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Happy Camper

  Wanting to adult a bit during your visit to Reno/Tahoe? Send the kiddos to one of the amazing day camps in the area! With a slew of options ranging from mountainside fun to science-focused activities and water play, we have just the recreational options peaking the interests of your little travelers. Here we’ll visit…

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NOW TRENDING: The local pulse on what you need to see, sip and savor this summer

Here’s what’s up in Reno/Tahoe-land! Out-of-this-world experiences One small step turns into a giant leap for the National Automobile Museum. This summer you’re able to experience the Center’s newest exhibit Be the Astronaut. Fly a spaceship, pilot a lunar module, or, my favorite, drive a surface rover on Mars. This is one of only two…

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Mark Your Calendars … Soak up the sun at these summertime events!

It’s summer in beautiful Reno/Tahoe. That means the sun is out and it’s time to explore all those outdoor adventures you’ve been waiting for. There are so many fun events going on throughout these summer months, check out some of our favorites. July 7 – Aug 27: Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (South Lake Tahoe) Enjoy…

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City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man

Each year, tens of thousands of people descend on Reno-Tahoe to make their way to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for the annual gathering known as Burning Man. Perhaps you are one of these folks. If not, chances are you have at least a modest understanding of the event. A recently-opened exhibition at the Nevada Museum…

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Famous Flick Finds: Lights! Camera! Action!

Did you know that you are staying in what some Hollywood royalty deems a scene fit for the big screens? It’s true! Nicholas Cage even agreed when he said, “There’s a magic in Nevada that applies to filmmaking in an excellent way.” Want to walk the scenes in some of your favorite movies? Here’s a…

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Main Street America: Discover Gardnerville, Minden and Carson City

Tree-lined streets, shops, local eateries and unique activities are the hallmarks of main streets across the U.S.. They’re the heart of any downtown area. Three of the most photographic and enjoyable main street experiences are less than an hour from Reno and Lake Tahoe: Gardnerville, Minden and Carson City. Set your GPS for Highway 395.…

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Egg On in Reno/Tahoe

Humpty Dumpty once sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. And great it was! Right onto some delicious plates of food you can find to satisfy that eggy craving anytime of day. Here are some of our favorite spots celebrating all things eggs. Scrambled for breakfast Looking to start your morning off…

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Life is Brewtiful: Touring delicious local beers, from light to dark.

  I have always been a beer-drinking kind of girl, which shocks many people. It wasn’t until recently that I became more adventurous in truly testing my palate. I enjoy light beers and always carried a fear of the darker variety. Boy, was I mistaken! During a self-prompted local brewery tour, I decided to step…

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Healthy Havens: Foodies finds for every palate

  Reno/Tahoe has many places for a quick lunch, a protein-packed bite with your best friend, and vegan meals that will help make this trip healthy, fit and tasty as ever. Tasty Reno I have been a vegetarian for over 20 years and finding a menu that delights and excites my taste buds while staying…

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Meet “Sue” at The Discovery

Few things in history capture human interest more than dinosaurs. For many, they conjure images of gigantic, fearsome and mysterious beasts who once inhabited the Earth. But now they’re gone. However, one enormous Tyrannosaurus rex continues to roam the Earth, and her name is Sue. Sue is the star of A T. rex Named Sue,…

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Marathon Dining: How to Dine the District in Reno Like a Champ

  Reno’s food scene is booming. New restaurants are popping up all over town. How is one to keep up? Eating out at a new place every single night may sound great on paper, but it will burn a whole in your wallet quickly. The solution? Do it all at once, marathon style. The Reno…

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Floral Frenzy

Welcome spring! After a monumental snowfall this winter, the blooms in the Great Basin are sure to flourish. In addition to enjoying those vibrant hues along winding trails and up sky-high mountainsides, we have a few more ideas to get that full floral sensory overload that you may be craving. Flowery sights and sounds With…

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Now Trending: Discover these trending hot spots open for biz

Here’s the scoop on the latest and greatest experiences in the Reno/Tahoe-land. New and Improved What were once known as “The Factory Stores at the Y” will be transformed into The Crossings at Tahoe Valley in the summer of 2017 in South Lake Tahoe. This will be a community hub as much as it is…

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Mark Your Calendars … Must do events in Reno/Tahoe

Spring into these Reno/Tahoe events. From Mother’s and Father’s day festivities to festivals, celebrity golf and more, here’s a list of my favorite events you should add to your itinerary! April 28 – 30: Genoa Cowboy Festival (Genoa) Saddle up and visit Nevada’s oldest settlement during the Genoa Cowboy Festival,. Celebrate with Western music, cowboy…

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Life is Brewtiful: Touring delicious local beers, from light to dark.

I have always been a beer-drinking kind of girl, which shocks many people. It wasn’t until recently that I became more adventurous in truly testing my palate. I enjoy light beers and always carried a fear of the darker variety. Boy, was I mistaken! During a self-prompted local brewery tour, I decided to step out…

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Marvelous Meat-filled Meals: Top steakhouses to visit this winter

  Winter calls for a comfy sweater, a burning fire and hearty food that sticks to your bones satisfying that primal winter craving. On those dark, snowy nights following the holidays, nothing is better than a cozy steakhouse, a glass of red wine and mashed potatoes. There is something so perfect about slicing into a…

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These Boots were Made for Walking

When in Tahoe there’s nothing better than doing a boot scootin’ boogie all around the lake. Step into some cowboy boots. Lace up in adorable fashion-funky knee-highs. Slip into some snuggly UGGs as you veg by the fire. And, perhaps most importantly this season, slide down the slope in new, slick ski or snowboard boots.…

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Acting Out on the Town

One thing we can all agree on is mankind loves being entertained. By definition, entertainment is “something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement, especially a performance of some kind.” The visual arts have produced such amusement dating all the way to 534 B.C. Both theatre performances and motion pictures provide audiences with stories relating to similar…

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Grab-N-Go: Get your meal on the run in Reno/Tahoe

Are you off to speed down a few double black diamonds? Headed on a wintry Sierra adventure? Rushing to catch a flight back home? Satisfy that rumble in your stomach with a few great food options for those in a rush. Sprinting around the shores of Tahoe While some enjoy a leisurely meal at many…

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