Carson City wins travel award

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Travel Network, ( a travel and leisure Website dedicated to promoting visitor hotspots throughout the Silver State, has selected Carson City ( as its 2013 “City of the Year.”

Publisher David Toll writes “… Carson has developed an almost metropolitan flavor, enhanced at last by the opening of the freeway and the removal of the endless tide of traffic from Carson Street. Now the downtown belongs to the people again and there are even hints of glamor and of life after dark.”

Earlier this year, travel Website named Carson City one of the best 2012 family destinations in the United States.

Notable areas of interest mentioned were the V&T Railroad, the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Nevada State Museum and Carson Hot Springs.

As Nevada’s state capital, Carson City maintains a high level of outdoor and recreational offerings including an award-winning symphony, an acclaimed month-long jazz festival, theater and performance art shows complete with a bustling restaurant scene.

Outdoor recreation options that draw visitors by the thousands include golf at the Divine Nine ( golf courses, hiking and biking trails, world-class fishing, river rafting, narrated walks through historic Victorian neighborhoods, and steam train excursions to Virginia City on the famous V&T Railway.

For more information on travel deals, dining, lodging, activity information visit or call 800-Nevada-1.

Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau

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