With so many fun places to go and things to do in one state, it’s easy to follow your curiosity, wander, and wind up with some incredible only-in-Nevada stories. And whatever passion you’re chasing, you’re bound to find it all over Nevada. That said, mind if we make a few suggestions?
Places to Go
Where rich history and heritage gild the gateway to some of our wildest adventure playgrounds.
The site of the World Human Powered Speed Challenge is also surrounded by endless Nevada backcountry.
Outdoor recreation, pay-to-dig opal mines, and Sheldon NWR draw visitors to this NV/OR border community.
Nevada’s cowboy-est town offers Basque cuisine, museums, public art, and access to the Ruby Mountains.
Discover Sagebrush Saloons, funky art, and Fly Geyser en route to the fabled Black Rock Desert.
Located at the Idaho border, Jackpot offers gaming, dining, and access to the Jarbidge Wilderness.
One of the most remote towns in the Lower 48 sits nestled against the stunning Jarbidge Wilderness.
Bucolic ranch vibes give way to all manner of outdoor action up in famously stunning Lamoille Canyon.
“Lock your love” at Lovers Lock Plaza, explore ancient history in Lovelock Cave, and enjoy some home cooking.
Watch wildlife at Angel Lake and Ruby Lake NWR after walking through history at Metropolis Ghost Town.
Enjoy big-name shows, gaming, the Bonneville Salt Flats, and WWII history in this NV/UT border town.
Traditional Basque fare, the Buckaroo Hall of Fame, rodeos, and outdoor action all await in “the Mucc.”
Follow in the hoof-steps of the Pony Express along the (in)famous Loneliest Road in America.
Historic churches, saloons, and wilderness access await along the famed “Loneliest Road in America.
The gateway to Great Basin National Park delights with good food, cozy lodging, and funky art.
Get into the spirit of early Nevada at the site of the Silver State’s very first gold discovery.
This 4-season mountain town is all about art, rich historic sites, and outdoor action of all kinds.
“The Friendliest Town on the Loneliest Road” brims with history and several Uncommon Overnighters.
“The Oasis of Nevada” is home to a cute historic downtown, farm-fresh food, and family-friendly fun.
This high-octane racetrack town provides easy access to Pyramid Lake and plentiful outdoor adventures.
Discover iconic destinations and intriguing attractions within easy range of fabulous Lake Tahoe.
Nevada’s capital melds shopping, dining, culture, and nightlife with tons of hands-on history and charm.
The communities within Carson Valley draw crowds with small-town charm, great food, and outdoor fun.
Window-shop for local art, crafts, and antiques, or hop among hearty restaurants and lively saloons.
In Nevada’s first pioneer settlement, enjoy historic buildings, the state’s oldest saloon, and more.
Local food, historic brick buildings, and artifact-packed cultural centers charm up this German-founded town.
Swanky resorts and unlimited fun—on water or land, in sunshine or snow—define Tahoe’s North Shore.
Nevada’s northern metro buzzes with art, music, cuisine, non-stop events, and easy access to Lake Tahoe.
State-straddling South Lake Tahoe combines outdoor action by day with the lake’s best nightlife.
“Rail City” draws thousands for the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off, Hot August Nights, and more.
Think Frontierland, except it’s real and has way more saloons, museums, and events. “Step back in time!”
Where the glitz and glam of Las Vegas meets popular parks, famous landmarks, and fun little towns.
Art Deco vibes and gourmet food cap off days spent at Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River.
Las Vegas’ quieter neighbor promises plenty of its own entertainment, shopping, dining, and more.
11,000 resort rooms, world-class golfing, and a 320-acre lake sit just 17 miles from the busy Strip.
There’s not a single reason they call it the “Entertainment Capital of the World” — there are millions.
Entertainment, relaxation, and on-the-water recreation draw thousands to this riverfront resort town.
Seven master-designed courses make Mesquite a golfer’s paradise in the stunning Virgin River Valley.
Discover American Indian history at Lost City Museum after a day exploring Valley of Fire State Park.
Rev up your trip at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, home to NASCAR races and the Electric Daisy Carnival.
A vast, rugged region packed with parks, ghost towns & oddball attractions. PRO TIP: watch for UFOs.
Blast off to the ET Hwy, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Basin and Range National Monument, and more.
This NV/CA border town offers lodging and dining close to Death Valley NP, Big Dune, and Ash Meadows.
The “Gateway to Death Valley” experience includes wild burro encounters, BBQ, and Rhyolite Ghost Town.
Nevada’s “City of Roses” is both a mountain bike mecca and a basecamp for several Nevada state parks.
Enjoy a cozy vineyard B&B after exploring ghost towns, wild burro habitats, and NV’s tallest peak.
The state’s once-largest city wows with some of the richest—and most accessible—history in Nevada.
America’s Patriotic Home” is home to a military museum, Walker Lake, and 1,000+ miles of OHV trails.
Wineries, a distillery, a meadery, and other indoor indulgences await at the edge of Death Valley NP.
“Nevada’s Liveliest Ghost Town” houses historic buildings and intriguing museums near 3 state parks.
Visit this Area 51-area community to eat Alien Burgers, shop for funky swag, and try to spot UFOs.
Tour old mining grounds and a stargazing park, then bed down in a clown-themed motel or historic hotel.
Grab grub or retire to a motel after a day spent fishing and exploring the fabled East Walker River.
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Nevada Cities & Towns
Nevada’s a big place. And every part of the Silver State packs its own personality, wildly different landscapes, and prospects for unique new experiences. Click around the map to get a sense for where things are and what kinds of adventures await when you come and explore it all yourself.