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Reno/Tahoe: Most Popular Articles

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Safe and Free Trick-or-Treating Events in Reno,...
Safe and free Halloween trick-or-treating in Reno is available at several places, including locations in parks and inside different venues around town.
Halloween Pumpkin Patches around Reno / Tahoeo,...
Pumpkin patches and corn mazes around Reno provide fun Halloween and harvest time activities for everyone in the family, from the kids to mom and dad.
Halloween Parties for Adults in the Reno area
Here are Halloween parties, events and activities just for adults in the Reno / Tahoe region.
Visit These Reno Area Haunted Houses for scary...
Halloween haunted houses provide that scary jolt needed by many to properly enjoy the Halloween experience around the Reno, Nevada area.
Halloween Events in Reno - Haunted Houses,...
For a fun Halloween in the Reno area, check out this wide selection of activities. There is safe trick-or-treating for the little ones, adult fun for grown-ups, and lots of other Halloween events in between.
Where to Vote Early in Reno and Washoe County,...
Here are the locations for early voting in Reno, Sparks, and other areas of Washoe County, Nevada.
Halloween Costumes and Stores in the Reno area,...
The Reno area has several stores with Halloween costumes and other spooky supplies.
Halloween Events at the Library
Our Washoe County Library holds a variety of Halloween activities for children and families. Bring the kids for some Halloween fun at a library branch near you.
Events this month in the Reno / Lake Tahoe Region
Reno events and things to do are numerous and exciting. Our calendar keeps you informed about the current events, shows, festivals, and entertainment.
Washoe County School District Calendar -...
Here is the Washoe County School District calendar for those schools observing a traditional schedule.
Nevada Day Celebration and Parade in Carson City
Nevada Day commemorates Nevada's admission to the union in 1864. Nevada Day is celebrated annually on the last Friday in October.
Halloween in Northern Nevada
For a fun Halloween in northern Nevada areas, check out this wide selection of activities in Virginia City, Carson City, the Carson Valley, and Fallon.
Taylor Creek Visitor Center at Lake Tahoe
The Taylor Creek Visitor Center at Lake Tahoe is operated by the U.S. Forest Service. Taylor Creek Visitor Center has educational exhibits, events, and activities related to the Lake Tahoe Basin and is a great destination for family fun.
Family Fun Things to Do in the Reno, Sparks,...
These places for family activities in the Reno area include options for things to do both indoors and outside.
Halloween Trains in the Reno / Tahoe Area and...
Enjoy Halloween with a special holiday train ride. Halloween trains run on the V & T Railroad, plus other locations in Nevada and northern California.
Lake Tahoe New Year's Eve Holiday Activities...
New Year's Eve holiday activities, events, and shows at Lake Tahoe include parties at ski resorts, casinos, and nightclubs.
Learn about Nevada Liquor Laws and the Legal...
Here are things you should know about Nevada liquor laws, including the legal drinking age, hours bars can be open, and who can be served alcohol.
Your Best Guide to Cinemas in the Reno Area
Reno and Sparks movie theaters - the metro area supports five multi-screen theaters, a cinema at the Grand Sierra Resort, star films at the Fleischmann Planetarium, and a real functioning drive-in.
2014 Primary Election Nonpartisan Office...
Meet the candidates running for nonpartisan offices in the 2014 Primary Election in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County, Nevada.
2014 Primary Election Partisan Office...
These are the candidates running for partisan offices in the 2014 Primary Election in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County, Nevada.
Early Voting in Reno and Washoe County, Nevada,...
You can vote early in Nevada elections. Here is the information you need to cast your ballot before Election Day.
Reno Region Road & Highway Conditions
Know Reno road and highway conditions before starting your trip, whatever your route. I 80, US 50, US 395, and other Nevada roads are subject to travel restrictions and closures anytime, especially in winter.
Thanksgiving Day Dining in Reno and Sparks
There are plenty of places in Reno and Sparks serving Thanksgiving dinner. Check out these choices if cooking and a house full of people aren't your thing.
Nevada Wolf Pack Football Schedule of Games for...
