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Beat the traffic: Take the bus to the camel races

By ThisIsReno

VIRGINIA CITY NEWS RELEASE

Virginia City Camel Races. Image courtesy of the Virginia City Tourism Commission.

Virginia City Camel Races. Image courtesy of the Virginia City Tourism Commission.

For hassle free transportation to Virginia City’s 54th annual International Camel Races Sept. 6-8, a shuttle bus is available.

The shuttle bus will pick up each morning at 10 a.m. at the Summit Sierra Mall and drop passengers off at the Delta Parking lot next to the Bucket of Blood Saloon in Virginia City. The return trip bus will depart from the Delta Parking lot at 4:30 p.m. The shuttle will run each day of the races, Friday through Sunday.

Roundtrip tickets are available for purchase in advance online at VCCamelRaces.com for $25.

For more information on Virginia City, visit www.visitvirginiacitynv.com or call the Virginia City Tourism Commission at 775-847-7500.

A short 30-minute drive from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport takes visitors to one of the largest historic districts in the United States – Virginia City. Come experience this mining boomtown as it was in the 1800s. Step back in time while visiting the numerous historic buildings, saloons, churches and museums or take a mine tour or even ride a real steam train. The Comstock Adventure Passes offer the best value with discounted attraction packages.  For lodging, event calendar or Comstock Adventure Passes, visit online or call 775-847-7500. The Visitor Information Center is at 86 South C St., Virginia City.