If you can't quite make it to Salt Lake City before dark, stop in West Wendover, where ginormous casino hotels with 24-hour restaurants line Wendover Blvd. For the lowdown, check out www.wendoverfun.com.
Just across the state line, in Utah, the nearby Bonneville Salt Flats are a spectacular sight. Since 1935 daredevils have been coming here to try and break the world land-speed records. 'Speed Week' time trials in August and the 'World of Speed' event in September draw huge crowds each year.