The Wolf Pack football team at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) plays home games at Mackay Stadium on the UNR campus.
Haunted Buildings and Places Around Reno
Looking for ghosts? Here are some of the best places to visit in the Reno area for those seeking haunted places and the opportunity for ghostly experiences.
Everything You Need to Know About Reno's 2014...
Information about the 2014 mayor election and candidates in the City of Reno, Nevada.
Fall Fish Festival at Taylor Creek Visitor...
The Fall Fish Festival (formerly Kokanee Salmon Festival) is an annual free family event at Lake Tahoe's Taylor Creek Visitor Center.
Christmas and Holiday Activities Guide for Reno...
Christmas and the holidays around Reno are full of events and activities for everyone in the family.
Thanksgiving Day Holiday Weekend in Reno
Here are numerous ways to enjoy family and friends on Thanksgiving Day and weekend around the Reno / Lake Tahoe region.
Learn about the Medical Marijuana Program in...
Nevada citizens can participate in the Medical Marijuana Program and obtain legal permission to use marijuana as a treatment for certain medical conditions.
Guide to Recreation at Nevada's Pyramid Lake
Pyramid Lake is a recreation destination north of Reno, Nevada, featuring boating, fishing, camping, wildlife viewing, bird watching, photography.
Everything You Need to Know about Taxes in...
Learn about Reno sales taxes, property taxes, and other government levies on your wallet. Nevada has no state income tax. Nevada taxes are generally low, but not non-existent.
Monthly Free Events and Activities at the...
The Washoe County Library hosts free activities and events each month. Everyone will find something of interest at all library branches.
Fall Color in the Reno and Northern Nevada Region
Reno and northern Nevada may be in the dry Great Basin, but we have beautiful fall color displays if you know where and when to look.
What You Should Know about Nevada's Legal...
Brothels have legally existed in Nevada since the 1800s. Under current Nevada law, it is a county option whether or not to allow legal brothels to operate within their jurisdictions. Counties with 400,000 or more residents are prohibited from having legal prostitution. Both Washoe and Clark Counties exceed this limit while the remainder of Nevada's 17 counties do not.
How to Get Marriage Licenses in Reno and at...
Learn where and how to get a marriage license in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
Top Places for Kids' Birthday Parties in Reno...
Reno has a bunch of kids' birthday party places, like The Discovery Museum. There is a birthday party venue available for almost anything your child would like to do.
Reno New Year's Eve Holiday Activities Guide
New Year's Eve holiday activities, events, and shows in Reno and Sparks include parties at casinos and nightclubs, plus dining specials and fireworks at midnight in downtown Reno.
Fall Color in the Lake Tahoe and Eastern Sierra...
Areas around Lake Tahoe and the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains have beautiful fall color displays if you know where to go and when to look.
Getting Seasonal Flu Shots in the Reno / Tahoe...
Seasonal flu shots are available from a number of clinics, hospitals, and pharmacies in the Reno / Sparks area.
Ice Skating at Rink on the River in Reno
Reno's Rink on the River is a popular venue for ice skating family fun during the winter months and holiday season in the Truckee Meadows.
Thrift Stores in Reno and Sparks, Nevada, NV
Reno / Tahoe thrift stores save you money, help worthy causes, and make for fun shopping. You never know what you are going to find.
How to Register to Vote in Reno and Washoe...
Learn how to register to vote and about the voter registration process in Reno and Washoe County, Nevada.
Reno Craft Fairs and Harvest Festivals for Fall...
Reno area craft fairs and harvest festivals are sponsored by various organizations and groups. Fairs and festivals are great for buying holiday and seasonal items, and for supporting local artisans, crafters, and charitable causes in northern Nevada.
The Wealthiest People in Nevada
A number of the world's billionaires live in Nevada, according to Forbes.com. These people are also among the Forbes 400 of the richest people in the United States.
Reno and Sparks Indoor Playgrounds, Gyms, Play...
Reno has a great selection of indoor play places and gyms where families and kids can have fun when it's too hot or cold outside. Our indoor playgrounds offer open play times, party rentals, daycare, and other types of fun activities.
