Take the first step. Be it a day trip or an overnight stay, we offer up these suggestions to make the most of your adventure.
Below the Surface
Virginia City’s trusty wooden sidewalks welcome visitors who come to see this real-life bonanza and see for themselves the legends heard around the world. But it’s the folks that call Virginia City home that make this 1,200-resident town a must stop. Meet some of our real-life characters and go below the surface.
The history and stories of Virginia City are as unique, rich and colorful as the streets and buildings themselves. One must see Virginia City to even remotely understand it. It’s a living, breathing example of America’s fortitude and desire to achieve.
Everyone loves a discount
The Visitors Center is your place to plan your trip with discounts offered daily to local attractions open year-round. From May to October, passes are available to all our museums and attractions.
Tour the Chollar Mine, considered one of the richest places in the world. Or hop the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad running from Virginia City to Gold Hill or from Carson City to the depot in the heart of town.