5.6 Side trip to Laughlin
Nestled on the banks of the Colorado River in the Nevada desert, Laughlin is 90 miles southeast of Las Vegas on the Arizona-Nevada border. About 5 million tourists visit Laughlin annually ...many as a side trip to their Las Vegas vacation. Thanks to being subsidized by Laughlin businesses, you can generally get a very low priced round trip tour from Las Vegas.
Look Tours - Tel. (800) 566-5868 – has an inexpensive guided/narrated tour from all Las Vegas hotels to Laughlin including hotel pickup and drop off - Takes about 10 hours – Complimentary buffet lunch and discount fun book. Cheap because it's sponsored by major Laughlin hotels – only $9.99. Bus trip to Laughlin takes approximately 2 hours - Operates Mon., Wed. & Fri. - Product code: LAS-B0016 - Free pickup from Las Vegas hotels at approximately 7:45 a.m. return to Las Vegas hotels at approximately 6:00 p.m. (You must be 21 years of age.)
Las Vegas Grand Canyon Tours - Tel. (702) 260-0796, (866) 218-3427 - Laughlin Day Tour - Special Intrnet rate: only $5 per person - Tour Length: Approximately 10 hours (hotel to hotel) - Departs: Mon,. Wed. & Fri. at 8:30 a.m. - Hotel pickup time is approximately 1 hour prior to tour time(s) The following are the only Las Vegas hotels that the Bus will pickup and drop off at: Excalibur, Monte Carlo , Flamingo, Imperial Palace, Circus Circus, Golden Nugget. (Must be 21 years old.)
There are several hotel-casinos in Laughlin...all are located on S. Casino Drive. The main ones are:
Colorado Belle Hotel, Casino & Microbrewery - Tel. (702) 298-4000 or toll free (866) 352-3553 - is a 600 foot replica of a 19th century Mississippi paddlewheel riverboat located at the center of casino row. 1200 rooms. Ten restaurants including the Captain’s Seafood Buffet.
Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort - Tel. (702) 298-2535, (800) 227-3849 - 1400 rooms, 725 RV hookups. Nine restaurants including the Riverside buffet. Free Classic Car Collection tour features over 80 rare and historic automobiles, trucks and motorcycles.
Edgewater Hotel & Casino -Tel: (702) 298-2453, (800) 677-4837 – 1400 rooms. Ten restaurants.
Aquarius Casino Resort - (1900 S. Casino Dr. Laughlin, NV 89029) - Tel. (800) 662-LUCK (5825) or (702) 298-5111 - Formerly the Flamingo Hilton, it is the largest hotel and casino in Laughlin. It became the Aquarius in October 2006. It has 1,907 rooms and suites in two, 18-story towers on the banks of the Colorado River. The hotel casino's 57,000 sq. ft. has more than 1,250 slot and video poker machines and nearly 60 table games, as well as a race and sports book.
Harrahs Laughlin Hotel & Casino - Tel. (702) 298-4600, (800) 427-7247 - 1500 rooms– Fresh Market Square Buffet. Harrah's Laughlin is the second largest hotel and casino located in Laughlin. It has 1,561 rooms, including 115 suites, as well as a 55,000 sq ft casino.
River Palms Hotel & Casino – Tel. (800) 298-2242 – 1003 Rooms, 11 restaurants.
Golden Nugget Laughlin - Tel. (702) 298-7111, (800) 950-7700 – 300 rooms.
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