9 days in Central Nevada Itinerary

9 days in Central Nevada Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Pahrump
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Pioche
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Tonopah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Hawthorne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Newark

3
nights
Pahrump

Pahrump ©
Pahrump is an unincorporated town in Nye County, Nevada, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Mountain Falls Golf Club. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pahrump Valley Winery and The Pahrump Nugget Casino. Change things up with a short trip to Goldwell Open Air Museum in Beatty (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: stop by Red Apple Fireworks.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pahrump trip itinerary maker website.

Newark to Pahrump is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Pahrump is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Newark in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pahrump: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pioche.

Things to do in Pahrump

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Goldwell Open Air Museum
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Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Pahrump Valley Winery ©
Pahrump Valley Winery
Goldwell Open Air Museum ©
Goldwell Open Air Museum

1
night
Pioche

Pioche ©
Pioche is an unincorporated town in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about northeast of Las Vegas. On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to Thompson Opera House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Boot Hill Cemetery, examine the collection at Lincoln County Museum, then don't miss a visit to Miller's Point, and finally take in the natural beauty of Panaca Hot Springs.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Pioche trip planner.

Drive from Pahrump to Pioche in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pahrump to Pioche is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pahrump in April: high temperatures in Pioche hover around 63°F and lows are around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tonopah.

Things to do in Pioche

Nature Museums Parks

Side Trip

Panaca Hot Springs
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Panaca Hot Springs ©
Panaca Hot Springs
Lincoln County Museum ©
Lincoln County Museum
Thompson Opera House ©
Thompson Opera House

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nights
Tonopah

Tonopah ©
Tonopah is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Nye County, Nevada, United States. On the 26th (Sun), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tonopah Historic Mining Park, make a trip to International Car Forest of The Last Church, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Goldfield Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Esmeralda County Courthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Tonopah Cemetery and then contemplate the geological forces at Lunar Crater Volcanic Field.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tonopah trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Pioche to Tonopah takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Tonopah can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Hawthorne.

Things to do in Tonopah

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Goldfield
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Old Tonopah Cemetery ©
Old Tonopah Cemetery
Goldfield Cemetery ©
Goldfield Cemetery
Esmeralda County Courthouse ©
Esmeralda County Courthouse

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Hawthorne

Hawthorne ©
Hawthorne is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mineral County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Hawthorne Ordnance Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hawthorne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tonopah to Hawthorne takes 2 hours. Traveling from Tonopah in April, things will get little chillier in Hawthorne: highs are around 56°F and lows about 27°F. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hawthorne

Museums
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Hawthorne Ordnance Museum ©
Hawthorne Ordnance Museum