As if there weren’t already endless lights glittering in Las Vegas, Christmas is a time to pull out all the stops. Check out some of these great twinkling sights on your Nevada Christmas vacation.
A 2.5mi. long course running along the Las Vegas speedway is the best place to see the holiday lights in Vegas from the comfort of your rental car. Of course, there are plenty of other light displays to enjoy in the city itself, with most of the casinos along the iconic Strip decked out for the holidays.
The quaint town of Nevada City transforms each holiday season into a Victorian Christmas vacation town. After the glitz and glam of Vegas, enjoy tasteful white lights, as well as festive shopping and dining.
Each year, the houses in Reno’s Hidden Valley are lit up with thousands of lights for an annual contest. Check out these competitive homeowners’ works of art.
The unique town of Elko is home to this beloved annual festival. Ice sculptures and a carnival atmosphere make for a great evening out.
A Christmas light parade, kids' rides, and a petting zoo are free of charge in the city of Henderson each year during this annual festival.
With its bright lights and diverse attractions, Nevada is a great destination for a family Christmas getaway. Here are some sights to see.
Of course, Las Vegas trumps all when it comes to festivities. Holiday light displays, a massive ice skating rink, and countless holiday-themed shows are just some of the Christmas attractions in this famous city.
In the town of Ely, you can hop on a seasonal Polar Express-themed historic train ride, which takes you on a magical journey to the North Pole. Kids get to meet Santa at the end of the 90min. journey, and everyone can enjoy riding a vintage locomotive.
Reno is a fun place to visit with the family at Christmas. You can attend activities as diverse as performances by the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, a Santa-themed pub crawl, and more.
Cozier than Vegas, Carson City is a firm holiday favorite. Skate at Arlington Square Ice Rink and enjoy the festive downtown vibe.
Hosting its own Parade of Lights and a slower pace of life than many of Nevada’s other towns, Virginia City is a great place to celebrate a more traditional Christmas vacation with your family.
Enjoy a Nevada Christmas vacation with your loved one and enjoy some of the nation’s most incredible scenery, as well as some festive fun.
Vegas’s stunning Bellagio Resort transforms into a winter wonderland at Christmas. You'll be astounded by festive works of art. Allow yourself to be swept up in the romance of it all.
Why not treat yourself to a ski vacation at Lake Tahoe? Breathtaking lake vistas, holiday festivities, and endless snowy peaks make this a memorable vacation destination. One particularly great destination for couples is Incline Village, which is surrounded by mountains and offers a nightlife geared toward live music.
Laid-back, elegant Mesquite is the perfect place for couples to spend the holidays. Enjoy golf courses, casinos, and a range of intimate nightlife venues.
Not far from Las Vegas but close to both Lake Mead and Sloan Canyon, Boulder City offers both nature and access to glittering lights. It all equals an unforgettably romantic getaway.