13 days in Virginia City, Carson City & Incline Village Itinerary

13 days in Virginia City, Carson City & Incline Village Itinerary

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13 days in Virginia City, Carson City & Incline Village Itinerary

Start: Virginia City
1
Virginia City
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Carson City
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Incline Village
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Virginia City

7
nights
Virginia City

Virginia City ©
Virginia City is a census-designated place (CDP) that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada. Appreciate the collections at Fourth Ward School Museum and The Washoe Club Haunted Museum. Get some historical perspective at St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church and Mackay Mansion. Get out of town with these interesting Virginia City side-trips: Fallon (Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, Stockman's Casino, & more) and Silver Springs (Lahontan State Recreation Area & Fort Churchill State Historic Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Way It Was Museum, ponder the world of politics at Storey County Courthouse, try your luck at The Delta Saloon, and stroll the grounds of Silver Terrace Cemeteries.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia City trip itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Virginia City. In July, daytime highs in Virginia City are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Carson City.

Things to do in Virginia City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fallon, Silver Springs, New Washoe City, Dayton, Sand Mountain
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Fourth Ward School Museum ©
Fourth Ward School Museum
The Washoe Club Haunted Museum ©
The Washoe Club Haunted Museum

2
nights
Carson City

Carson City ©
Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Nevada State Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Grover Hot Springs State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mormon Station State Historic Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Nevada State Railroad Museum, then hike along Kit Carson Trail, and then try to win big at Casino Fandango.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Carson City route planner.

Carson City is just a short distance from Virginia City. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Incline Village.

Things to do in Carson City

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Grover Hot Springs State Park, Mormon Station State Historic Park
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Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum
Nevada State Railroad Museum ©
Nevada State Railroad Museum
Grover Hot Springs State Park ©
Grover Hot Springs State Park

3
nights
Incline Village

Incline Village ©
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): hike along Tahoe Meadows Whole Access Interpretive Trail, take in the views from Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Lake Tahoe. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Burnt Cedar Beach, walk around Kings Beach State Recreation Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Incline Village travel planner .

You can drive from Carson City to Incline Village in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Truckee, Kings Beach State Recreation Area, Lake Tahoe
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Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe

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