Tour 3: Weekend Getaway from Nature’s Wonders to Art and Opera Saturday
From Las Vegas, take Hwy 160 toward Pahrump. 13 miles before Pahrump, turn left onto the Old Spanish Trail (sign says Tecopa Road) and travel 36 miles to Tecopa Hot Springs.
- Stop along the way at China Ranch for a date shake and hike the Amargosa Canyon.
- Soak in a hot springs pool at your choice of facilities at Tecopa Hot Springs. For total luxury, add a massage session.
- For a glimpse of the desert muse, take a turn around the Tecopa Basin Artists Gallery. Check the Calendar for Exhibits and Artist Receptions.
- Spend the night at the Amargosa Hotel and Marta Becket’s world famous Opera House, Attend a performance. The Opera House calendar lists artists and performance times.
- Sunday: Have brunch at Longstreet’s Casino 8 miles north. Explore Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and learn about the amazing pupfish.
- Travel north to Lathrop Wells, and return to Las Vegas via Hwy 95.