Carson City is nestled between Reno and Lake Tahoe. Named after the mountain man, Kit Carson, it has served as Nevada's capital since it's statehood in 1864. Carson City offers year-round activities including unique restaurants, historical attractions, golf, museums and gaming. The breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and fresh air offer a welcomed reprieve from the daily hustle and bustle.
With a population of over 50,000, Carson City has developed into a robust town offering warm summer days perfect for hiking and outdoor activities. And, at just 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe, residents and visitors can soak up the sun on the beach and take a dip in the cool water. During the winter months, Carson City is close to skiing, sledding and many other outdoor activities.
Living in Carson City still offers the small town experience while allowing you to enjoy some of the features of a larger metropolis. And with Reno being a quick, 30-minute drive on the newly opened I-580 connector, Carson City residents can take in the amazing amenities of its neighbor.