60 days in Nevada Itinerary

60 days in Nevada Itinerary

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60 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  9​h
1
Reno
— 12 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Stateline
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Ruby Valley
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Mesquite
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Amargosa Valley
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 17 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

12
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
National Automobile Museum and Nevada State Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Animal Ark and Mt. Rose Ski Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Reno side-trips: Bowers Mansion Regional Park (in Carson City), Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory (in New Washoe City) and Fallon (Grimes Point Archaeological Area, Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lahontan State Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Dayton State Park, and explore the world behind art at Nevada Museum of Art.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Reno trip builder site .

Washington DC to Reno is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Reno is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in January, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Stateline.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Virginia City, Fallon, Dayton, Carson City, Silver Springs
Highlights from your plan
Animal Ark ©
Animal Ark
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum

8
nights
Stateline

Stateline ©
Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Get outdoors at Sand Harbor and Rabe Meadows. Museum-lovers will get to explore Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum and Hawthorne Ordnance Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Carson City (Spooner Lake Cross Country & Stewart Indian Cultural Center) and Incline Village (Burnt Cedar Beach, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nevada Beach Campground, stroll the grounds of Genoa Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Round Hill Pines Beach and Marina, and look for gifts at Chocolate Shoppe by Sweet Images.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Stateline sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Reno to Stateline in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Reno in January, Stateline is little chillier at night with lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Ruby Valley.

Things to do in Stateline

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Incline Village, Carson City, Gardnerville, Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Genoa
Highlights from your plan
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum ©
Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum

7
nights
Ruby Valley

Ruby Valley ©
Step out of the city life by going to Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Ruby Mountains.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ruby Valley route planner .

Traveling by car from Stateline to Ruby Valley takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Stateline in January, plan for slightly colder days in Ruby Valley, with highs around 38°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°F. On the 28th (Tue), you're off toMesquite.

Things to do in Ruby Valley

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ruby Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Ruby Mountains ©
Ruby Mountains

8
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. Visiting Little Finland and Oak Springs Trilobite Area will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lost City Museum and Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Mesquite side-trips: Pioche (Thompson Opera House, Lincoln County Museum, & more), Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge (in Alamo) and Overton (Mouse's Tank, Valley of Fire State Park, & more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Virgin Valley Heritage Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Cathedral Gorge State Park, see a world frozen in time at Delamar Ghost Town, and tee off at Conestoga Golf Club.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mesquite online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Ruby Valley to Mesquite takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ruby Valley to Mesquite, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ruby Valley in January: high temperatures in Mesquite hover around 52°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Amargosa Valley.

Things to do in Mesquite

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Overton, Pioche, Caliente, White Domes Trail, Cathedral Gorge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Little Finland ©
Little Finland
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Lost City Museum ©
Lost City Museum

7
nights
Amargosa Valley

Amargosa Valley ©
Amargosa Valley is an unincorporated town in Nye County, in the U.S. Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amargosa Valley itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mesquite to Amargosa Valley in 2.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mesquite to Amargosa Valley due to the time zone difference. February in Amargosa Valley sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 37°F at night. On the 12th (Wed), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Amargosa Valley

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

17
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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains National Recreational Area. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston), Boulder City (Veteran's Memorial Park, Hoover Dam, & more) and Henderson (Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, & more). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The Strip, examine the collection at The National Atomic Testing Museum, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Amargosa Valley to Las Vegas takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Amargosa Valley in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 45°F in Las Vegas. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Henderson, Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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