United States of America
Nevada showing a city, night scenes and a skyscraper

Find two of the gambling capitals of the world in this state. Beyond gambling, you’ll enjoy outdoor activities if you’re an adventurer or casual participant. 

The bright lights of Las Vegas and Reno draw millions to Nevada each year for gambling and entertainment. Outside the casinos in these cities are plenty of things for the whole family to enjoy.

Just walk along The Strip in Las Vegas and you’ll be in awe at the dazzling appearance of some of the world’s best-known casinos. See an exploding volcano at The Mirage, the Luxor’s laser-topped pyramid, the Bellagio’s animated water fountains and a replica of the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas. Inside any of the more than 70 casinos in Las Vegas you’ll find slot machines, video poker, sports gambling and a variety of table games.

Many casinos now provide family-friendly activities. Stay at the MGM Grand for kids to enjoy its theme park. Circus Circus has a circus, as well as theme park rides and an IMAX theater. You’ll still find dancing, lightly clad showgirls as well as popular star-studded concerts, long-running entertainers’ shows and endless food buffets. Check schedules for entertainment options and reserve big-name shows in advance.

Outside the casinos, hike in Red Rock Canyon, visit the aquarium at Mandalay Bay Shark Reef or take in a museum dedicated to neon signs. Less than an hour’s drive from the city, travel to the impressive Hoover Dam, which blocks the Colorado River to create Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the U.S. Stop in Henderson to play golf and visit the Botanical Cactus Gardens.

Northwest of Las Vegas, Reno offers gambling and entertainment on a smaller scale. Its proximity to northern California provides access to great skiing in the Lake Tahoe region. Visit Galena Creek Park for nature trails and educational events. Travel just south of Reno to Incline Village on Lake Tahoe. In addition to skiing and hiking in the resorts of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, enjoy swimming and boating on chilly Lake Tahoe.

Come to Nevada to realize that the state offers much more than gambling.

Popular cities in Nevada

Bellagio Casino
Las Vegas
Known for Dining, Casinos and Shopping
When Las Vegas calls, pack your sunglasses and leave your watch behind. This party town shines brightly under a desert sun by day and neon lights by night. 

Reasons to visit

  • Stratosphere Tower
  • Green Valley Ranch Casino
  • Fremont Street
Known for Dining, Casinos and Entertainment
Along with casino games, gambling and entertainment, this western Nevada city has easy access to some of the nation’s best skiing and most beautiful surroundings.

Reasons to visit

  • Peppermill
  • Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum
Known for Casinos, Budget and Rivers
Mesquite is calling! Discover its casinos, golf, entertainment, and more.

Reasons to visit

  • Wolf Creek Golf Club
Sand Harbor of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Carson City
Known for Lakes, Casinos and Cross-country skiing
On the shore of Lake Tahoe, the capital of Nevada is lauded for its scenic beauty, skiing, boating, hiking, gambling and its restored railroad.
Laughlin showing cbd, a river or creek and signage
Known for Dining, Rivers and Casinos
This city, 90 miles south of Las Vegas, offers 24-hour casinos, golf resorts and spas, right beside dramatic canyons and rivers.
Heavenly Ski Resort featuring zip lining as well as a small group of people
Known for Lakes, Casinos and Cross-country skiing
Explore Stateline: its lake views, casinos, theater, and more!