Historic Sites

Nevada offers the history buff a playground of historic sites to discover. Go underground at one of several Nevada mines, tour a historic courthouse, and explore a ghost town. Nevada’s historic sites provide a look back into the Silver State’s rich history and heritage.

Nevada Adventures

Hanging Around The Ellis Island of Nevada

Instead of Blowing Through Central Nevada, Do Yourself A Favor And Spend An Afternoon In One of The American West's Most Interesting Living Ghost Towns With A Trip To The Endlessly Interesting Belmont Courthouse

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Pioneer Graffiti

A Relaxing Way to Explore Some Not-So-Obvious History

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Discover & Do

Exterior of Pyramid Lake Musuem
Nixon, NV

Take A Trip To Pyramid Lake's Paiute Trive Museum & Visitors Center To Learn Important Information About A Tremendously Important Native American Site and Boundless Recreational Acitivies In This Fascinating Area 

Goldfield
Goldfield, NV

Goldfield was a mega boomtown at the dawn of the 20th century. Visitors today can glimpse into Nevada's heyday through historical buildings and lore.

V & T Railroad
Virginia City, NV

Narrated 35-minute train ride from Virginia City to Gold Hill through the historic Comstock mining region. Themed trains, including the popular Polar Express event, are also available.

Echo Canyon State Park
Pioche, NV

Echo Canyon State Park

Camping, fishing, and hiking are just some of the recreational activities you can dabble in at Echo Canyon State Park. Adjacent to the 66-mile Mount Wilson Backcountry Biway, you will be sure to encounter wildlife and a variety of native plants and rock formations throughout the area.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Entryway
Blue Diamond, NV

The boundlessly fascinating Spring Mountain Ranch sits just beneath the spectacularly colorful cliffs of the magnificent Wilson Ranch, just outside the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. With quite the list of riveting owners throughout the past century, if the jaw dropping scenery won’t get you here, the history definitely will.