Tonopah is a former mining town in Nevada, almost equidistant between Las Vegas and Reno.

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ClimateEdit

Tonopah
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Source: Wikipedia. Visit The Weather Channel for a ten-day forecast.
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Get inEdit

By carEdit

  • From Las Vegas – Take US-95 north to Tonopah.
  • From Reno – Take Route 80 east to Fernley, then SR-50 southeast to Fallon, then US-95 south to Tonopah.

By planeEdit

Tonopah is infact closer to Las Vegas than Reno by 20 mi (32 km). So therefore the closest airports would be 2 Henderson Executive Airport (HSH IATA) and 3 McCarran International Airport (LAS IATA).

If you are factoring Reno into your travels then 4 Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO IATA) would be the best place to fly into.

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

  • 1 Central Nevada Museum, +1 775-482-9676. Museum dedicated to showing the town's history.
  • 2 [dead link] Tonopah Historic Mining Park, 110 Burro St, +1 775-482-9274. 9:00am-5:00pm (closed on legal holidays). Museum dedicated to the history of the town's silver mining. Adults: $5, seniors: $3, students: $4, children under 7 and veterans: Free.
  • 3 Old Tonopah Cemetery, 940 N Main St.
  • 4 Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark, +1 775 482-7800. 110 km (68 mi) away from anything, it's the place where NASA trained moon-maneuvers for the Apollo missions. It's a remnant of a volcanic activity - "maar", 183 m (600 ft) deep and 1.6 km2 in size.    

Further afieldEdit

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GamblingEdit

If you win...

Chances are that, if you win it big in Tonopah and you are not a U.S. citizen your winnings will be subject to a 30% withholding tax from the Internal Revenue Service. That $10,000 slot winning can dwindle quite quickly if that is taken off the top. Not to worry though: you can reclaim your gambling winnings tax through a 1042-S form. You should get this from the casino so don't lose it — it is your starting ticket to getting your gambling winnings back.

There are a few casinos dotted around the town.

  • 1 Mizpah Club Casino, 112 N Main Street, +1 775-482-3842. 24 hours. Blackjack, video poker, Texas Hold 'Em poker, and slots. The Lucky 7 slot machine has a jackpot prize of a chopper motorcycle.
  • Tonopah Station, 1137 Erie St, +1 775-482-9777. Blackjack and slots.
  • 2 Banc Club Casino, 360 N Main St, +1 775 482-5409.

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BudgetEdit

  • 1 The Clown (adjacent to the Tonopah cemetery), +1 775-482-5920. A motel with a creepy clown theme. Definitely not for the faint of heart. From $36.
  • 2 National 9 Inn, 720 N Main, +1 775-482-8202. A simple budget inn, offers complimentary breakfast. From $50.

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Routes through Tonopah
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