9 days in Nevada Itinerary

9 days in Nevada Itinerary

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9 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Laughlin
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Reno
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Minneapolis

5
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 a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The LINQ Promenade. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Counts Kustoms. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planner.

Minneapolis to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in September, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 93°F and lows about 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Laughlin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

1
night
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. On the 24th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Grapevine Canyon, take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk, and then see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Laughlin trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Laughlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Laughlin, ranging from highs of 99°F to lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Reno.

Things to do in Laughlin

Nature Parks Museums
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Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk

2
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum, examine the collection at Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Nevada State Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Sand Harbor. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Nevada Historical Society and then look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Ark.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Reno online route planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Laughlin to Reno in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Laughlin to Reno. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Laughlin in September: highs in Reno hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum, Nevada State Museum, Sand Harbor
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National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum
Animal Ark ©
Animal Ark

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