"Primm ~ Terrible's Resorts" Primm by Yaqui

Primm Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 41 photos

Growing up in California we had always referred to Primm Nevada as Stateline. This thriving tourist stop offers travelers who either stop or just pass by an oasis in the desert. Gambling, shopping, dinning, family entertainment, gas, or just another place to stretch your legs.

Stateline was started by Pete MacIntyre 1920 as a gas station. It was not by far the lucrative business he had hoped, so he started another little business. Bootlegging became a little more lucrative and hence where he got his name and one of Primms well known casino’s “Whiskey Pete”. Poor Pete died 1933 and the tale of his several burial sites is legend now.

Primm Nevada, named after Ernest Jay Primm. It sits along Interstate I-15 just about 40 miles from Las Vegas. I know of lots of friends who just travel here and no further because they are content with the gambling facilities, dinning, shopping, and dinning. These facilities are called Primm Valley Resort Casino’s.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A place to rest, eat, gas, shop, concerts, and gamble
  • Cons:Not too many choices
  • In a nutshell:A concert destination
  • Intro Updated Jun 28, 2009
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2011 at 7:38 AM

    Hello, Dee! I enjoyed the virtual trip to Primm! Thanks a lot!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2010 at 2:09 PM

    This is a "hoot" and so tacky that it looks like it's worth a stop. I smiled the entire time I read it.

  • Hexepatty's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2009 at 8:04 PM

    Primm makes me smile. Spent a night there as we were too cheap to stay in Vegas and had to be in LA the next day anyway. Had fun in a "Kitchy" tacky kinda way!

  • Ewingjr98's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2009 at 7:13 PM

    A buffalo-shaped hot tub? Brilliant!

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Jun 28, 2009 at 1:13 PM

    I enjoyed driving in the desert in the middle of nowhere in Nevada and suddenly bright neon lights of casinos, hotels and shopping outlets. Great tips.


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