62 days in Nevada Itinerary

62 days in Nevada Itinerary

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62 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 19 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Laughlin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nelson
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Overton
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Reno
— 9 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Stateline
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Fallon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Winnemucca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Elko
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Ely
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Sydney

19
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.
Popular historic sites such as Little Church of the West and Bonnie Springs Old Nevada are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bristlecone Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Hoover Dam, Desert Rats, & more), Jetpack America (in Pahrump) and Henderson (Rio Secco Golf Club, Revere Golf Club, & more). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Dig This, wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Charleston.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Las Vegas to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Laughlin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Henderson, Boulder City, Bonnie Springs Old Nevada, Jetpack America, Bristlecone Trail
Highlights from your plan
Dig This ©
Dig This
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown

4
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. Popular historic sites such as Riverfront and Kelso Depot are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Colorado River Heritage Greenway Trail and Mojave Resort Golf Club. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, go for a walk through Riverwalk, try your luck at Casino at Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort, and admire the engineering at Davis Dam.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Laughlin day trip tool .

Drive from Las Vegas to Laughlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Laughlin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Laughlin at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nelson.

Things to do in Laughlin

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kelso Depot, Mojave National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Mojave National Preserve ©
Mojave National Preserve

2
nights
Nelson

Nelson ©
Nelson is a census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours and Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours. Take a break from Nelson with a short trip to Searchlight Nugget Casino in Searchlight, about 36 minutes away. There's more to do: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Nelson Ghost Town.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nelson trip builder .

Traveling by car from Laughlin to Nelson takes 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Laughlin in December, expect Nelson to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Overton.

Things to do in Nelson

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Searchlight Nugget Casino
Highlights from your plan
Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours ©
Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours
Nelson Ghost Town ©
Nelson Ghost Town
Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours ©
Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours

6
nights
Overton

Overton ©
Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. Get in touch with nature at Wolf Creek Golf Club and Coyote Springs Golf Course. Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery and Lost City Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Overton: Mesquite (Falcon Ridge Golf Club, Casablanca Golf Club, & more). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park, explore the striking landscape at Mouse's Tank, hike along White Domes Trail, and get to know the resident critters at Roos-N-More Zoo.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Overton road trip app .

You can drive from Nelson to Overton in 2 hours. December in Overton sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Overton

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Mesquite, Moapa, Ultimate Desert Adventures, White Domes Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mouse's Tank ©
Mouse's Tank
Wolf Creek Golf Club ©
Wolf Creek Golf Club
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

9
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Automobile Museum and Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Get outdoors at Bartley Ranch Regional Park and Animal Ark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reno: Virginia City (The Way It Was Museum, The Washoe Club Haunted Museum, & more) and Tahoe Meadows Trail (in Incline Village). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at Break Through Reno, admire the majestic nature at Virginia Lake Park, play a few rounds at Northstar Ski Resort, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid Lake.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Reno visit planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Overton to Reno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Overton in January: high temperatures in Reno hover around 10°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Stateline.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Sparks, Virginia City, Pyramid Lake, Tahoe Meadows Trail
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Bartley Ranch Regional Park ©
Bartley Ranch Regional Park
Mackay Mansion ©
Mackay Mansion

12
nights
Stateline

Stateline ©
Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Sand Harbor and Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Silver Terrace Cemeteries and Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. Get out of town with these interesting Stateline side-trips: Incline Village (Diamond Peak Ski Resort, UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, & more), Angora Lakes Climb (in Fallen Leaf) and Virginia City (Comstock Lode, Mark Twain Museum, & more). There's much more to do: stroll through Horsetail Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Mormon Station State Historic Park, play a few rounds at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, and grab your bike and head to Flume Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Stateline vacation maker website .

Take a bus from Reno to Stateline in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Reno in January since evenings lows in Stateline dip to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Fallon.

Things to do in Stateline

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Incline Village, Virginia City, Genoa, Gardnerville
Highlights from your plan
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Diamond Peak Ski Resort ©
Diamond Peak Ski Resort

2
nights
Fallon

Fallon ©
Fallon is a city in Churchill County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Churchill County Museum & Archives, try your luck at Stockman's Casino, then relax in the rural setting at Lattin Farms, and finally steep yourself in history at Grimes Point Archaeological Area.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fallon trip tool .

You can drive from Stateline to Fallon in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Fallon are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. You will leave for Winnemucca on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Fallon

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stockman's Casino ©
Stockman's Casino
Grimes Point Archaeological Area ©
Grimes Point Archaeological Area
Churchill County Museum & Archives ©
Churchill County Museum & Archives

1
night
Winnemucca

Winnemucca
Winnemucca is the only incorporated city in and is the county seat of Humboldt County, Nevada, United States. To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Winnemucca route tool .

Getting from Fallon to Winnemucca by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Fallon in January, you will find days in Winnemucca are little chillier (6°C), and nights are about the same (-9°C). You will leave for Elko on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Winnemucca

Nature Parks Museums

1
night
Elko

Elko ©
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Northeastern Nevada Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Western Folklife Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Elko itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Winnemucca to Elko takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Elko are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ely.

Things to do in Elko

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Western Folklife Center ©
Western Folklife Center
Northeastern Nevada Museum ©
Northeastern Nevada Museum

3
nights
Ely

Ely ©
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Alpine Lakes Loop and Wheeler Peak. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lehman Caves and Jailhouse Casino. Step out of Ely with an excursion to Great Basin National Park in Baker--about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at White Pine Public Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park, and get interesting insight from Nevada Northern Railway Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ely day trip planning website .

You can drive from Elko to Ely in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ely can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ely

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Basin National Park, Great Basin National Park
Highlights from your plan
Wheeler Peak ©
Wheeler Peak
Lehman Caves ©
Lehman Caves
White Pine Public Museum ©
White Pine Public Museum

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