2 days in Virginia City & Carson City Itinerary

2 days in Virginia City & Carson City Itinerary

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2 days in Virginia City & Carson City Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Virginia City
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Carson City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: San Francisco

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Virginia City

Virginia City ©
Virginia City is a census-designated place (CDP) that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada. On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at The Washoe Club Haunted Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia City trip planning tool .

San Francisco to Virginia City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in October since evenings lows in Virginia City dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Carson City.

Things to do in Virginia City

Museums Historic Sites
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The Washoe Club Haunted Museum ©
The Washoe Club Haunted Museum

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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. On the 15th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Nevada State Museum, then contemplate the long history of Nevada State Capitol Building, then see the interesting displays at Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bowers Mansion Regional Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Carson City online visit planner .

Carson City is very close to Virginia City. In October in Carson City, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carson City

Museums Historic Sites
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Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum
Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum ©
Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum
Nevada State Capitol Building ©
Nevada State Capitol Building

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