10Best Romantic Things to Do in the Biggest Little City

This 10Best list has a wide range of romantic things to do in the Biggest Little City. Everything from (free) walks in the park or along the river to dancing and drinking in Reno's hottest club. Couples who like art or music can book play or concert tickets at the Pioneer Center for Performing Arts or check out a gallery at the Holland Project. Couples who like culture can enjoy a live performance at the Bruka Theatre in Downtown Reno or a trip to one of Reno's many museums including the award-winning Nevada Museum of Art. Couples who enjoy a bit of fun can spend an evening in their private vehicle watching a movie at the West Wind El Rancho Drive-In Theater in nearby Sparks or can enjoy a spa day at the Peppermill or at Steamboat Hot Springs' private rooms or outdoor pool. If you are around during the third Saturday of the month, head Downtown for the Reno Wine Walk along the Truckee River.

David Walley's Resort is nestled in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, in Genoa, Nev. The small town is about an hour south of Reno. This year-round resort features timeshare apartments and rooms and some of the most beautiful hot...  Read More

If you and your date are art and music lovers, or just want to discover a new skill, the Holland Project in Midtown Reno features live music, all-ages arts, diverse workshops and community collaboration. Their ever-changing calendar includes...  Read More

The classic drive-in theater still exists in the U.S. and the El Rancho Drive-In in Sparks (just minutes from Downtown Reno) is a fully digital outdoor theater where you can enjoy first run movies in your own car. The theater offers $7.50...  Read More

Ouside the city

This historic hot springs is located down the Mount Rose Highway near Reno and is only a 15 minute drive from Downtown Reno. The resort is a Nevada state registered landmark and the only operating geothermal springs in Reno. Steamboat offers...  Read More

Rancho San Rafael Park is the largest park in Reno with hundreds of acres that are home to a large dog park, playgrounds, an arboretum, gym equipment, jogging areas, and special event pavilions. The Arboretum is a beautiful place to walk among...  Read More

CalAve stands for the California Avenue shopping, dining and historic district. Its just south of downtown Reno and offers several restaurants and bars, boutique and antique shops and the wonderful Nevada Museum of Art which is at the heart of...  Read More

Designed by a student of Buckminster Fuller, the gold dome of the Pioneer Center of Performing Arts is located right in the middle of Downtown Reno and is part of the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. The Pioneer features various...  Read More

This award-winning museum is just south of downtown Reno and features permanent and traveling exhibits from various artists. This excellent museum is small, but packs in a wonderful selection of contemporary and traditional art, sculptures...  Read More

This resort hotel is one of the largest in the area and has undergone a fantastic renovation in the past few years. It is located closer to South Reno than downtown and is close to the city's convention center. The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino...  Read More

Every third Saturday (no matter the weather), the Riverwalk District of Downtown Reno holds the Reno Wine Walk. Join locals and visitors from 2:00 to 5:00 and stroll through businesses and restaurants on the Truckee River while enjoying a glass...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

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...  More About Christina