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    Day 2

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    Westward Expansion History and Animal Sanctuary Visit onto Reno

    You will visit two local museums to explore the westward expansion along the California Trail, similar to the route you are taking today. Another interesting stop will be the Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary with unusual animal residents that you can meet on a tour.
    12 mi15 min
    California Trail Interpretive Center
    09:151 hr

    California Trail Interpretive Center

    Landmark
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    You first stop is just outside of Elko at the California Trail Center. This modern building houses many exhibits and dioramas about the westward expansion and contributions of emigrants to develop the American identity.
    You'll learn about the tragedy of the Donner Party and adventures from the California Gold Rush. You can also hike the surrounding trails, participate in an interpretive program, and get your questions answered by staff.
    Hours Wednesday-Sunday: 9 am - 4:30pm Closed Monday and Tuesday.
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    115.3 mi1 hr 50 min
    Winnemucca Pizzeria & Bar
    12:151 hr

    Winnemucca Pizzeria & Bar

    Restaurant
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    Head into the town of Winnemucca to the Winnemucca Pizzeria for a lunch break. This hometown pizzeria features all the traditional pizzas, calzones, salads, pastas, and paninis.
    Try a specialty pizza like the Potato Rosemary with thinly sliced red potatoes, fresh rosemary, bacon, mozzarella, and white sauce. Another pizza you won't see else where is the Quinn River featuring carne asada, jalapeno, onion, mozzarella, and white sauce.
    0.6 mi5 min
    Humboldt Museum
    13:301 hr

    Humboldt Museum

    Museum
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    Your history tour continues at the Humboldt Museum in Winnemucca, Nevada. The museum has many displays explaining the history and culture of the area. You will see Ice Age remains, cowboy keepsakes, American Indian collection, vintage automobiles, and art nouveau antiques.
    You can also explore historic buildings on site such as the Richardson-Saunders house from 1899, an episcopal church built in 1907, and the Greinstein display building from the 1880s.
    Hours Wednesday - Friday: 9am - 4pm Saturday: 10am - 4pm Closed Sunday-Monday Visit Website
    38.4 mi40 min
    Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary
    15:151 hr

    Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary

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    At this stop, you will visit a non-profit wildlife rehabilitative center, called Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary, which provides placement for animals in need. Animal residents come through placement requests and rescues from government and law enforcement agencies, veterinarians, and citizens.
    Safe Haven is located on a total of 320 acres with animal residents such as a bobcat, lynx, cougar, lion, black bear, serval, caracal, and more. Tours to meet the residents are offered every day as part of admission.
    Hours Open seven days a week: 9am - 4pm General tours offered daily at 9am, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm Tour reservations are not required, but plan to arrive several minutes prior to your preferred tour time to check-in.
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    141.3 mi2 hrs 15 min
    Great Full Gardens
    18:301 hr 30 min

    Great Full Gardens

    Restaurant
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    Drive into Reno and stop at Great Full Gardens for your dinner. This dining establishment offers colorful unique dishes full of flavor and goodness. You can pick from bowls, soups, salads, pizza, burgers, and even waffles. They also have a large menu that caters to anyone with dietary needs.
    Try out Juli's Brown Rice Saute with sauteed spinach, cabbage, broccoli, white beans, avocado, cucumber, cilantro, and lemon oil dressing. They are also known for their 100% organic cold pressed juices like You Glow Girl with pineapple, apple, lemon, and ginger.
    2.3 mi10 min
    Best Western Plus Sparks-Reno Hotel
    20:1510 hrsHotels

    Best Western Plus Sparks-Reno Hotel

    8.7
    Spend your night at one of the many hotel options in Reno. You can consider one like Best Western Plus in Sparks, which is near the Great Full Gardens where you had dinner.
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