Built in 1876, the Belmont Courthouse was the seat of Nye County government until 1905.
You wouldn’t know it, but the hills in the Tonopah area are riddled with unimaginable amounts of turquoise. With a retail store and tour office located in the alluring Mizpah Hotel in downtown Tonopah, plan ahead for one of the most authentic Nevada experiences you could ask for: turquoise mining. Best yet, Tonopah lies just in between Reno and Las Vegas, which means it's a manageable escape from the big city. Tours begin at the Otteson Turquoise Jewelry shop, where visitors will carpool out to the Royston Turquoise Mine, a short 30 minute drive from the Mizpah.
Near the southern end of Main Street in Tonopah, is the Economy Inn. As an affordable lodging option when exploring beautiful Central Nevada, the Economy Inn's 32 tidy rooms will ensure a convenient and comfortable night's rest.
Just a mile from the Nevada-California border, this beautiful trek can take you to the summit of Boundary Peak. With an elevation of 13,141' it is the highest peak in Nevada.