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Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Burning Man

Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Burning Man June 2, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Burning Man may be one of the largest and most misinterpreted celebrations in the world. To the outsider, this giant jubilee in the inhospitable Black Rock Desert is just a drunkfest full of drugs, naked people wearing masks and goggles and a huge sculpture of a man that burns to the ground. To a tried...

Reno River Festival

Reno River Festival April 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The very popular Reno River Festival will be held at the Truckee River Whitewater Park in downtown Reno May 6-8, 2011. This event attracts nearly 40,000 people, and the Truckee Whitewater Park is known around the globe as one of the paddle sports industry’s top whitewater events. Because of the...

Climbing the Walls at Tahoe

Climbing the Walls at Tahoe April 12, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The latest buzz around the Reno area is the approval of the world’s largest climbing wall right on the downtown strip overlooking the Reno Arch. The wall will be built on the closed Fitzgerald’s casino. The new property, to be called Comm Row will have restaurants, live music venues and...

Lake Tahoe Ice Skating

Lake Tahoe Ice Skating November 27, 2010 | Events | Read More
Temperatures in the low teens have created some great ice skating weather in the Lake Tahoe and Reno area. There are several places to ice skate around Tahoe including indoor and outdoor ice rinks and a few frozen lakes. Take precaution when going out on a frozen lake or pond and ask a local or a park...

Stuck in Lake Tahoe’s Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy it!

Stuck in Lake Tahoe’s Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy it! November 5, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The closest international airport to Lake Tahoe is the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. This airport is really convenient (unlike a lot of U.S. airports) in that it’s right in the center of town. If you are stuck at the Reno airport (most likely due to snowy weather) and have a few hours to spare,...

Lake Tahoe Style

Lake Tahoe Style October 19, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Lake Tahoe is an outdoor paradise and to enjoy it as much as possible, you have to wear the right clothes. You also want to blend in as much as possible with the locals. The Lake Tahoe and Reno areas are fairly casual and contain a lot of college and university students, and there are numerous popular...

Reno/Lake Tahoe for Burners

Reno/Lake Tahoe for Burners August 6, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Man burns in 28 days. Anyone who has ever been to Burning Man knows what that means: the clock is ticking, and its time to get ready for one of the largest parties on Earth. Even though the counter-culture celebration in the desert known as Burning Man is about 150 miles away from Lake Tahoe, the...

Essential Tahoe Snacks

Essential Tahoe Snacks July 7, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
The Lake Tahoe and Reno areas are surprisingly health-conscious. Nearly every local participates in several different outdoor sports, and for 2010 the area was ranked one of the top 25 places to live by Men’s Journal magazine because of its easy access to outdoor sports. In 2009, a poll by Gallup...

Ride ‘em Kayaker! Reno River Festival, May 7-9, 2010

Ride ‘em Kayaker! Reno River Festival, May 7-9, 2010 April 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Truckee River flows out of Lake Tahoe and dumps about 500 cubic feet of water every second through Reno and Sparks before ending up at Pyramid Lake in the Nevada desert. Local and nationally recognized kayakers will be taking advantage of this wild rush of water during the Reno River Festival. This...

Head Down to Reno for an Aces Game

Head Down to Reno for an Aces Game April 4, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The second season of the Reno Aces Minor League baseball team is heating up and will be celebrating its opening on April 8th. The first few Aces games will reward its fans with 50 cent hot dogs, fireworks after the first few games, auctions and giveaways. The brand new Aces stadium is right in downtown...