Nevada November 05, 2015
Here Are 9 Unforgettable Weekend Getaways To Take In Nevada
Are you wanting to get away for the weekend? If so, you’re in luck! There are many great places located throughout Nevada that make perfect weekend getaways, and 9 of these great places are listed below.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Deer Run Ranch Bed & Breakfast - Carson City
If you're looking for a relaxed weekend getaway, look no further than Deer Run Ranch Bed & Breakfast. It's far enough away from the busyness of the city, yet close enough to fine restaurants and recreational activities in the Reno, Carson City and Lake Tahoe area. It's the perfect getaway any time of the year.
2. Northern Nevada Railway Museum - Ely
If you're a fan of trains, a weekend getaway to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum is a must. At this museum, not only will you learn all about the Nevada Northern Railway, you'll also have the opportunity to ride a historic train and witness a western gun fight demonstration. As the day comes to an end and you're ready to settle down for the evening, you can do so by spending the night in an actual caboose or bunkhouse. How neat is that?
3. The old mining town of Goodsprings.
If Nevada's mining history interests you, a weekend getaway to Goodsprings is highly recommended. At one time, this small town was a huge part of the mining industry. At the end of the mining boom, the town decreased in size and today only has about 200 residents. While
in Goodsprings, be sure to visit the Pioneer Saloon. This saloon is one of the oldest in Nevada and it's supposedly haunted. It's also been
featured in numerous movies and television shows.
4. Bellagio - Las Vegas
For a more romantic weekend getaway, reserve a room with your special someone at the Bellagio. A stay at this luxury hotel will undoubtedly
give you the ultimate Las Vegas hotel experience. While here, be sure to make a dinner reservation at Picasso. Not only will you dine on delicious cuisine at this 5-star restaurant, you'll also get to see original Picasso masterpieces on the walls. Depending on where your table is, you may also get a wonderful view of the Bellagio Fountains.
5. Wildflower Village - Reno
With its art galleries, coffee house, pub, wedding chapel, etc., Wildflower Village offers a quiet and comfortable weekend getaway. It's also
Reno's only "Bed & Breakfast" and "Hostel."
6. The historic and haunted Virginia City.
If you're not afraid of ghosts, make Virginia City your weekend getaway. Virginia City is one of the most haunted cities in the U.S. To get the full haunting experience, be sure to reserve a room at the Silver Queen Hotel, which is of course haunted. Spend the entire weekend visiting
Virginia City's most haunted locations. This will be a weekend getaway you won't soon forget. GUARANTEED!
7. Zephyr Cove Resort - Zephyr Cove
Zephyr Cove Resort provides the perfect getaway spot for those wanting to experience Lake Tahoe without the massive crowds of people. While staying in one of their charming cabins, you truly are hidden away, which makes your stay that much more relaxing.
8. Sanders Family Winery - Pahrump
If you're a lover of wine, why not spend the weekend visiting Nevada's wonderful wineries? Most of the wine at these wineries was produced from grapes that were grown right here in Nevada. The winery pictured above is Sanders Family Winery. Not only do they offer delicious wine, they also offer beautiful panoramic mountain views. This winery is such a beautiful place!
9. Great Basin National Park - White Pine County
If you love the outdoors, you simply must consider a camping getaway in Great Basin National Park. Great Basin National Park was established in 1986 and is Nevada's only National Park. While at this beautiful park, don't forget to check out the Lehman Caves.
Where else in Nevada can you go for a perfect weekend getaway? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!