Places to visit in Carson City Nevada

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Places to visit in Carson City Nevada

Whether you’re planning to visit Carson City on a side trip from nearby Lake Tahoe in California, or spend a short vacation, you’ll be glad to know that Carson City boasts many interesting places for everyone to enjoy!

Nevada State Museum

The Nevada State Museum is, without a doubt, one of the best places to visit in Carson City Nevada, and a must in your itinerary of things to do in Carson City!
Carson City Nevada

The Nevada State Museum is located nearby Nevada State Capitol and boasts lots interesting exhibits such as a reconstructed Mammoth, minted silver coins on display, a collection of Old West firearms, fossil collections and a reconstructed mining town.

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Whether you’re a fan of old trains or not, the Railroad Museum is a great attraction where the entire family can spend a nice time, especially since you'll be able to enjoy a fun trolley ride on a train.
Nevada State Railroad Museum

The Railroad Museum boasts dozens of late 18th century railway engines and carriages on display, as well as replica engines that kids can play in.

Stewart Indian School Campus

The Stewart Indian School is another of the top places to visit in Carson City Nevada to catch fun events such as Stewart Father's Day Powwow where you will get to see cool traditional Indian dancing and life demonstrations.

Children Museum-Northern Nv

If you’re traveling with small kids, one of the best places you can visit in town is Carson’s City children’s museum, which is just located a couple of blocks up the road from the Nevada State Museum.

The children’s museum has tons of exhibits and cool play areas for the kids such as a replica NASA space shuttle.

Nevada Governor’s Mansion
Nevada State Governor's Mansion

Nevada Governor’s Mansion is located six blocks west of Nevada State Museum, and it’s another attraction that you’d want to add to your list of places to visit in Carson City Nevada since you’ll be able to tour the inside of the mansion and get a glimpse of how the Nevada governor would’ve lived back then.

Brewery Arts Center

Brewery Arts Center is one of Carson City’s top cultural centers where local kids can enjoy workshops such as pottery classes and theatre classes.

If you’re just visiting Carson City for the day, be sure to check what's on at the Brewery Arts Center since they offer regular theatre productions such as the one currently running called Bye Bye Birdie.

Mills Park

Mills Park is located adjacent Carson Community Center, and it’s one of the most popular places to visit in Carson City Nevada because of the fun miniature train where little kids can hop on.

Besides this, Mills Park is a great spot for enjoying fun recreational activities, and attending the weekend farmer’s market.

Washoe Lake State Park

If you’re planning to use car rental in Carson City, another great place you must add to your list of places to visit in Carson City is Washoe Lake State Park.

Washoe Lake State Park is located just 10 minutes drive north of Carson City, and it’s an excellent place where you can enjoy proper outdoor activities such as bird spotting and hiking, as well as water activities such as fishing and ski boarding.
Sierra Nevada Range

Besides this, another reason for a visit to Washoe Lake State Park is the amazing views you can get of the Sierra Nevada Mountains!

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