- Our list of the best things to do in Ely, Nevada, features the top 4 nearby activities — including 1 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ely, NV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 3 things to do within the city of Ely, NV , followed by 1 popular activity in the nearby city of East Ely
90% 248 votes
1100 Avenue A, P.O. Box 150040, Ely, NV 89315 MoreLess Info
A registered national historic landmark, the Nevada Northern Railway Museum offers unique and thrilling activities. Visitors can be the engineer for two hours and take one of the locomotives to the Ruth mine.
Six beehive-shaped historic ovens are the focus of the Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park. There are many other outdoor amenities as well, including camping sites, picnicking, hiking trails, fishing, and nature study paths.
89% 233 votes
1100 Avenue A, East Ely, NV 89315 MoreLess Info
Train rides are the focus of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum so that visitors can interact with history. Special rides are available as well, including event-related trains, charter rides, and the Polar Express holiday train.
93% 273 votes
Baker, NV MoreLess Info
Near the Nevada border, the Great Basin National Park features the desert, Lehman Caves, and 5,000 year old pine trees. This park is in the shadow of Wheeler Peak near the Utah border and provides opportunities for camping and hiking.