To get to Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park take US Highway 50 to Austin, west of Austin head south on Nevada Highway 722 to Nevada Highway 21. Remain on 21 until you reach Nevada Highway 844. A short distance southwest on Nevada highway 844 takes you to the site.
Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina is located along the south shore of Lake Tahoe. Come and play for the day or stay for a week! Historic lodging, lakeside restaurant & bar, marina, boat & water craft rentals, x-country ski trails in the winter, bike rentals, general store & deli, ice cream parlor, coffee & confectionery shop, and more!
Oh and don’t forget to visit The Beacon Bar & Grill!
The Churchill County Museum has a series of long term exhibitions that reflect key themes in the history and prehistory of the community. A series of period rooms show changes in the material culture of Churchill County over time. A major exhibition interprets for visitors an authentically recreated tule home, constructed with reeds. The travails of pioneers through […]
At every turn, at every tee, with every swing, you’ll feel this harmony—a balance that informs your game and one that will come to define it. With age-old pines, emerald greens, and snow-capped Sierras cutting sharp lines across the stunning blue sky, Edgewood Tahoe isn’t just scenic—it’s iconic.
The Geraghty property was six small antiquated houses overgrown and untended when the Ely Renaissance Society bought it and began its transformation into the intriguing and inviting Renaissance Village in northwestern Ely. These small houses have been restored to showcase the ethnic cultures of the people who settled here, six unique museums depicting the turn of […]
In October 2015 Raine’s Market announced it was moving from Main Street to a location north of town, taking Eureka’s only bank with it. To help keep the historic downtown alive, a small group of local residents created Eureka Restoration Enterprise, to restore and preserve Eureka’s unique and beautiful downtown. Their home base is the […]
The Eureka Sentinel Building a block south of Main has been converted to a wonderful museum, with the old newspaper back-shop as it was left when the last tramp printer finally called it quits in 1960. It is fully equipped with type cases, working presses await an experienced hand, and the walls are papered with […]
In the shadow of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, 5,000 year old bristlecone pine trees grow on rocky glacial moraines. Come to Great Basin National Park to experience the solitude of the desert, the smell of sagebrush after a thunderstorm, the darkest of night skies, and the beauty of Lehman Caves.
Heavenly Valley is an enormous year-around playground more than 9,000 feet above sea level. It’s accessible by gondola from just west of the Nevada-California state line at the south shore of Lake Tahoe. They send passengers floating rapidly upward, somewhere between heaven and earth to pop over the summit and down into the little valley. Large areas […]
At Lattin Farms, we offer a variety of produce, jarred items, and baked goods. The produce grown on our farm is certified organic. We also sell other local farmer produce that is grown organically. Our annual Fall Festival takes place every weekend in October, with our Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Kids’ Korner, and more! Take a […]
The Nevada Northern Railway Museum is a historic passenger railroad featuring train rides pulled by century-old steam engines. This registered National Historic Landmark consists of the original railway locomotives, rolling stock, track, passenger station, and buildings that served the historic copper mining region of Central Nevada for over a century. Track for the Nevada Northern […]
This solemn old sandstone monument to the 19th century has been earthquake-proofed and renovated throughout, but its Alaskan marbled halls are still decorated with elaborate friezes, and hung with the portraits of former governors, back to “Broadhorns” Bradley and James Nye, the Virginian whose loyalty to the Union (and help on the presidential campaign trail) […]
Sand Mountain Recreation Area’s footprint is 4,795 acres with the largest dune at standing at 600 feet tall and 1 mile wide and 3 and a half miles long! By this measure Sand Mountain is largest dune in the Great Basin. The feature formed on the edge of ancient Lake Lahontan in the Salt Wells […]
Stokes Castle is Austin’s architectural tour de force. A marked dirt (sometimes mud) road proceeds south beside the gas station near the lower end of Main Street a quarter-mile to this architectural curiosity. You can see it as you approach Austin from the west, a stone sentry standing on a rocky outcrop of the Toiyabes. It is […]
Between Kingsbury Grade South and Big Meadow, the trail follows the spine of the Carson Range from sun-drenched meadows to cool pine forests and windswept mountain passes. Starting at Kingsbury Grade the trail climbs through a dense forest of large red firs and white pines, majestic survivors of the Comstock logging era. Further south, open […]
The V&T Railroad offers daily scenic, narrated steam and diesel train rides winding through the hills of the Comstock from Virginia City to Gold Hill and back, where, during the Big Bonanza in the 1870’s, miners worked one of the richest deposits of silver and gold ever found. This shaped mining throughout the world over the next 50 years. The […]