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Thanksgiving Day Dining in Reno, Sparks, Lake...
Many places in Reno and Sparks serve Thanksgiving dinner. Check out these choices if cooking and a house full of people aren't your thing.
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.
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.
Christmas and Holiday Activities Guide for Reno...
Christmas and the holidays around Reno are full of events and activities for everyone in the family.
Ice skating and family fun at Rink on the River...
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.
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.
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Activities in...
Here are numerous ways to enjoy family and friends on Thanksgiving Day and weekend around the Reno / Lake Tahoe region.
Washoe County School District Calendar -...
Here is the Washoe County School District calendar for those schools observing a traditional schedule.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Black Friday Shopping in Reno and Sparks,...
Here is a Reno guide to Black Friday shopping and bargain hunting.
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.
Where to Get Prepared Thanksgiving Day Dinners...
Get a ready-made Thanksgiving Day dinner from one of these stores in the Reno area.
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Family Activities...
Reno families and children can enjoy numerous Thanksgiving Day and weekend events and activities.
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.
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.
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.
Reno Sparks Craft Fairs and Harvest Festivals,...
Reno area craft fairs and harvest festivals are great for holiday and seasonal items, and for supporting local Nevada artisans and crafters.
Free Christmas and Holiday Activities Around...
Enjoy these free Christmas and holiday activities, events, and shows in the Reno area.
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.
Christmas Lights Displays in Reno and Sparks
Get out with the family to enjoy the Christmas holiday lights in the Reno area and up at Lake Tahoe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Train Rides in Northern California
Here's where to ride steam trains and other railroads around northern California.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top Romantic Restaurants in Reno
Reno has a great selection of romantic restaurants in which to enjoy Valentine's Day and other special occasions.
How to Get Marriage Licenses in Reno and at...
Learn where and how to get a marriage license in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
Recycling in Reno
Recycling services available in Reno and Washoe County, Nevada, NV.
Reno Bighorns - NBA D-League Basketball in...
Enjoy professional basketball in Reno with the Reno Bighorns. The Bighorns are a D-League NBA team playing their home games at the Reno Events Center.
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.
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.
Hot Springs around Reno and northern Nevada
Enjoy hot springs pools, spas, and resorts in the Reno / northern Nevada region.
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.
Ice skating at Downtown Reno Ice Rink at Aces...
The Downtown Reno Ice Rink at Aces Ballpark is a popular venue for ice skating family fun during the winter months and holiday season.
Reno / Tahoe Weather
Reno / Tahoe weather can be both wild and mild. Learn more about weather conditions and get the forecast here.
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.
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.
Nov. 2014 Events, Festivals, Activities - Reno...
Enjoy these activities and events in the Reno / Tahoe region during November, 2014.
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.
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.
Train Rides in Nevada
Here's where to ride steam trains and other railroads around Nevada.
Everything You Need to Know About Reno's 2014...
Information about the 2014 mayor election and candidates in the City of Reno, Nevada.
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.
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.
Recreation at Tahoe Meadows near Reno and Lake...
Tahoe Meadows offers outdoor recreation during every season of the year.
Reno Lake Tahoe Skiing and Snowboarding Gear...
These top Reno / Lake Tahoe ski and snowboard shops can help you make the most of your days on the slopes.
Parking in Downtown Reno, Nevada.
There are several choices for parking in downtown Reno, Nevada.
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.
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.
2014 Election Results in Reno, Sparks, Washoe...
Here are the winning candidates in the 2014 General Election in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County, Nevada.
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.
Restaurants and Bars in Reno's MidTown District
Explore the great dining and drinking to be found in Reno's MidTown District.
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.
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.
Reno / Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Areas and...
Cross-country ski resorts and ski areas in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area. Many crosscountry resorts also offer other winter sports activities.
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.
Supermarkets & Food Stores Open on...
Here are some Reno area supermarkets that will be open on Thanksgiving Day.
