9 days in Nevada Itinerary

9 days in Nevada Itinerary

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9 days in Nevada Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  4​h
1
Virginia City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Overton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Virginia City

Virginia City ©
Virginia City is a census-designated place (CDP) that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada. Explore Virginia City's surroundings by going to Incline Village (Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Nevada Beach Campground, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Nevada State Museum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Virginia City trip itinerary planning website .

Phoenix to Virginia City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Virginia City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Virginia City: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Virginia City

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Incline Village, Nevada Beach Campground, Nevada State Museum
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Nevada Beach Campground ©
Nevada Beach Campground
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Virginia City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Virginia City in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 101°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Overton.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Helicopter Tours
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Overton

Overton ©
Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. On the 2nd (Mon), examine the collection at Lost City Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Mouse's Tank, then immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Atlatl Rock.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Overton trip planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Overton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. September in Overton sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Overton

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Lost City Museum ©
Lost City Museum
Mouse's Tank ©
Mouse's Tank

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