8 days in Southern Nevada Itinerary

8 days in Southern Nevada Itinerary

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8 days in Southern Nevada Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Laughlin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mesquite
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Kalamazoo

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battlefield Vegas and Titanic. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, and browse the exhibits of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

Kalamazoo to Las Vegas is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in March: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 74°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Laughlin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums Shopping
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Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Dig This ©
Dig This
Room Escape Games

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Big Bend of the Colorado, see the interesting displays at Searchlight Historical Museum, and then examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Laughlin Labyrinths, trek along Christmas Tree Pass, and then take in breathtaking views at Grapevine Canyon.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Laughlin trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Laughlin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Laughlin. In March, daily temperatures in Laughlin can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mesquite.

Things to do in Laughlin

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Searchlight Historical Museum
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Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon
Laughlin Labyrinths ©
Laughlin Labyrinths

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, tee off at Conestoga Golf Club, and then try your luck at Eureka Casino.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mesquite route maker .

You can drive from Laughlin to Mesquite in 3 hours. Traveling from Laughlin in March, expect Mesquite to be little chillier, temps between 69°F and 43°F. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mesquite

Outdoors Golf Museums
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Conestoga Golf Club ©
Conestoga Golf Club
Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery ©
Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery
Virgin Valley Heritage Museum ©
Virgin Valley Heritage Museum