LaughlinUnited States of America

Photo provided by Travel Nevada and Ryan Jerz
Photo provided by Travel Nevada and Ryan Jerz
Laughlin is calling! Discover its casinos, riverfront, entertainment, and more.

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.

Known for

Casinos, Rivers and Dining

Top Hotels in Laughlin

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort
3 out of 5
2100 S. Casino Drive, Laughlin, NV
$19
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.4/5Good! (9,271 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Hotel was a good stay overall for the price."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort
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The Aquarius Casino Resort, BW Premier Collection
3.5 out of 5
1900 S Casino Dr, Laughlin, NV
$44
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4/5Very Good! (13,975 reviews)

"Free parking and convenient access to riverwalk and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

The Aquarius Casino Resort, BW Premier Collection
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Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort
3.5 out of 5
2020 S. Casino Drive, Laughlin, NV
$22
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.7/5Good! (7,624 reviews)

"pleasant stay... not my first time and probably wont be the last.. very reasonable"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort

Top activities in Laughlin

Laughlin Nevada Gaming Tour
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Laughlin Nevada Gaming Tour

$19

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.

Jet Boat VIP Tour 58 miles down the Colorado River (Calm water)
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Jet Boat VIP Tour 58 miles down the Colorado River (Calm water)

$299

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).

Oatman Village Western Mining Town & Route 66 Experience
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Oatman Village Western Mining Town & Route 66 Experience

$69

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.

Horseback Riding/Scenic Joshua Tree Forest & Buffalo
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Horseback Riding/Scenic Joshua Tree Forest & Buffalo

$119

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.

Wineries/Distillery/Diana's Cellar Door & Brewery Tours
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Wineries/Distillery/Diana's Cellar Door & Brewery Tours

$109

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).

Historic Downtown Kingman: A Journey Back in Time
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Historic Downtown Kingman: A Journey Back in Time

$89

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.