Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Carson City

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Carson City. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the casino gaming, cafes 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Carson City a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carson City

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Carson City

The nearest airport is in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), located 22.5 mi (36.3 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 22.9 mi (36.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Carson City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,168 holiday rentals near Carson City. From 3,244 Houses to 1,398 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carson City is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Al Tahoe: 1,529 holiday homes
  • Tahoe Keys: 323 holiday homes
  • Squaw Valley Resort: 219 holiday homes
  • Pioneer Trail: 1,619 holiday homes
  • Woodminster: 40 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Silver Oak Golf Course: 2,543 holiday rentals
  • Krebs-Peterson House: 2,703 holiday rentals
  • Fuji Park: 3,472 holiday rentals
  • Northern Nevada Children's Museum: 2,623 holiday rentals
  • Eagle Valley Golf Course: 1,320 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carson City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,244 Houses in Carson City. Our other popular types of Carson City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,398 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 693 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 693 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,431 holiday homes with pool available in Carson City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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