17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Tonopah
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Carson City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Reno
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Virginia City
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Wells
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Pioche
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
End: Las Vegas

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.
Visiting Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center will get you outdoors. Head to The Strip and The Forum Shops at Caesarsfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Little Finland (in Mesquite). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and identify plant and animal life at Mojave Desert.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Las Vegas. September in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tonopah.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Mojave Desert, Little Finland, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

1
night
Tonopah

Tonopah ©
Tonopah is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Nye County, Nevada, United States. On the 6th (Fri), try your luck at Mizpah Club and then explore and take pictures at Tonopah Historic Mining Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tonopah trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Tonopah takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Tonopah to be colder, around 51°F, while days are slightly colder, around 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Carson City.

Things to do in Tonopah

Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Mizpah Club ©
Mizpah Club
Tonopah Historic Mining Park ©
Tonopah Historic Mining Park

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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Nevada State Railroad Museum and then learn more about the world around you at Nevada State Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Carson City day trip planning website .

Drive from Tonopah to Carson City in 4 hours. September in Carson City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reno.

Things to do in Carson City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum
Nevada State Railroad Museum ©
Nevada State Railroad Museum

1
night
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
On the 7th (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Reno sightseeing planner .

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

Things to do in Reno

Historic Sites Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe, Historic Downtown Truckee
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe

3
nights
Virginia City

Virginia City ©
Virginia City is a census-designated place (CDP) that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada. On the 9th (Mon), try to win big at The Delta Saloon, examine the collection at Comstock History Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church, then examine the collection at Dayton Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Churchill State Historic Park. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Way It Was Museum, examine the collection at The Washoe Club Haunted Museum, then see the interesting displays at Fourth Ward School Museum, and finally look for gifts at Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia City attractions tool .

You can drive from Reno to Virginia City in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Reno in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Virginia City, with lows of 47°F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wells.

Things to do in Virginia City

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Dayton Museum, Fort Churchill State Historic Park, Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
Fourth Ward School Museum ©
Fourth Ward School Museum
Fort Churchill State Historic Park ©
The Way It Was Museum ©
The Way It Was Museum

1
night
Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a small city in Elko County, in northeast Nevada in the western United States. On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Angel Lake.

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You can drive from Virginia City to Wells in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pioche.

Things to do in Wells

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Angel Lake ©
Angel Lake

1
night
Pioche

Pioche ©
Pioche is an unincorporated town in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about northeast of Las Vegas. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Boot Hill Cemetery, examine the collection at Lincoln County Museum, then don't miss a visit to Thompson Opera House, and finally make a trip to Million Dollar Courthouse.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pioche using our trip planner.

You can drive from Wells to Pioche in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Pioche

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln County Museum ©
Lincoln County Museum
Thompson Opera House ©
Thompson Opera House
Boot Hill Cemetery ©
Boot Hill Cemetery

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Fashion Show Mall. Get in touch with nature at Willow Beach and Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve. Explore Las Vegas further: browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder website .

Getting from Pioche to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pioche to Las Vegas. When traveling from Pioche in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 71°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

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