By Heidi Bethel. Steeped in rich locomotive history, the Sierra has long been crossed with railroad tracks and dotted with depots. During your visit, explore the popular transportation of centuries past with a few fun outings. First, let’s review a quick history lesson.
Explore the region’s most interesting and out-of-the-box happenings. By Natasha Bourlin. Eclectic events dot the Sierra annually. Reflections of the area’s quintessential quirky character, they range from, “Wow, never seen that before … ” to, “I’ve always wanted to do that!” Get your dose of weird and wonderful at these annual gatherings.
By Patrick Turner Matter Splatter invites visitors of all ages to take matter into their own hands. In this inventive, hands-on exhibition coming to The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, visitors can explore the materials used to produce some of the most advanced technology in existence today.
Entertainment aplenty that won’t break the bank in the Sierra. By Jason Lopez Whether you want to catch an open mic night, do a little dancing or enjoy the arts, Reno/Tahoe is a mecca for inexpensive entertainment. Here are a few of my favorites you should definitely checkout!
A peek at places that have social media abuzz. By Heidi Bethel Instaworthy spots abound in the Sierra. Whether you’re looking for a great vantage point to shoot a Tik Tok video or want a quick photo to post alongside your Facebook status, Reno/Tahoe has some amazing views that are sure to get you more followers.
Explore Reno/Tahoe’s past, present and future through the words of local authors. By Annie Flanzraich In his 1871 book, “Roughing It,” Mark Twain famously described Lake Tahoe as “surely the fairest picture the whole world affords.” Almost 75 years later, Walter Van Tilburg Clark called Reno the “city of trembling leaves,” in his novel of the same name. Reno/ Tahoe’s beauty and complexity have ignited the creativity of writers in all generations, so it would be impossible to list all of them in a single article. However, it is possible to recommend a few recent reads that capture the region’s history, spirit and imagination.
Enjoying adults-only activities in Reno/Tahoe. By Holly Zynda. Whether on a hot date, celebrating an anniversary, or planning a girls/guys night out be sure to experience our 21+ nightlife for an unforgettable evening out on the town. Sure Reno/Tahoe is one of the best family friendly vacation destinations, but did you know there are many hot spots here that offer exclusively 21-and-up entertainment? Here’s a quick look at some places to checkout sans kiddos.
Interactive Entertainment. Explore the region’s hands-on date night and gathering options. By Natasha Bourlin. Sometimes, staring at each other and chatting over a meal or drinks just doesn’t cut it. When you’re longing for a stimulating, interactive evening out, visit these places around the region to get your hands dirty for date night or get together with friends.
Hot Tubs To Talk About. By Heidi Bethel. After a nice day on the slopes, there’s nothing more invigorating than a dip in the ardent waters of Reno/Tahoe. Whether you need to soothe sore muscles, just soak and relax, or benefit from mineral therapy, hot tubs abound this winter.