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Around the Region

Reno’s slogan, “The Biggest Little City in the World,” certainly holds true. Reno is home to a rapidly growing and vibrant community that has something for everyone. The downtown area provides the hustle and bustle of an exciting nightlife, while the nearby suburbs contribute to neighborhood gatherings and events. Virtually everywhere in Reno is accessible via a 15-minute commute, and there are plenty of places to go! Reno’s high-desert climate allows for beautiful seasons and a plethora of outdoor activities. Whether you prefer skiing and snowboardinghiking, or biking, the Reno-Tahoe area challenges the beginner, the expert, and every level in between. Watch this video to learn more about the Reno area.



Nevada Charter Schools
Nevada Department of Education
Nevada Homeschool Network
Nevada Private Schools
Washoe County School District
Washoe County School District Gifted & Talented Education Program
GT Parent Connection


Desert Research Institute
Truckee Meadows Community College
University of Nevada, Reno


Elizabeth Stram Library – Truckee Meadows Community College
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center – University of Nevada, Reno
Washoe County Library System


Grassroots Books
Sundance Books and Music

Community & Culture

Museums & Galleries

Center for Basque Studies
The Discovery
National Automobile Museum
Nevada Museum of Art
Sparks Museum and Cultural Center
Stremmel Gallery
University District Museums

Visual Arts

Arts for All
Department of Cultural Affairs
Nevada Arts Council
The Nevada Rock Art Foundation
Sierra Arts Foundation

Music & Performing Arts

Brüka Theater
Good Luck MacBeth Theatre Company
JamPro Music Factory
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
Mountain Music Parlor
Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts
Reno Chamber Orchestra
Reno Philharmonic Orchestra
Reno Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Reno Little Theater
Sierra Nevada Children’s Choir (Facebook)
Sierra School of Performing Arts
TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada

Local Food & Farms

Andelin Family Farm
Great Basin Community Food Co-Op
Nothing To It! Culinary Center
River School Farm
Urban Roots

Community Organizations

The Generator
Historic Reno Preservation Society
Ignite Reno
Nevada Humanities
Reno Bike Project
Urban Stitch Studios

Downtown & Midtown Neighborhoods

Downtown Reno Makeover
MidTown Reno
The Riverwalk District

Special Events

Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority
Reno River Festival – May
Reno Rodeo – June
Reno Mini Maker Faire – June/July
Artown – July
Hot August Nights – Aug.
Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off – Aug./Sept.
Great Reno Balloon Race – Sept.
National Championship Air Races – Sept.




Sierra Regional Roller Derby
National Bowling Stadium
Reno Aces – Baseball
Reno Sportsdome
Reno Ice
University of Nevada, Reno Athletics

City & State

City of Reno
Nevada Government
Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce


Local Forecast


Road Conditions
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) – Public Transportation



Nevada Sagebrush – UNR Student Paper
Nevada Appeal
Reno Gazette-Journal
Reno News & Review
Tahoe Daily Tribune


KUNR 88.7 FM – Public Radio
Wolf Pack Radio – UNR Student Radio


KNPB – Reno Public Broadcasting
KRXI – Fox 11

Outdoor Interests

Wildlife & Conservation Organizations

Animal Ark
Friends of the Black Rock Desert
Great Basin Institute (Facebook)
Keep Tahoe Blue
Nevada Bugs and Butterflies
Oxbow Nature Study

Parks & Waterways

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Nevada State Parks
Pyramid Lake
Reno City Parks
Truckee Meadows Trails
Truckee River Kayak Park Course


Reno-Tahoe Equestrian Centre
Sierra Nevada Journeys
Wild Island Family Adventure Park
Vikingsholm/Emerald Bay