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Best day Day trip from Las vegas

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Best day Day trip from Las vegas

we are visiting las vegas in beginning of June we are thinking to hire a car for one of our 6 days we are staying to take a day trip. we have already booked a grand canyon and hoover dam trip. what is another easy drive day trip .

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1. Re: Best day Day trip from Las vegas


Death Valley. Leave reasonably early and you can be back for dinner. Or shorter trip is Valley of Fire, done in maybe half a day. We like Laughlin another casino city on the Colorado river 90 miles from Las Vegas.


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2. Re: Best day Day trip from Las vegas

Laughlin then on to Oatman and some of route 66.

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3. Re: Best day Day trip from Las vegas

Grand Canyon is a 4.5-5 hour drive each way.Hopefully you are staying overnight.


Zion is just short of three hours.That can be combined with the north rim of GC and Bryce if you have a few days.

You can drive thru the Mojave Preserve to the old Kelso train depot.


While over near Hoover dam, drive down to Willow Beach below the dam for lunch at the marina.Also not far from Hoover is the old town of Nelson, where you can take a mine tour. That road eventually dead ends at the shores of Lake Mohave.

As mentioned Death Valley is pretty close, and the loop from LV to Kingman to Oatman to Laughlin is nice.On the return, at Searchlight you can head across to Nipton and drive by the Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness.This road also parallels the Mojave Preserve. Then take I-15 back to Vegas. Along the way at Goodsprings, you can visit the Pioneer Saloon, one of the oldest bars in Nevada.

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4. Re: Best day Day trip from Las vegas

Head to Zion NP. Wonderful day trip. Leave early. Stop in St. George for breakfast, we like Cracker Barrel. Head to the park and explore. Have dinner in Springdale before you drive back. Remember you lose an hour heading into Utah, but get it back on return.

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5. Re: Best day Day trip from Las vegas

Death Valley. No place on earth like it

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