Mother’s Day Train

Diesel Train Rides

Every Mom receives a long stem rose!

Enjoy a special pre-season diesel train ride with Mom. Virginia City has many options for brunch and shopping for that special gift. Spectacular scenery and authentic Wild West history.


  • Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th, 2019
  • Depart Carson City (Eastgate Depot) 10:00am – Arrive Virginia City (F Street Depot) 11:30am 
  • Depart Virginia City (F Street Depot) 3:00pm – Arrive Carson City (Eastgate Depot) 4:15pm
  • Complimentary shuttle to C Street in Virginia City

Carson City-Virginia City Route

Sisters in History Route • 24-mile Roundtrip

Route Highlights

  • Scenic route through the Virginia Range
  • Tunnel No. 2 – 566 feet long
  • American Flat – site of a once-bustling mining town
  • Scales/water stop – 260,000 tons of ore valued at billions of dollars were weighed at this location
  • Possible wild mustang sightings
  • Overman Open Mining Pit – 120 feet deep
  • Fully narrated tour