Making Mesquite your home base is an excellent way to enjoy nature while you are in the Las Vegas area. Choose from the rental cars in Mesquite, and head off to Las Vegas on a day trip or even a weekend trip. Mesquite, in Nevada, is next to the Arizona border, and offers a nice selection of casino resorts and golfing. The Lake Mead National Recreation Area and the Valley of Fire State Park satisfy your itch to get out into the great outdoors, while Las Vegas dishes up the glitz.
Driving Through Mesquite
Casinos, golf courses, shows, and the outdoors make a Mesquite car rental necessary. You won't have to drive far, as the links and casinos are spread out evenly through the area. Try a few golf courses, and see which ones strike your fancy. If you're the outdoor adventurer sort, the Valley of Fire State Park is about 55 miles away and is open all year. Part of the route is on the way to Las Vegas, and car rentals in Mesquite make getting to the park easy. It offers hiking, camping, and more among petrified wood and Native American petroglyphs dating back 3,000 years. The Lake Mead National Recreation Area is about 53 miles from Mesquite and is on the way to Las Vegas as well. Head to ghost town St. Thomas in this recreation area to see what has happened since the town was abandoned for good in 1938. Last but not least, check out Las Vegas, about 85 miles away! The Las Vegas Strip, with all its casinos, shows, restaurants, and entertainment options just can't be beat.