Discover a selection of 197 vacation rentals in Sparks, NV that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $99 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Sparks. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

A Nevada vacation to really spark your interests

Surrounded by the mountains of western Nevada, Sparks - Reno's sister city - offers all the great things that have made the state famous. Gamblers will have plenty of opportunity to try their luck at the countless casinos in the area. Outdoor activities are also in full supply, from the nearby parks to the world-class skiing of Lake Tahoe. From shopping and museums to one of the biggest bowling alleys you've ever seen, there's something for everyone here. A Sparks vacation rental will also treat you to some quirky annual festivals you're sure to enjoy.

Things to do

Enjoy a night (or afternoon) at the museum

There's a museum for everything here it seems! Be sure to check out the Sparks Heritage Museum for exhibits on local history and the town's railroad heritage, as well as the National Automobile Museum and the Nevada Museum of Art. Get hands-on with science at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum and the Fleischmann Planetarium. If you prefer animal encounters, head to the Sierra Safari Zoo or the Animal Ark wildlife sanctuary. No trip to Nevada would be complete without a little gambling, so head to the Nugget Casino Resort in town, or any of the many casinos in neighboring Reno.

Activities

From bowling and balloons to boating and blackjack

Sparks certainly isn't lacking in variety. Downtown you'll find casinos and shopping for the indoorsy types, while the outdoorsy ones can head to Sparks Marina Park for swimming, windsurfing, and sailing on the water, or walking, biking, and picnicking on land. Mt. Rose at world-famous Lake Tahoe offers top-notch skiing. Play a few frames on one of the 78 lanes at the National Bowling Stadium, or take in a minor league baseball game. Time your visit to coincide with one of the annual events like the rib cook-off or the Great Reno Balloon Race.

Weather

Vast temperature swings make for interesting packing

It's not uncommon for temperatures to vary as much as 45 degrees in a single day, so be sure to pack plenty of layers for your Sparks vacation rental. Highs are usually in the 80s and 90s from June through September, in the 40s in the coldest months of January and February, and range anywhere from the 50s to 70s the rest of the year. Nighttime temps rarely top 60 degrees, even on the warmest days. Low humidity and sun are typical year round, and you can expect very little rain, and at best a dusting of snow.

Natural features

Explore the land of the natural pyramids

Expect to see plenty of mountainous terrain around your Sparks vacation rental. With the vast Sierra Nevadas just over the California border to the west and famous Lake Tahoe to the south, there are more than enough peaks to satisfy all your skiing and hiking needs. Tucked in the Truckee Meadows valley, Sparks lies just south of Pyramid Lake, named for the uniquely shaped rock formations that grace its shores. You'll also find a colony of American white pelicans who call the lake home, not to mention plenty of fish (some endangered).

How to get there

Traveling to and around Sparks

The nearest airport is in Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 25.5 mi (41 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sparks, NV?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 197 vacation rentals around Sparks. From 92 house rentals to 51 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Sparks?

If you like the idea of rolling out of bed and finding yourself among shops, cafes and attractions in minutes, then you'll want to stay central. Vrbo has 36 centrally located vacation properties available. Of course, that might not be your style. Luckily, Vrbo has heaps more options, including:

  • 32 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 18 resort vacation rentals.
  • 12 mountainside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Sparks?

Our house vacation rentals are real accommodations for real travelers. Offering loads of room to move, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 89 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start from $51 a night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other rental types, such as:

  • Hotel: 35 vacation homes. Prices start from $45 per night.
  • Condo: 21 vacation homes. Prices start from $70 per night.
  • Resort: 19 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.

Can I stay in Sparks in a large group?

Getting together with your friends and loved ones can be oodles of fun, especially when you're staying under the same roof somewhere new! If you'll be traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help. Currently, house vacation homes are preferred for large groups of visitors here, and you'll find 16 listed on our database. The rental properties that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can house 6 people? We have 82 that will be suitable. The prices start from $98 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 58 vacation homes that are suitable. You can get one for as little as $75 a night.
  • Going away with 5 guests? We've got 30 vacation homes that match your requirements. Prices begin at just $45 per night.

You and all your mates will be well catered to when you book your Sparks escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Sparks?

Reduce those pesky accommodation expenses when you organize your stay with Vrbo. You'll discover plenty of unique rentals and save heaps of cash! Midtown has bargain written all over it. And with 23 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $107 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Another 34 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Northeast Reno. With an average price of $114 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting about.