If you go: Nevada

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Globe Staff / November 5, 2006

How to get there

Laughlin is about 100 miles from Las Vegas, going south on US Highway 95, then east on Highway 163.

Where to stay

River Palms Resort & Casino

2700 South Casino Drive


Casino -hotel with pool, six dining options, live shows Tuesday-Saturday. Newer, spacious rooms with river or mountain views. Doubles from $38 midweek, $66 Friday-Saturday.

Where to eat

Boarding House Restaurant

Pioneer Hotel

2200 South Casino Drive

702-298-2442, 800-634-3469

All-you-can-eat buffet. Staggering range of choices for breakfast (7-11 , $5.95) and lunch (noon-2, $6.95).

Boiler Room Brew Pub

Colorado Belle Hotel Casino

2100 South Casino Drive


Casual dining with hand-crafted beers 4-10 p.m. daily. Entrees $6-$18.

What to do

Take a hike

Grapevine Canyon and Christmas Tree Pass. Drive to either trailhead, off Highways 95 or 163. Astounding views, wildlife, and petroglyphs. Carry bottled water. Free.

Desert River Outfitters

2649 Highway 95, Suite 23

Bullhead City, Ariz.


One-hour rental including safety gear, transport to and from launch area, $25 per person; longer outings available.

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