48 days in Nevada Itinerary

48 days in Nevada Itinerary

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48 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  10​h 15​min
1
Laughlin
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mesquite
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pahrump
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Stateline
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Reno
— 9 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: New York City

6
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Nelson's Landing Cliff Jumping (in Nelson) and Searchlight (Searchlight Historical Museum, Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grapevine Canyon, don't miss a visit to Laughlin Labyrinths, examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, and tee off at Mojave Resort Golf Club.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Laughlin trip itinerary maker .

New York City to Laughlin is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Laughlin due to the time zone difference. In January, Laughlin is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mesquite.

Things to do in Laughlin

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Searchlight, Mohave Desert, Nelson's Landing Cliff Jumping
Highlights from your plan
Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon
Nelson's Landing ©
Nelson's Landing
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©

6
nights
Mesquite

Mesquite ©
Mesquite is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, adjacent to the Arizona state line and northeast of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Venture out of the city with trips to Overton (Fire Wave, Valley of Fire State Park, & more), Roos-N-More Zoo (in Moapa) and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge (in Alamo). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Little Finland, take in the dramatic natural features at Whitney Pockets, delve into the distant past at Gold Butte National Monument, and mingle with the ghosts of the past at Delamar Ghost Town.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mesquite tour builder tool .

Drive from Laughlin to Mesquite in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Laughlin in January; daily highs in Mesquite reach 52°F and lows reach 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mesquite

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Overton, Nevada, Roos-N-More Zoo, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Delamar Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Little Finland ©
Little Finland
Mouse's Tank ©
Mouse's Tank

14
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Henderson (Crafthaus Brewery, Clark County Heritage Museum, & more) and Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, Hoover Dam, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip tool .

You can drive from Mesquite to Las Vegas in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mesquite in January, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 59°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Pahrump.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Museums

Side Trips

Henderson, Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Aliante Nature Discovery Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
nights
Pahrump

Pahrump ©
Pahrump is an unincorporated town in Nye County, Nevada, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pahrump: Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley) and Beatty (Beatty Museum & Historical Society, Goldwell Open Air Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: tee off at Mountain Falls Golf Club, try your luck at Terrible's Lakeside Casino, enjoy some diversion at Front Sight Firearms Training Institute-Day Classes, and learn about winemaking at Sanders Family Winery.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pahrump tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Pahrump in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pahrump, with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Stateline.

Things to do in Pahrump

Museums Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Beatty, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan

6
nights
Stateline

Stateline ©
Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Stateline: Incline Village (Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Alibi Ale Works & Brewery, & more), Carson City (Kit Carson Trail, Stewart Indian Cultural Center, & more) and Stateline Fire Lookout (in Crystal Bay). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Tallac/Glen Alpine Trail, contemplate the long history of Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society, contemplate the waterfront views at Eagle Lake, and see the interesting displays at Genoa Courthouse Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stateline trip planner .

Getting from Pahrump to Stateline by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pahrump in February, with highs in Stateline at 47°F and lows at 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Reno.

Things to do in Stateline

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Incline Village, Carson City, Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Genoa, Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Spooner Lake Cross Country ©
Spooner Lake Cross Country
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Diamond Peak Ski Resort ©
Diamond Peak Ski Resort

9
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Venture out of the city with trips to Virginia City (Kashmir American Enterprises, Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum, & more), Nevada State Museum (in Carson City) and Lovelock (Lover's Lock Plaza & Pershing County CourtHouse). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, look for gifts at Jimmy Beans Wool, take an unorthodox tour of Reno Air Racing Association, and ride a horse along Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Reno tour planner.

Take a bus from Stateline to Reno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stateline in February, with highs in Reno at 55°F and lows at 29°F. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Reno

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Virginia City, Fallon, Lovelock, Sparks, Nevada State Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Reno Air Racing Association ©
Reno Air Racing Association
Pershing County CourtHouse ©
Pershing County CourtHouse

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