Step back in time in Virginia City, once a vital and influential settlement between Denver and San Francisco. During its heyday, Virginia City's mining proceeds amounted to millions of dollars, equaling billions today. Every inch of this Victorian-era town celebrates its colorful history. Located just 30 minutes from Reno or 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe, it’s easy to get to but hard to forget. Download our app before you stroll our authentic wooden sidewalks to Old West saloons, shops, museums and restaurants, or visit historic churches, 19th century homes, public buildings, and quaint cemeteries. Take a ride on a horse-drawn carriage, trolley, or the V&T Railroad steam engine train or check out our fun annual events. Then kick your feet up at a cozy bed and breakfast or spend a spooky night in a haunted hotel to take in the full experience of this historic mining town.
Virginia City Tourism Commission86 South C Street
Virginia City, Nevada 89440
The Reno-Tahoe Territory is a tourism-rich destination that encompasses Reno, Sparks, Incline Village, Carson City, Carson Valley, Genoa, Gardnerville, Minden, Topaz, Virginia City and South Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Each area has its own unique culture, history, scenery, and hidden gems that display amazing contrast for a region so close together. Mountain peaks and rolling meadows, frontier towns and urban cities, old-west saloons and legendary gaming, world-class skiing and championship golf - Reno-Tahoe - it's all waiting to be discovered. To get the full picture of what Reno-Tahoe is all about, you need to experience it. Explore our region and discover why we love to call Reno-Tahoe "home."