Laughlin Nevada Guide to Hotels, Casinos and Recreation in Laughlin, NV
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Laughlin Nevada Guide


From its dusty beginnings Laughlin, Nevada the "boomtown" of Nevada, now has 10 major hotels and casinos & more than 10,000 rooms. If your looking for an inexpensive, laid back, friendly atmosphere, visit Laughlin, Nevada. Laughlin, NV has it all and more.

This "Laughlin Nevada Guide" has Laughlin, NV/State Info, gambling tips, photos, entertainment and dining info. In Laughlin you will find these places: Lake Mohave, Colorado River, Davis Dam, Katherine Mine, and Spirit Mountain. 

Within two hours drive time from Laughlin, Nevada  you can visit the Valley of Fire, Lake Mead NRA, Hoover Dam, and Las Vegas. Don't forget to check-out the "other side"  of Laughlin, Nevada for more local attractions. There's more to Laughlin than just gambling casinos.

Perfect year round weather with average yearly temps hovering right around 88 degrees. Laughlin offers an abundance of water recreation with boating, jet skiing, waverunners, swimming and fishing. Laughlin has exciting gaming and an assortment of dining options in dozens of restaurants offered by ten resort hotels and casinos. This makes Laughlin, Nevada a total vacation destination.

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Each year many of the over five million visitors who come to Laughlin join together the experiences of their favorite Laughlin hotel and casino with top name entertainment, a special annual event promoted by the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce, Laughlin Visitors Bureau or the Hotels themselves such as rodeo events which include PCRA Laughlin Stampede and Laughlin Professional Bull Riders Series and don't forget about the car racing and SCORE off road racing events. Many visitors will add a round of golf at one of the 10 area golf courses to their vacation options. Others prefer boating on the Colorado River or Lake Mohave. Desert hiking, off road ATV, Jeep and Hummer touring, horseback riding in the local desert terrain is another choice of recreational things to do. Then there's always shopping at the Horizon Outlet Mall with nearly fifty retail stores or browsing through the local and resort gift shops. There is something for everyone in Laughlin, NV.

Laughlin is centrally located between the Los Angeles Basin  and Phoenix, Arizona both just a few hours drive and just 90 miles south of Las Vegas, Nevada. The hotel and casinos are located in the Mohave Valley beneath the rugged Black Mountain Range which gently slopes down to the beautiful banks of the Colorado River. From your hotel you can walk along the "Riverwalk" which follows the Colorado River right next to all the exciting resorts. Meander from one resort to the next without ever having to get in your car.

Laughlin, which is named after its founder and the owner of the Riverside Resort, Don Laughlin, in 1968 is known in the Southwest United States as the preferred alternative to Las Vegas. Laughlin delivers a delightful river setting with a gorgeous mountain view, a slower pace friendly atmosphere where visitors are treated like royalty.

For more information, a complete listing of all hotels and casinos, detailed descriptions of local attractions, many, many photos, local news, up to date entertainment schedules, or compare hotel prices and make online reservations. Click the link below.

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