the different shops at Fashion Show Mall, and make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planner.

Drive from Alamo to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Traveling from Alamo in September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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