7 days in Lake Tahoe Area & Las Vegas Itinerary

7 days in Lake Tahoe Area & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Truckee
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Las Vegas
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Truckee — 1 night

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): awaken your taste buds at Wine Tours From Tahoe and then take a memorable drive along Inspiration Point Vista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): see what you can catch with Matt Heron Fly Fishing and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Truckee day trip planning tool.

Chicago to Truckee is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Truckee is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Chicago, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Truckee, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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Las Vegas — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online road trip planner.

You can fly from Truckee to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Truckee in May, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 87°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods
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