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Virginia and Truckee Railway

Carson City, NV, USA
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About Virginia and Truckee Railway
Back in the days of the Comstock load, the Virginia and Truckee Railroad was making history hauling gold and silver. Now more than 70 years later, the V&T is once again traveling along the original route between Carson City and Virginia City, NV. On our fully-narrated, 24-mile roundtrip Sisters in History Route, see old mines, historic cemeteries, travel through tunnels, maybe even see some wild mustangs, then experience the Wild West in Virginia City's shops, restaurants, and saloons. Or join us for an hour-long ride on one of our popular theme trains, like THE POLAR EXPRESS(TM) Train Ride or our relaxing Wine Train into the Carson Canyon. Our regular season opens Memorial Weekend and runs through mid-October, followed by THE POLAR EXPRESS(TM), which runs mid-November to mid-December.
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Dee B wrote a review Aug 13
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Fun experience, it was very hot that day, would have helped if the cars had some type of covering. The trip said it would stop at an old Mill, but I didn't experience that. The pedals even after adjusting them were too long for 8 yr old granddaughter to use. Need a few things
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Pico B wrote a review Aug 11
Gardnerville, Nevada3 contributions
Took the new Railbike Tour today. Fun! You pedal a four-seater rail bike along the tracks. It's like taking an old time handcar down the rails, but easier. The seats adjust so that you can pedal comfortably. You can pedal as much or as little as you want since the railbike
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Nbarton99 wrote a review Dec 2019
Larkspur, California4 contributions3 helpful votes
Recommend this holiday event every year! It is fun for all ages. The experience mimics the book and is such a treat.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Elayne W wrote a review Dec 2019
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This was our third trip and we have enjoyed every one. The youth who participated were wonderful and seemed to be having a lot of fun. We highly recommend this to any family with children or go as an adult!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Robert P wrote a review Dec 2019
Reno4 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a magical train ride that duplicates the children's classic story "The Polar Express". A fun rail journey to Santa's magical village at the north pole. Santa and his helpers were wonderful with songs, entertainment, cookies and hot chocolate. A highlight for the holidays!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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