Reno Blog

Reno isn't called the Biggest Little City for nothing. While it's true that you can get to the airport in less than a half-hour from just about any place in town, it's also true that there is more going on here than you can imagine, let alone keep track of.  So in order to stay up on all of the latest events and activities, don't miss our timely and informative Reno blog. On a weekly basis, a Truckee Meadows insider will give you the background information on all your favorite goings-on and clue you in to new opportunities to get out and about. Forget about the Reno of yesteryear, when gambling was the main focus of the area and people came here in order to get a divorce. These days, participation opportunities abound whether you are a footloose and fancy-free Millennial, a parent trying to find something to catch the interest of kids or teens or someone just coming into the prime of your life. In fact, as you become a steady reader of the blog, you'll be amazed at how diversified the community has become over the past years, with something to offer all ages and all interests whether you've lived here forever or are visiting for the first time.

Reno Blog Posts

From Downtown to Midtown and from Boomtown to Victorian Square, we know you want to dive into Reno and Sparks, you want to hear about the latest festival down on the Truckee River or find out what celebrities are playing the showrooms! You need to hear about the outdoor activities that make our area a world-class destination area, each and every season of the year. And the only way to keep up with it all is to read the Reno blog!

A Visit to Historic Virginia City

By Conor Villines | Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Reno's red-tan, shrub-covered surrounding hills hide one of the best preserved and most entertaining historic Wild West towns surviving anywhere in the United States – Virginia City. Virginia City was one of the richest places in the world after 1859 and through its huge 1870s boom years. Millions of silver and gold... Read More

Riding Reno's Snow: The Mt. Rose Highway

By Conor Villines | Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Skiing in Nevada? That’s right. Reno skiers have a lot to take advantage of by climbing up the snowy and forested Highway 431, also called Mt. Rose Highway.  Passengers on this Nevada Scenic Byway will enjoy impressive views over Lake Tahoe on their way to three ski areas with fewer crowds, affordable skiing, local... Read More

Reno's Nightlife Hotspots

By Conor Villines | Monday, January 23, 2023
If you love the nightlife, Reno is the place for you. The city’s bright lights and entertainment options make it the biggest nightlife and bar scene for much of the mountain west region and a nationally recognized entertainment hotspot. Major nightlife locales include Downtown, Midtown, the University of Nevada, Reno... Read More
Reno skyline with Mount Peavine in background

Nevada’s Mask Mandate Still in Effect in Most Counties

By Kayla Anderson | Tuesday, December 21, 2021
The rules surrounding COVID-19 keep changing as the virus and its variants continue to mutate and spread across communities in the United States and worldwide. In the Reno/Tahoe/Carson area, most businesses are open and back to full capacity but still ask that people wear facemasks in indoor public settings and... Read More
bushy poinsettia plant

You Know How to Say Nevada, but What About Poinsettia?

By Keith Rugg | Monday, December 20, 2021
December is a funny time of year because we’re done with the harvest, the temperatures are dropping and we’re beginning to get snow. Of all the seasons, this is when it seems that thoughts of plants and vegetation should be the furthest from our minds. And yet, for a sizeable percentage of the population, now is when... Read More