Heritage Round Trip Diesel Train to Gold Hill Depot

Running 7 times a day

Ride to Gold Hill in our beautifully restored outdoor cars. The 35 minute excursion has several open cars for cooler temperatures and seeing the sites. Dine and shop in Virginia City before or after your ride.

Thunderbird Lodge Wine & Cheese Tour

Tuesday and Friday at 2pm

Sip wine, beer and munch on artisan cheese, and charcuteries in the beautiful Thunderbird Gardens. The grounds feature numerous, interesting small buildings.

The October Pumpkin Patch Express

Select Oct weekends at 11:20, 1:20, 3pm. Dusk train on Fridays at 5pm

Pick your perfect pumpkin! Ride to the patch on any of these 3 weekends: Oct 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 and pick your gourd on a beautiful fall day. Prefer a spookier time? Try our dusk train on Friday, Oct 18 or 25th at 5pm

Thunderbird Lodge Classic Tour

Tuesday & Friday - 9:30am, 11am and 12:30pm

The Thunderbird Lodge is one of the best examples of a great residential estate on Lake Tahoe. Built in 1939, it was designed to blend harmoniously with its surroundings.

2024 UC Davis Science Center Tour

Make your reservation today

When you visit the Science Center, you learn the latest findings from the world-class UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC), a global leader in research on Lakes.

Labor Day Weekend Heritage Battle Trains

Aug 31 & Sept 1, 2024

Imagine cannon fire rolling over the Flowery Mountains, the thunder of cavalry charges, and the strategic advances of infantry—such dramatic scenes are not just the stuff of history books, but a reality on Labor Day Weekend.

Heritage Days Champagne Battle Train

Saturday, August 31 at 7pm

Relax and sip cool champagne in your seat while the cannon balls roar by you. The Comstock Reenactors are considered some of the best in the West and are always entertaining while teaching you about the only war fought on US soil.