Only 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, but a world away in atmosphere, the Resort on Mt. Charleston, the Mt. Charleston Lodge and the Mt. Charleston Cabins are rustic and relaxing retreats from the Las Vegas hustle, bustle and heat. At 7,717 feet elevation, nestled in the majestic mountain surroundings of the Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest’s Kyle Canyon, the air is crisp, the average temperature is 20 degrees cooler than Las Vegas year round, and you’re surrounded by juniper, mountain mahogany, aspen, and ponderosa pine trees, along with breathtaking views–perfect for hiking and skiing Las Vegas.
Directly across the street from the cabins is the Cathedral Rock Picnic area with BBQs, fire pits & hiking trails. The cabins come in four sizes, sleeping up to six, and feature a sitting area, gas fireplace, dining set with six chairs, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, jetted tub, TV with DVD player and private balconies for enjoying the spectacular views of Mt. Charleston. Some larger cabins come with a kitchenette.
The pet friendly lodge at the Resort on Mt. Charleston boasts that their rooms “ain’t no cabins” and come with comfortable pillow top mattresses, flat screen TVs, and IPod docking stations and private balconies.
As the only dining establishment at the top of Kyle Canyon, the Mt. Charleston Lodge is a favorite destination and features a large open fireplace surrounded by with windows on three sides of the room with the bar along one wall. The A-frame building features a 20-foot loft ceiling and equally high window opposite the lounge.
The Resort on Mt. Charleston is located at 2275 Kyle Canyon Rd., Mt Charleston, NV 89124. Telephone: (888) 559-1888. For more info, visit www.mtcharlestonresort.com.
The Mt. Charleston Lodge is located at 5375 Kyle Canyon Road, Las Vegas, NV 89124. Telephone: (702) 872-5408. For more info, visit www.mtcharlestonlodge.com.
This story originally appeared in the March/April issue of Exhibit City News, p. 97. For more pictures and original layout, visit https://issuu.com/exhibitcitynews/docs/mar-apr_ecn2018