Nevada is full of otherworldly landscapes that make for fantastic places to explore, but few are as out-of-this-world as the Lunar Crater near Tonopah. Named for the fact that it closely resembles the moon’s actual surface, you’ll be happy to know that you don’t even need a rocketship to visit this unique destination. Simply hop on the Lunar Crater Backcountry Byway, a rugged 24-mile highway that will take you directly to the giant crater so you can admire it for yourself.
Have you visited the massive Lunar Crater in this remote region of Nevada? This looks like a fantastic place to explore if you like to avoid the crowds. Let us know about your favorite highway for exploring Nevada’s beauty in the comments below!
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