Things To Do

Things to do & see while here

Railroad & Mining related:

  • Nevada State Railroad Museum – Carson City
  • Nevada State Museum – Resides in the old Carson City Mint Building
  • The Way it Was Museum – Virginia City
  • Chollar Mine Tour – Virginia City
  • Comstock History Museum – Virginia City
  • Comstock Gold Mill – Virginia City
  • Donovan’s Mill – Gold Hill
  • Multiple old mines, mills and relics to photograph
  • Lots of good color rock – take a bag home for the layout!
  • Need Sage brush for trees? – We got it! Bring a bag & snippers.

Non-Railroad related(to keep the spouse happy):

  • Lake Tahoe – Spring skiing
  • Lake Tahoe – Dining and gambling
  • Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler cruises
  • Most of the Carson City Golf courses will be open
  • Watching for wild horses. Yes, they’re truly wild, and protected, so don’t try to feed or pet them (FYI-They’re not friendly)
  • Old Victorian homes to see and photograph
  • Western Museum of Art
  • High desert scenery
  • Harrah’s Auto Collection – Reno
  • Gambling – Note: Gamble only what you can afford to lose!