Reno

Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada. It is located in Northern Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as „The Biggest Little City in the World“, Reno is famous for its casinos and as the birthplace of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. It is the county seat of Washoe County, located in the northwestern part of the state. The city sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows.

Reno is the most populous Nevada city outside of the Las Vegas–Paradise, NV MSA, with an estimated population about 233,300, and is the third most populous city in the state after Las Vegas and Henderson.

In Reno, you must visit The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) has a “Wow!” factor you don’t often find in a museum. You’ll see more than 200 eye-popping cars with authentic street scenes and sounds. The facades bring displays to life; a hardware store here, a movie theatre there which accompany artifacts from each era. Audio tours let you explore the museum at your own pace. It’s located on the corner of Lake and Mill Streets in downtown Reno.

The MidTown District has quickly become the most dynamic shopping area in Reno with a myriad of locally owned indie stores, wine bars, coffee shops, spas, restaurants, award winning art and culture. Our shops exhibit originality and diversity that rival any market. Reno’s Midtown District is a hip corridor where everyone has a favorite dish, drink and store that they want to share. Come see what everyone is talking about!

 

Source:
http://www.reno.gov/about-reno/things-to-do