Visitors to Virginia City are encouraged by local officials to "Step Back in Time" to when the city was a mining boomtown near Reno
. When they do, they often find themselves enamored with the town's charm and history, enough to become long-time apartment renters.
During the 19th century, prospectors and travelers turned Virginia City into a pivotal stop between Denver and San Francisco, fueling the town's early economy and giving it national distinction. Today, apartment renters have a wealth of options for when they want to take a trip back to this colorful time, as Virginia City's renowned boardwalks lead to historic churches and 19th century homes. Living in an apartment in Virginia City truly gives one the experience of living in a Old West boomtown, and visits to one of the city's saloons, museums or restaurants allows residents the chance to walk amongst history.
Virginia City is the nation's largest national landmark, so it has a number of attractions and events for local apartment residents to enjoy. The Virginia and Truckee Railroad takes local apartment residents on a 35-minute train ride through Virginia City and the historic Comstock mining region. In addition, an expansion of the original rail runs all the way to nearby Carson City.
There are also countless sights to see in Virginia City, including the Storey County Courthouse - the oldest continuously operated house of law in the state - and Piper's Opera House, which was built in 1885 and still hosts performances for local apartment residents today. City officials also credit Virginia City as the "birthplace" of writer Samuel Clemens' pen name - Mark Twain.
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