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RenoUnited States of America

Along with casino games, gambling and entertainment, this western Nevada city has easy access to some of the nation’s best skiing and most beautiful surroundings.  

Pass under the “Biggest Little City in the World” arched sign to enjoy the exciting activities of downtown Reno, Nevada. Drive less than an hour south of the city to appreciate the beauty of Lake Tahoe and summer and winter thrills at fantastic mountain resorts.

Just a 15-minute drive east of the California border, Reno offers opportunities for legal gambling, similar to its bigger southern Nevada sister city of Las Vegas. More than a dozen casinos offer slot machines, table games and video betting. Plan a full evening, with some games of chance, a delicious meal and live entertainment at one of the casinos in Reno itself or others in neighboring Sparks or Washoe.

Reno developed as a river crossing along the western migration path of pioneers in wagons and on horseback for the California Gold Rush. By the late 1800s, transcontinental railroad tracks ran along the river. The transcontinental highway followed a similar path in the first quarter of the 20th century. In the National Automobile Museum see more than 200 historic vehicles, some from that era and others owned by celebrities or appearing in films.

Outdoor fun opportunities here are unlimited. Play golf at Reno’s 10 courses or travel within a 60-mile (100-kilometer) range for 50 more. Walk or bike along the Raymond I. Smith Truckee River Walk in the city and stop for a meal or watch whitewater kayakers. Drive from Reno southwest along the twisting Truckee River to enjoy pretty views of the rushing waters and old railroad structures.

Lake Tahoe is a beautiful emerald green in summer, with opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, paddleboarding and more. Multiple resorts around the lake offer summer hiking and mountain biking and winter skiing and boarding. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is about a 30-minute drive from Reno. Go a bit farther to ski at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, which hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.

Where to stay in Reno

Top Hotels in Reno

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
4 out of 5
2500 E 2nd St, Reno, NV
The price is $59 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

This family-friendly Reno resort is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Ultimate Rush Speed and Thrill Park and Grand Sierra Resort Casino. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (7,829 reviews)

"This is by far the cleanest hotel that I’ve been to in Reno Nevada made me feel safe during this Covid Epidemic"…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
4 out of 5
2707 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV
The price is $50 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Reno/Tahoe Airport, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Virginia Lake Park, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, and Atlantis Casino. National Bowling ...

4.4/5Excellent! (5,015 reviews)

"Clean resort, great amenities, and good restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
Nugget Casino Resort
Nugget Casino Resort
3.5 out of 5
1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV
The price is $28 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in the heart of Sparks, this resort is 3 mi (4.8 km) from National Automobile Museum and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Reno Events Center. University of Nevada-Reno ...

3.9/5Good! (7,687 reviews)

"I was charged for early check in, This is the first time I experience this at the nugget. I have stayed at this hotel several times. 🙁not too happy about the fee!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

Nugget Casino Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Reno

Legacy Vacation Resorts Reno
Legacy Vacation Resorts Reno
3 out of 5
140 Court Street, Reno, NV
The price is $60 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

This family-friendly Reno condo building is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Washoe County Courthouse, Club Cal-Neva Casino, and Reno Arch. ...

3.3/5 (879 reviews)

"Nice friendly front-desk staff. Was able to check-in early. Provided shampoo, conditioner and body wash in a dispensary. Really liked that it was 5 minutes walking distance to the Reno Arch!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Legacy Vacation Resorts Reno
Staybridge Suites Reno
Staybridge Suites Reno
3 out of 5
10559 Professional Circle, Reno, NV
The price is $113 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Reno/Tahoe Airport, this aparthotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Wolf Run Golf Club and within 6 mi (10 km) of Meadowood Mall and ArrowCreek Golf Course. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (610 reviews)

"Loved the clean bedding and small kitchen. Very convenient."…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

Staybridge Suites Reno
Thunderbird Resort Club
Thunderbird Resort Club
3 out of 5
200 Nichols Blvd, Sparks, NV

This family-friendly Sparks condo resort is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Sierra Sid's and Sparks Marina Park. Grand Sierra Resort Casino ...

3.8/5Good! (199 reviews)

"Great accommodations. Great location it is central to everything. Nice place to stay. Communication of staff is somewhat like pulling teeth but were courteous. Be specific with your questions and just FYI your door key opens the gated entrance once you check in. That was not relayed."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Thunderbird Resort Club
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Getting around Reno

Taxis are reasonably priced in Reno, and offer one of the most popular ways for visitors to get around. Reno’s casinos are among its best-loved tourist attractions, and choosing taxis over a rental car allows for having a few drinks. A rental car will be needed for daytrips outside the city, however. Get around the downtown area using the RTC RAPID service, which runs regular buses. Visit the Regional Transportation Commission website.Browse Reno rental cars.

Best time to visit

Reno summers get swelteringly hot, with temperatures well into the 90s F (30s C) being a common occurrence. Book your visit for fall or late spring instead and there's still a good chance of plenty of sunshine, but with far more moderate temperatures. These seasons also tend to be a bit quieter for the city’s tourist industry, so you will probably have a wider range of accommodations to choose from.

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