Destination guide

The tranquil city of Genoa awaits you

The hot springs and lake create a pretty picture of Genoa. This relaxing city is known for its cafés, bars and spas. Stewart Indian School and Heavenly Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Genoa

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Genoa a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heavenly Ski Resort (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Sunridge Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Heavenly Gondola (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Spooner Lake Cross Country Ski Area (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Bijou Golf Course (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Genoa

Travelers love Genoa for its relaxing hot springs and panoramic lake views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Genoa is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mormon Station State Historic Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Zephyr Cove Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Cave Rock Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Nevada Beach (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Van Sickle Bi-State Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Fuji Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Genoa

Fly into Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), the closest airport, located 12.4 mi (20 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 26.6 mi (42.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Genoa?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,045 vacation rentals near Genoa. From 1,081 Houses to 381 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 Genoa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Genoa?

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 Genoa:

  • Northstar California Resort: 543 vacation rentals
  • Tahoe Keys: 326 vacation rentals
  • Al Tahoe: 1,525 vacation rentals
  • Heavenly Ski Resort: 2,117 vacation rentals
  • Tahoe Paradise: 1,601 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 Genoa?

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

  • Genoa Courthouse Museum: 3,731 vacation rentals
  • Mormon Station State Historic Park: 3,677 vacation rentals
  • Sand Harbor: 4,580 vacation rentals
  • Emerald Bay State Park: 2,287 vacation rentals
  • Lakeside Beach: 3,489 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Genoa 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 Genoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,081 Houses in Genoa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Genoa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 381 rentals available
  • Villas: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 227 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Genoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 715 vacation rentals with pool available in Genoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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