Wild West boomtown meets Sin City at Buffalo Bill's, located 40 miles southwest of the Las Vegas Strip on the California/Nevada state line. With an expansive casino (including a "party pit," which adds to the vibrant atmosphere) and a race and sports book, you'll have no problem placing your bets at Buffalo Bill's.
The guest rooms are contemporary and boast modern furnishings in light and natural woods. At the end of a long day, you can sink into one of the new beds, complete with luxury linens, or head out and explore the resort.
There are plenty of things to do in Primm. Buffalo Bill's features a great entertainment lineup within the 6,500-seat Star of the Desert Arena. There's also the Stage Bar, which showcases lounge acts in a smaller setting.
A nearby amusement area includes an 85 mph roller coaster with a 225-foot drop called the Desperado great for thrill seekers. The Adventure Canyon log flume is a water ride that streams through Buffalo Bill's casino floor. The Attraction Zone Arcade carries all the latest games.
If you're hungry, Buffalo Bill's has Denny's for pancakes, bacon and eggs around the clock. The food court features Starbuck's coffee, La Salsa, Panda Express, Häagen-Dazs and McDonald's. Big eaters should make tracks for Miss Ashley's Boarding House Buffet. And don't miss the Ramon Ayala Cocina & Cantina, named for the musician who performs regularly in the resort's arena.
A nearby outlet mall makes shopping fun for the whole family with stores including NM outlet, Gap outlet and Kate Spade outlet.
After all that shopping, you're going to need to relax. The Spa at Primm Valley has been recently updated and features signature Aveda rejuvenating treatments like a chakra balancing massage and rosemary mint awakening body wrap.
Buffalo Bill's is a great place to stop once you cross the Nevada border, so place your bets on this Primm-area resort.