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Mt. Charleston Scenic Byway

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Address: State Routes 156,158, 157, also known as Lee Canyon Road, Deer Creek Road and Kyle Canyon Road, Mount Charleston, NV

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My Charleston Lodge

By far my favorite place to go and get away from it all !!! No wifi or cellular service. Nice to go for a hike or just relax and drive. Only 49 minute drive to beautiful snow... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Carol T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far my favorite place to go and get away from it all !!! No wifi or cellular service. Nice to go for a hike or just relax and drive. Only 49 minute drive to beautiful snow capped mountains. Check out the ski lodge in Lee Canyon while you're there, you won't be disappointed 😊

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

The drive from Las Vegas is not all that far, and once one turns off Hwy 95, the drive is beautiful, when you get into the mountains. We went up in February and there was a good deal of snow on the ground. While I appreciate the fact that they don't want parking everywhere it was annoying to see signs... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

I frequently find myself in Las Vegas and decided to branch out from the main city to find something to do. I had read about Mt. Charleston and the hiking trails so I headed out that way. It is about 45 minutes from downtown Las Vegas and about 15 to 20 degrees cooler than the strip in the summer! It... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

This is a wonderful scenic drive in the mountains on the northwest side of Las Vegas. We took a chance on the weather and drove up on a Sunday in November when it was rainy in the city. When we arrived on the mountain, the clouds parted and we were treated to rainbows and dramatic stormy views of the desert... More 

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key biscayne, Fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

This was a real highlight on my last trip to Las Vegas and I highly recommend it to anyone visiting!!! We had such a wonderful escape ( a total of about 4 hrs including lunch) we visited Mt. Charleston and Lee Canyon and had lunch at Mt Charleston lodge. It was really an amazing little journey with views that were... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

A new visitors center named Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway has been built on Highway 157 just before the 158 turn off. The Center is small, beautiful, and informative. Some of the highlights not to be missed are the etched artwork that bursts into color when you hold the view finder in front of your eyes, the beautiful landscape, and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

The weather there was very cool and fresh after the heat of Las-Vegas! The mountaing were so beautiful!!!!! The views were astonishing! We felt that we were in postal card! We shot so many photos there! And there you can go on picnic, but it will cost you some entrance fee. And there we walked in the forest! There was... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Awsome time with family at the restaurant at Mt. Charleston Lodge and at Mt. Charleston Cabins. Great food and service and great cabin with awesome views.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice getaway and some various hikes with different levels of difficulty involved. Depending on the time of year you visit, wintertime always for snowboarding and visits to the ski lodge and summertime is a great to time to visit as a great escape from the Vegas heat. The lodges at the top are wonderful to rent and a nice restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We needed to kill some time before our flight home, so we drove 50 minutes from the strip to the Mount Charleston Visitor Center, which was very informative about the area and how they try to make a small footprint on the land. We filled our bottles at the water station (even one for the pups), and set out on... More 

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