When staying in the downtown area, get out of the immediate downtown area. Take a photo of the Reno Arch and then move on down to the Reno Arts District and the Truckee River. The downtown area over the years has fallen apart in some areas and has flourished in others. The river area is full of restaurants, shopping, bars, parks and people watching. Take in a Reno Aces game or watch the kayakers on the river. Visit the Automobile Museum or take a walk to Idlewild Park. You will be surprised as how much nature the area has to offer.
Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors of the Western U.S. She spends her time hiking, camping, biking and kayaking in the mountains around her home, and snorkeling and boating in Lake Tahoe. Christina... Read more »