Nevada

Nevada Travel Guide

Drive the 92-mile stretch of State Route 375 between Hiko and Warm Springs, NV, known as the Extraterrestrial Highway, which runs through beautiful desert and past the off-limits Nevada Test and Training Range and Area 51.

This otherworldly bowl-shaped hole is nearly 4,000 feet across and 430 feet deep, and was formed two million years ago when lava bubbled along a fault line. To get there, turn right onto US-6 east at the Warm Springs junction.

This tour operator runs daily bus trips to Red Rock Canyon and offers convenient hotel pick-up.

Brave the 180-foot tower from which you’ll do a combination skydive/bungee jump.

Get a serious look at the history of the Nevada test site, along with an exhaustive collection of memorabilia from the era when atomic testing was an aboveground spectator sport in Las Vegas (a 1950’s postcard of the Pioneer Club with a mushroom cloud be