8 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Great Basin National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Great Basin National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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8 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Great Basin National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Reno
bus:  1​h 15​min
1
Stateline
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Great Basin National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
End: Reno

2
nights
Stateline

Stateline ©
Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Get in touch with nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park and Rabe Meadows. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tahoe City Field Station and Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery. Step out of Stateline with an excursion to Gatekeeper's Museum in Tahoe City--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Stream Profile Chamber, and contemplate the long history of Tallac Historic Site.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stateline online driving holiday planner .

Reno to Stateline is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Reno in October: high temperatures in Stateline hover around 64°F and lows are around 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Great Basin National Park.

Things to do in Stateline

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Stream Profile Chamber
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Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site

1
night
Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park is one of the U.S.'s more out-of-the-way national parks, but those who make the trip are rewarded with the striking contrast of snowcapped peaks rising from a high-altitude desert.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Lehman Caves, stroll around Great Basin National Park, then identify plant and animal life at Baker Creek Loop Trail, and finally explore the activities along Teresa Lake.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Great Basin National Park trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stateline to Great Basin National Park. October in Great Basin National Park sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Great Basin National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Baker
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Lehman Caves ©
Lehman Caves
Teresa Lake ©
Teresa Lake
Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Little Finland (in Mesquite) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel route builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Basin National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Great Basin National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Little Finland, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

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