Winnemuca: The City of Paved Streets
Winnemucca, Nevada is the seat of Humboldt County. Named after Chief Winnemucca who resided in the area during the 19th century, the city is rife with Native American history and culture. Buckaroo Hall of Fame and heritage Museum calls the city its home. Winnemucca holds a Basque Festival every year in honor of its 19th century Basque immigrants. While Winnemucca Municipal Airport is just a short drive from the downtown area, it does not provide scheduled passenger services. For commercial flights, the nearest one is Reno-Tahoe International Airport. You can find well-appointed Winnemucca, NV motels and hotels at affordable rates around the city.
Best Time to Visit
The summer season may prove to be too hot for tourists. The best time to visit Winnemucca, NV is from early May to early October. Most tourists come to visit the locale during June, July, and August. The slowest month for Winnemucca is November and there are hardly any visitors in town. Rates are also much lower during the offseason.
What to Do & Area Attractions
You can find plenty of shopping and dining around the business district. After attending an event at the Winnemucca Convention and Visitor’s Center, play a round at Winnemucca Golf Course. Go for a short stroll at Vesco City Park or explore the exhibits full of local history at Humboldt Museum. The Thunder Mountain Indian Monument is also close by. Raise the stakes at nearby Sundance Casino or at Model T Casino. After enjoying all that Winnemucca has to offer, relax at the Winners Inn Casino, Holiday Inn Express, or at Best Western Plus Gold Country Inn.
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