Top 200 Places: Virginia City Nevada

Virginia City
Hwy 341
Virginia City,
Nevada 89440

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This small town was built in the late 1800s and was a booming mining town. The restored Old Western town now has a variety of shops with wooden walkways. Dogs are allowed to window shop with you. Dogs are also welcome to ride the Virginia & Truckee Steam Train with you. Virginia City is located about 30-40 minutes south of Reno.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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