- The list below includes 133 free or cheap things to do in or near Genoa, Nevada, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, National & State Parks, Parks and Historic Buildings.
- From Mormon Station State Historic Park to Genoa Town Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Genoa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Carson City, Virginia City, South Lake Tahoe and Tahoe City.
The first permanent non-native settlement in Nevada is showcased at the Mormon Station State Historic Park. A museum and replica trading post are available at the park in addition to picnic facilities and a wide-open park with trees and large lawns.
Located along an old Pony Express route, the Genoa Courthouse Museum features exhibits related to western history. It includes period-authentic jail cells and exhibits centered on an old-time post office and blacksmith's shop.
Home to eight movie screens, Ironwood Stadium Cinema 8 offers a modern day movie going experience. Showing the latest hot movie titles, the theatre is known for their gourmet popcorn and affordable ticket prices.
At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, visitors can get an inside glimpse of the past to see what ranch life was like for the valley's early settlers. In addition to original furnishings, the ranch features other artifacts from Nevada's history.