If your luck has run out in the casino and you’ve had your fill of buffets, a one-day road trip from Las Vegas can provide the perfect remedy.
With affordable car rental a desirable alternative to coach tours and internal flights, it’s easy to plan an adventurous escape from Sin City.
Contemplating a once in a lifetime Las Vegas escape and want to explore the real Nevada? Here are six destinations that you can drive to from the city in just one day.
VALLEY OF FIRE STATE PARK
Drive time from Las Vegas: 55 minutes
Founded in 1935 the Valley of Fire State Park is America’s oldest and largest. Noted for its vast sandstone rock formations (from which it takes its name), petrified forest, and 3,000 year-old petroglyphs, the park offers picture perfect views at every turn.
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Drive time from Las Vegas: 2 hours