Bower's Mansion in Carson City, Nevada.

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Bower's Mansion Regional Park

Top choice in Nevada

Just 12 miles north of Carson City off Hwy I-580, almost halfway to Reno, you'll find this fabulous regional park with manicured gardens perfect for picnicking, the stunning 1864 former residence of Comstock millionaire Sandy Bowers and his psychic wife Eilley (now fully restored and a fascinating museum), and a Z-shaped, 44m outdoor pool heated by a hot spring.

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