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Stories and Tips Reno

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Lake Tahoe (Winter)

Written by AnaMH on 05 Nov, 2000

This is truly a special place. The areas surrounding the largest alpine lake in the country offer a traveler plenty to do and see whatever season they come in. The many casinos on the south part of the lake are known for their entertainment, excellent…Read More


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A Rocking Weekend in Reno-Tahoe

Written by Reno-Tahoe Girl on 13 Oct, 2005

This past weekend was jam packed with music and great food - another side of America's Adventure Place. The weekend started with dinner at Cafe Andreotti in Harrah's Reno, which was some amazing Italian food. They had an incredible pianist playing during our…Read More


Blackjack in Reno

Written by Jenn126 on 07 Jul, 2004

For those who hit the tables in Atlantic City or Las Vegas, playing blackjack in Reno is a little bit different. Here players will find mostly single-deck blackjack - meaning that the casino is using only one deck of cards, as opposed to five…Read More


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Reno Arch

Written by AnaMH on 05 Nov, 2000

The famous lighted arch is actually a symbol to celebrate the completion of the transcontinental highway. It went up in 1926. Three different arches have stood with the last one going up in 1987. The town got it's motto through a city held contest in…Read More


Shopping for a picnic

Written by food&fun on 29 Oct, 2000

Reno has several good spots to fill your picnic basket with interesting foods. My first stop would be Wild Oats Market at 5695 S. Virginia. Prices are a little on the high side, but the variety and quality can't be beat. They…Read More


shopping for outdoor gear

Written by trailbos on 15 Jan, 2002

Reno has some great shopping if you're into outdoor sports. There's a Sierra Trading Post, one of only two in the country, at Airport Square (next to Costco). Sierra has good prices on seconds and overruns, and is a fun place to shop.…Read More


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King Jacuzzi Suites At The Peppermill

Written by Bruce on 08 Apr, 2001

The King Jacuzzi Suites at The Peppermill are an excellent and inexpensive way to enjoy Reno. These rooms typically go for $89.00 a night off peak and weekdays at the internet rate. You can not reserve rooms at The Peppermill over the internet,…Read More


the Hot Air Balloon Races - it's a fun free family event!!

Written by Travel Queen on 14 Nov, 2000

One September way back when, we got up at the crack of dawn on a Saturday morning and met our friends at Rancho San Rafael park for the Balloon Races. This is a fun family event that is free. You'll want to bring…Read More


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Fun in Reno

Written by katzwlplay on 08 Feb, 2009

We had a great time in Reno. We browsed the shops downtown, went to the neighboring hotels..Silver Legacy, Circus Circus, etc.Met wonderful people and my b/f even met someone from his old neighborhood when he was a boy. Even for just a partial…Read More


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