Articles by christinanellemann

Best Reno Museums for Children

Best Reno Museums for Children November 3, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Reno is not only a playground for adults, this small city has several excellent cultural experiences for both parents and children. In fact, some of the best places for children to spend their time in Reno is at the area’s museums. Here are the five best museums in the Reno area for the kids (and...

Top Five Sushi Places in Reno

Top Five Sushi Places in Reno October 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
Reno has become one of the only places that I have heard of where you can chow down on All You Can Eat sushi for a price that won’t bust your wallet. I have even met people from the Bay Area who have driven up to Reno just to have a really fresh tasting sushi lunch. There are a dozen or so excellent...

Top 10 Things to Do in Reno

Top 10 Things to Do in Reno October 14, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The Biggest Little City in the World has a surprising amount of things to do in such a small area. In the space of a day any visitor to Reno can go for a bike along the Truckee River, visit an award-winning museum or climb a mountain. Adults can live it up at any of the casinos or hiking trails in the...

Pumpkins at Nevada Lynn Emporium

Pumpkins at Nevada Lynn Emporium September 30, 2011 | What's New | Read More
On your way back on Hwy. 395 North to Reno from South Lake Tahoe you will see what looks like a cute, yellow general store surrounded by friendly wooden bears, cigar Indians and maybe a moose or two. During the month of October the Nevada Lynn Emporium is also home to a large pumpkin patch and play area...

Late-Night Dining in Reno

Late-Night Dining in Reno September 26, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
After a movie by the Truckee River or a concert at the Knitting Factory in downtown Reno, locals are apt to grab a late night snack at various places around town. This is a great time to see Reno at its most fun. In this 24-hour town there are several places where you can grab a burger or pizza and...

Haunted Places: Gold Hill Hotel

Haunted Places: Gold Hill Hotel September 19, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The Gold Hill Hotel near Virginia City is the oldest hotel in Nevada (built around 1862) and home to an excellent French restaurant, a bar, bookstore and several ghosts. The hotel has been refurbished and added on to, but the older part of the hotel also still has rooms available. Room Four is said to...

Five Best Reno Steakhouses

Five Best Reno Steakhouses September 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
In the land of cattle and ranching, there are bound to be some excellent steakhouses and Reno does not disappoint. Any red-blooded meat eater will be able to find a great meal for any budget at these five steakhouses in the area. Harrah’s Steakhouse This mainstay of old Reno has been serving some...

Reno’s Five Best Hiking Trails

Reno’s Five Best Hiking Trails July 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
There are some great hiking trails within just a few miles of the main tourist area of Reno. Most of these hikes will take you into the foothills or the mountains that surround the city and you will have access to pine trees, aspen groves, flowers, and even wildlife like deer, squirrels, chipmunks and...

Top Five Reno Spas

Top Five Reno Spas July 22, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
During a summer visit to Reno, you’ll most likely find yourself enjoying the many outdoor sports the area has to offer: hiking, biking, swimming up at Tahoe, or just playing around in the Truckee River. A trip to one of Reno’s spas is a great way to relax and recover from your exertions....

Reno on $50 a Day

Reno on $50 a Day July 19, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Visiting Reno, especially during the summer, can be a fun and fairly inexpensive trip. Hotel deals can usually be found from midweek into the weekend and getting around the city can be easy on the public bus system. Hotel deals can be found for around $30-$50 a night depending on the day and what events...