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Reno

 
Reno, also known as “The World’s Biggest Little City,” is aptly named for the abundance of attractions found in a relatively small city. Reno offers many of the benefits of bigger cities like Las Vegas, but without all the commotion and big crowds.
 
 
  • 1. Book a vacation at the Grand Sierra Resort
    Book a vacation at the Grand Sierra Resort
    2500 E. 2nd St., , 89502
    The Grand Sierra Casino & Resort is my favorite hotel in the city. They offer great prices and promotions, especially if you sign up for their email and Player’s card club. This resort offers everything under one roof including gaming, restaurants, a decent sized fitness center, an arcade, a spa, go-karts, a movie theater, a bowling alley, an outdoor pool, nightclubs and more! You don’t even need to leave the property to have a fantastic time!
  • 2. See a show at the El Dorado
    See a show at the El Dorado
    345 N. Virginia St., , 89501
    The El Dorado Showroom hosts Broadway style shows throughout the year. Tickets are cheap especially with your Player’s Card discount.
  • 3. Play poker at the El Dorado
    Play poker at the El Dorado
    345 N. Virginia St., , 89501
    El Dorado has one of the nicer poker rooms in Reno. It is spacious, elegant, the dealers are always nice and professional, and complimentary serve yourself drinks are available.
  • 4. Try out the breakfast buffet at The Atlantis
    Try out the breakfast buffet at The Atlantis
    3800 S Virginia St, , 89502
    Toucan Charlie’s buffet inside the Atlantis Casino is a real treat both in terms of food and décor. The tropical rainforest style is appealing as are the breakfast buffet offerings. Visit during the week for a 2 for 1 special.
  • 5. Take your pic by the famous Reno sign
    Take your pic by the famous Reno sign
    N Virginia St & W Commercial Row, , 89501
    Located in the downtown area, this sign is a great spot for photo opportunities.
  • 6. Take a line dancing lesson at Mustang’s
    Take a line dancing lesson at Mustang’s
    2500 E. 2nd Street, , 89502
    Mustang’s is a country themed bar located inside the Grand Sierra Resort which offers live music and entertainment. Free line dancing lessons are offered throughout the week.
  • 7. Check out holiday decor & attractions at the casinos
    Check out holiday decor & attractions at the casinos
    Various, , 89502
    Thanksgiving is a great time to visit Reno. In addition to the fantastic holiday decorations at all the casinos, there are plenty of extra shows and promotions going on during this time. Check out this gigantic annual 9 foot Gingerbread House on display at the Grand Sierra Resort!
  • 8. Play old-fashioned carnival games at Circus, Circus
    Play old-fashioned carnival games at Circus, Circus
    500 N Sierra St, , 89503
    If you are a fan of Carnival Games, then you will love Circus, Circus. Test your hand at skeeball, basketball and other Midway games. The casino often hosts acrobat and other entertaining circus shows.
  • 9. Check out The Lodge Buffet
    Check out The Lodge Buffet
    2500 E. 2nd St, , 89502
    The Lodge Buffet inside the Grand Sierra is one of the best buffets in Reno. I love the woodsy theme. This buffet offers the best overall bang for your buck in Reno – great food at an affordable price.

    In addition, the casino often offers incredible promotions for Player’s Card members (buffets as low as 10 bucks).
  • 10. Plan a day trip to gorgeous Lake Tahoe
    Plan a day trip to gorgeous Lake Tahoe
    1001 Heavenly Village Way, , 96150
    Lake Tahoe is just an hour drive away from Reno. As one of the most stunningly beautiful areas of the country, you can't afford to pass up the quick day trip while you are here.

    During the summer months, you can check out the scenic gondola ride at Heavenly Village or go hiking in beautiful Emerald Bay State Park.

    Come winter, skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, sleigh rides, and every other winter recreational activity you can imagine will keep you more than busy.