Nevada Highways & Tourism

Nevada Highways & Tourism
Experience the sights of Nevada beyond Las Vegas and gambling casinos by traveling along the various interstates and routes across the Silver State. Nevada contains attractions outside the major cities like state and national parks, annual festivals and high adventure tours.

Interstate 80

Drive to the Rye Patch State Recreation Area for picnicking, camping and water activities at the Rye Patch Reservoir.

Interstate 15

Visit Las Vegas by traveling on Interstate 15 into the downtown area. Interstate 15 runs parallel to the Las Vegas Strip, termed Las Vegas Boulevard, between the I-215 and I-515 interchanges.

U.S. Route 395

Fly inside a glider plane seeing views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range from the town of Minden, Nevada along U.S. Route 395.

State Route 195

Hike or bike along trails at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. See the eponymous red sandstone walls and enjoy rock climbing in designated areas.

State Route 447

Travel north from Pyramid Lake on 447 to the site of the annual Burning Man Festival. Participate in their values of leaving no trace on the environment of the Black Rock Desert.

Article Written By Matt Becht

Matt Becht is a freelance filmmaker from Cleveland, Ohio. Becht’s college curriculum included courses in English composition, creative writing, and scriptwriting. He began writing professionally in 2009, and has been published in eHow,, and Becht holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University.

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