31 days in Nevada Itinerary

31 days in Nevada Itinerary

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31 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Zephyr Cove
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Reno
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Ruby Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Eureka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ely
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Amargosa Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Las Vegas
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Overton
— 2 nights
Drive + Bus:  3​h
9
Laughlin
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Indianapolis

2
nights
Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove ©
Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Beach Campground. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Burnt Cedar Beach and then kick back and relax at Incline Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zephyr Cove driving holiday planner.

Indianapolis to Zephyr Cove is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Zephyr Cove is minus 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Indianapolis in July since evenings lows in Zephyr Cove dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Incline Village, Nevada State Museum, Nevada Beach Campground
Highlights from your plan
Nevada Beach Campground ©
Nevada Beach Campground
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach
Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum

7
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
For shopping fun, head to Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory or Dorinda's Chocolates. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Churchill State Historic Park and Grimes Point Archaeological Area. Get out of town with these interesting Reno side-trips: Churchill County Museum & Archives (in Fallon) and Virginia City (Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, The Delta Saloon, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum, take an in-depth tour of The W. M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum, explore the galleries of The Discovery - Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Wilbur D. May Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Reno itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Zephyr Cove to Reno takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zephyr Cove in July, expect Reno to be somewhat warmer, temps between 95°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ruby Valley.

Things to do in Reno

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Virginia City, Fallon, Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory, Sparks Heritage Museum, Fort Churchill State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Fort Churchill State Historic Park ©
Fourth Ward School Museum ©
Fourth Ward School Museum

1
day
Ruby Valley

Ruby Valley ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ruby Valley trip planner .

Traveling by car from Reno to Ruby Valley takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Reno in July since evenings lows in Ruby Valley dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka.

Things to do in Ruby Valley

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge

1
night
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Eureka County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Eureka Sentinel Museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Eureka trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Ruby Valley to Eureka takes 2.5 hours. July in Eureka sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 52°F at night. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ely.

Things to do in Eureka

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Eureka Sentinel Museum ©
Eureka Sentinel Museum

2
nights
Ely

Ely ©
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at White Pine Public Museum, then get outside with Garnet Hill, and then take an in-depth tour of Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wheeler Peak, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Basin National Park, and then Head underground at Lehman Caves.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ely trip planner .

Traveling by car from Eureka to Ely takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ely are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amargosa Valley.

Things to do in Ely

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Great Basin National Park, Great Basin National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lehman Caves ©
Lehman Caves
Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park

1
night
Amargosa Valley

Amargosa Valley ©
Amargosa Valley is an unincorporated town in Nye County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Amargosa Valley trip planner .

Getting from Ely to Amargosa Valley by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. While traveling from Ely, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Amargosa Valley, ranging from highs of 101°F to lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Amargosa Valley

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©

9
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Titanic and The Neon Museum. Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor some retail therapy. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. Spend the 24th (Wed) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Drive from Amargosa Valley to Las Vegas in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Amargosa Valley in July, with lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Overton.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

2
nights
Overton

Overton ©
Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): trek along Fire Wave and then admire the majestic nature at Valley of Fire State Park. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Virgin Valley Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Lost City Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Atlatl Rock.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Overton trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Overton in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Overton can reach 103°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Laughlin.

Things to do in Overton

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mesquite
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Virgin Valley Heritage Museum ©
Virgin Valley Heritage Museum
Fire Wave ©
Fire Wave

5
nights
Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and Grapevine Canyon. Visiting Lake Mohave and Christmas Tree Pass will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverfront, try to win big at Aquarius Casino Resort, make a trip to Laughlin Labyrinths, and play a few rounds at Mojave Resort Golf Club.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Laughlin travel route builder .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Overton to Laughlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 107°F, and evening lows to 84°F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Laughlin

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Christmas Tree Pass ©
Christmas Tree Pass
Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon

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