Shows and Events at Reno and Sparks Hotel Casinos
Learn about the best shows and entertainment at Reno and Sparks area hotel casinos.
Tahoe Meadows Parking Along the Mt. Rose Highway
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. Page 3.
Take the Family to 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. Page 4.
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.
Ice Skating Rinks in the Reno / Tahoe Area
Enjoy family ice skating at one of these rinks in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
Reno Bighorns Basketball Schedule - NBA...
The Reno Bighorns basketball teams plays its schedule of games at the Reno Events Center. The season runs from November to April of the following year.
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.
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.
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.
Where Kids Eat Free in Reno and Sparks
Places where kids eat free and / or cheap around the Reno / Tahoe area.
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.
Volunteering in Reno
Volunteering in Reno is a wonderful way to give back to the community through public service and help those in need by participating in the American tradition of volunteerism. The ways to volunteer listed here are some of the major opportunities available in the Reno / Tahoe area.
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.
Clearing Snow From the Riverwalk
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 21.
Driving Times and Distances from Reno / Sparks...
Even though we are neighbors, driving times and distances from Reno to cities in California vary greatly.
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.
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.
Driving Times & Distances from Reno to...
Reno is centrally located for driving to some major national parks and attractions in the West.
2014 Concerts and Shows at Reno, Sparks, Lake...
Learn about the big 2014 concerts and shows at Reno, Sparks, and Lake Tahoe hotel casinos.
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.
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.
Reno Icicles
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 27.
New Snow Covers North 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 22.
Pictures of New Year's Fireworks in Downtown Reno
Reno's downtown New Year's fireworks display is quite a spectacle. Before thousands of people gathered around the Reno Arch on Virginia Street, fireworks blast off from various casino hotel rooftops. The Reno New Year's fireworks show is the culmination of the annual downtown celebration that rings in the New Year in the Biggest Little City in the World.
Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City
The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City features the history of trains and railroading in northern Nevada.
New Year's Eve Holiday Activities Guide for...
These Reno and Lake Tahoe area New Year's and holiday activities are geared to kids, teens, and families.
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.
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.
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.
Friends Snowshoe With Friends at Tahoe Meadows
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. Page 2.
Reno / Lake Tahoe Winter Sports Areas and Resorts
The Reno / Lake Tahoe region has a wide variety of top cross-country skiing areas, downhill ski resorts, and snow play areas. Sprinkled around the Lake Tahoe area, these winter sports areas are blessed with abundant snow, excellent accommodations, and easy access from Reno, Sacramento, and the Bay Area. In addition to downhill and cross-country skiing, winter sports opportunities include snowshoeing, sledding, snow tubing, and snowmobiling.
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.
Galena Creek Visitor Center and Recreation Area
Galena Creek Visitor Center in south Reno is a great place for kids and families to enjoy learning about nature in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
Dogs Like 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. Page 5.
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.
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Ski Area
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe ski resort is the closest major ski area to Reno and offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding around Lake Tahoe.
Discover the 47 Absolute Best Super Bowl XLVII...
Enjoy lots of fun in Reno on Super Bowl Sunday, with numerous parties and activities around the Reno and Sparks area.
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 Sledding Hill
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.
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.
Fresh Snow on Downtown 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 23.
Gay Bars in Reno
Gay bars and nightclubs in Reno, Nevada, NV.
Halloween Parties for Adults in the Reno area
Here are Halloween parties, events and activities just for adults in the Reno / Tahoe region.
Buy from Locally Owned Reno / Tahoe Businesses
Shop locally owned Reno businesses and stimulate our own economy. Keep money circulating in our community rather than sending it away to faceless corporations and foreign countries.
Nevada's Wild Horses
This article focuses on the subject of wild horses in the West, particularly in Nevada. At issue is the steady increase in the population of these animals and what should be done to maintain both healthy horses and the public land ranges upon which they roam. The rules and regulations for dealing with wild horses are spelled out in The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971.
