Laughlin is the perfect quick getaway, as on any given day or night you’ll be able to take full advantage of the destination’s exciting attractions, fabulous dining, live entertainment and experiences along the Colorado River. If you’re looking for things to do in Laughlin, Nevada, use this itinerary to guide your next trip to this gorgeous, riverside destination.

A couple enjoying a walk at Laughlin River Walk.Laughlin River Walk

8 a.m. – Morning Walk/Run

You’re waking up — or arriving in — glorious Laughlin! Start the day with some fresh air and a stroll down the Laughlin River Walk, which affords visitors breathtaking views of the natural landscape and some of the best resorts the destination has to offer.

A couple enjoying a bloody marry at Bumbleberry flats.Bumbleberry Flats at The New Pioneer

9 a.m. – Breakfast (and Maybe a Coffee or Bloody Mary)

After you’ve worked up an appetite, it’s time to grab breakfast at Bumbleberry Flats at The New Pioneer, where you can enjoy favorites like biscuits and gravy or steak and eggs. Or, opt for some French toast, omelets or a breakfast sandwich at Beach Café at Harrah’s Laughlin Beach Resort. Grub up because Laughlin has a whole day ahead of you!

A group of people enjoying golf at Laughlin Ranch Golf Club.Laughlin Ranch Golf Club

10 a.m. – Golf or Shop ‘Til You Drop

After your delicious meal, it’s time for some serene recreation or fabulous retail therapy. Laughlin offers golfers the opportunity to take in incredible sights such as America’s purple mountain majesty, at courses like El Rio Golf, Los Lagos Golf Club and Laughlin Ranch Golf Club.

If you’re looking for some retail therapy, the destination has several places to peruse. The Laughlin Outlet Center is a great place for bargains but the resorts also offer plenty of fun shopping options! Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort is home to many unique shopping experiences whether you are looking for swimsuits, jewelry, glasses, or even bowling gear. The Gift Emporium at Golden Nugget has apparel, jewelry, luggage and much more for all your Laughlin adventures.

A group of men looking at the river at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. at Golden Nugget Laughlin

1:30 p.m. – Lunch To Fuel Up

Whether you’re shopping or golfing the day away, those hunger pangs are going to start right around lunchtime. Don’t fret. Laughlin has more than you could imagine for a delectable midday meal.

If you’re in the mood for seafood, head to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. at Golden Nugget Laughlin, where the catch is featured throughout the menu, from entrées to salads and sandwiches. Casa Serrano at Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino offers south-of-the-border favorites, while Café Aquarius at Aquarius Casino Resort has diner lunch favorites, from salads to comfort food like country fried steak and sandwiches including the Mile High Reuben, stacked up with corned beef, sauerkraut and special sauce on marble rye. There’s something for everyone in Laughlin!

A gorgeous look at the Colorado River with its crystal clear blue water.Colorado River

3:00 p.m. – Explore the River

You’re on the water, so why not get in?! Laughlin is situated on the mighty Colorado River, offering visitors countless opportunities to experience the water and its absolutely fantastic views of the Southern Nevada landscape.

From canoes and kayaks to personal watercraft and riverboat tours, there’s something for every visitor in this beautiful destination.

Family eating at a restaurant overlooking a river.Dining with a view of the Colorado River

6 p.m. – Wind Down with a Delicious Meal

Once you’ve had a fun day of splashing under the sun on the Colorado River, you’re ready for dinner. Make it a memorable meal and dine at The Range Steakhouse at Harrah’s Laughlin Beach Resort or The Gourmet Room at Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino. Enjoy the delicious dining options now — you have to fuel up for a night on the lit-up town!


8 p.m. – Enjoy the Best of Laughlin Entertainment

Dinner and a show are never a bad pair, right? Laughlin, Nevada, entertainment offers just that, any day of the week. Catch a comedy set or a thrilling concert after that scrumptious meal. Even if you didn’t have dessert, this will only make your experience even sweeter.

Brew Brothers Tap House.Brew Brothers Tap House at Tropicana Laughlin

10 p.m. – Keep the Energy Up at Party Spots

This is Laughlin, so the party isn’t ending after that set you just saw! Keep it going with delicious daiquiris and arcade games at Bourbon Street Sports Bar at the Laughlin River Lodge Hotel & Casino, or at the River Bar at Edgewater Casino Resort, which offers beautiful views of the Colorado River—which might be even better at night! Either way, continuing the fun is always a top-notch decision.

The Splash Bar at Aquarius.Splash Bar at Aquarius Casino Resort

11:30 p.m. – Cap It Off at a Laughlin Lounge

After enjoying some fabulous food and beverage, why not head to the dance floor to cap the night off? Get your groove on at Loser's Lounge Nightclub at Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino or Splash Bar at Aquarius Casino Resort. Continuing the good time and burning off some of that Laughlin energy is going to be good!


If you were looking for what do to in Laughlin, Nevada, this is a fabulous first glimpse at the destination. And after an amazing 24 hours in Laughlin, it’s time for some well-deserved R&R. Get just that at any of the well-respected resorts in the destination, as each offers unique amenities and experiences to bolster your Laughlin getaway!