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TravelPod Member ReviewsGold Hill Hotel Virginia City
Staying in rm 4, Rosie's room. And Had a fantastic meal in the restaurant.
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... row. Amazingly, we're only about a hundred yards from the Costco Warehouse. Such a deal!
In thinking, I've omitted the fact that US 50 runs somewhat along the old route of the Pony Express. Not much is left of any of it, but signs point out when you're driving close to the trail.
Carson is located in the serious mountains of Northern Nevada. Snow can still be seen in the distance ...
... west shootout show and shopped the entire street of old west souvenir and western outfitter shops. Check out the wooden boardwalk. It's almost as old as the buildings if not as old as.
We met a new little friend as we drove "up" to Virginia City. He was just a baby but had very pretty markings. He wasn't afraid of us at all and let us take ...
... if they so desired. When we arrived here it looked like it was going to rain so we decided since it didn't start yet we better scurry on back to the hotel. We went to the saloon for a drink and snack and we also wanted to say good-bye to Karen, our reservationist, hotel clerk and bartender. What a great lady. Karen is one of the main reasons why it was so nice to stay here, she already knew us by name and made us feel ...
Our second day in Minden, Tim was determined that we would not do any more shopping.... carol equally determined to do a tad more! A slower start to the day with a lie in but after pottering around getting ourselves organized we headed out to Bonanza territory..... AKA Virginia City, a little historic township in the Sierra Nevada. After a brief stop along the way to pay homage to the Chocolate Nugget candy store ...
... at their 1880 horse drawn steamer. Arguably, the best maintained steamer of its age. There is a lot to see in the museum, but this is a must see!
After wondering the streets a bit, I found the Silver Dollar Saloon. I followed the stairs down to what appears to be a dark basement. It’s not. The patrons and I enjoyed music. Out the back door on the patio, I found live music. Jesse was playing his music’s sets to those who would enjoy the music. He is good.