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Things to do in Rest of Nevada

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Rest of Nevada. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Rest of Nevada attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Rest of Nevada to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Rest of Nevada.

  • Ash Springs

    Located 108 miles north of Las Vegas, NV. Ash Springs is a desert oasis, part of a series of natural springs in the area, which sits in the middle ... More
  • Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino

    A popular stop for visitors en route to Sin City, this casino is part of Buffalo Bill’s Resort in Primm, Nevada, just 40 miles southwest of Vegas. ... More
  • Circus Circus, Reno

    The circus shows are free on the hotel's Midway stage. More
  • Eldorado Hotel Casino

    Check out Reno’s classic casino and the “biggest little” sign next door. More
  • Fashion Outlets Las Vegas

    Vegas is known for having scads of discount outlets, but the king of them all is 35 miles west, in the border town of Primm. Fashion Outlets Las Ve... More
  • Goldwell Open Air Museum

    Here, on a lonely stretch of private land, for no particular reason, rest half a dozen outsize sculptures, including a 24-foot oxidized steel miner... More
  • Great Basin National Park

    This remote desert park in east-central Nevada has plenty of groves of gnarled bristlecone clocking in at more than 4,000 years old, as well as asp... More
  • Hoover Dam

    This kid-pleasing site has a 500-foot elevator ride down the canyon wall. The tour includes a walk-through of the generators, diversion tunnel, and... More
  • Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort

    The base of the ski mountain is a whopping 8,510 feet above sea level. There are 10 trails; the summit of the ski lift is 9,370 feet, and you can s... More
  • Laughlin River Tours

    Take a cruise of the Colorado River on one of two boats tricked out to look like old-time paddle-wheel steamers. More
  • National Automobile Museum

    The impressive National Automobile Museumfeatures a 1936 Mercedes-Benz Roadster worth more than $3 million. More
  • Riverwalk District

    The formal downtown river walk follows both banks of the Truckee River for half a mile. Professional kayakers run its up-to-class-3 rapids. More
  • Spring Mountains National Recreation Area

    Once owned by Howard Hughes, the 520-acre oasis features more than 50 miles of marked trails and is always 20 to 30 degrees cooler than the Strip. More
  • Tahoe Whitewater Tours

    During summer, Tahoe Whitewater Tours gives guided inflatable-kayak float trips on the city's churning waters. More
  • Ultimate Rush

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

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