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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"This two-hour narrated Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities that will delight everyone in your family or group. As you cruise to through and back from Emerald Bay you will learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history. Hear tales of Fenette Island (nicknamed ""little rock island"") within the bay as well as the Vikingsholm Castle the stone mansion on its shores.You will even get a look below Lake Tahoe's surface with a special video presentation of ""Sunken Treasures of Lake Tahoe"". This is a state-of-the-art video presentation showing what lies deep beneath the brilliant blue of Lake Tahoe's surface. Travel 500 feet below the waters of Glenbrook Bay to tour th the majestic vessel that cruised Lake Tahoe for 50 years before being sunk by her owners.See underwater canyons and rocky bluffs that until now have never been seen by human eyes. Cruise through recently discovered ancient forests of petrified tr
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"This two-hour narrated Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities that will delight everyone in your family or group. As you cruise to through and back from Emerald Bay you will learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history. Hear tales of Fenette Island (nicknamed ""little rock island"") within the bay as well as the Vikingsholm Castle the stone mansion on its shores.You will even get a look below Lake Tahoe's surface with a special video presentation of ""Sunken Treasures of Lake Tahoe"". This is a state-of-the-art video presentation showing what lies deep beneath the brilliant blue of Lake Tahoe's surface. Travel 500 feet below the waters of Glenbrook Bay to tour th the majestic vessel that cruised Lake Tahoe for 50 years before being sunk by her owners.See underwater canyons and rocky bluffs that until now have never been seen by human eyes. Cruise through recently discovered ancient forests of petrified tr
From $63.00
 
Heavenly Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery
"Servicing a total of 36 resorts the are regarded as the industry leader in ski and snowboard rental delivery service and have won rave reviews for their unparalleled customer service personalized attention and quality of equipment.You can expect:Free Delivery & Custom Fitting Opens Early & Closes Late Top of the Line Equipment Slope-side Assistance Available Easy Return Process You you choose the place and your rentals will arrive on time to custom fit your equipment in the comfort of your lodging. The service revolves entirely around your needs during your time in South Tahoe and they offer deliveries anywhere between 7:30am to 10 contact the local operator. The professional rental technicians can meet you in no time and get you back on the slopes in a flash. When you are ready to return your equipment just call and arrangements will be made for our ski concierge to swing over and collect all of your gear. Delivery service is only for those directly in the South Tahoe (Heavenly
From $104.00

More General in Carson City

St Peter's Church

This Gothic Revival church was built at a cost of $5,500 from 1867 to 1868, five years after the parish was organized. The first service was held in the church on August 9, 1868, although it was not...
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Geoff_Wright
Oct 01, 2004

Time for a drink!

Strolling around the historic area, (was it Curry Street?), I came across the Old Globe Saloon. It certainly looked old from the outside, and, on entering, it was just as old on the inside too! As I...
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Geoff_Wright
Oct 01, 2004

The Former post Office Building

Originally, the building in this photo functioned as the Carson City Post Office, Land Office, Weather Bureau and U.S. District Court. It included Carson City's first and only clock tower, which rises...
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Geoff_Wright
Oct 01, 2004

Sierra Nevada

The mountains of the Sierra Nevada dominate the landscape of northwestern Nevada. It is a beautiful setting and the Reno/Carson City area is growing fast. Not too hot in the summer and not too cold in...
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zrim
Feb 14, 2004

One Final House

The Stewart-Nye Residence was built by Mr Stewart in 1860. It was later owned by the Territorial Governor Nye. Like many of these homes, the trees and other vegetation that now surround them makes for...
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Geoff_Wright
Jul 26, 2003

Nevada State Capitol

The Nevada State Capitol was designed by San Francisco architect Joseph Gosling for $250, and built by local building contractor Peter Cavanaugh between 1870 and 1871. The Sandstone for the building...
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Geoff_Wright
Jul 24, 2003
 
 
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The 'Blue Line Trail'

Visiting these historic houses has to be one of the 'single' most important activities. The house here is 'Springmeyer', built in 1908. These houses are all occupied, mostly as domestic residences,...
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Geoff_Wright
Jul 24, 2003

'Dedicated to you, A Free Citizen in a Free Land'

Many people will have heard of America's 'Liberty Bell'. the bell in the picture is situated outside of the Nevada State Museum. I just had to read the inscription, part of which is reproduced here,...
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Geoff_Wright
Jul 24, 2003

Drive up to Lake Tahoe if You're in Carson City

Carson City is a great place, but you must drive up to Lake Tahoe if you haven't been to the lake before. It's one of the most beautiful places in the world (my opinion, of course), and it's only a...
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Kiisu
Aug 24, 2002

More Houses to See

This house (Smail) was built in 1862, and therefore appears to be one of the oldest houses in Carson City. It is now being used as an antiques/gift shop.
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Geoff_Wright
Jul 24, 2003

Top Hotels in Carson City

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10 Hospitality Way, Carson City, Nevada, 89706, United States
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4055 North Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada, 89706, United States
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2171 Highway 50 East, Carson City, Nevada, 89701, United States
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3870 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada, 89701, United States
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900 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada, 89701, United States
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3103 N. Carson St., Carson City, Nevada, 89701, United States
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Things to Do Near Carson City

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LAKE TAHOE

My friend and I visited in September and we found this was a great time to visit. The weather was chilly a couple of days especially by the water but on other sunnier days it we quite warm. It...
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Eagle Lake

This was a great hike. The trail starts at Eagle Falls Trailhead parking lot. The trail is clearly marked and not too difficult. After going a short ways you'll come to a footbridge overlooking the...
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National Automobile Museum

The National Automobile Museum is the sum of the original Harrah's Auto Museum that once had over 1,400 cars and is probably one of the top attractions in Reno...and for good reasons. It is also...
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