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Rhyolite Historic Site
One of the most photographed ghost towns in the West, the Bottle House, old railroad depot, and concrete ruins are all that remain. Artifacts are on display at the Gold Well Open Air Museum. Information: 775 553-2424 or P.O. Box 956, Beatty 89003. Hours: 7:00a.m.-4:00 p.m., Tue.-Sat. Season: Year-round.
Belmont Courthouse State Historic Site
Located in the picturesque ghost town of Belmont, the courthouse, built in 1876, served as the Nye county seat until 1905. (Located 45 mi. NE of Tonopah via U.S. Hwy. 6, U.S. Hwy. 376 and Monitor Valley Rd.) Information: 775 867-3001; Fax 775 867-4559 or c/o Nevada Division of State Parks, 16799 Carson Hwy., Fallon 89406. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., first weekend of each month. Season: Jun.-Aug.
Nevada's Casino Resorts
These world renowned casino gaming resorts are almost synonymous with Nevada itself. Whatever piques your imagination can be found in the themed casinos and amusements resorts that Nevada offers. For information, call the Nevada Gaming Commission: (702)486-2000
Caliente Railroad Depot
A mission-style railroad depot, built in 1923. Newly added Boxcar Museum adjacent to the depot. Information: 775 726-3129or 100 Depot, P.O. Box 553, Caliente 89008. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-2:00p.m.,Mon.-Fri.Season: Year-round.
Self-guided tour (map available) highlighting rock art, geologic features and natural resources; allow at least two hours. Information: 775 726-8100; Fax 775 726-8111 or Bureau of Land Management, Caliente Field Station, U.S. Hwy. 93, P.O. Box 237, Caliente 89008.
Gold mining town founded in 1902. Sights include the majestic Goldfield Hotel, Esmeralda County Courthouse, Santa Fe Saloon built in 1905. Information: 775 485-6365; Fax 775 485-3542 or P.O. Box 219, Goldfield 89013.