Nevada January 02, 2017
8 Unforgettable Road Trips To Take In Nevada Before You Die
We took several amazing road trips around Nevada in 2016, including haunted journeys, lonely roads, and stunning Christmas lights excursions. Here are eight road trips to add to your Nevada travel bucket list in 2017!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
This Haunting Road Trip Through Nevada Ghost Towns Is One You Won’t Soon Forget.
Ghost towns are a big part of Nevada's history due to the mining boom back in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Cities rose and fell as the mines flourished and then emptied. Today there are over 600 ghost towns and abandoned mining sites in the state. This 18 hour road tour takes you through some of the most well known ghost towns in Nevada including Rhyolite, Gold Point, Beowawe and Silver City.
8 Amazing Places You Can Go On One Tank Of Gas In Nevada.
If you've ever gotten the urge to just get in your car and go and see where the road takes you, this 3 hour and 24 minute trip is perfect if you're in the northern end of the state. Enjoy stopping at some dining, history, and nature spots around the Reno, Carson City and Lake Tahoe areas.
This Natural Wonders Road Trip Will Show You (Northern) Nevada Like You’ve Never Seen It Before.
Nevada is full of some stunningly beautiful natural spaces. This trip through Northern Nevada takes 21 hours of driving and you'll cover such amazing sights as Pyramid Lake, Sand Mountain, Boundary Peak and the Lehman Caves.
The Ultimate (Southern) Nevada Natural Wonders Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want To Take It.
If you prefer a drive through the natural beauty of Southern Nevada, this trip will take you 14 hours and 36 minutes today. You'll love driving through exquisite natural wonders like the Valley of Fire, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, and the Red Rock Canyon Natural Conservation Area. And, make a stop at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa for a meal and a dip in the pool!
Take The Ultimate Nevada Road Trip Down The Loneliest Road In America.
Highway 50, which criss-crosses the state, has been called the "loneliest road in America" and dire warnings to avoid the road unless you are a strong survivor are part of Nevada's history. The truth is, you can drive through some delightful historical towns and see some beautiful natural scenes along this route. In fact, get a copy of the Highway 50 Survival Guide and have 5 of the 8 locations stamp it and you can get a "Highway 50 Survivor Certificate."
We Dare You To Take This Road Trip To Nevada’s Most Abandoned Places.
Because of the rise and fall of mining during the late 1800's/early 1900's, there are many spots in Nevada that were abandoned as mining fortunes turned south. You can still visit these spots today and experience some of our state's history. This trip takes just under 8 hours.
The Haunted Road Trip That Will Lead You To The Scariest Places In Nevada.
Because of Nevada's "wild west" history, combined with its many ghost towns, stories of hauntings abound throughout the state. Take this 13 hour tour to visit some of these haunted spots...if you dare!
The Christmas Lights Road Trip Through Nevada That’s Nothing Short Of Magical.
Nevadans love Christmas, and some people are more enthusiastic than others when it comes to light extravaganzas! Take this 10 hour trip through the state to see some of our most passionate Christmas decorators!
So get your car souped up and ready to go in 2017! Do you have a favorite road trip in Nevada to recommend? Share in the comments!