Top 10 highlights for a Reno-Tahoe getaway
Reno-Tahoe is a family-friendly getaway, offering tons of fun for kids
and adults alike. Add some of these Top 10 attractions to your travel
- Catch a ballgame: Downtown Reno is home to a new ballpark and the
Reno Aces, a Triple A team. The boys of summer are playing in Reno-Tahoe.
- Hit the slopes: Reno-Tahoe offers the largest concentration of
board resorts in North America - 18 within an hour drive of Reno-Tahoe
- Shop till you drop: The
is great in Reno-Tahoe, including the new Legends at Sparks Marina
in Sparks, Nev., which boasts more than 70 stores and restaurants,
including Scheel's, the World's Largest All Sports Store at almost
300,000 square feet.
- A river runs through it: The
Truckee River winds through downtown Reno and downtown Sparks, offering
great opportunities for recreation and relaxation during the warm
months. Whitewater enthusiasts can paddle to their heart's content in
the two whitewater parks.
Take a stroll along the River Walk District, Reno?s New Downtown. Shop,
eat, enjoy the museums and music.
- The Jewel of the Sierra:
Lake Tahoe is 45 minutes from Reno-Tahoe International Airport and
downtown Reno - a great day trip whether it is summer or winter.
other option is
Pyramid Lake, a beautiful lake in the middle of the
desert with pyramid formations and Indian folklore surrounding the lake.
Also, there is
- The Comstock Lode: Step back to Wild West times in Virginia City. The
preserved epicenter of the Comstock Lode features classic buildings,
old saloons and a cast of characters that is always entertaining.
- V&T Railroad: Ride the rails of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad in
Carson City, Nevada's capitol. Working steam engines hearken back to
the golden age of rail travel.
- Wine and dine: Reno-Tahoe is known for
adventure and Nevada-style gaming, but hundreds of
serving everything from casual to five-star fare also make it a great
destination for culinary enthusiasts.
- Culture connection: Reno-Tahoe is home to
31 museums, including the Nevada Museum of Art, the National Automobile
Museum and the Nevada State Museum - live Nevada's rich culture.
Hot August Nights
Nevada Museum of Art
Nevada State Museum
National Auto Museum
Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
Reno Hidden Treasures
Reno Top 10 things to do
Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)
The W. M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum - McKay
Wild Island Water Park-250 Wild Island Court, Spark, NV 89434 (775) 359-2927
The Discovery-Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum Science Museum
490 S. Center St. (775)786-1000
Paradise Cove Fun Center Children's Amusement Center- 9475 Double R. Blvd
Fun Quest Video Arcade (Family-oriented video arcade at a resort) 2500
E. 2nd St. (775)789-2000
Jump Man Jump Recreation Center 335 Edison Way (775) 856-3226
Animal Ark, An Encounter with the Wild Side - 1265 Deerlodge Rd., Reno,
EZ AIR Indoor Trampoline Park Amusement Park (Upbeat spot for jumping
kids and adults) 895 E. Patriot BLVD #103 (775)853-1200
Wilbur D. May Center Museum-Museum, Arboretum, and Botanical Gardens-1595
N. Sierra St. (775) 785-5961
Roller Kingdom- Large roller-skating center for all ages-515 E. 7th
St. (775) 329-3472
GSR Bowling Center 3.5 (11) Bowling Alley (50 lane bowling alley with
a lounge) 2500 E. 2nd St. (775) 789-2296