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The Famous Arch - Virginia Street

For many years, Reno has been a city for getaways -- to enjoy the gaming and entertainment.

Take in the spectacular scenery of the Sierra Nevada, and nearby Lake Tahoe and its summer fun and winter skiing and snowboading, plus visiting nearby historic places like Virginia City and Carson City. Plan your visit here.

Casino Concerts & Special Events

From chili and rib cookoffs to rodeos and music festivals, there's always a special celebration going on in one or more of Reno's casinos and around town. Check here for special events events and casino concerts in the Reno region.


Some of the best skiing in America is found near Reno in the Lake Tahoe Basin. From family-friendly hills to gigantic runs on the mega-resort slopes, including three ski resorts on the Nevada side, it's all here.

Dining in the Reno Area

Reno restaurants feature a wide range of cuisines, inlduing traditional Basque dining rooms. Go here for our recommendations for the best restaurants in Reno and Sparks.

Family Fun

It's possible to have a family vacation in Reno without entering a casino. Take a drive to historic Virginia City, or to Pyramid Lake. See wild animals, observe a star show, visit the bowling center, and more! Check out the fun things to do.

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