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48 Hours in Carson City, Nevada

48 Hours in Carson City, Nevada

May 17, 2019

Less than 30 minutes from Reno and Lake Tahoe, Carson City, Nevada couldn’t be the more perfect location for a…

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The Best Holiday Happening in Nevada? The Polar Express™ Train Ride

The Best Holiday Happening in Nevada? The Polar Express™ Train Ride

October 14, 2018

Nevada is home to many famous attractions. Las Vegas features a plethora of shows, restaurants, and themed activities that are…

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Polar Express returns to the V&T Railway for Seventh year

Polar Express returns to the V&T Railway for Seventh year

December 4, 2017

Scenery and history are typically what you would associate with the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, but this time of year,…

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Polar Express again lights up Christmas season in Carson City

Polar Express again lights up Christmas season in Carson City

November 24, 2017

If you’re needing a fun holiday treat for the whole family, this is definitely the activity for you. First of…

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V&T Railway Polar Express takes passengers on a journey to the North Pole

V&T Railway Polar Express takes passengers on a journey to the North Pole

November 21, 2017

Now, fans of the book and movie can take their own journey to the North Pole on the Virginia and…

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V&T Railway’s Polar Express kicks off 7th season; nearly sold out again

V&T Railway’s Polar Express kicks off 7th season; nearly sold out again

November 20, 2017

The hottest travel ticket this time of year is from Carson City to the North Pole. More than 17,900 people…

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The Polar Express leaves the station, begins limited run

The Polar Express leaves the station, begins limited run

November 19, 2017

The V&T Railroad enters its seventh year of providing the holiday-themed experience to guests of all ages in partnership with…

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Want family fun in Nevada? Just head north.

Want family fun in Nevada? Just head north.

September 10, 2017

Planning your family getaway can be exhausting. Long drives, overpriced parks, and conventional activities can turn the amusing into the…

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Hop On THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Hop On THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

September 1, 2017

It was so fun to do this ride as a family, and we highly recommend for everyone who can get…

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Melodrama Aboard the V&T Railway

Melodrama Aboard the V&T Railway

August 20, 2017

It’s not every day where one in the Lake Tahoe/Northern Nevada region can see a melodrama, the primary form of…

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V&T’s Melodrama Trains a Toast to Old West

V&T’s Melodrama Trains a Toast to Old West

August 10, 2017

The dinner and melodrama trains include Old West flavor and scenic vistas on a 45-minute round-trip ride into the Carson…

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Riding the Nevada Rails

Riding the Nevada Rails

June 20, 2017

High in the red rocks of western Nevada, the Virginia & Truckee Railroad runs a 100-year-old steam locomotive that carries…

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See the Wild West as you ride these historic rails (tickets go fast)

See the Wild West as you ride these historic rails (tickets go fast)

May 17, 2017

Rail fans, get ready. Two of Nevada’s top summer attractions get rolling this month, offering chances to ride historic routes…

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Nevada Celebrates History and Harvest at Fall Events

Nevada Celebrates History and Harvest at Fall Events

September 27, 2016

As the leaves begin to change, so do the types of events in the Silver State. Fall brings a variety…

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15 Fall Getaway Ideas For Guys

15 Fall Getaway Ideas For Guys

September 5, 2016

Fall is almost here and it’s time to head out for one last warm weather adventure before the snow and…

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2016 Toast of the Canyon Train Ride

2016 Toast of the Canyon Train Ride

August 22, 2016

Annie Woods talks with V&T’s Candy Duncan about the 2016 Toast of the Canyon Train Ride.

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Melodrama Train Ride, “Train to Danger!”

Melodrama Train Ride, “Train to Danger!”

July 11, 2016

Annie Woods talks with V&T’s Candy Duncan about the 2016 Dinner & Melodrama Train Ride, “Train to Danger!”.

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The Authentic Tourist Train from Nevada’s Carson City to Virginia City

The Authentic Tourist Train from Nevada’s Carson City to Virginia City

July 11, 2016

Put the thrill of a 21-mile ride on an authentic steam train, carrying you back to the fabulously wealthy silver…

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Silver State Update

Silver State Update

June 28, 2016

Kyle Horvath of Carson City Visitors Bureau visits V&T’s Candy Duncan at Eastgate Depot to talk about the unique, historical and authentic train rides on the V&T.

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Beyond the lights. Beyond expectations.

Beyond the lights. Beyond expectations.

February 19, 2016

Nevada is known for its bright lights, big cities, and bigger events. With the popular allure of Las Vegas, Reno,…

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