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.
This ambitious tour takes riders from Nevada’s capital city past old mines and historic homes lining the way to Virginia City.
The Gold Hill Hotel, Nevada's oldest hotel, is located one mile south of Virginia City on Highway 342. Under an hour's drive from the greater Reno-Tahoe area, but what a difference! Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the hotel's 18 wonderful rooms and lodges surrounded by great views, perfect hiking, and crisp, clean air. Inside, let the amenities spoil you. "Minutes away, but a century back in time".
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Piper's Opera House has long been considered one of our nation's most famous performance venues and one of the most significant vintage theaters in America. This opera house has shared a special relationship with both national and community audiences since 1863 and continues to host performance events that illuminate the eclectic character of America and greatly enrich American theatre.
The Cobb Mansion today boasts a foyer, formal parlor, family parlor, formal dining room, kitchen, butler's pantry, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and an office. Hardwood and marble floors are throughout the house as well as period tiled bathrooms. A wood cookstove (functioning) is in the kitchen as well as an 'Aga' range from England and 'Shaw & Co.' 1897 porcelain sinks. The Butler's pantry features a 'Mini Aga' as well as another 1897 porcelain sink. The family parlor still has its original wainscoat paneling and the formal parlor has at its center a Victorian fireplace and Tiffan