Destination guide

The trendy area of Crystal Bay awaits your stay

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Crystal Bay. Well known for its casino gaming, skiing and coffeehouses, this trendy city won't disappoint. Northstar California Resort and Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Crystal Bay

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Crystal Bay has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Northstar California Resort (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kings Beach Miniature Golf (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Old Brockway Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Incline Village Championship Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Incline Village Mountain Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Crystal Bay

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 Crystal Bay. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stateline Lookout (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Brockway Summit (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Sand Harbor (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Skunk Harbor Trail (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Crystal Bay

Fly into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Crystal Bay?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,105 house rentals around Crystal Bay. From 526 Houses to 116 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Crystal Bay is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Crystal Bay?

Whether you're travelling 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 Crystal Bay:

  • Tahoe Meadows: 815 vacation rentals
  • Lake Forest: 360 vacation rentals
  • Timberland: 27 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 49 vacation rentals
  • West University: 43 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Crystal Bay?

Vrbo offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Crystal Bay. From Vrbo travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jim Kelley's Tahoe Nugget Casino: 4,624 home rentals
  • Crystal Bay Casino: 4,623 home rentals
  • Sand Harbor: 4,565 home rentals
  • Washoe Lake State Park: 2,020 home rentals
  • Krebs-Peterson House: 2,710 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Crystal Bay listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Crystal Bay?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 526 Houses in Crystal Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Crystal Bay include:

  • Cabins: 116 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 116 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 303 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Crystal Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 362 vacation homes with pool available in Crystal Bay.

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