Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Downtown Reno

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Downtown Reno. This welcoming city is known for its casino gaming, restaurants and bars. National Bowling Stadium and National Automobile Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown Reno

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Downtown Reno a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Great Basin Adventure (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Sierra Safari Zoo (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Fun Quest (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Ultimate Rush Speed and Thrill Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Reno

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Downtown Reno. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wingfield Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Wilbur D. May Center (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Idlewild Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Rancho San Rafael Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Virginia Lake Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Bartley Ranch Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Downtown Reno

The nearest airport is in Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), located 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 22.9 mi (36.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Reno Station.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 26 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 4 Houses to 2 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Downtown:

  • Mount Rose Ski Tahoe: 1,405 vacation rentals
  • Diamond Peak Ski Resort: 1,008 vacation rentals
  • Old Southwest: 39 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Reno: 40 vacation rentals
  • West University: 41 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Studios: 2 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Resorts: 8 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.