The quaint Western Town of Genoa is rich in history dating all the way back to the mid 1800s with ties to the 1849 Gold Rush and the legendary Pony Express. The town is set at the foothills of the awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, home to world class skiing and its crown jewel, Lake Tahoe. Visitors from around the world enjoy the beauty and small town feel of Historic Genoa.
With the Sierras as the backdrop, Genoa is a place where visitors can park and walk to everything. From the hiking trails that take you to amazing views above Genoa and the Carson Valley, to golfing and ghost tours, there is something for everybody.
If you plan on staying the night, Genoa has multiple bed and breakfasts and a boutique hotel. In addition, there are multiple large hotels within 7 miles of Cottonwood Cottage.