Destination guide

The historic city of Virginia City awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Virginia City. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its casino gaming, coffeehouses and theaters. Grimes Point - Hidden Cave Archaeological Site and Bowers Mansion are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Virginia City a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 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 26.5 mi (42.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Virginia City?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 22 vacation rentals near Virginia City. From 14 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Virginia City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling 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 Virginia City:

  • Round Hill Village: 868 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 40 vacation rentals
  • Diamond Peak Ski Resort: 1,038 vacation rentals
  • Old Southwest: 53 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Reno: 47 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Virginia City?

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

  • St Mary's in the Mountains Church: 632 vacation rentals
  • St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church: 632 vacation rentals
  • Virginia and Truckee Railroad: 632 vacation rentals
  • Marshall Mint Museum: 634 vacation rentals
  • Piper's Opera House: 634 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Virginia City?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available

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

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

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