The City of Carson City, NV
Carson City is a popular city in the state of Nevada with a total of 55,176 residents living there. Carson City is ranked as the sixth most populated city in Nevada and the 576th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Carson City is Sparks, approximately 31 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Carson City, including Waterwheel Restaurant, Bully's Sports Bar & Grill, Port of Subs, Eagles Glen Restaurant and Micasa Too - Carson City. For a larger selection of Carson City restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Carson City Museums, Casinos, Golf Courses and/or Ski Resorts, including the Bowers Mansion, Silver Oak Golf Course, Ormsby House, Nevada State Railroad Museum and Nevada State Capitol. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Carson City please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Carson City:
- Carson City Airport (CSN)
- Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL)
- Minden-Tahoe Airport (MEV)
- Reno-Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO)
- Truckee Tahoe Airport (TKF)
Carson City, Nevada Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Carson City experiences an average high temperature of 46 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 22 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.82 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Carson City with daytime temperatures averaging 86 degrees in the summer, and 48 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Carson City to receive an average of 1.59 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.35 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -22 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Carson City should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 34.
Carson City, Nevada Attractions
1Alpine Meadows - , Tahoe City,
Alpine Meadows is a ski resort in the North Lake Tahoe California area, near Squaw Valley. The resort has 11 chairlifts and 2 surface lifts covering 2,400 acres of terrain. Alpine has a vertical drop of 1,800 ft with a top elevation of 8,637 ft. Minimal accommodations are available at the resort itself, so most people opt for a hotel at Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Donner Pass, or Truckee.
2Atlantis - Reno,
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is a hotel and casino in Reno, Nevada. The property is currently owned by Monarch Casino Resort Inc. The three hotel towers have combined 1,000 guest rooms and Jacuzzi suites. In addition to having one of the largest gaming floors in the City of Reno, Atlantis is also home to the city's only Concierge Tower which encompass floors 21-25 of the Atlantis' tallest tower.
3Bijou Municipal Golf Course - , South Lake Tahoe,
The Bijou Municipal Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in El Dorado County California. Built in 1920, this South Lake Tahoe course is open may 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 530-542-6097. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 3464 Fairway Dr, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
4Boomtown - Verdi,
Boomtown Casino & Hotel Reno is a resort owned and operated by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. in Verdi, Nevada. The hotel has 318 guest rooms and suites, and the casino has a 42,000 square feet gaming area. The property is also a truck stop.
5Bowers Mansion - Carson City,
The Bowers Mansion, located between Reno and Carson City, Nevada, was built in 1863 by Lemuel "Sandy" Bowers and his wife, Eilley, and is a prime example of the homes built in Nevada by the new millionaires of the Comstock Lode mining boom.
6Brookside Municipal Golf Course - Reno,
The Brookside Municipal Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Washoe County Nevada. Built in 1964, this Reno course designed by Bob E. Baldock is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 775-856-6009. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 700 S Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502
7Cal Neva Lodge & Casino - Crystal Bay,
Cal Neva Resort, Spa & Casino is a resort and casino straddling the border between Nevada and California on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Its mailing address is in Crystal Bay, Nevada. It first opened in 1926, and currently has a total of 220 rooms including cabins, chalets and tower rooms. This lodge was once part-owned by Frank Sinatra, who held an interest from 1960 to 1963. Sinatra's gambling license was stripped by the Nevada Gaming Control Board after Chicago mobster Sam Giancana was spotted on the premises.
8Carson Valley Golf Course - Gardnerville,
The Carson Valley Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Douglas County Nevada. Built in 1960, this Gardnerville course designed by Red Swift is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 775-265-3181. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1027 Riverview Dr, Gardnerville, NV 89410
9Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center - Gardnerville,
Douglas County High School was the high school serving Douglas County, Nevada from 1915 the mid 1950s when it became a middle school. In 1988 the building was retired from educational uses. Designed by prolific Nevada architect Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps, it serves today as both the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center and a middle school and is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places.
Carson City, Nevada Hotels
Carson City, Nevada Restaurants
This is a list of Carson City Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Sandwich Shops, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
3589 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89706
6Burger King Restaurants - Burger King Restaurant No 8744
3589 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89706
Carson City Articles
Published August 4, 2011
Nestled in the Lake Tahoe California mountain pines in the enchanting Emerald Bay is Tahoe's hidden castle, the Vikingsholm Mansion open to the public for tours.
Published July 28, 2011
Sand Harbor in Lake Tahoe is a stunning family beach venue with crystal jewel tone waters and striking rock formations
Published July 27, 2011
Our family's one hour scenic guided horseback riding tour with Alpine Meadows Stables through the Lake Tahoe National Forest in Tahoe City
Published July 24, 2011
A Review of the Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe where we stayed for our summer family vacation. Activities abound all year round at this fantastic family resort.