Southwest USA - Las Vegas & Nevada (PDF Chapter)


This is the Las Vegas & Nevada chapter from Lonely Planet’s Southwest USA guidebook.

Mysterious and misunderstood, Nevada's a paradox, which makes packing tricky. Expect thrills aplenty for everyone, whether you're a nightclub aficionado, an adventure junkie, a kitsch connoisseur or a conspiracy theorist.

  • discovering Las Vegas (p), from its vintage downtown haunts to the sparkling CityCenter.
  • maps
  • soaking up the surreal and the strange at the massive Burning Man (p) art event.
  • transport
  • hiking, biking or climbing your way through dramatic Red Rock Canyon (p).
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Las Vegas and around, Red Rock Canyon, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, Lake Mead & Hoover Dam, Mt Charleston, Mesquite, Great Basin, Along Highway 95, Along Highway 93, Along Highway 50, Along I-80, Reno-Tahoe Area, Reno, Carson City, Virginia City, Genoa, Black Rock Desert and Lake Tahoe.

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