Looking for something hot and spicy to do this weekend? Look no further than Virginia City’s Chili on the Comstock event. Taking place May 2 and 3, the event promises to heat up your weekend and introduce you to some of the best chili makers this side of the Mississippi River. More than 30 amateur […]
Virginia City, Nevada, offers dads the opportunity to make their daughters feel like Victorian-era princesses with a special day in the historic town. The Father-Daughter Day & Dance, February 28, 2015, features a special “day on the Comstock,” which includes a flower for daughters, old-time photo portraits, lunch for two, a hot cocoa or coffee, […]
SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. — From boat regattas to steam train rides to breathtaking fireworks, Nevada offers plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day. This summer, make the most of the holiday by attending one of the state’s many spectacular Fourth of July events. “Nevada has a distinctive role in American history, given […]
Reno-Tahoe, Virginia City to welcome German tour operators, travel writers for tourism-promoting visit
SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) and industry partners will host a Reno-Lake Tahoe German Ski Tour starting Wednesday for tour operators and travel journalists who will experience the area’s excellent skiing, dining, entertainment and hospitality, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced today. The week-long tour, March 17-24, […]
The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) has awarded 68 grants totaling more than $365,000 to help rural communities promote attractions that draw visitors and generate revenue for local economies.
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO NEWS RELEASE The Comstock Lode and Virginia City in its heyday still fascinates us today. When you look at items of the time – posters from Piper’s Opera House, photos of the lively saloons, Mark Twain’s articles in the Territorial Enterprise – you begin to imagine what it would have been […]
Nevada Tourism news release By Chris Chrystal Northwestern Nevada has a major new attraction with the long-awaited opening of the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad, rebuilt 71 years after being shut down. The railroad is now carrying passengers between the famous mining town of Virginia City and the state capital, Carson City. Rides began Aug. […]
The Nevada Fire Safe Council, Resource Concepts, Inc., Storey County Fire Department and the Nevada Division of Forestry are collaborating on fuels reduction in the Virginia City Highlands outside of Reno. Pat Murphy from the Fire Safe Council discusses the project and the work being done.