Holidays in Nevada Offer a Dazzling Array of Scenery
Stunning mountains, dramatic scenery, and awe-inspiring cities that rise out of the endless desert exemplify the state of Nevada. It’s a place of many faces, and from ancient First Nations traditions and old-school cowboy culture to the dazzling lights of Las Vegas, Nevada is a state that’s best experienced first-hand. Where better to spend your Christmas vacation than here? Whether you choose to discover the petrified trees and red Aztec sandstone of the Valley of Fire State Park, or spend your nights living it up in the casinos of Vegas, Nevada is a place visitors find themselves returning to time and time again.
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.
Snowflake Festival and Parade of Lights
The unique town of Elko is home to this beloved annual festival. Ice sculptures and a carnival atmosphere make for a great evening out.
Henderson Winter Festival
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.
Best Places to Stay for Christmas in Nevada
Best Family Christmas Getaways in Nevada
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.
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Best Places for Couples to Spend Christmas in Nevada
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.
Top Offers for Christmas in Nevada
Frequently Asked Questions
How much do vacation rentals for Nevada Christmas Vacation cost?
On average, you can get an incredible rental for somewhere between $258 and $394 and find discounts up to 62%!
What kinds of rentals can I find for Nevada Christmas Vacation?
We would suggest browsing our incredible selection Hotel rooms and House rentals for Nevada Christmas Vacation.
The Weather in Nevada
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