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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.
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.
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.
Washoe County School District Calendar -...
Here is the Washoe County School District calendar for those schools observing a traditional schedule.
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.
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.
Super Bowl XLVIII (48) Parties in Reno and Sparks
Places to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday in Reno and Sparks. Super Bowl parties and activities around the Reno and Sparks area.
Your Best Guide to Movies 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.
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 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.
Valentine's Day in Reno, Sparks, Lake Tahoe,...
Valentine's Day in Reno and Sparks - a day in the Reno area to engage in romance, get married, go to the movies, have a romantic dinner, give flowers, and more.
Super Bowl XLIX (49) Parties in Reno and Sparks...
Places to enjoy Super Bowl XLIX Sunday in Reno and Sparks. Super Bowl parties and activities around the Reno and Sparks 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.
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.
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.
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.
Top Romantic Restaurants in Reno and Sparks,...
Reno has a great selection of romantic restaurants in which to enjoy Valentine's Day and other special occasions.
Valentine's Day Dining in Reno, Sparks, at Lake...
Take your Reno sweetheart out to Valentine's Day dinner at one of our romantic Reno restaurants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Train Rides in Northern California
Here's where to ride steam trains and other railroads around northern California.
Recreation at Tahoe Meadows near Reno and Lake...
Tahoe Meadows offers outdoor recreation during every season of the year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hot Springs around Reno and northern Nevada
Enjoy hot springs pools, spas, and resorts in the Reno / northern Nevada region.
How to Get Marriage Licenses in Reno and at...
Learn where and how to get a marriage license in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recycling in Reno
Recycling services available in Reno and Washoe County, Nevada, NV.
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.
Super Bowl XLVIII (48) Parties around Lake Tahoe
Places to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday around Lake Tahoe. Super Bowl parties and activities in the Lake Tahoe area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reno / Lake Tahoe Downhill Skiing and...
For downhill skiing, the Reno / Lake Tahoe region is one of the prime destinations in the entire United States.
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.
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.
Where Kids Eat Free in Reno and Sparks
Places where kids eat free and / or cheap around the Reno / Tahoe area.
Reno / Tahoe Weather
Reno / Tahoe weather can be both wild and mild. Learn more about weather conditions and get the forecast here.
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.
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.
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.
Galena Creek Visitor Center and Recreation...
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.
Nevada Canadian Pharmacy Program
Save money by using the Nevada Canadian Pharmacy Program to obtain needed drugs and other medications.
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.
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.
Lake Tahoe Fourth 4th of July Fireworks Shows...
The 4th Fourth of July at Lake Tahoe will have fireworks shows and other events a locations on both the Nevada and California sides of Lake Tahoe.
Jan. 2015 Events, Festivals, Activities - Reno...
Enjoy these activities and events in the Reno / Tahoe region during January, 2015.
Train Rides in Nevada
Here's where to ride steam trains and other railroads around Nevada.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spring Break Activities for Kids and Families...
Check here for a variety of spring break activities around Reno and Sparks for children and families.
Gay Bars in Reno
Gay bars and nightclubs in Reno, Nevada, NV.
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.
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.
Summer Camps for Kids in the Reno area, Nevada
Enjoy a great summer camp experience in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area. There are camps geared to a wide variety of interests, some for the whole family.
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.
Lake Tahoe Paddlewheeler Cruises
Take a Lake Tahoe paddlewheeler cruise and get a unique view of the Lake Tahoe Basin from out on the water.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parking in Downtown Reno, Nevada.
There are several choices for parking in downtown Reno, Nevada.
Driving Times & Distances from Reno to...
Reno is centrally located for driving to some major national parks and attractions in the West.
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.
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.
Restaurants and Bars in Reno's MidTown District
Explore the great dining and drinking to be found in Reno's MidTown District.
Top Reno and Sparks Nurseries & Garden...
Nurseries and garden centers in the Reno area will help you get started with gardening, plant selection, landscaping, accessories, and all the things you need to successfully grow both food and ornamental gardens in our northern Nevada climate zone.
Programs and Events at Galena Creek Visitor...
Galena Creek Visitor Center in south Reno offers outdoor oriented activities and programs for children and families to enjoy throughout the year.
Driving Times and Distances from Reno / Sparks...
Even though we are neighbors, driving times and distances from Reno to cities in California vary greatly.
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.
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 Rinks for family fun in the Reno /...
Enjoy family ice skating at one of these rinks in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
Recycle your Christmas trees in Reno and...
Don't just dump it - recycle your natural Christmas tree in Reno and Sparks with Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB).
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.