Amtrak Trains in Reno
Riding the rails on an Amtrak passenger train is one of the ways to get to or escape from Reno. Amtrak trains provide daily service through Reno on the California Zephyr, which runs between the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago. The historic Amtrak passenger station is in downtown Reno next to the ReTRAC train trench.
Oct. 2014 Events, Festivals, Activities - Reno...
Enjoy these activities and events in the Reno / Tahoe region during October, 2014.
Residential Dump Days in Reno - Free Dumping in...
Residential Dump Days offer low-cost dumping and free disposal of household appliances and bulky items for residents of Reno and Washoe County.
Recycling in Reno
Recycling services available in Reno and Washoe County, Nevada, NV.
Places to Go Fishing in Reno and Sparks,...
The Reno / Tahoe area has numerous places for kids and families to enjoy fishing, as well as challenging waters for experienced anglers.
Top Reno and Sparks Gyms, Health Clubs, and...
If you want to get get in shape in the Reno / Sparks region, try one of these gyms, health clubs, and fitness centers.
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Family Activities...
Reno families and children can enjoy numerous Thanksgiving Day and weekend events and activities.
Virginia & Truckee Railroad - Riding the V...
The Virginia & Truckee Railroad is an excursion line following the historic route between Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada.
Hiking Mt. Rose
The Mt. Rose trail has something for the whole family. The well-graded and maintained trail is suitable for children and open to your well-behaved and controlled pet*. You will enjoy a rewarding hiking experience whether you trek all the way to the summit of Mt. Rose or just meander partway.
Train Rides in Northern California
Here's where to ride steam trains and other railroads around northern California.
Discover the Best Snow Play in the Reno / Lake...
Snow play areas and sno-parks make for great family fun during the winter months in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
Tour the Lake Tahoe Basin
Deep blue Lake Tahoe is surrounded by scenic Sierra Nevada mountains, inviting all to enjoy recreational opportunities or just relax and soak in the beauty.
Hot Springs around Reno and northern Nevada
Enjoy hot springs pools, spas, and resorts in the Reno / northern Nevada region.
Top Romantic Restaurants in Reno
Reno has a great selection of romantic restaurants in which to enjoy Valentine's Day and other special occasions.
Reno Breweries, Microbreweries, and Brewpubs
Reno boasts a good selection of breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs that bring drinkers a great choice of excellent beers. Get a beer and good food at these brewing establishments in Reno and Sparks.
Visit and enjoy Idlewild Park in Reno, Nevada
Idlewild Park in Reno offers a multitude of activities, with something to do for everyone in the family.
Washoe County Library Hours and Services
Check here to find out about services and hours of operation of Washoe County Library branches.
2014 General Election in Reno, Sparks, Washoe...
Here are the candidates in the 2014 General Election in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County, Nevada.
Who will be Reno's next Mayor?
Here is a preliminary look at possible Reno mayoral candidates in the 2014 elections.
Reno Snow Pictures
Reno snow occurs mainly from November through March, with snowfall averaging 23.5 inches per year. Reno's location at the western edge of the Great Basin and in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains results in some interesting and unpredictable winter weather. Reno has a dry climate with an average of 7.48 inches of precipitation, but this can and does vary widely from year to year.
Santa Train Rides for Christmas and the Holidays
Take a Christmas holidays train ride near Reno on one of these special holiday Santa trains. Holiday-themed train rides are a great family activity.
Charter Schools in Reno and Washoe County
Charter schools in Reno and Washoe County are public schools that give students options not available in regular public schools. Charter schools are taxpayer funded and operate under supervision from the State of Nevada public school system.
Fall Things To Do Around Reno and Lake Tahoe
There is no shortage of fall activities in the Reno area. Check out my list, get the family together, and go enjoy the many autumn recreational opportunities in the area.
Polar Express to the North Pole on the Virginia...
Ride the Polar Express to the North Pole aboard the Virginia and Truckee Railroad from Carson City, Nevada.
