Reno Tourism, Nevada

Visit Reno - Best of Reno

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.

Reno Travel Tips

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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Facts and Stats for Reno*

  • Pollution Statistics in Reno

    Know the pollution level of Reno before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.39 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.65 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48.91 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.61 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.3 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.22 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 24.07 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Reno: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Reno for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Reno.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.29 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.71 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.23 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.95 (Low)
    • Drug offense 53.41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.27 (Moderate)
  • Living in Reno - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Reno is 187.17 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.25 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 63.59 (High)
    • Pollution Index 28.1 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.88 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 61.12 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.62 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.77 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Reno

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Reno

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.38 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.08 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Reno Travel Guides

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Reno Tours for you

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