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Ranked #1 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums
Owner description: This museum focuses on the rich natural and cultural heritage of the "Silver State." Visit to learn about local wildlife, see... more » Owner description: This museum focuses on the rich natural and cultural heritage of the "Silver State." Visit to learn about local wildlife, see the bones of pre-historic creatures found in the area and the Ichthyosaur Shonisaurus popularis, Nevada's state fossil. « less
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Ranked #2 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Train buffs will love this museum which features a diverse collection of photographs and artifacts that trace Nevada's... more » Owner description: Train buffs will love this museum which features a diverse collection of photographs and artifacts that trace Nevada's railroad history. Highlights include a 19th-century rail equipment exhibit and five steam locomotives. « less
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Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: FAA Flight Instructor Paul Hamilton offers powered hang gliding flights for the first time pilot as well as those with... more » Owner description: FAA Flight Instructor Paul Hamilton offers powered hang gliding flights for the first time pilot as well as those with experience. Take an interactive flight lesson in an Apollo Trike. This FAA certified light-sport aircraft features a modern hang gliding wing, very much like a traditional hang glider, but powered by a reliable Rotax aircraft engine. We cater to thrill seekers and the not-so-thrilled alike. This is an exciting and memorable adventure for all. « less
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Ranked #4 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Museums; Historic Sites
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Ranked #6 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Government Buildings; Libraries; Parks
Owner description: Tour the lovely grounds of this historic complex which includes: the Nevada State Capitol building, an architecural marvel... more » Owner description: Tour the lovely grounds of this historic complex which includes: the Nevada State Capitol building, an architecural marvel made of native sandstone with marble hallways, the Legislative Building, the Supreme Court and the State Library and Archives. « less
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Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #8 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #9 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Historic Sites; Government Buildings
This Neoclassical 1909 mansion is located in the heart of Carson City's historic district.
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Ranked #11 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Golf Courses
Players have a choice of two championship 18-hole golf courses, each at par 72.
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Ranked #12 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #13 of 26 attractions in Carson City
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Ranked #14 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: Enjoy a day with the family at this lively, hands-on museum where children discover that learning and fun go together. Kids... more » Owner description: Enjoy a day with the family at this lively, hands-on museum where children discover that learning and fun go together. Kids pull, push, poke and take apart as they make their way through a series of interactive exhibits. « less
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Ranked #15 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Other

If you are in Vegas on a fine clear day, try one of the air tours that takes you over the desert surrounding Vegas and the Hoover Dam. Better still, try the World War 2 Airplane... more »

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Ranked #16 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: History Museums; Educational Sites
Owner description: Once a school that taught Native Americans how to get along in "the white man's world," this cultural center now houses a... more » Owner description: Once a school that taught Native Americans how to get along in "the white man's world," this cultural center now houses a fascinating collection of Native American art including the work of photographer E.S. Curtis. « less
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Ranked #17 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
The place to pick up tourism brochures and maps related to the Carson City area.
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Ranked #18 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: History Museums
Learn about the Washoe Indian culture through slide presentations and displays of housing, artifacts and pictures.
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Ranked #19 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: This premier desert golf destination stretches over 7000-yards and features unique topography, elevated tees and sloping... more » Owner description: This premier desert golf destination stretches over 7000-yards and features unique topography, elevated tees and sloping fairways. « less
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Ranked #20 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
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Ranked #21 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: One of Carson Valley's "Divine Nine," this course prides itself on excellent conditioning (it is closed for maintenance four... more » Owner description: One of Carson Valley's "Divine Nine," this course prides itself on excellent conditioning (it is closed for maintenance four months out of the year) and challenging holes sure to please even the most discerning golfers. « less
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Ranked #22 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Cross-country Ski Areas; Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: For cross-country ski buffs of all ages and ability levels, this area offers more than 45 miles of groomed ski trails spread... more » Owner description: For cross-country ski buffs of all ages and ability levels, this area offers more than 45 miles of groomed ski trails spread over 9,000 acres of scenic wilderness area. « less
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Ranked #23 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: This 27-hole, championship facility overlooks the Carson River and is enhanced by numerous lakes and wetlands. The courses... more » Owner description: This 27-hole, championship facility overlooks the Carson River and is enhanced by numerous lakes and wetlands. The courses are links-style designs with water coming into play on all but three holes. « less
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Ranked #24 of 26 attractions in Carson City
Category: Casinos
Play some rounds of golf between playing the slots, blackjack, roulette or keno at this popular casino resort complex.
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Category: Government Buildings
Owner description: Named after Paul Laxalt, former governor and U.S. senator from Nevada, this beautiful building with its signature clock-tour... more » Owner description: Named after Paul Laxalt, former governor and U.S. senator from Nevada, this beautiful building with its signature clock-tour once served as a post office and library. « less
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Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Museum that preserves the heritage of firefighting with a wide collection of apparatus, equipment, photographs and other... more » Owner description: Museum that preserves the heritage of firefighting with a wide collection of apparatus, equipment, photographs and other items dating back to 1863. « less
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