Daylight Saving Time in Reno
Clocks in Reno are reset twice a year to accommodate Daylight saving time (DST) - ahead one hour in spring and back one hour in fall. Reno and Nevada are in the Pacific Time Zone of the United States.
Old Southwest Reno Neighborhood Profile
The old Southwest Reno neighborhood is right next to downtown. Tree-lined streets and a mix of well-preserved, historic houses make this one of Reno's most desireable areas.
Celebrate Nevada's 150th Anniversary of...
Enjoy numerous events celebrating Nevada's 150th birthday anniversary of statehood.
Where Kids Eat Free in Reno and Sparks
Places where kids eat free and / or cheap around the Reno / Tahoe area.
Public Swimming Pools in Reno and Sparks, Nevada
Both Reno and Sparks maintain public swimming pools. Indoor pools operate year round and outdoor pools are only open during the summer season.
Restaurants and Bars in Reno's MidTown District
Explore the great dining and drinking to be found in Reno's MidTown District.
Thanksgiving Day Ways to Share Our Abundance in...
Here are ways to share your Thanksgiving abundance with our less-fortunate neighbors in the Reno / Tahoe region.
Nevada Humane Society (NHS)
The Nevada Humane Society (NHS) in Reno is a non-profit organization supported by both monetary donations and volunteers. NHS operates a no-kill animal shelter providing adoption services, low-cost spay and neuter clinics, and care for homeless animals.
Street Vibrations Fall Rally in Reno and...
Street Vibrations is loud and colorful. Come to downtown Reno and Victorian Square in Sparks for one of the best big events in the Reno / Tahoe area.
Reno / Tahoe Shopping Malls and Districts
Reno and Sparks have a nice variety of shopping centers and malls. Every shopper will find a place to suit their idea of a pleasant shopping experience.
Reno Community Health Centers and Clinics
Reno community health centers and clinics provide services to Reno / Tahoe area residents who are medically uninsured and underinsured.
Top Reno and Sparks Sports Bars
Reno sports bars are lively and popular. Several establishments and multiple locations provide area sports fans a variety of places to gather with the like-minded. Gather with friends for food, drink, and a chance to place bets on your favorite teams.
2014 Reno City Council Elections, Reno, Nevada,...
Candidates for Reno City Council in 2014 and more about the 2014 Reno City Council elections.
Reno Crime Statistics, Crime Reports, and Crime...
Learn about crime in Reno neighborhoods, including statistics and Washoe County police agencies an crime prevention programs.
RV Parks in the Reno / Sparks Area - Travel,...
RV travelers have a wide selection of RV parks to choose from when staying in the Reno / Sparks area of northern Nevada.
Train Rides in Nevada
Here's where to ride steam trains and other railroads around Nevada.
Reno / Tahoe Weather
Reno / Tahoe weather can be both wild and mild. Learn more about weather conditions and get the forecast here.
Reno's Bartley Ranch Regional Park
The focus at Reno's Bartley Ranch Regional Park is on western history, group activities, picnics, outdoor entertainment in the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, and hiking and biking on easy trails. This park accommodates equestrians with a horse arena and trails. The Western Heritage Interpretive Center and historic Huffaker Schoolhouse preserve regional history and are the site of various activities throughout the year.
Lake Tahoe Breweries, Microbreweries, and...
There are several breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs in the Lake Tahoe area. When at Lake Tahoe, check these out for unique beers and good food to go with your brew of choice.
Nevada Wolf Pack Football Team, University...
The Nevada Wolf Pack football team brings an exciting element to the Reno sports scene. Home games are played in Mackay Stadium on the UNR campus.
National Automobile Museum in Reno
Enjoy one of the best of its kind at the National Automobile Museum in Reno.
Downtown Reno Condo Scene
Reno's downtown condos started seriously proliferating just a few years ago. During the hot housing market, several projects were started from scratch and tired old hotel casino properties were snatched up for condo conversions.
2014 Concerts and Shows at Reno, Sparks, Lake...
Learn about the big 2014 concerts and shows at Reno, Sparks, and Lake Tahoe hotel casinos.
