Located in the shadows of the Virgin Mountains within the otherworldly Mojave Desert, Mesquite, Nevada, is Las Vegas's sleepy cousin to the northeast. Located about 80 miles from Sin City, Mesquite offers visitors some of the attractions found in Vegas but at a much slower pace. Not only will cost-conscious travelers find tons of cheap hotels in Mesquite, but there are also more casinos, golf courses, and stark desert scenery than you can shake a stick at.
If you fly into McCarran International Airport, there are several options for getting into Mesquite. There are ample car rentals available, as well as taxi cabs and even a shuttle service that leaves three times a day that will take you to various hotels in Mesquite, Nevada. Whether you're staying in town or at one of the many famous Las Vegas hotels, there's plenty to see and do in Mesquite. The city's casinos are spread out on either side of the freeway, which runs through the center of town. If you have a tee time at one of the half dozen beautiful desert golf courses, be sure to head out of your hotel early to beat the crowds as well as the heat. Whether you want to make it out to the golf courses or take in the gorgeous desert scenery that engulfs the city, you'll want to choose from one of the many Mesquite rental cars available. Nearby Whitney Pockets, just north of Lake Mead, offers adventurous travelers plenty of hiking and camping, as well as wild rock formations with ancient petroglyphs and even the chance to visit a real-life ghost town.
Incredible scenery, world-class golf, and games of chance are all awaiting you in Mesquite, and all without the crowds that swarm The Strip in Las Vegas. And whether you're booking one of the hotels Mesquite, Nevada, or flying to Tokyo, Japan, Travelocity can help you keep some money in your pocket by saving you up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time.