Primm, Nevada

The small community of Primm is located on Interstate 15 in Clark County, at the border of, Nevada and California, roughly 40 miles south of Las Vegas. Residents of Southern California pass through the burg as they head into Las Vegas, and many visitors to California pause in Primm to try their hand on the slots and tables one more time before leaving the state. If you’re looking for a less risky way to try your luck, take in some outlet shopping.

With its three casinos, two championship golf courses and popular mall, Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas, the town of Primm has a lot to offer—even a rollercoaster called Desperado at Buffalo Bill’s Resort and Casino. With a 225-foot drop on the first hill, the Desperado is one of the tallest roller coasters in North America. Thanks to its multiple fuel stations and restaurants, in addition to an adrenaline fix, Primm can provide travelers everything they need for their trip.

An impressive natural wonder in Primm is the Ivanpah Dry Lake, a popular land-sailing destination. Primm also has hosted several world-famous events, including the 1997 World’s Strongest Man competition. Motor sports fans descend on Primm for annual racing events such as the Las Vegas Primm 300 and Terrible’s 250 off-road races.

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Just 35 minutes south of Las Vegas is the outstanding Primm Valley Golf Club, home to two spectacular and award-winning golf courses designed by renowned golf architect Tom Fazio. Opened in 1998, one year after the Lakes course debuted, the Desert course is a stimulating and demanding par-72 that will put golfers to the test. As its name implies, the course features true desert landscaping accented with mesquite and palm trees, native cactus and wildflowers. The layout brings the spectacular surrounding views into full focus, adding to the incredible experience.

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The first of two Tom Fazio-designed masterpieces at the Primm Valley Golf Club, the Lakes course is a beautiful, traditional layout stretching 6,945 yards. With its generous fairways, expansive greens, dense pine groves and shimmering lake and river system, it’s little surprise that the course ranked as a 2006 “Best Overall Course” in VegasGolfer and earned four stars in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” in 2004 and 2005. The par-71 Lakes course incorporates numerous strategic bunkers and acres of immaculate greens for a golfing experience that is both challenging and player-friendly.

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Rides include the Desperado, one of the world's tallest and fastest roller coasters, and the Turbo Drop, a free-fall experience.

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Hang your hat and get ready to play. For all the action and adventure of the Wild West, Buffalo Bill’s is the place. Thrills, chills, food and fun. Make a splash. Defy gravity. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll want to hang on tight and enjoy the ride. Kick back by our one-of-a-kind buffalo-shaped pool. Hit the arcade. Or take on Desperado, one of the tallest and fastest roller coasters in America, for some clean fun at nearly 90 miles per hour.

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Stay in style. All the casual elegance of your favorite country club. All the 24- hour action of the Las Vegas Strip. It’s a winning combination you’ll find only at Primm Valley. And the fun has just begun…