Day Trips & Itineraries

The Unexpected is Yours to Discover

There’s so much awesomeness to experience in Reno-Tahoe you’ll want to share the experience with everyone you know. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your associations and groups, or your business. We’ve created a few suggested itineraries to help you start planning the escape.

Nine Holes & History in Carson City

Enjoy a day of scenic golf against the Sierra Nevada Mountains followed by rich, colorful history in Nevada’s state capital, Carson City.

History of the Old West in Carson City

History buffs will love strolling in the footsteps of Kit Carson with this one-day itinerary in Carson City.

Red Sunset at Lake Tahoe

Scenic Rim of The Lake Tour

Embark on a scenic journey unlike any other – 72 miles around Lake Tahoe. Considered “The Most Beautiful Drive in America,” this is a pleasant way to spend a whole day or half a day depending on the length of stops and side trips.

Reno-Tahoe Three-Day Tour

Experience the Reno-Tahoe Territory, a diverse region of high desert valleys, majestic tree-lined mountains and world famous Lake Tahoe. There’s no other place that can claim the beauty of Lake Tahoe, the action of the “Biggest Little City in the World,” the rich history of the Comstock Lode, and the state’s oldest recorded settlement.

Looking for Adventure in Carson City

From hiking and biking trails to kayaking and rafting the Carson River, this one-day itinerary is for you if you’re looking for adventure in Carson City.

Six Ways to Experience Carson Valley

From historic Genoa to fishing and wildlife, Carson Valley offers many adventures. Check out these six itineraries, all based in the beautiful Carson Valley.

Discover The History of Reno-Tahoe

If you’re ready to head out into the great wide open areas of northern Nevada, there are far too many options to enjoy in just one day. This suggested itinerary will help your group get outside to enjoy the great weather, scenery and fresh air.

Three Days in Reno-Tahoe

For a variety of adventure and activities in Reno-Tahoe, this three-day itinerary takes you all over our destination, hitting highlights along the way. Including Reno, Virginia City, Carson City, Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe.

3-Night Northern Nevada Adventure

Explore Nevada’s deep-rooted Native American heritage. The entire state is known as Indian Territory. Native peoples have dwelled in the state’s valleys, deserts, and mountains for many years.

People walk by the Merchant store in Virginia City.

The Sacred Secrets of Virginia City

Tour behind the scenes of Virginia City’s most famous, historic churches and landmarks.  Experience a unique perspective on religion and sin that most visitors to Virginia City never see.

Step Back in Time in Historic Virginia City

Step back in time and take a fascinating cultural and historical journey in Virginia City. This itinerary includes the discovery of the richest silver deposit the world has ever known as well as Virginia City’s most revered and historical buildings.

Family Fun in Reno-Tahoe

Families visiting Reno-Tahoe can choose from a wide variety of activities to make their trips memorable and fun. This two-day itinerary takes your family from downtown Reno to North Lake Tahoe.

3-Night Southern Nevada Adventure

Experience the southern part of Nevada’s Indian Territory with visits to Red Rock National Conservation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and more with this three-night itinerary.

Nevada State History Tour 

Carson City offers an array of historical attractions, museums and buildings that highlight the rich history of the state. 

A kayaker paddles at Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe Loop

Explore the “Jewel of the Sierra” and beyond with this 3-day trip from Lake Tahoe to Virginia City and more.

Loneliest Road in America

Drive the Loneliest Road in America, the stretch of U.S. Route 50 that traverses central Nevada, and we guarantee you’ll find more than peace and quiet.

The seven magic mountain art display in the desert.

Free Range Art Highway

Nevada is full of talented traditional artists, with a long list of galleries and museums to show for it. But for some reason, on Highway 95 in Nevada between Las Vegas and Reno, there’s a lot of stuff that’s just plain “far out”—in more ways than one—which is exactly why we dig it.

Exterior view of the Nevada Art Museum

Burner Byway

The spirit of Burning Man can be found year-round in northern Nevada. Trace the route Burners take every August on their annual pilgrimage “home” to Burning Man from Reno, out to the Black Rock Desert and beyond.

Snow-capped mountains with Bodie in the forground.

Cowboy Corridor

Let’s face it: Interstate 80 Nevada is a stretch of highway most motorists expect to blast down, pedal-to-the-metal, on their way to somewhere, well… else.

Those folks are missing out. Next time you’re cruising Reno to West Wendover on Nevada’s Interstate 80, the speed limit may hit 80 mph. But when you hit a town, slow down. Because just down that offramp you’ll discover lively, welcoming communities inviting you to explore Nevada’s history and plenty of exciting present-day attractions at the same time.

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