Articles Tagged ‘Reno’

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 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....

Free Things to Do in Reno

Free Things to Do in Reno July 11, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The world-renowned Artown Festival, which takes place over the month of July in Reno is in full swing. This arts and music event features hundreds of free things to do for every age. However, there are many other free things that you can do in this city at the base of the Sierra mountains. Many of these...

Reno River Festival

Reno River Festival April 26, 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...