Virginia tourism attractions
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Description: Official Virginia City, Nevada tourism information for hotels, restaurants, museums, attractions, events, and history by the Virginia City Tourism Commission.
In its heyday, Virginia City was "the place" for arts and culture. It boasted visiting celebrities, Shakespearean theater, two newspapers (one of which is where Mark Twain began his famous writing career,) and an opera house. Today, this historical culture is available for all visitors to enjoy. Additionally, Storey County prides itself on offering numerous activities and events throughout the year along with a multitude of museums, restaurants and shops. For those who want to enjoy the outdoors, the surrounding area offers limitless opportunities for hiking, camping, horseback riding, off-road, and bicycling. The following points of interest, are a few of the most popular tourist attractions in Storey County.
Silver and gold made Virginia City an iconic mining town. Experience this rich and colorful history by visiting our many museums. Learn more »