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!

The Top Camping Areas Within One Hour of Reno

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Like much of the Mountain West, northern Nevada is a mecca for the great outdoors. But while the treasures of Yosemite and Lake Tahoe are well-known (and well-trafficked), there are plenty of campgrounds within an hour's drive of Reno that are scenic, easy to access and tend not to be booked out way in advance, making... Read More

3 Days of Fun at the Reno River Festival

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Early June marks the unofficial start of summer in northern Nevada, and to kick it off Reno is hosting its annual Reno River Festival from June 7 to 9. It’s a three-day extravaganza of music, food, drink and fun outdoor activities. The event occurs in and around the Glenn Little Amphitheater, right in the heart of... Read More

Reno’s Craft Breweries: Sipping & Celebrating High Desert Suds

By Mary Sisco | Monday, March 18, 2024
Who knew Reno would emerge as a craft beer haven, bubbling with a lively mix of creativity, fun flavors and community spirit? The city's craft breweries have transformed the local beer scene into a vibrant blend of unique brews, each sip telling a story of innovation and passion.  Photo: Small-batch brews are the... Read More

Warm Up at Reno's Steamboat Hot Springs and Carson Hot Springs

By Dan Bablinskas | Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Mountainous northern Nevada has an abundance of geothermal activity that provides clean energy for hundreds of thousands of homes in the region. This geothermal activity also means lots of hot springs, most of which are remote and undeveloped, making them adventures in themselves. Sometimes, though, you just want to... Read More

The Best Snowshoeing Around Reno

By Dan Bablinskas | Monday, January 15, 2024
Sitting just below Lake Tahoe in the High Sierras, Reno has a remarkable number of snowshoeing haunts in short driving distance from town. If you enjoy rigorous hikes in the cold and beautiful winter scenery, then these are some of the best options right around Reno. Thomas Creek Located in South Reno off the Mt.... Read More