Open Road

Whatever you’re looking for in a scenic drive, there’s a good chance Nevada has it. The most mountainous state and the sixth-largest state in the lower 48, the Silver State’s majestic peaks and valleys are spread over a seemingly endless chunk of land. Nevada’s scenic byways wind their way through some of the most spectacular scenery in the country.

Nevada Adventures

Mizpah Hotel Recalls Nevada's Mining Past

Midway between Reno and Las Vegas, in the town of Tonopah, a Vestige of the Old West is Getting a New Life

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Hooked on Hot Springs

With approximately 300 natural hot springs across the state, Nevada is a great place to indulge in these feelings in an all-natural setting. 

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Discover & Do

Las Vegas, NV

In between Las Vegas and Lake Mead lies Valley of Fire, an impressive canvas of wind-sculpted red sandstone that transforms with each slight movement of the sun.

Lake Tahoe Scenic Byway
Lake Tahoe, NV

Prepare to see Lake Tahoe’s stunning version of “East Side Story,” starring Nevada’s serene wonder in all her glory, on one of three National Scenic Byways in Nevada.

Pyramid Lake Scenic Byway
Sparks, NV

Pyramid Lake’s sparkling waters and tufa formations stand out like gem in Nevada’s desert landscape. Allow the state’s third National Scenic Byway to introduce you to it. SR 445 (Pyramid Way), which runs north from the city of Sparks, takes you along the ancient lake’s west shore. The first nationally designated scenic byway entirely within a tribal reservation, the road trip offers views of Pyramid Lake’s natural tufa rock formations – a pyramid-shaped rock juts out of the water and is the lake’s namesake.

Dilapidated buildings in downtown Belmont
Belmont, NV

Like many historic cities in the Silver State, the grand, bustling city of Belmont has dwindled into one of the state’s more iconic ghost towns. Positioned north of Tonopah, and the additional living ghost town of Manhattan, lies the fascinating remains of Belmont. 

Genoa Bar and Saloon
Genoa, NV

“Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor,” as it says above the entrance, has an intriguing mix of quirky artifacts, including Raquel Welch’s black leopard print bra and signed photo, donated during a movie shoot nearby.