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From one of the most picturesque historic main streets in America, to the performing venue where Samuel Clemens became Mark Twain, to one of the most famously haunted millionaire’s hangouts in the country, there’s a lot to experience in Nevada’s largest National Historic District. But there’s no better way to embrace the magic of the Comstock than staying within a piece of history at Ruby the Red Caboose. Located in the heart of historic Virginia City, minutes from the Mackay Mansion, V&T Railroad, and countless other beloved Comstock attractions, make this 1950s caboose the basecamp for all your Virginia City discoveries.

Make Virginia City’s Uncommon Overnighter scene your loco-motive with a stay in the Ruby the Red Caboose—a 1950s caboose converted into a private guest suite, located in the heart of Nevada’s largest National Historic District.

ruby caboose virginia city, uncommon overnighter, unique places to stay Nevada
Ruby the Red Caboose
ruby caboose virginia city, uncommon overnighter, unique places to stay Nevada
Virginia City Red Caboose

As one of Virginia City’s newest overnight accommodations, this Uncommon Overnighter experience beckons history lovers, train enthusiasts, and anyone with a sense of adventure for an overnight stay in a real train car. Comfortably and thoughtfully appointed with all modern conveniences, Ruby the Red Caboose is the perfect getaway for couples or small families, and is equipped to host 2-3 people. On board, visitors will find a stocked kitchen with sink, coffee pot and mini fridge, along with a completely remodeled private bathroom and shower. 

Once you’ve experienced all the sights of Virginia City, there’s no better place to kick back and and raise a glass to Comstock history than from the cupola, offering those famous, 100-mile views of the valley below, the roaring steam engine of the V&T chugging by, and if you’re lucky, a band of wild horses grazing in the high desert hills. For more information on the most current rates and availabilities, get in touch with Ruby the Red Caboose property managers directly at (530) 228-3589.


The Ruby Red Caboose Virginia City is open and welcomes guests year round.


Ready to book this thing? For the most current info on rates and reservations, message the property owner or book directly on Airbnb.

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Northwestern, Nevada