Virginia City Attractions

Virginia City will be hosting fireworks on December 5th and December 12th!

Step back in time with a trip to Virginia City, Nevada! Located just south of Reno, this charming Old West town is known worldwide for the Comstock Lode mines that made men into millionaires overnight. Our bustling town is now home to one of the top 10 historic main streets in America and boasts over 15 museums depicting unique aspects of our history.

Visitors to Virginia City can hear their boots click along the wooden boardwalks as they peruse antique shops, tour old mines, and pop in and out of the many saloons and restaurants that still line the streets. Stop by the oldest saloon in town, The Washoe Club, for a look at the original chandeliers from the 1860s! Guests looking for accommodations near popular Virginia City attractions will love our location, just steps away from all the action. Book your stay with us at Silverland Inn & Suites today!

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The Washoe Club

Don’t miss The Washoe Club, Virginia City’s oldest saloon! In its original incarnation, this historic building served as a meeting place and social club for the recently made millionaires and elite society that flocked to the booming Comstock Lode area. Today visitors can take ghost tours of the reportedly haunted property, which explores all three floors of The Washoe Club. If paranormal activity isn’t up your alley, check out their calendar for fun events or enjoy a unique cocktail in the saloon!

Photo by Ed Bierman is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Virginia and Truckee Railroad

Take a ride on the historic V&T Railroad! Located just down the street from us, this scenic train ride departs from the original 1870 depot and takes guests to the historic town of Gold Hill. During the 35-minute round trip ride, you’ll pass by numerous Comstock mine sites and hear stories of the bonanzas that turned Virginia City into the richest city in the world. This affordable activity is entertaining for all ages and offers beautiful views of the surrounding landscape as well as the potential for spotting wildlife!

Virginia and Truckee Railroad

Take a ride on the historic V&T Railroad! Located just down the street from us, this scenic train ride departs from the original 1870 depot and takes guests to the historic town of Gold Hill. During the 35-minute round trip ride, you’ll pass by numerous Comstock mine sites and hear stories of the bonanzas that turned Virginia City into the richest city in the world. This affordable activity is entertaining for all ages and offers beautiful views of the surrounding landscape as well as the potential for spotting wildlife!

Silver Terrace Cemeteries

For something a little off-the-beaten-path, consider adding a visit to the Silver Terrace Cemeteries to your Virginia City itinerary. Set in the scenic hills on the north side of town, this unique cemetery offers visitors a glimpse into the diverse population that made up Virginia City during its heyday. Most plots date from before 1920 and are fenced or bordered, representative of the Victorian period in which they're from. While you're there, be sure to take a moment to appreciate the beautiful view as well!

Photo by Don Graham is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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