Northern Nevada. Where the Silver State’s capital resides, rivers flow between world-renowned Lake Tahoe and desert lakes, and skiers and golfers alike rejoice. People flock like migrating birds to this area for a multitude of outdoor recreation and historic exploration. And in the midst of it all? Carson City. Merely 30 minutes from bustling Reno. An incredibly beautiful 20-minute drive from historic Virginia City. Just 20 minutes from the shores and slopes of word-renowned Lake Tahoe. And 15 minutes from charming Minden/Gardnerville. Carson City is at the center of it all and the first stop for millions of visitors each year.
Today, our state capital retains its old-town charm and rich history. It’s reflected in our people, our architecture and our traditions. This is why Carson City was named “Best Western Historical Site in Nevada” by True West Magazine for our many beautifully maintained historical sites – the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the Nevada State Museum, the famed Virginia & Truckee Railroad, the Kit Carson Trail, the Governor’s Mansion, the Capitol Building and the Children’s Museum.
Surrounded by thousands of acres of public land, Carson City offers residents and visitors abundant recreational opportunities in our four-season outdoor recreational wonderland, from skiing and snowboarding to hiking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, rock climbing, hunting or even hang gliding. With the Carson River within city limits, Lake Tahoe just 20 minutes away, and the Truckee River, Pyramid Lake, Washoe Lake, Lake Lahontan, 10 beautiful golf courses and the majestic Sierras within easy reach, outdoor fun is a way of life here. Plus, Carson City boasts 789 acres of city park land and 266 sunny days a year. So come on out and play with us.
Heart of the West. Don’t miss a beat.
For more information: www.visitcarsoncity.com