A sign over Virginia Street proclaims Reno “The Biggest Little City in the World.”
For travellers looking to spend a few days in the sights and sounds of the bustling city, Reno Nevada
is the perfect place to visit. With great hotels, vacation rentals, condo Rentals and other accommodation and lodging Reno is a bustling lively city, waiting to welcome you. Established in 1859 as a trading station along the Truckee River, Reno grew along with the silver mines of Virginia City and the Railroad that rolled through town. But it was gambling, legalized in 1931 that put Reno on the map.
Situated in the shadows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
, Reno offers a variety of activities for everyone. From rafting on the Truckee River to the annual Great Reno Balloon Race in September, Reno has something for all ages. Reno is undergoing a renascence as several defunct casinos are being converted into vacation rental and condo rental style accommodations. The downtown is undergoing an urban renewal
, sparked by the development of the riverfront, with modern shops boutiques and non-gaming activities like kayaking on the river. Great new restaurants and café’s are springing up outside of the major hotels. Temperatures in the high desert climate are warmer than at Tahoe, making it comfortable to leave your vacation rental or accommodation on foot and stroll around town.
In an effort to bring more tourism into town Reno
host several events throughout the year. They include Hot August Nights
a classic car convention, Street Vibrations
, a motorcycle rally, the Reno Air Races
and more. Or visitors can participate in a guided walking tour along the Truckee River Corridor to see architecture from Reno’s pioneer past. Ride the Virginia & Truckee Railroad to the gold and silver mining town of Virginia City, or relax for the day and treat yourself to the Spa Atlantis and the watch the colourful saltwater cascade in the brine inhalation lounge.
Reno truly is “the Biggest Little Town in the World.”
No matter where you’re staying, be it hotels, vacation homes, vacation rentals or other accommodations, Reno is a welcoming and exciting place to visit.