What did we learn while writing this article? That Nevada has some ridiculous views! Get out of town and off the grid at one of these 7 best weekend getaways in Nevada. Not in the mood to relax, then maybe it’s time to do have some fun in Vegas!
Escape for the weekend at Peppermill Reno
Located in Reno, Peppermill Resort is a nice alternative to the craziness of Las Vegas. This AAA Four Diamond resort and casino hotel has received numerous awards and accolades from media and publications like Nevada Magazine, Yahoo Travel, Casino Player Magazine among others. Aside from its spa and casino, it also has shops, restaurants, lounges and bars, two outdoor pools, a fitness center, Game Lab and other amenities.
Have a taste of paradise at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa
With breathtaking views of Lake Las Vegas, this world class resort is the perfect place to escape from the neon lights of the Strip. The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort has been recognized as one of the “world’s best hotels” by Travel + Leisure. Its amenities include 493 luxurious guestrooms and suites, an award winning golf course, Moroccan-inspired spa, outdoor pool with cabanas, a AAA Four-Diamond restaurant and a lot more.
Hideaway at Hyatt High Sierra Lodge
Nestled on a hillside and surrounded by Sierra Pines, Hyatt High Sierra Lodge offers magnificent views of Lake Tahoe. This mountain hideaway has fun activities all throughout the year from biking and hiking to skiing and horsebackriding. Other amenities include two golf courses, a full-service spa, 24-hour casino, an outdoor pool plus a whole lot more.
Experience classic Lake Tahoe charm at the Pine Cone Resort
Since it opened in 1955, the Pine Cone Resort has been a top family destination. Located in Zephyr Cove, it offers the classic Lake Tahoe experience. Whether cozied up in one of the suites or lounging by the pool, guests will truly have a relaxing time in this “home away from home”.
Beat Las Vegas heat at the Resort on Mount Charleston
Just 30 minutes from the Strip but 20 degrees cooler, the Resort on Mount Charleston is the perfect place to escape the Las Vegas heat. Located in the high mountains of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, guests will enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and skiing. This relaxed resort also features a restaurant, bar and lounge and a 24-hour convenience store.
Stay, play and dine at Saddle West Hotel Casino and RV Resort
True to its mantra, Saddle West is the ideal place to “stay, play and dine”. Located in Pahrump, this Mission-style resort is halfway between Death Valley National Park and Las Vegas. Whether staying at the hotel or its RV Resort, guests are guaranteed to have a relaxing and stress free weekend.
Step back in time at Edith Palmer’s Country Inn
This charming inn was established in a Victorian home built in 1863 before it was turned into an inn after it was purchased by Edith Palmer in 1948. Located in historic Virginia City, it was also used as a cider factory. One of its rooms was named after Hollywood legend, Marilyn Monroe, who stayed at the inn while filming “The Misfits”.