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Fun things to do in CARSON CITY

Want to visit a magical place on the edge of the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains? Then we best head to Carson City - the capitol of this breathtaking state!

First, the nature! Look around and take it in. What an amazing place! Kids can explore more of the nature with State Parks like the Washoe Lake State Park, with fun attractions and amazing views. 

Choo Choo - ready to pull into the fun station with Nevada State Railroad Museum? Great for those train loving kids!  Still not enough train? Then jump on board the V&T railroad for a fun ride on a train - very family friendly!

Kids can play AND learn (best of both worlds!) at the Carson City Children’s Museum with fun, interactive exhibits, and those smaller kids can enjoy a play-based learning environment at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada.

And for the very brave, Carson City has those unique attractions that will keep you on your toes, like the Carson City Ghost Walk! Boo!

A fun filled city with plenty of amazing things to do with kids. Let Carson City fill your day with kids fun!

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  • Carson City Ghost Walk

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    Carson City

    Join us on this very special weekend in Carson City and Carson Valley when historic ghosts will rise from their resting places to tell you their stories and guide you through our colorful ...

  • The Childrens Museum of Northern Nevada

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    Carson City

    We are a children's play-based learning environment. Exhibits include a pre-school area with manipulative problem-solving activities. Exhibits are geared for 1 year olds and up.

  • Nevada State Railroad Museum

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    (1 miles) Carson City

    "Demonstrating the Historic Railroads of Nevada, Featuring the Virginia & Truckee Railroad Collection of Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Artifacts"

  • Tumbleweeds Gymnastics

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    (2 miles) Carson City

    Fun and active movement education classes designed for all age ranges and all levels of physical ability.

  • Washoe Lake State Park

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    (7 miles) Carson City

    A great family fun outdoor adventure in Nevada, with wildlife, water sports, hiking and camping! A beautiful State Park in the heart of Washoe Valley.

  • Lake Tahoe State Park

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    (7 miles) Incline Village

    A beautiful natural oasis for the family to explore in Nevada! Great outdoor family adventures with Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, with trails to hike and bike, fishing, and camping.

  • Dayton State Park

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    (11 miles) Dayton

    Dayton State Park is located in the town of Dayton, one of Nevada's first permanent settlements. The Carson River flows through the park and offers fishing and bird watching. The Rock Point Mill, ...

  • Tumbleweeds Gymnastics

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    (11 miles) Mindon

    An active and fun way to improve movement through educational classes designed for all age groups and levels of physical ability.

  • Mormon Station State Historic Park

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    (12 miles) Genoa

    Mormon Station is the site of Nevada's first permanent nonnative settlement. A replica of the original trading post built in 1851 houses a small museum with relics of pioneer days. Picnic and group ...

  • Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

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    (13 miles) Genoa

    The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is one of Carson Valley's first and largest ranches. The ranch was home to German immigrant Heinrich Friedrich Dangberg who founded the site in 1857. A local ...

  • Zepyhr Cove Stables

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    (15 miles) South Lake Tahoe

    Guided HorsebackTrails Rides Daily AND Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Rides!

  • Heavenly Ski Resort

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    (19 miles) Wildwood South Lake Tahoe

    Skiing and snowboarding lessons and open routes catering to all ages and abilities; snow tubing; mountain gondola; ski bikes and a host of summer activities.

  • Northstar California

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    (20 miles) Truckee

    It's snow time! Fun snow sports including skiing, snowboarding and tubing, plus ice skating and small kids' fun and development zones. A great family day out on the slopes!

  • Need 2 Speed Indoor Kart Racing

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    (21 miles) Reno

    Have a zooming family day out behind the wheel at Reno's only high-speed, electric public indoor kart racing arena!

  • Nevada Museum Of Art

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    (25 miles) Reno

    A family day out surrounded by art and culture, the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno gives kids an education and insight into some incredible art through their many exhibitions.

  • The Discovery

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    (25 miles) Reno

    The Discovery (Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum), a 67,000 square foot hands-on science center location in downtown Reno, Nevada, offers learning and fun for visitors of all ages.

  • National Automobile Museum

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    (25 miles) Reno

    The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) lets you travel through time like few other places. Like people, every car has a story, a little tale about who and where and why. Especially ...

  • Wild Island Family Adventure Park

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    (26 miles) Sparks

    A fun Nevada adventure for those active families, with a range of exciting activities - from go karts, bowling to mini golf!

  • Roller Kingdom

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    (26 miles) Reno

    Roller Kingdom is Reno's hottest spot for family fun. If it's good clean fun you are looking for let Roller Kingdom be your destination. Check our Session Schedule to find a time that you can come ...

  • Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center

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    (27 miles) Reno

    An adventure into the world of space and science for the whole family in Reno! With a theater, and FREE exhibit hall with fascinating displays for an interactive experience!

  • Wilbur D May Center

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    (27 miles) Reno

    An adventure for all ages with a museum that houses a rare collection of artifacts, and a botanical garden gilled with flowers, courtyards and meadows.

  • Sierra at Tahoo Skisports

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    (31 miles) Twin Bridges

    Lots of snow related activities for the smalls. It's no fluke that famlies always find themselves smiling, laughing and having more fun at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort.

  • Fort Churchill State Historic Park

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    (32 miles) Silver Springs

    Fort Churchill was once an active U.S. Army fort. Built in 1861 to provide protection for early settlers. It was abandoned nine years later, and today the ruins are preserved in a state of arrested ...

  • Sierra Safari Zoo

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    (33 miles) Reno

    Sierra Safari Zoo is Nevada's largest zoo and the only zoo in Northern Nevada. Over the past eighteen years the Sierra Safari Zoo has become a very special part of Reno and has made great strides to ...

  • Desert Rose RV Park

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    (34 miles) 50A E Fernley

    A beautiful location to make your home whilst you explore Northern Nevada.

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