Location Information

Reno, Nevada:

Reno is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, along the Nevada-California border, about 22 miles from Lake Tahoe, known as "The Biggest Little City in the World". 

AIRPORT: Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)

Visit Reno:


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Let’s get down to Reno Tahoe business, shall we? You want some fun. You’re looking for some creative outlets that tickle your noodle. And your taste buds. Perhaps there’s a shopping bag in your future? Or a spa session, because you’ve earned it. We have you covered. Spin through the following and see what’s in store for you and your crew. You’ll get first-hand details from travel bloggers, ambitious locals, and expert adventurers on how to get there, what to do, when to do it, and why you should consider doing it again (whatever that special “IT” is).


Brace yourself. Reno Tahoe is about to pull you in all different directions. Here, you can rock climb in the heart of downtown and rock out on the top of a1868 Hunter Creek Trail mountain. Make art and destroy monotony. Paddleboard and crowd surf. Win big and lose yourself. So, what’s first?


There are so many things to do in Reno and so little time. You could start off by taking in the local flavor at one of our delicious restaurants or craft breweries. Reno’s palate continues to expand with tastes from just about everywhere. Culinarily speaking, we’ve got it made, from casual, pub-style dining to upscale, farm-to-table eateries.

Mask.RenoTahoe.Day1 19Outside the food scene, Reno activities offer both adventurous and relaxing possibilities. Rent a kayak and try out your whitewater skills on the river, or maybe just take a hike (or snowshoe, depending on the season). If you’re looking for something mellow and relaxing, take yourself for a spa day at one of the many casino resorts in Reno Tahoe. Soak in the sun next to an alpine lake or enjoy a glass of wine while overlooking the Truckee River. If you’re feeling ambitious, do it all in one day. Endless options – that’s Reno Tahoe.

If you’re striking out in Reno, Sparks is right next door. Sparks is Reno’s neighbor to the east and has no shortage of things to check out. From events like The Best in the West Rib Cook-Off to amazing shopping outlets, Sparks is its own world to discover.


Lake Tahoe Emerald Bay TRThere are plenty of Lake Tahoe activities to be enjoyed, in and out of the water. Beyond the inviting, crystal-clear water, Lake Tahoe is surrounded by the peaks of the Sierra Nevada and acres of national forest. Mountain bikinghiking, river rafting, camping and sightseeing are just a few of the things to do in the Lake Tahoe area.

Ready to recover from all of that outdoor exploration? Check out the restaurants, gaming, casino spas and nightlife. Any way you slice it, there are plenty of things to do in Lake Tahoe.

Need more ideas? See how six travel bloggers and photographers made the most of their weekend in Reno Tahoe with these epic itineraries.



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