Sometimes you’ve got to get away, but not too far away—and that’s when you need to book one of these Reno-Tahoe staycations. With luxurious casino resorts, quirky towns and Lake Tahoe nearby, you don’t need to travel far to get a break. Here are seven nearby staycation spots to explore!
Reno-Tahoe Staycations: Casino Resorts
The Row combines three resorts into one ultimate staycation destination in downtown Reno. Between the Silver Legacy Resort Casino, Eldorado Resort Casino and Circus Circus Reno you can 25 restaurants, 22 bars and lounges, 11 nightspots and thousands of luxury rooms and suites. If you desperately need a spa day, check out the new spa at the Silver Legacy. To feel like a kid again, play in the newly-redesigned Carnival Midway in Circus Circus.
At the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, you can escape into the world of an AAA Four-Diamond resort. Relax at the spa, or delight your taste buds at one of the property’s delicious restaurants. Don’t miss out on social hour at Bistro Napa for one of Reno’s best happy hours!
Reno-Tahoe Staycations: Edgewood
Edgewood Tahoe, an Alpine retreat on the shores of Lake Tahoe, offers unparalleled beauty and accommodations. The new Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe blends casual comforts with classic refinement. During your staycation, hit the nearby slopes at Heavenly Ski Resort, play a round of golf on the acclaimed 18-hole course or spend the day at the spa. Make a reservation at Edgewood Restaurant, which offers some of the best views of Tahoe.
Reno-Tahoe Staycations: Genoa
Nevada’s first settlement, Genoa, blends history, charm, and fun. Spend the day shopping for unique gifts and old-fashioned candy at Genoa Square. If you need a refreshment, grab a drink at the Genoa Bar, Nevada’s oldest saloon. Nearby, you can find the Genoa Lakes Golf Club and 862 David Walleys Hot Springs Resort and Spa. To learn about its history, visit Genoa’s town hall, community church, Mormon Station State Historic Park and courthouse museum.
Reno-Tahoe Staycations: Graeagle
Only an hour drive from Reno, Graeagle is perfect for an overnight escape from the hustle and bustle. This charming town is an outdoor adventure wonderland. Explore snowshoeing, the 18-hole championship golf courses, horseback riding, campgrounds, nature hikes and more. There are also fun specialty shops to visit and delicious dining to eat.
Reno-Tahoe Staycations: Incline Village
Located on Lake Tahoe’s north shore, Incline Village is home to some stunning mountain retreats nestled in the pine trees. Stay at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa And Casino and enjoy excellent dining and exciting gaming and entertainment. In the summer, access to some of Tahoe’s most pristine and private beaches. If it’s winter, Diamond Peak Ski Resort offers package deals, uncrowded skiing and a beautiful view of Lake Tahoe.
Reno-Tahoe Staycations: Lake Tahoe’s West Shore
There’s a saying that the west shore of Lake Tahoe is the best shore. Located between Tahoe City and Emerald Bay, this peaceful side of the lake offers a variety of outdoor activities. Via the West Shore, you can access year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
Reno-Tahoe Staycations: Virginia City
When you’re walking the wooden sidewalks of Virginia City, it’s easy to be transported in time. At its peak, Virginia City was a thriving, vibrant metropolis of 25,000 residents. During the 19th-century mining bonanza, Virginia City was the most important industrial city between Denver and San Francisco. Today, you can explore this town’s fabled history and enjoy its distinctive present with dining, activities, unique events and more.