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.
Stay Curious, Captivating museums around the Sierra. By Jen Peng. There are plenty of interactive museums in the Reno/Tahoe area, so there’s no reason to stop exploring just because the temperature dips. Here are some of our favorites in the region.
EXPLORE THE AREA’S HAUNTED HISTORY. By Natasha Bourlin Historic destinations are often surrounded by lore…
Fill a free day with some fun in the Sierra. By Heidi Bethel. Wake up with nothing to do today? Well that’s an easy fix if you’re in Reno/Tahoe. This place is filled with experiences like no other that satisfy every desire. So, whether you’re looking for action-packed activities, a relaxing rendezvous or shopping galore, you have come to the right place!
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.
The Ultimate Summertime Bucketlist – By Emily Skyle. Whether you’re seeking exhilarating experiences or relaxing excursions, we’ve gathered the best of the best when it comes to taking advantage of everything the Reno/Tahoe region has to offer.
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.