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree on Public Land
Enjoy a family outing by getting your own Christmas tree. Christmas tree cutting permits are available from the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service for areas in the Reno / Tahoe region.
Reno's Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is one of Reno's biggest, most popular, and diverse parks. There are playing fields, a dog park, arboretum, walking paths, and natural areas. This is all within the Reno city limits.
Reno Webcams
Webcams are located in a variety of locations around Reno. The City of Reno operates a set of webcams showing downtown, the Truckee River Whitewater Park, and other locations that may change from time to time. Other webcams are operated by various government agencies, ski resorts, businesses, and colleges and universities around the Reno / Tahoe region.
Oktoberfest celebrations in Reno and at Lake...
Oktoberfest events and celebrations take place in Reno and around Lake Tahoe, featuring lots of beer, plenty of food, and German-style music and fun.
Lost and Found Pets in Reno
Help finding your lost dog or cat is available from Washoe County Regional Animal Services. If you find a lost pet, you can also get assistance with reuniting the lost pet with its owner.
Reno / Sparks Wedding Chapels
Reno / Sparks has been doing weddings for a long time. Our wedding chapels offer choices for every engaged couple, from the simple to the lavish. Choose a chapel in the Reno area, or get married in the alpine splendor at Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe Meadows Snow Play Area
Tahoe Meadows is a short drive up the Mt. Rose Highway from Reno and Sparks. There is plenty of free parking (except on super-busy days) right next to the sledding slopes and snowshoe trails. If you prefer, bring cross country skis instead. Part of the area is designated for snowmobile use.
Reno's Winter Snow Can Be Beautiful
Reno snow occurs mainly from November through March, with snowfall averaging 23.5 inches per year. Reno's location at the western edge of the Great Basin and in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains results in some interesting and unpredictable winter weather. Reno has a dry climate with an average of 7.48 inches of precipitation, but this can and does vary widely from year to year. Page 13.
Prepared Thanksgiving Day Dinners in Reno
Get a ready-made Thanksgiving Day dinner from one of these stores in the Reno area.
Downtown Reno's Riverwalk District
The Riverwalk District is downtown Reno's shopping area. Visit shops, boutiques, art galleries, and other attractions while you stroll along the Truckee River.
Winter Family Fun - Indoor Things to Do with...
Here are some ideas for Reno / Tahoe winter family fun that don't involve snow and cold. There are numerous indoor activities during winter around the Reno / Tahoe region to keep children and families entertained when the weather outside is frightful.
Driving Times and Distances from Reno / Sparks...
Even though we are neighbors, driving times and distances from Reno to cities in California vary greatly.
SouthEast Connector Project
The SouthEast Connector project is intended to relieve traffic congestion between Reno and Sparks.
Ethnic Markets & Specialty Food Stores in...
Try these Reno and Sparks area food stores to find some unusual and tasty choices for your dining pleasure.
Movies Made in the Reno / Tahoe Area
Among the movies made in Reno and around the Reno / Lake Tahoe region, you will recognize a number of famous titles, actors, and actresses. In some films, Reno and/or the surrounding area were an integral part of the story, while in other movies the Reno connection is not so obvious. As is inevitable with film making, some made in Reno movies were bombs and quite forgettable.
Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center at the...
Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is part of the University of Nevada, Reno. The Fleischmann Planetarium shows full-dome movies and has activities for families and children in Reno.
Top Cool Things About Reno
Reno's top cool things to do reflect the many features, events, and activities making Reno a recreational, cultural, and historic place to explore. Reno has been working on reinventing itself for years and it's showing in numerous ways. Reno's downtown redevelopment has transformed the face of the city in dramatic ways - the train trench, Riverwalk, condo conversions of old casinos, and the Reno Aces Ballpark to name a few.
The Lowdown on Reno's Drinking Water
Reno drinking water is among the highest quality drinking water in the country, despite a report to the contrary. Most Reno tap water originates in Lake Tahoe and is drawn from the Truckee River.
Hiking Deadman's Creek Trail
Deadman's Creek Trail offers a moderate hike suitable for families and it's close to Reno.
