Carson Valley

Nevada's Best Kept Secret

Carson City


Welcome to Carson City, Nevada, the gateway to your next thrilling outdoor adventure. As the capital of Nevada, this city invites you to trace the footsteps of those who shaped the state's history while forging your own path to boundless exploration. Immerse yourself in Silver State origin stories at the Nevada State Capitol and along the Kit Carson Trail in the West Side Historic District. Establish a cultural connection at the Brewery Arts Center and Carson City's two Nevada State Museums.


Carson City caters to outdoor enthusiasts, drawing hikers, bikers, golfers, anglers, and aficionados of both water and winter sports. Experience the unique and lively Carson City Triathlon, featuring an eclectic mix of a food joint, a laid-back brewery, and a historic hot springs site – an adventure like no other.

Carson Valley

Charming towns with a country allure characterize Carson Valley, nestled between the Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada and the Pinenut Mountains just south of Carson City. This pastoral region exudes a lush, green ambiance, anchored by three small towns—Minden, Gardnerville, and Genoa. Residents savor a rural lifestyle enriched by shopping, parks, restaurants, events, and the proximity to Lake Tahoe.

Minden, the Douglas County seat, is a delightful town of approximately 3,000 people and renowned as one of the premier gliding spots globally. Hosting farmer's markets, art shows, and the Show and Shine Car Show in the summer, Minden radiates a friendly atmosphere.

Adjacent to Minden, Gardnerville, with its approximately 5,600 residents, boasts a picturesque golf course along the Carson River, music-filled parks, wine walks, and the annual Carson Valley Days, drawing thousands each summer.

Genoa, the first settlement in the Nevada Territory, is a quaint town with 940 residents. Recognized for its annual Candy Dance in late September, the festival supports the town government through the sale of candy, food, and crafts. Genoa is home to the Genoa Bar, Nevada's "oldest thirst parlor," and The Pink House, a historical site serving the area's finest dishes. The nearby Genoa Lakes and Genoa Ranch golf course communities provide exceptional golf experiences with breathtaking views.
In the Carson Valley, luxury living amidst pastoral beauty thrives, featuring spectacular luxury ranches just minutes from town. Verdant pastures, nourished by Sierra snowmelt, create an idyllic setting for horses, cows, goats, pigs, and chickens.

Carson City and Carson Valley offer a diverse range of housing options, from starter cottages to contemporary suburban residences to upscale ranches. Affordability meets proximity to Lake Tahoe, making Carson City and Valley an appealing destination for a variety of lifestyles.


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