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Top 11 attractions to explore in Washoe County

Washoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 421,407, making it Nevada's second-most populous county.

Attractions in Washoe County

Bowers Mansion4005 Bowers Mansion Rd, New Washoe City, NV 89704, USA

The Bowers Mansion was built in 1863 by Lemuel "Sandy" Bowers and his wife, Eilley Orrum Bowers, and is a prime example of the homes built in Nevada by the new millionaires of the Comstock Lode mining boom.

Circus Circus Reno500 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503, USA

This is a hotel and casino which was located in Downtown reno Newada. It includes a 625 room hotel and a 66,515 sq ft casino which features free circus acts on a regular basis throughout the day over the midway which also offers 33 carnival games.

Fleischmann Planetarium1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557, USA

Fleischmann's planetarium was built in 1963. It was the first planetarium in the United States to feature a 360-degree projector capable of providing horizon-to-horizon images and through time-lapse photography showing an entire day's weather in a few minutes. DAily a lot of peoples visits this place and is one of the major tourist spot of this locality.

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church2900 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431, USA

This is a huge church of Christianity. It is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Reno.It was used as a Catholic church as late as 2004 when construction on a larger building was completed and the parish moved to current location. Daily a lot of people visits this place and is a calm and quiet surrounding.

Lake Tahoe Nevada State ParkNV-28, Incline Village, NV 89451, USA

Lake Tahoe–Nevada State Park is a state park comprising multiple management units and public recreation areas on the northeast shores of Lake Tahoe in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Mount RoseMt Rose, Nevada 89511, USA

Mount Rose is the highest mountain in Washoe County, It ranks thirty-seventh among the most topographically prominent peaks in the state. This place is famous for trekking and mountaineering. A lot of people visit this place every day.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe22222 Mt Rose Hwy, Reno, NV 89511, USA

Mount Rose Ski Tahoe is the closest ski resort to Reno, Nevada. Mt. Rose has the highest base elevation of a Tahoe-region ski resort at about 8,260 ft. The resort area is 1,200 acres and is located in Toiyabe National Forest.

National Automobile Museum10 South Lake St, Reno, NV 89501, USA

The National Automobile Museum, located just south of the Truckee River in Reno, Nevada, displays historic automobiles from the late 19th century and from throughout the 20th. Most of the vehicles displayed are from the collection of the late casino owner William F. Harrah, and so the museum is sometimes referred to as The Harrah Collection.

Pyramid LakePyramid Lake, Nevada 89510, USA

Pyramid Lake is the geographic sink of the basin of the Truckee River. Pyramid Lake is an endorheic lake. It has no outlet, with water leaving only by evaporation or sub-surface seepage.

Washoe Lake State Park4855 Eastlake Blvd, New Washoe City, NV 89704, USA

Washoe Lake State Park is a year-round public recreation area occupying 3,775 acres . It lies to the east of lake Tahoe. The area around the park is known for its high winds making Washoe Lake a popular destination for windsurfers.

Winnemucca LakeWinnemucca Lake, Nevada 89424, USA

Winnemucca Lake is a dry lake bed that features the oldest known petroglyphs in North America. it was a shallow lake that is home to several petroglyphs long believed to be very old.

Map of attractions in Washoe County