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Virginia 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.

Here 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.

Another 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 debauchery.

Virginia 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 foot.





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