Top 10 places to visit in Reno – Nevada

By | February 10, 2017

Reno-NevadaReno is for many a smaller version of Las Vegas. Little This top 10 places to visit in Reno (Nevada) and why will probably make you want to hit the road.

 

National Automobile Museum

If all you ever wanted was to learn more about the history of cars, and especially more about their history in USA a visit to this museum shouldn’t be missed. You’ll get to see vehicles dating back to 1890, hear lectures, and gaze at 2 related art collections.

 

Animal Ark

The animal ark is a wildlife sanctuary where animals that cannot be released into the wild, feel most at home. People of all ages love to come here to learn more about rescuing animals and their natural habitat.

 

Nevada Museum of Art

Most critics say this is the best museum in the state and it often hosts international traveling art exhibitions. One of the most impressive collections of the museum is the one showcasing the interactions between humans and nature.

 

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

No matter the event, this center can handle it. In the past it hosted performing acts such as ballet, opera but rock concerts as well. Those interested in attending a live event should check the center’s website as it is

 

Reno-Stead Airport

You might see the airport when you come to the city, but there is a special event taking place at the airport, every September. This is the National Championship Air Races between airplanes of all types. While the show is impressive, you’ll also want to check out the food vendors as well.

 

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe attracts everyone near it with a diversity of fun activities to try out and sailing, swimming, or fishing are just a few of them. The water is crystal clear therefore taking some amazing photos is another way of exploring this lake.

 

Gowest Mural

Street art is another form of expressing one’s ideas. There are many pieces of street art that are very nicely done and are simply magnificent and could very well be displayed in a museum. This mural covering the whole wall of a building is one of them and is well worth a few minutes of your time.

 

Eldorado’s Fountain of Fortune

They say that making a wish and throwing some money in this fountain brings good luck. The money in it goes to various charities, so you’re also helping others less fortunate. The fountain itself is rather impressive too, so bring your camera as well.

 

Wilbur D. May Museum, Arboretum, and Botanical Garden

If you still want to have some fun outdoor, this place should be a really good choice. It features some rarer species of plants from around the world and even travelling exhibitions on a regular basis. A quiet moment is what most people come here for.

 

Nevada Historical Society Museum

With more than 100 years of history under its belt, this museum is the oldest in Nevada. Its permanent exhibits showcase the history of Reno dating back 10,000 years. How can a stop by this museum ever be boring?