Virginia City - Activities
an online magazine exploring the unknown and unexplained... now you can join the adventure...

Virginia City Activities

Virginia City Ghost Tours
Join the crew from Bats in the Belfry for a tour of Virginia City haunts (electromagnetic field detectors included). Click here to visit their website.

From Mark Twain memorabilia to a Red Light (as in prostitution) Museum, Virginia City has a museum for every interest. Click here for a link to the Virginia City Tourism Commission’s listing of museums…

What would a Wild West town be without “boot hill”? Virginia City’s cemeteries are easy to walk through, and full of poignant reminders that life was short and fast in the boom times. Click here for a link to the Comstock Cemetery Foundation website…

V&T Railroad Ride and Tour
The Virginia & Truckee Railroad connected Reno and Carson City with Virginia City. Now-a-days visitors can board the train in Carson City for a train ride up the mountain to Virginia City. For more information call 775-847-0380 or 775-847-0380.

Mine Tours
Extracting silver and gold from the ground through a complex system of underground mines was the hard work that led to Virginia City’s good times. Some of those mines are still welcoming visitors.
Chollar Mine Tours: 775-847-0155
Ponderosa Mine Tour: 775-847-7210
Comstock Gold Mill: email -- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stage Coach Ride with TNT Stagelines
How about a ride that’s described as “fast and fun” on an authentic stagecoach? For more information call 775-721-1496 or 775-230-1786.

Virginia City Trolley
Enjoy a narrated tour of Virginia City on a trolley or tram. Operates year-round, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. (No telephone contact given.)

Historic Virginia City Horse Drawn Carriage Tour
See the mansions, Piper's Opera House, and the red light district. Find out the true story of Julia Bulette, the famous courtesan. For more information call 775-849-0959.