When you think of Nevada, Las Vegas is probably the first place you think of. But there is another great Nevada city you should take the time to see. Reno, Nevada is known as "The Biggest Little City in the World." The area has its fair share of great casinos, and so much more. There are more than 220,000 people living in the area. Temperatures in the city during the summer average 90 degrees, but it is not uncommon for some days to pass the 100 degree mark. Winters are mild in Reno, with the average daily temperature being 50 degrees. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is located in the city, and there are several other options to get around the city, including the mass public transit system that operates more than 29 routes across the city. Don't forget about car rentals too!
Be sure to stop by the National Automobile Museum while in Reno. This 100,000 square foot museum offers an impressive collection of classic cars, one of the best in the country. The collection even includes a Cadillac owned by Elvis Presley. Along with cars, there are many other automobile-related items to enjoy, including old gas pumps and neon signs.
Automobile Automobile Museum
10 South Lake Street
The Sierra Safari Zoo
The Sierra Safari Zoo is another popular attraction for residents and visitors alike. As the largest zoo in the state, there are more than 40 species of animals exhibited in their natural habitats. Visitors can see lions, monkeys, and so much more while here.
Sierra Safari Zoo
10200 N. Virginia Street
Magic Carpet Golf
Magic Carpet Golf is fun for the entire family. This miniature golf course is located in nearby Gavelston, Texas, and offers guests 19 themed courses to participate in. You will have the time of your life at Magic Carpet. There is also an arcade game and a great pizza place you are sure to want to try.
Magic Carpet Golf
9030 Seawall Blvd.
Enjoy a great day of shopping at Meadowood Mall. There are more than 100 stores inside the mall, as well as fabulous dining options and other entertainment. Meadowood Mall is a great activity for people of all ages.
5000 Meadowood Circle Mall