Elko is the county seat of Elko County, Nevada, and has a population of more than 18,000. It is also the county's largest city, as well as the largest one for over 130 miles in every direction, thus its motto "The Heart of Northeast Nevada". Find out more about the city and visit its various attractions with a bus rental and charter in Elko, Nevada.
Elko is home to a few annual cultural events such as the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering every January, which is a celebration of the rural West. This week-long event features music, poetry, stories, food, photography, and many others. There's also the National Basque Festival every July, wherein people celebrate the Basque culture and its ties to the local community through strongman competitions, a running of the bulls, traditional food and wine, and traditional dance and music.
Those who are into performing arts can check with the Laurena Moren Theatre for shows that are slated during your visit.
The city also has the Western Folklife Center, which is a regional non-profit organization that promotes an understanding of the culture and tradition of the people who live in the American West.
You can also visit the Northeastern Nevada Museum, which has history and art exhibits. It also has a wildlife gallery containing the state's largest collection of wild animals in the form of habitat dioramas and animals mounts.
Get on a bus rental and charter in Elko, Nevada, and learn more about the city's past. You can visit sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the U.S. Post Office - Elko Main, Ruby Valley Pony Express Station, and Elko County Courthouse.
Head to the Humboldt National Forest and the Lamoille Canyon, where you can enjoy the scenery and take pictures, have a picnic, and go on a hike along the trails.
The city also has a few parks where you can play and spend quality time with the whole family. There's Main City Park, which is Elko's largest park. It has various recreational facilities like tennis courts, basketball courts, a playground, handball courts, softball fields, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, picnic areas, and an open space.
You can also go to Greenbelt Park, Angel Park, 5th Street Park, Mountain View Park, Southside Park, and Johnny Appleseed Park.
Meanwhile, if you think it's getting too hot and you would want to take a dip in the water, Elko has a municipal swimming pool. The outdoor three-pool facility has a wading pool for kids and a tube water slide.
Golf enthusiasts can tee off at Ruby View Golf Course, an 18-hole golf facility. If you just want disc golf, there's the Humboldt River Disc Golf Course.
Elko has a Walmart Supercenter, a Kmart, a Marshalls, and plenty of other shopping opportunities. When it comes to dining, you can try restaurants and eateries like Luciano's, McAdoo's, B.J. Bull Bakery, Ogi Deli, Machi’s Saloon & Grill, Cowboy Joe, Blind Onion Pizza, Cool Beans Coffee & Ice Cream, Blue Moon Asian Cuisine & Sushi Bar, Chef Cheng’s Chinese Restaurant, Sergio’s Mexican Restaurant, and Sinfully Delicious, among many others.
Make sure you arrange for a bus rental and charter in Elko, Nevada, for your group trip around the city. It is a convenient and stress-free way to visit the city’s various attractions.