Destination guide

The historical city of Virginia City awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments with a rental holiday home in Virginia City. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognised for its casino gaming, coffee shops and theatres. Grimes Point - Hidden Cave Archaeological Site and Bowers Mansion are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Virginia City

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Virginia City a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Virginia and Truckee Railroad (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Chollar Mine (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Dayton Valley Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Eagle Valley Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Empire Ranch Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Virginia City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Virginia City. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Washoe Lake State Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Mills Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Galena Creek Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Bartley Ranch Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Fuji Park (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Virginia Lake Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Virginia City

The nearest airport is in Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), located 15.1 mi (24.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 26.5 mi (42.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Virginia City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 25 holiday lettings near Virginia City. From 14 Houses to 2 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Virginia City is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Virginia City:

  • Round Hill Village: 857 holiday homes
  • Old Southwest: 49 holiday homes
  • Diamond Peak Ski Resort: 1,057 holiday homes
  • Northeast Reno: 46 holiday homes
  • West University: 43 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Virginia City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Virginia City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fourth Ward School Museum: 618 holiday lettings
  • Chollar Mine: 606 holiday lettings
  • Sand Harbor: 4,575 holiday lettings
  • Incline Village Championship Golf Course: 4,370 holiday lettings
  • Marshall Mint Museum: 609 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Virginia City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Virginia City. Our other popular types of Virginia City holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Virginia City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Virginia City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.