The 8 Best Things to Do in Genoa, Nevada

Genoa /dʒəˈnoʊ.ə/ is an unincorporated town in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Founded in 1851, it was the first settlement in what became the Nevada Territory. It is situated within Carson River Valley and is approximately 42 miles (68 km) south of Reno at 39.005,-119.846. The population was 939 at the 2010 census.

1. Mormon Station State Historic Park

Genoa, NV 89411 Nature & Parks, State Parks
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4.5 based on 71 reviews

Mormon Station State Historic Park

Reviewed By CleopatraBunny - Flagstaff, ArizonaFlagstaff, Arizona

Snowshoe Thompson honored here!

If you know anything about mail delivery across the Sierra Nevada in the 1800's, you are familiar with Snowshoe Thompson. The Sons of Norway erected a fitting sculpture in his honor right outside the park entrance. The park itself holds a well-curated sel

2. Genoa Courthouse Museum

2304 Main Street, Genoa, NV Museums, Specialty Museums
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4.5 based on 44 reviews

Genoa Courthouse Museum

Reviewed By Donna W - Portage, MichiganPortage, Michigan

WHAT A CHARMING SMALL TOWN MUSEUM!

FEE: Nominal PARKING: On the street TIMES/HOURS OF OPERATION: May-October open daily 10-4:30 HIGH POINTS: 1.) An exhibit about Mr. Ferris, who was from Genoa, and invented the Ferris wheel, more specifically, the giant one at the Chicago World's Fair. Qui

2292 Main Street, Suite 3, Genoa, NV 89411 Museums, Shopping, Art Galleries
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5 based on 1 reviews

Reviewed By LoisW555

Fantastic addition to the quaint Town of Genoa!

This gallery features local artists, showcasing the extensive talent in Carson Valley. The selections vary in media and include outstanding water colors, oils, photos and of course beautiful and unique jewelry. They also carry a wide assortment of healing

4. Genoa Cemetery

Jack's Valley Road, Genoa, NV 89411 Sights & Landmarks, Cemeteries
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4 based on 17 reviews

Genoa Cemetery

Reviewed By mrgeewhz - Fresno, CaliforniaFresno, California

Old Cemetery

Old Cemetery on the edge of town near the Museum and near a B&B not much to visit except that there are old tombstones in the cemetery from the turn of the century. If you are an old west history fan then great go visit, If not why visit a Cemetery???

5. Genoa Lakes Golf Club

1 Genoa Lakes Valley Drive, Genoa, NV 89411 Outdoor Activities, Golf Courses
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4.5 based on 44 reviews

Genoa Lakes Golf Club

Framed by the spectacular backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this track has been consistently rated third of the "Best Courses in the State" and annually rated one of the top courses in the West.

Reviewed By markbL1656NT

Nice Place to Play

Genoa Lakes golf course is a nice place for golf. Played the Lakes course that has 4 sets of tees to challenge any ability. 14 holes have some type of water in play. Greens were soft still from winter water. Fairways were good. Staff was excellent We hope

6. Genoa Bar

2282 Main Street, Genoa, NV 89411 Nightlife, Bars & Clubs
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4.5 based on 36 reviews

Genoa Bar

Reviewed By 542jerryz - Camillus, New YorkCamillus, New York

Best bar in town

Be for warned. Drinks are made very strong. Not for sissies. Great mix if customers from bikers to stylish golfers. Lots of atmosphere. Service was excellent. Two thumbs up.

7. David Walley's Hot Springs & Spa

2001 Foothill Rd, Genoa, NV 89411-1504 Nature & Parks, Spas & Wellness, Hot Springs & Geysers
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3.5 based on 65 reviews

David Walley's Hot Springs & Spa

David Walley’s Resort is a relaxing retreat near many outdoor adventures. It’s located in Genoa in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains 20 miles east of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy spacious hotel-suite, condo-style accommodations from 346 to 1,300 square feet including studios, one- and two-bedroom villas, plus two- and three-bedroom cottages. You’ll love saving money by preparing meals in your kitchen or kitchenette with cookware with tableware. Our laundry facility, parking and resort-wide Wi-Fi are free. Picturesque Lake Tahoe features world-class ski slopes, several State and National Parks, scenic hiking trails, watersports and other year-round outdoor recreation. You’ll also enjoy top dining and entertainment, plus casino action day and night. The Nevada resort’s historic location overlooks conservation land and stunning views. The resort is famous for its natural mineral hot springs that flow through the resort into pools.

Reviewed By Susan S - La Crescenta, CaliforniaLa Crescenta, California

Relaxation during the day, beautiful meals to begin and end

We took a 1-night spa getaway here, and it made for a fabulous bday celebration. The room was very spacious (really a tiny apartment) and well-appointed (I especially appreciated the jacuzzi tub, when we didn't want to bother going out to the hot springs

8. Genoa Ranch Golf Course

2901 Jacks Valley Road, Genoa, NV 89411 Outdoor Activities, Golf Courses
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5 based on 4 reviews

Genoa Ranch Golf Course

Positioned at 4,500 feet above sea level, this 18-hole championship course was carved out of the eastern Sierras and overlooks the Carson Valley below.

Reviewed By rmc1971 - Leesburg, VirginiaLeesburg, Virginia

Great course!

Just amazing course. Views were incredible and course conditions were terrific. Loved every minute of it. Bring your A game, as the course will penalize errant shots more than most courses. Troon management does it again!

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