Reno Senior Programs
Reno offers numerous activities and programs designed for senior citizens. Older adults can use these resources through programs like Senior Travelers, the Senior Dance Club, Brunch and a Movie Club, the Community Garden, and the Sierra Nevada Senior Games. If aquatics, the arts, dance, health and wellness classes, and social outings are of interest, there is a program to fulfill your desire to be actively engaged.
Top Basque Restaurants in Reno / Tahoe
Basque dining in Reno, Nevada, is a unique experience. A choice of Basque restaurants serve Basque food in the traditional family style way. Gardnerville, south of Reno, has Basque restaurants as well.
The Discovery
The Discovery (Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum) in Reno, Nevada, provides children and families with an exciting place to explore Nevada and the natural world through seven hands-on exhibits and a variety of events and activities.
Labor Day Holiday Things to Do Around Reno,...
Enjoy Labor Day weekend in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area with this variety of fun activities. It's the final big holiday weekend of the summer season.
Halloween Safety in Reno
Here are tips for having a safe and fun Halloween around Reno while trick-or-treating and attending other Halloween events and activities.
Wilbur D. May Center in Reno
The Wilbur D. May Center includes a museum, arboretum, and garden in Reno's Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
Top Reno and Sparks Mexican Restaurants,...
Enjoy Mexican dining cuisine at any of these Mexican restaurants in Reno and Sparks.
Nugget Rib Cook-Off at Victorian Square,...
The Nugget Rib Cook-Off, one of the most popular events in the Reno / Tahoe region. It takes place in Victorian Square, Sparks, Nevada, NV.
Driving Times & Distances from Reno to...
Reno is centrally located for driving to some major national parks and attractions in the West.
Parking in Downtown Reno, Nevada.
There are several choices for parking in downtown Reno, Nevada.
Fall Color Pictures from the Reno / Lake Tahoe...
Fall color comes to Reno / Tahoe foliage starting toward the end of September and peaks through October, though exactly when the leaves change color varies somewhat from year to year. If the weather remains mild and slowly cools down as autumn transitions into winter, the fall color show will last for several weeks. If we get a sudden cold snap or an early snow, fall leaves can leave the trees literally over night.
Family-Friendly Things to Do in the Reno,...
These places for family activities in the Reno area include options for things to do both indoors and outside.
Reno Veterans Day Parade in Pictures
The Reno Veterans Day Parade, marching along Virginia Street through the heart of downtown Reno, honors military veterans who have served the United States and sacrificed to protect our country. The parade also features America's future leaders with participation by ROTC units and marching bands from many Reno / Lake Tahoe area high schools. Flag waving citizens turn out in force to cheer for and thank those who help keep us free.
Free Christmas and Holiday Activities Around...
Enjoy these free Christmas and holiday activities, events, and shows in the Reno area.
Top Reno and Sparks Coffee Shops and Coffee...
Top coffee shops and resturants in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area serve up great cups of java and lots more.
Wineries in the Reno / Lake Tahoe Area
There are only a few wineries in Nevada, but they all produce excellent products all wine lovers will enjoy.
Cleaning Up After a Reno Snow Storm
Reno snow occurs mainly from November through March, with snowfall averaging 23.5 inches per year. Reno's location at the western edge of the Great Basin and in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains results in some interesting and unpredictable winter weather. Reno has a dry climate with an average of 7.48 inches of precipitation, but this can and does vary widely from year to year. Page 14.
Hidden Valley Neighborhood Profile
Hidden Valley is in southeast Reno, up against the mountains. It is separated from the rest of the city by Rosewood Lakes Golf Course and the UNR Main Station Farm. It's a quiet neighborhood with a mix of homes and Hidden Valley Regional Park providing public open space.
Davis Creek Regional Park, Washoe County, Nevada
Davis Creek Regional Park features, hiking, biking, campground, picnic and day use areas, fishing, and views of Washoe Lake and Slide Mountain.
Reno Wedding Alternatives
Getting married in Reno / Tahoe doesn't have to involve a traditional wedding chapel or church. Our alternative wedding settings offer a variety of locales and moods to suit those seeking something different for their marriage ceremony.