Obamacare in Nevada
Primer for understanding the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in Nevada and buying health insurance through Nevada Health Link and the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.
Reno Crime Statistics, Crime Reports, and Crime...
Learn about crime in Reno neighborhoods, including statistics and Washoe County police agencies an crime prevention programs.
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.
Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in Reno,...
The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in Reno, Nevada, presents a wide range of theatrical and musical performances by many outstanding artists.
Snowshoe With a View at Tahoe Meadows Snow Play...
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. Page 6.
Top Reno and Sparks Hotel Casinos
Reno and Sparks hotel casinos aren't totally about gambling. Casinos offer big name entertainment, great restaurants and dining, and help sponsor many of the big events we enjoy throughout the year, such as the Eldorado Great Italian Festival, Hot August Nights, and Street Vibrations.
Lake Tahoe Views from Tahoe Meadows Snow Play...
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. Page 8.
Reno Bowling Alleys
Reno bowling is a good old-fashioned way to have fun with the family. Reno, Sparks, and Carson City have a good selection of bowling alleys from which to choose. When it's cold outside (or too hot), a family bowling outing is a great activity.
Thanksgiving Dinner Ingredients in Reno -...
Where to get organic, natural and GMO-free Thanksgiving Day dinner ingredients in Reno / Tahoe area.
Snow on the News
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 19.
Events and Exhibits, Nevada Museum of Art,...
The Nevada Museum of Art in Reno is a cultural institution and the only art museum in Nevada accredited by the American Association of Museums.
Tour the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson...
Take a tour of the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City. There are lots of things to see and do related to the history of trains and railroading in northern Nevada. Page 2.
Great Reno Balloon Race - Hot Air Balloons,...
The Great Reno Balloon Race is a spectacular, free event with around 100 hot air balloons. Watch the mass ascension from Rancho San Rafael Park.
Snowshoeing at 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. Page 10.
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.
Getting a Vehicle Smog Check in Reno
In Nevada, smog emissions testing is required annually for vehicle registration and when new or used vehicles are sold. Smog test regulations only apply in two geographical areas of Nevada - Washoe County and Clark County.
Friendly Mountain Chickadees at Tahoe Meadows
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. Page 7.
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.
Icicles in Downtown 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 25.
Winter Break Camps for Kids in Reno and Sparks
Winter break camps and activities in Reno and Sparks give children something to do until school starts up again in January.
Jacob Davis, Reno's Famous Tailor
To mark the invention of riveted blue jeans right here in Reno, the Historical Resources Commission placed a plaque at the spot where Jacob Davis's tailor shop once stood. It's on the west side of Virginia Street in downtown Reno, across from Harrah's.
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.
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.
Reno / Tahoe Hospitals
Reno / Tahoe has an excellent selection of full-service hospitals and other health services. There are emergency services, various clinics, and private doctors to serve your health care needs.
Rose Leaves and Ice
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 28.
National Winter Trails Day at Tahoe Meadows
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. Page 9.
Hot August Nights Pictures
Hot August Nights is the biggest Reno event of the year. Classic cars fill the streets, rock 'n roll fills the air, and entertainment galore makes Hot August Nights the premier fun festival in Reno.
Top Reno and Sparks Mexican Restaurants,...
Enjoy Mexican dining cuisine at any of these Mexican restaurants in Reno and Sparks.
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.
Big Street Party On New Year's Eve In Downtown...
Reno's downtown New Year's fireworks display is quite a spectacle. Before thousands of people gathered around the Reno Arch on Virginia Street, fireworks blast off from various casino hotel rooftops. The Reno New Year's fireworks show is the culmination of the annual downtown celebration that rings in the New Year in the Biggest Little City in the World. Page 7.
Reno Credit Unions Offer Banking Services,...
Reno credit unions provide the same services as banks, with one big difference - customers are members of the organization who profit from its success and have a say in how it is run. Members actually vote for the board, which is charged with providing value and good service to members.
Weathered Wood at Tahoe Meadows
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. Page 11.
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