With its 24-hour casinos, Laughlin is often cited as being a cheaper alternative to Vegas. But this riverside town actually has a lot more to offer than just legal gambling. Embark on riverside hikes, cycle along scenic trails, play golf at well-maintained courses and go boating, Jet skiing or kayaking on the river.
Find most of the city’s casinos located along the Laughlin Strip, known as Casino Drive. There are a dozen or so casinos, including the Old West-themed Pioneer Hotel and Gambling Hall, the tropical rainforest-inspired Golden Nugget Laughlin and the Colorado Belle Casino Resort, which is situated in a 600-foot (182-meter) long replica of a 19th-century paddlewheel riverboat. In addition to gambling facilities, such as slot machines, blackjack tables and poker rooms, many of the casinos also have on-site dining options, bars and live entertainment.
For anyone craving outdoor adventure, Laughlin provides extensive options. Golfers can get swinging at the desert-set Huukan Golf Club and the David Druzisky-designed championship course at Laughlin Ranch Golf Club, located just across the Colorado River in Arizona’s Bullhead City. The Colorado River also presents opportunities for water-based activities, including boating, fishing and waterskiing.Ascend the granite peak of Spirit Mountain. From the summit, you can see the sprawling Mojave National Preserve.mining ghost towns, and the Grand Canyon Skywalk. The Hoover Dam is just a 90-minute drive away.
Find Laughlin at the southern tip of Nevada on the banks of the Colorado River. Visit in spring, fall or winter to avoid the stifling summer temperatures. If you plan on spending all your time in the casinos, it is possible to walk between them or rely on taxis and water taxis. If you want to travel outside the city, it’s best to rent a car.
Casinos, Rivers and Dining
Head to Laughlin, an “Oasis in the Desert” located on the banks of the Colorado River. Get away from the bustle of Las Vegas for a day of inexpensive fun, trying your luck in the casinos, checking out the resort amenities, or walking along the Colorado River.
This very Exciting & Scenic Tour starts with a beautiful drive from Las Vegas through the high desert and Joshua Tree Forest to Laughlin, Nevada and the Colorado River, where you will board a powerful 1200 HP Jet Boat for an incredibly fun 58 mile ride down the Colorado River & through the beautiful Topock Gorge (no whitewater rapids on this tour).
Your adventure begins the moment you board our comfortable passenger transport. Our well-known Tour Guide is locally cultivated; He grew up exploring the wonders of Northwest Arizona from its History, Desert Terrain to Wildlife.
Cowboy Breakfast and Scenic Horseback Journey thru Joshua Tree Forest! Once owned by a notorious 19th-century gunfighter, this Old West-style resort on a secluded cattle ranch is 10 miles from the rim of the Grand Canyon, 2 hours from Las Vegas.
Our Spirited Tour! This spirited adventure has the special option to bring your own alcohol (must be 21+ of age, ID Required) for this land cruise as you travel between Winery’s, Breweries and Distillery. (Ice Chest provided).
A Journey of Western Heritage and the Ancestry of Desert Wonder Tours Founder! Kingman is a historically rich city who is home to such legendary greats as Andy Devine, that squeaky-voiced sidekick of John Wayne in old western movies, some of which were filmed in the area.