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Pahrump is a charming town located in Nye County of Nevada, about 55 miles from the Las Vegas Strip.

It is home to the largest population in the county, and a vibrant destination for visitors exploring the area.

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Pahrump was originally home for the Southern Paiute community before settlers started arriving towards the end of the 19th century. History has it that the town’s name was inspired by the native community’s chosen name, ‘Pah-rimpi,’ which is translated to mean ‘Water Rock.’ This was attributed to the sheer abundance of wells in the region.

There are lots of fun things to do in Pahrump. The Pahrump Valley Roasters, which is a specialty coffee roaster, is the largest of its kind in the state and a must-visit for coffee lovers. Wine lovers are not left behind as the town boasts two unique wineries. These are the Sanders Family Winery and the Pahrump Valley Winery – both of which are loved for their wine-tasting events and tours.

The China Ranch Date Farm is also a popular attraction, located about a 50-minute drive south of the town. The family-managed farm provides visitors with the chance to taste the dates grown on the farm, as well as appreciate its rich history. Other activities at the farm include guided walks, hikes, and exploring the Tonopah & Tidewater railroad bed.

Get an adrenaline fix by taking on Mount Charleston, one of the region’s most popular attractions. Whether you want to go hiking or prefer to spend time in the outdoor camping area, this mountain offers great options for the outdoor enthusiast.

The Pahrump Valley Museum and Historical Society features a collection of prehistoric artifacts and agricultural equipment used in years gone by. Additionally, the museum is also home to several restored buildings that add to its rich heritage.

Wind up the day with a wonderful stay at the Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino. The hotel boasts 70 cozy guest rooms, a well-equipped casino for gaming lovers, as well as a sports book.

Click on the links below to review the range of hotels, casinos, RV parks, apartments and rentals in and around Pahrump, NV.

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