In Nevada, we’re lucky to be surrounded by such beautiful scenery. Majestic mountains, glistening lakes and picturesque canyons are just a few examples of the beautiful scenery we get to enjoy every day. Listed below are 10 of the most beautiful and relaxing spots in Nevada.
1. Jarbidge Wilderness
Located in Elko County, the Jarbidge Wilderness was the first wilderness area to be established in Nevada (1964.) This is such a BEAUTIFUL area!
2. Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe
Sand Harbor is Lake Tahoe's finest beach. After looking at this photo, it's hard to believe otherwise. Absolutely BREATHTAKING!
3. Great Basin National Park
Located in White Pine County, the Great Basin National Park is filled with vibrant plants, scenic caves, a variety of wildlife, and some of the best trails you'll ever hike. This park is the perfect place to visit when you want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
4. Lamoille Canyon
Lamoille Canyon is the largest valley in the Ruby Mountains and it's absolutely GORGEOUS!
5. Pine Valley, Nevada
This area is SO RELAXING! There's not even a single casino in sight!
6. Crystal Spring in Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Amargosa Valley. There are several springs throughout this area that create such a serene feeling.
7. Floyd Lamb Park
Floyd Lamb Park is a 2,040-acre park located in Las Vegas. The glistening lakes are what make this park such a relaxing place to be.
8. Red Rock Canyon
At Red Rock Canyon, you can enjoy a relaxing 13-mile drive while taking in all of the BEAUTIFUL scenery.
9. Lake Mead
Lake Mead, located on the Colorado River, is the largest reservoir (maximum water capacity) in the U.S. and the 16th largest man-made lake in the entire world. Lake Mead is the perfect lake for rest and relaxation, whether you're in a boat or sitting on the shoreline.
10. Ash Canyon
Ash Canyon, located in Carson City, has the perfect trails for biking and hiking. Exploring these trails on the weekends is such a great way to relax after a week of hard work.