17 days in Nevada Itinerary

17 days in Nevada Itinerary

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17 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  4​h
1
Reno
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Stateline
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Rachel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Overton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Portland

3
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reno: Virginia City (St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church, Storey County Courthouse, & more), Nevada State Museum (in Carson City) and Pershing County CourtHouse (in Lovelock). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive, and trek along Tahoe Meadows Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Reno holiday site .

Portland to Reno is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Reno, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Stateline.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Virginia City, Nevada State Museum, Tahoe Meadows Trail, Pershing County CourtHouse
Highlights from your plan
Animal Ark ©
Animal Ark
Reno Air Racing Association ©
Reno Air Racing Association
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum

2
nights
Stateline

Stateline ©
Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Burnt Cedar Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. Keep things going the next day: hike along Kit Carson Trail, stroll the grounds of Genoa Cemetery, and then kick back and relax at Nevada Beach Campground.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Stateline journey builder website .

Getting from Reno to Stateline by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, Stateline is a bit cooler than Reno - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Stateline

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Incline Village, Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Kit Carson Trail, Genoa Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Nevada Beach Campground ©
Nevada Beach Campground
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach

1
night
Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. You've now added Area 51 to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take a memorable drive along Extraterrestrial Highway and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Area 51.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rachel journey planner.

Traveling by car from Stateline to Rachel takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Stateline in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rachel, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Overton.

Things to do in Rachel

Outdoors Scenic Drive

2
nights
Overton

Overton ©
Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Lost City Museum, then don't miss a visit to Atlatl Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Mouse's Tank. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, stroll through White Domes Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rock.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Overton day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rachel to Overton takes 2.5 hours. In September, Overton is somewhat warmer than Rachel - with highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Overton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nevada, Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Lost City Museum ©
Lost City Museum
Mouse's Tank ©
Mouse's Tank

8
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'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Overton to Las Vegas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. September in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Parks

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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