Tourism in Laughlin, Nevada

Tourism in Laughlin, Nevada
Laughlin, Nevada, is less than 100 miles south of Las Vegas, bordering the state of Arizona. It is known for its friendly gambling atmosphere along with water activities and other area attractions.


Laughlin has one 18-hole golf course, the Mojave Resort Golf Cub. There are four other golf courses across the river in nearby Arizona.


Shopping is available at most of the Laughlin casinos. The Preferred Outlets at Laughlin is a two level air-conditioned discount retail center in the center of town.


There are nine casinos in Laughlin, with eight situated directly on the riverfront. Tropicana Express casino is on the other side of Casino Drive.

Annual Events

Just a few of the annual events held in Laughlin include SCORE off-road races, Laughlin River Stampede (rodeo) and Laughlin River Run, which attracts more than 40,000 bikers.

Water Activities

The Colorado River provides numerous water activities, including boat rentals, cruises and trips down the river to famous London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. There is also a nearby lake.

Article Written By Diane Dilov-Schultheis

Diane Dilov-Schultheis has been writing professionally since 2000. She is a food and travel writer who also specializes in gaming, satellites, RV repair, gardening, finances and electronics. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and has been published online at the Travel Channel and Intel.

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