Around Reno

Riverwalk District

Riverwalk District

About Reno

Approximately 22 miles from Lake Tahoe and known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is famous for its hotels and casinos and proximity to many ski resorts. It is also home to the University of Nevada, Reno and the vibrant Riverwalk District–the center of everything. Live in the heart of downtown Reno and enjoy the endless array of activities and events throughout the year.

Highlights include:

  • Riverwalk District
  • Legends Mall Reno
  • Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Aces Ballpark
  • Harrah’s Reno
  • Midtown
  • Mt. Rose Lake Tahoe
  • Squaw Valley Lake Tahoe

Year-Round Reno Events

Reno hosts an abundance of great events year round. Check out the calendar of unique and exciting events throughout the year in Reno and Tahoe here

Event Highlights Include:

  • Artown
  • Reno River Festival
  • Street Vibrations
  • Hot August Nights
  • Best in the West Cook Off
  • The Great Reno Balloon Race

Area Recreation

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With more than 300 sunny days a year, there are endless opportunities to spend time outside. From biking, to a short drive to Lake Tahoe to hike trails, ski, paddle board or mountain climb, outdoor adventures await.

  • Squaw Valley

  • The Mount Rose Trail

  • Truckee River Bike Path

  • Tahoe Rim Trail

  • Basecamp at Whitney Peak


Reno is home to many great golf courses. If golf is your game, the courses here will not disappoint for every level of play.

  • Washoe County Golf Course

  • ArrowCreek

  • Red Hawk


  • The Basement

  • The Summit

  • Midtown

  • Meadowood Mall

Arts & Culture

  • Pioneer Center Plays

  • Comedy Shows

  • Eldorado & Harrah’s Shows


World-class dining options abound in Reno.
A few to note in the neighborhood include:

  • Midtown Eats

  • Bertha Miranda’s Restaurant and Cantina

  • Brewer’s Cabinet