Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Carson City

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Carson City. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the casino gaming, cafés and lake. For a bit of culture, visit Nevada State Museum, Northern Nevada Children's Museum or Nevada State Railroad Museum. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Carson City

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Carson City a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Heavenly Ski Resort (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Northstar California Resort (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Silver Oak Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Empire Ranch Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Eagle Valley Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carson City

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Carson City is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mills Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Fuji Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Washoe Lake State Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Sand Harbor (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Skunk Harbor Trail (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Carson City

The nearest airport is in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), located 22.5 mi (36.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 22.9 mi (36.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Carson City?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,935 house rentals around Carson City. From 3,205 Houses to 1,254 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Carson City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carson City?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Carson City:

  • Tahoe Keys: 330 vacation rentals
  • Tahoe Meadows: 826 vacation rentals
  • Squaw Valley Resort: 203 vacation rentals
  • Highland Woods: 160 vacation rentals
  • Tahoe Village: 984 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Carson City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Carson City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Krebs-Peterson House: 2,698 home rentals
  • Fuji Park: 3,478 home rentals
  • Northern Nevada Children's Museum: 2,563 home rentals
  • Eagle Valley Golf Course: 1,307 home rentals
  • Rinckel Mansion: 2,633 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carson City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carson City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3,205 Houses in Carson City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carson City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,254 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 660 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 660 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carson City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,298 vacation homes with pool available in Carson City.

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