Reno Tourism

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
More about Reno

Facts and Stats for Reno*

  • Pollution Statistics in Reno

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

    • Air Pollution 22.32 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 22.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.96 (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 38.75 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.29 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.14 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 29.76 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.19 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.9 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.05 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Reno - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Reno is 176.07 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.22 (High)
    • Climate Index 63.59 (High)
    • Pollution Index 28.13 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.55 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 60.12 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.33 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 111.98 (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 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.86 USD

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

Reno Travel Guides

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