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Day Trips & Excursions

Wild West Tour from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

Delve into Nevada’s Wild West mining history on this tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, a mining boomtown listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. With a knowledgeable guide, travel along part of the Pony Express on the drive to Virginia City, where you’ll take a ride on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Then explore the town however you wish, checking out museums and visiting the saloon.
7 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Virginia City, Carson City Guided Tour, from South Lake Tahoe

Step back in time on this narrated tour following the Pony Express Trail to America’s largest historic landmark Virginia City – the Comstock Lode founded in 1859, where Mark Twain roamed the streets and everybody wanted a piece of the “Richest place on Earth “. Driver tour guide narrates about history, geography, geology, flora and fauna of the region on the way to Virginia City ( 40 miles or 1 hour 20 min. )Tour includes a visit to The Way it was museum
6 hours