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.
Fourth 4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations,...
Fourth 4th of July fireworks shows and Independence Day celebrations throughout the area; Sparks, Lake Tahoe, Carson City, Virginia City.
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.
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.
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.
Gourmet Food Trucks in Reno - No Roach Coaches...
Reno's food truck scene has grown to include several excellent mobile kitchens. Enjoy a good meal wherever you find one of these food trucks parked around the Reno area.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Reno's Huffaker Hills Trailhead
Reno's Huffaker Hills Trailhead is the start of a good system of natural trails in the wilds of suburban Reno, Nevada.
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.
Reno's Hidden Valley Regional Park
Reno's Hidden Valley Regional Park is a wonderful family park with a wide variety of features designed to accommodate various recreational activities. I particularly like the mix of developed and undeveloped areas within this 480 acre park.
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.
SouthEast Connector Project
The SouthEast Connector project is intended to relieve traffic congestion between Reno and Sparks.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events, celebration...
Reno events and celebrations commemorating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday in Reno and northern Nevada.
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.
Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding Lessons
If you are interested in learning skiing or snowboarding, check out the lessons offered at ski areas and resorts in the Sierra Nevada near Reno and around Lake Tahoe.
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.
Nevada Wild Horse Pictures
Wild horses are a symbol of Nevada and the American West. These wild horses pictures illustrate some aspects of wild horse and burro management issues the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) faces in 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.
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.
St. Patrick's Day Festivities in Reno / Tahoe...
Enjoy St. Patrick's Day for adults around Reno and Sparks, Nevada, with these events and activities. There is a lot of green beer, drinking, and entertainment at these St. Patrick's Day activities.
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.
Drought in Reno, Nevada, Western United States
Information about dealing with Reno and northern Nevada drought conditions.
Free Tax Filing Help at the Washoe County Library
Get free tax filing help at various branches of the Washoe County Library.
Come in from the Cold Family Entertainment...
Come in from the Cold Family Entertainment Series at Bartley Ranch Regional Park is a series of free concerts by some of Reno's best performers.
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.
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.
Rentable Park Shelters and Pavillions in the...
Parks in Reno, Nevada, have rentable shelters, pavillions, and facilities for children's birthday parties and just about any other type of family gathering or event you may have in mind.
Reno / Tahoe Recycling of Compact Fluorescent...
Reno residents switching to compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) from incandescent light bulbs is pretty much a no-brainer if you want to save money, protect the environment, and help reduce the amount of fossil fuel burned by NV Energy.
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.
Free Trail Maps and Guides
Get free trail guides and maps for the Reno and Washoe County areas of Nevada. Free publications for hikers and walkers help you find appropriate trails and places to explore in the great outdoors of northern Nevada.
Hot August Nights - Reno, Sparks, South Lake...
Hot August Nights is Reno area's biggest event of the year, with classic cars, rock 'n roll, and lots of entertainment.
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.
Reno Crime Statistics, Crime Reports, and Crime...
Learn about crime in Reno neighborhoods, including statistics and Washoe County police agencies an crime prevention programs.
Huffaker Park Lookout Trail in Reno
The Huffaker Park Lookout Trail in Reno is a pleasant urban hiking path with great views, native plants, and interesting geology.
Animal Grossology at the Wilbur D. May Museum
Remember when you were a kid and gross was good? The grosser the better, especially when it came to teasing other kids or making your parents squirm. You can relive those fun days and introduce your children to the joys of gross stuff at the Animal Grossology exhibit in the Wilbur May Museum at Reno's Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
Horse Adopters Check the Stock at Palomino Valley
Wild horses are a symbol of Nevada and the American West. These wild horses pictures illustrate some aspects of wild horse and burro management issues the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) faces in Nevada. Page 2.
Back to School Information for Reno and Washoe...
Information for back to school time at the Washoe County School District in the Reno / Tahoe region of northern Nevada.
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.
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.
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.
Nevada's National Historic Landmarks
Hoover Dam is one of Nevada's National Historic Landmarks. Page 7.
Museums in Reno
The whole family can enjoy the wide variety of museums and related attractions available in the Reno area and throughout Nevada.
Reno urban hiking on the popular Tom Cooke...
The Tom Cooke Trail in west Reno is a pleasant urban hiking path with great views, native plants, and interesting geology.
Rock Art in Nevada
Within the state of Nevada are some of the most significant examples of prehistoric rock art found in the United States.
Pawn Shops around Reno and Sparks, Nevada, NV
Numerous Reno and Sparks pawn shops offer bargain shopping and quick loans.
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.
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