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There’s an irresistible feeling in Carson City that the Wild West still lives on today. Nevada’s capital sits between the mountains and the desert, promising wilderness exploration for its intrepid visitors. The city center offers museums dedicated to the history of the state, frontier living, and the grand old railroad, telling the story of expansion into the west. Old steam trains still chug along the tracks, and cowboys roam nearby towns.

Carson City rewards the explorer, so rent a car through Orbitz to see what the city has to offer. Hit the roads outside of the city to find mountain lakes and desert escapes.


Carson City and beyond: Gold in the hills

You don’t have to drive far out of Carson City to find some of Nevada’s greatest treasures. We’ve chosen three of the best destinations to visit in your rental car.

Virginia City

Your rental car will be sharing the road with horse-drawn stagecoaches in the town of Virginia City. The 19th-century settlement is a National Historic Landmark, offering a glimpse into the Gold Rush with its beautifully preserved town center. Ride a steam train, take a seat in a saloon, or join a tour of the Chollar Mine, where millions of dollars’ worth of gold was mined.

Journey time: Around 30 minutes

Distance: Approximately 15 miles

Incline Village

Incline Village is just one of the many beautiful stopping points around the edges of Lake Tahoe, which sits on the border between Nevada and California. Visit Incline Village in winter to ski down the nearby slopes of Diamond Peak or Mount Rose. Drive your rental car here in summer for days by the water of Crystal Bay, where you’ll find sandy beaches by the turquoise water.

Journey time: Around 35 minutes

Distance: Approximately 25 miles

Reno

Reno combines the heady thrills of Las Vegas with the outdoor adventures of rural Nevada. The city center almost rivals Sin City for the number of casinos and entertainment venues, but it’s also home to the fascinating National Automobile Museum. Travel just out of the city to find around 18 different ski resorts just a short drive away.

Journey time: Around 35 minutes

Distance: Approximately 35 miles