City, a small town that's preserved its wild western
heritage, is really a step back in time. It still holds
tightly to the old west mining atmosphere. In 1859,
Virginia City originated as a boomtown with the discovery
of the Comstock Lode - the first major silver deposit
discovery in the U.S.
you can experience historical attractions like riding on
the V&T Railroad, going into the old Chollar Mine,
exploring the town on a walking tour, and even taking a
trolley around the city. You could also easily spend
hours in the Virginia City Museum or the Mark Twain
Museum at the Territorial Enterprise.
great reason to visit Virginia City is that it's often
cited as being one of the most haunted towns in America.
Ghosts from the Old Wild West are often said to be
spotted gambling, drinking a few beers too many, cleaning
their guns, and engaging in other saloon
City is a must-visit when touring western Nevada. Listed
on the National Register of Historic Places, this lively
town is brimming with historic buildings, unique shops,
tasty eateries, and is perfect for strolling by