Reno, Nevada Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Reno and the surrounding area. Lake Tahoe attractions and city sights.

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  • Magic Carpet Golf

    Magic Carpet Golf

    Reno, Nevada

    Elaborate 66-hole miniature golf course with scores of monsters, dinosaurs, pagan deities and other imaginative giant hazards. Built by Bill Koplin, the father of classic mini-golf.

  • Scheels - Sportsman Attraction

    Scheels - Sportsman Attraction

    Sparks, Nevada

    The world's only sporting goods store with an indoor ferris wheel and animatronic President dummies. And a fudge shop.

  • Silver Queen

    Silver Queen

    Virginia City, Nevada

    Haunted hotel features a 15 ft. tall painting of a lady with a dress made of over 3,200 silver dollar coins.

  • Nevada State Museum: Scary Teeth, Mummified Cat

    Nevada State Museum: Scary Teeth, Mummified Cat

    Carson City, Nevada

    Features a replica silver mine in the basement, a dried-up cat found in a desert tree, and a display of bad miner teeth.

  • Cadillac Ranch Driving Range

    Cadillac Ranch Driving Range

    Carson City, Nevada

    Car collector Garth Richards had too many Cadillacs, so he buried them end-up in his golf club driving range in a tribute to Cadillac Ranch.

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