Rightly named as the ‘Biggest Little City in the World’, Reno is a world in itself. A little brother to Nevada’s gambling capital, Las Vegas, Reno has its own set of renowned casinos that will surely keep the player inside you happy. But the casinos are just a part of the eclectic mix that adds character to Reno. Reno has a rich history which is displayed at the various museums in the city. And these museums aren’t just regular ones, they are unique in their own way, displaying vintage automobiles or a fun way to learn science or rare art collections or Nevada’s very history itself.
Reno also has got the brains in the country. The University of Nevada, Reno is one of the best, with museums and events that will keep you engrossed while imparting knowledge. No wonder the university has given six Pulitzer Prize winners. Even the creative flair of Reno will keep you in awe. The galleries in Reno will show you the exquisite talent of the locals in the city.
Reno is even a pioneer in conserving nature with the many parks and animal homes. The Rancho San Rafael Regional Park and Bartley Ranch Regional Park provides very scenic hiking trails, while the Animal Ark and Sierra Zoo has a collection of exotic animals. The arboretums have an extensive reserve of plants of every kind.
Reno is indeed a lot happening in a small area. Do visit here for a memorable experience.
Essential travel information and Reno tips for your visit
- Time Zone: UTC-08:00 hours
- Currency: US Dollar
- Electricity and Internet: 110-120 Volts of Electrical output. High speed wired and wireless internet is available in most hotels in Reno
- Languages: English and Spanish
- Security: 911 (Ambulance, Fire & Police)
- Tipping: Most of the people working in casinos make a very small wage and depend on tips for their survival, thus it is expected from you to tip them
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