Get your besties ready and start planning an unforgettable weekend in Laughlin, Nevada. You’ll experience resort shopping, spa treatments and dining all within close proximity, making it a convenient place to enjoy a relaxing trip. And with the majestic Colorado River right outside your door, the setting couldn’t be better.
Things to do in Laughlin
Enjoy some retail therapy at Laughlin’s outlets, shops and boutiques. Perhaps you’re on the hunt for the perfect outfit for a night out with the girls, or something to wear to brunch the next day? Whatever it is, you’ll find that and more, including great ideas for gifts for any age and taste. Stop at Marshall-Rousso for women’s clothes and accessories inside Tropicana Laughlin, or peruse Gift Emporium inside Golden Nugget Laughlin for jewelry and clothes from brands like Quicksilver, Michael Kors, Fossil and Lucky Brand. For a variety of gifts and souvenirs, check out The Marketplace at Harrah’s Laughlin Beach Resort & Casino, the Pioneer Country Store at The New Pioneer, and the gift stores inside Laughlin River Lodge and Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort.
Gift Shop inside Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort
Next, give yourselves a little well-deserved pampering with a relaxing spa treatment. For facials, massages and hair salon services, both The Spa at Laughlin Ranch Golf Club and Jean Jeffrey The Salon & Day Spa at Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort are ready to take care of you.
For a little outdoor adventure, enjoy a leisurely stroll on the scenic Laughlin Riverwalk. Or, take a 90-minute cruise or sunset dinner cruise along the Colorado River with Laughlin River Tours on the Grand Celebration, the new 94-foot yacht setting sail in March. For a fun day trip, London Bridge Jet Boat Tours will take you from Laughlin to Lake Havasu City, AZ.
The Grand Celebration at Laughlin River Tours
If you’re looking for some fun in the sun, hang out in a cabana with cocktails poolside. Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort and Harrah’s Laughlin Beach Resort & Casino both have adult-only pools and cabanas. Golden Nugget Laughlin, Aquarius Casino Resort, and Tropicana Laughlin also offer cabanas and are great places to catch some rays.
Where to eat in Laughlin
It’s easy to work up an appetite after a full day with your besties. Fortunately, Laughlin can handle any craving, with an awesome selection of dining options ranging from unique ethnic cuisine to gourmet.
For traditional Mexican dishes and a festive dining experience with all the flair you’d expect from a Guy Fieri restaurant, El Burro Borracho at Harrah’s Laughlin Beach Resort & Casino is a great place to bring your group. Enjoy shareable Trash Can Nachos, vegetarian/vegan options, and specialty loaded margaritas. The Gourmet Room at Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort offers some of Laughlin’s finest dining with French, Italian, and Steakhouse cuisine and features flaming tableside dessert and spectacular river views. For Southern-style comfort dishes made from scratch and the only outdoor deck dining over the river, grab a table at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. at Golden Nugget Laughlin.
You can always find something for everyone at the brunch buffet at Bumbleberry Flats in The New Pioneer, available Saturday and Sunday. For American comfort foods, Tropicana Laughlin’s Brew Brothers Tap House has you covered. Enjoy delicious homemade pasta and sauces paired with a glass of wine and a great river view at River Rock Pizza and Pasta inside Aquarius Casino Resort.
Brew Brothers Tap House at Tropicana Laughlin
How to spend your evenings in Laughlin
After a nice meal, check out the variety of music, comedy and more that’s always on stage at venues throughout Laughlin. Some of the biggest names in music and stand-up regularly come to the destination.
For a nightcap, Laughlin has several bars and lounges to enjoy a tasty cocktail. You’ll find your favorite adult beverages at The Cove Bar & Lounge inside Aquarius Casino Resort. And, on weekends, kick up your heels at Losers’ Lounge inside Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort or listen to some live music at Tango’s Lounge inside Tropicana Laughlin.
Losers’ Lounge at Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort
Or take a ride on historic Route 66 and visit nearby wineries, such as Little Old Wine Drinkers Winery, where you can take a tour of its distillery; or try the handcrafted rum, whiskey and vodka at Arizona’s oldest distillery, Desert Diamond Distillery.