Primm, Nevada

The small community of Primm is located on Interstate 15 in Clark County, at the border of, Nevada and California, roughly 40 miles south of Las Vegas. Residents of Southern California pass through the burg as they head into Las Vegas, and many visitors to California pause in Primm to try their hand on the slots and tables one more time before leaving the state. If you’re looking for a less risky way to try your luck, take in some outlet shopping.

With its three casinos, two championship golf courses and popular mall, Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas, the town of Primm has a lot to offer—even a rollercoaster called Desperado at Buffalo Bill’s Resort and Casino. With a 225-foot drop on the first hill, the Desperado is one of the tallest roller coasters in North America. Thanks to its multiple fuel stations and restaurants, in addition to an adrenaline fix, Primm can provide travelers everything they need for their trip.

An impressive natural wonder in Primm is the Ivanpah Dry Lake, a popular land-sailing destination. Primm also has hosted several world-famous events, including the 1997 World’s Strongest Man competition. Motor sports fans descend on Primm for annual racing events such as the Las Vegas Primm 300 and Terrible’s 250 off-road races.