Nevada Tourism: Best of Nevada

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Las Vegas is the place to go for the best nightlife, gambling, live shows and dining in the U.S.  But there's plenty to do in Nevada for all types of travelers. The state boasts more than 100 beautiful golf courses, and water lovers can relax on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Set your sights on the mountainous landscape, perfect for hiking, or tour the famous Hoover Dam. World class resorts with top of the line spas are located throughout the state's major cities and tourist locales.
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Las Vegas to Reno
Las Vegas to Reno Day 1 After enjoying your stay in fabulous Las Vegas, depart the city and take state Route 160 Blue Diamond Road west toward Pahrump, home of several wineries, water sports activities, and even a speedway. From there, take state Route 190 toward Death Valley Junction, and into Death Valley National Park. Stop at Zabriskie Point for a remarkable view. Continue to Furnace Creek to explore the Visitors Center and have some lunch. Drive south to visit Badwater, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet/86 meters below sea level. Stop at Devil’s Golf Course, which is not a golf course, but a valley of strange salt formations and drive through Artists Palette (no large vehicles) for a multi-colored scenic drive. Depart Death Valley National Park on state Route 374, and stop at Rhyolite Ghost Town and Goldwell Open Air Museum to enjoy some ghostly sculptures, unique outdoor art and historic ruin. Continue on to Beatty and stop at Death Valley Nut and Candy Company for a rest and a snack. Depart for Tonopah, for dinner and overnight. Stay at the historic, recently renovated Mizpah Hotel, filled with character, stories and perhaps a few ghosts. Day 2 Depart Tonopah and head north on U.S. 95/U.S. 6 toward Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park to experience this amazing ghost town as well the impressively-preserved state fossil and dig site at the Fossil House, or tale a tour of the Diana Mine. Travel north on state Route 361 to U.S. Highway 50 west to Fallon for a lunch stop. Then continue on U.S. Highway 50 west to I-80 west to I-80 west to Reno and enjoy the many sites and attractions of “The Biggest Little City in the World.”
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