Wild West Tour from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

Day Trips & Excursions in Virginia City

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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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Virginia & Truckee Railroad7 mile train ride from Virginia City to Gold Hill and back.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Comstock LodeComstock Lode - Silver City, Gold Hill, Virginia CityDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Virginia City Visitor CenterOn C streetDuration: 10 minutesStop At: The Delta SaloonGreat place for lunch and refreshmentsDuration: 1 hourStop At: The Way It Was MuseumRecommended museum by Discover Lake Tahoe ToursDuration: 30 minutesStop At: St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic ChurchMust see...Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Transport by air-conditioned shuttle bus
  • Train ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entry/Admission - Virginia & Truckee Railroad

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Admission to attractions (optional)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - The Way It Was Museum
  • Entry/Admission - St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church