29 days in Nevada Itinerary

29 days in Nevada Itinerary

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29 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Zephyr Cove
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Reno
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Tonopah
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Great Basin National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Overton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Las Vegas
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove ©
Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zephyr Cove: Incline Village (Alibi Ale Works & Brewery, Sand Harbor, & more), Carson City (Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum & Kit Carson Trail) and Stateline Fire Lookout (in Crystal Bay). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Skunk Harbor, enjoy the sand and surf at Nevada Beach Campground, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Genoa Cemetery.

Discover how to plan a Zephyr Cove trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

San Francisco to Zephyr Cove is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Zephyr Cove is a bit cooler at night with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Reno.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Incline Village, Carson City, Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Stateline Fire Lookout, Genoa Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach
Skunk Harbor ©
Skunk Harbor

7
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Explore Reno's surroundings by going to Nevada State Museum (in Carson City), Fort Churchill State Historic Park (in Silver Springs) and Virginia City (Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, walk around Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, take an unorthodox tour of Reno Air Racing Association, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Reno online trip maker .

You can drive from Zephyr Cove to Reno in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zephyr Cove in September: high temperatures in Reno hover around 83°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Tonopah.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Virginia City, Tahoe Meadows Trail, Fort Churchill State Historic Park, Nevada State Museum, Mccarran Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Animal Ark ©
Animal Ark
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum

2
nights
Tonopah

Tonopah ©
Tonopah is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Nye County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Lunar Crater Volcanic Field and then don't miss a visit to Lunar Crater Back Country Byway. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tonopah Historic Mining Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Tonopah Cemetery, then examine the collection at Central Nevada Museum, and finally go deep underground at Royston Turquoise Mine - Day Tours.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tonopah trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Reno to Tonopah by car takes about 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Basin National Park.

Things to do in Tonopah

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Tonopah Cemetery ©
Old Tonopah Cemetery
Tonopah Historic Mining Park ©
Tonopah Historic Mining Park
Central Nevada Museum ©
Central Nevada Museum

3
nights
Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park is one of the U.S.'s more out-of-the-way national parks, but those who make the trip are rewarded with the striking contrast of snowcapped peaks rising from a high-altitude desert.
Great Basin National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Lehman Caves, contemplate the waterfront views at Teresa Lake, trek along Bristlecone Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wheeler Peak.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Great Basin National Park online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Tonopah to Great Basin National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Tonopah in September, things will get little chillier in Great Basin National Park: highs are around 76°F and lows about 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Overton.

Things to do in Great Basin National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Cave Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lehman Caves ©
Lehman Caves
Wheeler Peak ©
Wheeler Peak
Teresa Lake ©
Teresa Lake

3
nights
Overton

Overton ©
Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. Explore Overton's surroundings by going to Mesquite (Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, Virgin Valley Heritage Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Valley of Fire State Park, explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rock, make a trip to Atlatl Rock, and examine the collection at Lost City Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Overton trip planner .

Getting from Great Basin National Park to Overton by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Great Basin National Park in September, you will find days in Overton are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are much hotter (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Overton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mesquite, Nevada
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

10
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Overton to Las Vegas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In September, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Parks

Side Trips

Boulder City, Aliante Nature Discovery Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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