Reno-Tahoe Territory

Nevada Attractions for the Reno-Tahoe Territory Region

Nevada State Railroad Museum - Preserves the railroad heritage of Nevada, including locomotives and cars of the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad and other railroads of the Silver State.

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center - Public star shows and large-format films showing daily in the dome theater, and public star observing courtesy of the Astronomical Society of Nevada. The first planetarium in the world to project full-dome movies of time-lapse clouds and weather phenomena.

National Automobile Museum - Travel through time like few other places can- you'll walk down streets of the past. Its cars, sights, sounds, and places are yours to explore. Beyond the streets, you'll discover a century of automobiles: more than 220 antique, vintage, classic, special interest and one-of-a-kind wonders.

Carson Hot Springs Resort - Relax and enjoy the historic beauty of Carson Hot Springs Resort! Since 1849 people have been drawn to this natural phenomenon. The Resort offers a large outdoor pool, 10 private hot baths, massage therapy, motel rooms and a Bed & Breakfast.

Carson Valley Swim Center - Features include: A 25 yd x 25 meter, indoor, L-shaped, six lane competition pool, An indoor activity pool for children, kept at 86 degrees with water toys, Two fully enclosed waterslides. Two outdoor pools: a 25 yard competition pool and small family pool for younger children.

The Golf Courses at Incline Village - Stunning Lake Tahoe views and an exquisite mountain backdrop frame the world-renowned golf courses in Incline Village.

Nevada Museum of Art - The Museum offers a broad range of art exhibitions and experiences for you to explore within one of northern Nevada's most architecturally noteworthy buildings. Discover and enjoy art from around the world by visiting the Museum's rotating exhibitions, or investigate art relating to environments in the Museum's permanent collections.

Woodwind Sailing Cruises - One of the oldest sailing companies in the US. They specialize in spectacular daily sightseeing and romantic sunset cruises, private cruises and charters on Lake Tahoe. Sailing on Lake Tahoe more than 6000 ft. above sea level surrounded by majestic snow capped peaks is an experience to remember.

Sparks Heritage Museum - The Museum collection focuses on the history of Sparks and the Truckee Meadows including the role played by the railroad in the development of the area. The Museum role extends beyond collecting and preserving artifacts, graphic arts and documents pertinent to Sparks heritage.

Chollar Mine Tours - An underground tour of an old silver and gold mine. The guided tour lasts a half hour and is a 400-foot level walk. Visitors see square-set timbering, silver ore, rock drills as well as displays of old equipment.

Wild Island Family Adventure Park - Northern Nevada's largest family amusement complex includes a waterpark featuring nine water attractions, two 18-hole mini-golf courses, two race tracks and giant game center.

Nevada State Museum - Your first step brings you into the former Carson City Mint building where coins were minted from 1870 to 1893. Other exhibits on display about Nevada's geology, history, and culture.

Animal Ark - From the very beginning, Animal Ark has striven to provide a safe haven for non-releasable wildlife. While providing comfortable space for the animals, these exhibits are also designed to enhance the visitor's experience. Since many of Animal Ark's residents are predators and therefore elusive and shy in nature, this provides a rare opportunity for the public to get very close and be able to observe the animals.

Brewery Arts Center - Carson City's local arts agency and community arts center. Situated within the redevelopment district in a historic set of rehabilitated buildings, formerly the Carson Brewing Company, they offer more than 130 cultural events yearly in theater, music, vocal performance, dance, literature and visual art.

Children's Museum of Northern Nevada - Provides fun learning experiences in a 'hands on environment'. Unlike most museums, visitors are encouraged to touch, poke turn, pull and take part in this fun and enlightening adventure. As a matter of fact, it is when a child takes part that the Museum comes alive!

Frontier Fun Center - Fernley's family fun destination. A fun center with bowling, pro shop, arcade, playland, deli, and more. A great place to host parties and events.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe - From Tahoe's Highest Base (elevation 8,260'), you're launched nearly 1,800 vertical feet in 3.5 minutes. The reward? Panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and Nevada. The real payoff begins as you descend into 1,200 acres of some of the Sierra's best powder.

Pyramid Lake - While enjoying one of the largest freshwater lakes in the West, visitors witness unique rock formations and some of the most scenic desert views in Nevada. The Pyramid Lake Visitor Center is home to a museum devoted to the lake's natural history and the culture of the native people.

Sierra Safari Zoo - A fixture of the Reno Sparks community over the last twenty years. Though small it has become the largest zoo in Nevada, with over two-hundred animals of over forty different species.

Virginia & Truckee Railroad - Take a ride back into history over the original historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad between Virginia City and through tunnel #4 to Gold Hill. In its heyday as many as 45 trains a day arrived and departed Virginia City. Today 58 years after the last train left the Comstock, you can once again ride over the historic railroad.

Zephyr Cove Lake Tahoe Cruises - From the decks of spacious paddlewheelers, the M.S. Dixie II and the Tahoe Queen, you'll be mesmerized by the beauty of Tahoe's crystal blue waters and towering peaks - whether you choose a daytime scenic cruise, or sunset dinner cruise that includes live entertainment and delicious entrees.

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