Reno - Tahoe Open Golf Tournament - PGA Tour...
Enjoy the Reno - Tahoe Open (RTO) golf tournament, an official PGA Tour event played right here in Reno at Montreux Golf and Country Club.
Fire Departments in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe...
Fire departments in Reno and Washoe County, Nevada, offer fire protection and other services.
Museums in Reno
The whole family can enjoy the wide variety of museums and related attractions available in the Reno area and throughout Nevada.
Black Friday Shopping in Reno and Sparks,...
Here is a Reno guide to Black Friday shopping and bargain hunting.
Christmas Day Dining in Reno and Sparks
There are several places in Reno and Sparks serving Christmas dinner. Check out these choices for a relaxing Christmas meal after all the excitement of Christmas Day.
Gay Bars in Reno
Gay bars and nightclubs in Reno, Nevada, NV.
Nevada Historical Society (NHS)
The Nevada Historical Society (NHS) is the state's oldest museum. The NHS facility in Reno houses a vast collection of artifacts and documents that chronicle Nevada's history. The collection covers everything from the time of prehistoric people through the coming of white settlers and the vast changes they wrought. Also included are stories about the two big economic endeavors that continue shaping Nevada today - gambling and mining.
Winter Family Fun - Outdoor Things to Do with...
Here are some ideas for Reno / Tahoe outdoor winter family fun. There are numerous outdoor activities during winter around the Reno / Tahoe region to keep children and families entertained - ice skating, sledding, snow tubing and snow play. When snow is on the ground, take the kids out to enjoy our snow country activities.
South Meadows / Double Diamond Neighborhood...
South Meadows / Double Diamond is one of Reno's newest neighborhoods. South Meadows is attractive for families who may need a bigger dwelling than is available elsewhere and who like the modern look of the South Meadows neighborhood. Besides single-family homes, South Meadows has some nice apartments, condos, and duet homes.
Blue Sky Frequently Follows Reno Snow
Reno snow occurs mainly from November through March, with snowfall averaging 23.5 inches per year. Reno's location at the western edge of the Great Basin and in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains results in some interesting and unpredictable winter weather. Reno has a dry climate with an average of 7.48 inches of precipitation, but this can and does vary widely from year to year. Page 26.
Discover the Best SNO-Parks and Snow Play in...
California SNO-PARK areas provide access to places in the Sierra Nevada for snow play, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and other winter recreational activities.
Reno's Old Southwest Neighborhood
Reno snow occurs mainly from November through March, with snowfall averaging 23.5 inches per year. Reno's location at the western edge of the Great Basin and in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains results in some interesting and unpredictable winter weather. Reno has a dry climate with an average of 7.48 inches of precipitation, but this can and does vary widely from year to year. Page 18.
Nevada's National Historic Landmarks
Some of Nevada's National Historic Landmarks are in Reno and northern Nevada.
White Christmas in Reno
Reno snow occurs mainly from November through March, with snowfall averaging 23.5 inches per year. Reno's location at the western edge of the Great Basin and in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains results in some interesting and unpredictable winter weather. Reno has a dry climate with an average of 7.48 inches of precipitation, but this can and does vary widely from year to year. Page 17.
Down at the Carwash
Reno and Sparks have plenty of car wash businesses. Cars get dirty around here, particularly in winter. Full-service carwashes stay busy cleaning the crud from our automobiles.
Bottled Water vs. Reno's Tap Water
Reno tap water is among the highest quality drinking water in the country. Substituting Reno's drinking water for bottled water is a simple way to save money, conserve energy, and help keep a lot trash out of the landfill.
Virginia Lake Park
Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.
Snowy Day on Virginia Street
Reno snow occurs mainly from November through March, with snowfall averaging 23.5 inches per year. Reno's location at the western edge of the Great Basin and in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains results in some interesting and unpredictable winter weather. Reno has a dry climate with an average of 7.48 inches of precipitation, but this can and does vary widely from year to year. Page 20.
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