Nevada Commission on Tourism

The Wild West looms large in the national consciousness. Studied in high school history classes, immortalized in spaghetti westerns, celebrated in books and song, the West evokes ideas of rugged individualism and Manifest Destiny, the 19th century belief that America was destined to expand across the continent.

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) and partners in the tourism industry will conduct a business trip to China in April designed to boost travel to Nevada, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today. Leading the trip will be Krolicki, who is chair of NCOT, accompanied by Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department Director Claudia Vecchio. Included in this trip will be a sales mission with Nevada business leaders looking to spur interest in and travel to the Silver State.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Time is ticking to nominate a Nevada Treasure. Midnight Friday is the deadline to share your favorite spot in the Silver State. Visit to nominate your Nevada Treasure as part of the Nevada Commission on Tourism’s Discover Your Nevada campaign. A treasure can be anything from a favorite hiking spot, natural attraction, hotel, watering hole — things that make Nevada a diverse, surprising and amazing state. 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Commission on Tourism announced today that Jim Gilmore, acclaimed author of The Experience Economy and Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want, will headline the Rural Roundup, April 18-20, at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino in Incline Village.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) is challenging Nevadans to explore their own state with a multi-faceted “Discover Your Nevada” campaign, Gov. Brian Sandoval and Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today.

“We are fortunate to live in a fascinating state with so much history, intriguing geography, unexpected adventure, and world-class entertainment and culture,” Sandoval said. “I’m inviting my fellow Nevadans to explore our state this spring and summer and discover lands beyond their own backyards.”

CARSON CITY – Nevada Indian leaders and others will gather April 3-4 in Elko to discuss tourism promotion at the Nevada Tribal Tourism Conference. About 60 participants from the western United States are expected at this event, now in its fourth year.

“Tribal tourism is an important part of what Nevada has to offer its visitors,” Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, chairman of the Nevada Commission on Tourism, said. “Whether it’s fishing at Pyramid Lake or seeing ancient Anasazi artifacts at the Lost City Museum in Overton, these experiences attract a key travel market to our state.”

Ride a historic railroad to get a feel for the Old West.

Hundreds of migrating birds stop at the refuge near Fallon, a major stop on the Pacific Flyway 

Alumni of the former federal boarding school for American Indian children tell their stories in an audio tour.