Explore Reno & Tahoe

Explore Reno & Tahoe

A trip to Reno puts everything you could want—world-class CE, award-winning food, and a generous helping of outdoor adventures—within reach. Feed your appetite for adventure in Reno, whether you prefer a scenic hike, an urban bike ride, or a wild night in the land of no last calls.

Plan your trip

You’re ready to hit ‘register now’ on that Wild West Vet ticket and start planning your trip to Reno! With nonstop or one-stop air service from more than 50 airports nationwide, getting to Reno-Tahoe International Airport is a breeze. Once you’re here, you’ll understand why Reno Tahoe is home to the moniker, “The Biggest Little City.” 


With the breathtaking scenery of the Sierra Nevada surrounding the region in every direction, it is no wonder more than 400,000 people make the Reno-Tahoe area their home and why more than 5,000,000 people visit every year.

The geography ranges from high desert hills to valleys covered with deciduous and evergreen trees. A river flows casually through the heart of the city and among an eclectic mix of stately manors, quaint churches, sleek high rises, city parks, and casinos.

The city limits are nestled against mountains that offer endless outdoor recreation, cradling magnificent Lake Tahoe. In addition to the area's spectacular beauty, Reno-Tahoe offers an extraordinary mix of history and culture, world-class ski and golf resorts, 24-hour gaming and entertainment, a mild climate with four distinct seasons, a healthy, diverse economy, and community spirit as strong as ever. Whether or not you have visited Reno-Tahoe recently, you're in for a wonderful experience!


Reno is a melting pot of personalities and offers a little something for everything. The same goes for outfits; as long as you stay true to your sense of style, you will be appropriately dressed! 

Weather is quite pleasantly cool during October, with an average high of 70°F and low of 36°F. On the bright side, it rains just 1 day a month on average this time of year. It is the perfect weather for outdoor activities. 


Shop Local Vendors

Looking for a unique dog-friendly shopping experience? Check out The Basement in Reno. It is home to various local vendors and is situated in the basement of a historic 1933 post office. 

Make it Dinner and a Show!

In the heart of downtown Reno, you and your companion can enjoy a delectable dinner together before walking over to one of the many  live music venues or  theaters in Reno Tahoe. 

Reno Riverwalk District

The Riverwalk District is located in the heart of downtown Reno, along the Truckee River. In addition to the parks and public art, some of the city's best restaurants and bars are located in this area.

Experience Reno's Premier Luxury Resort

Come for the CE, stay for the elegantly appointed rooms, extensive casino, luxurious pool, and wide range of restaurants, cafés, bars, and lounges—all on the grounds of the Peppermill.

Find your Next Adventure in Reno

The secret is out – Reno is one of the greatest outdoor destinations in the country. Between beautiful mountain views and mass amounts of cultural events, the Biggest Little City needs to be next on your outdoor adventure checklist.

Much, Much More! 

Please visit the official Reno-Tahoe visitors site to explore all that Reno-Tahoe has to offer!

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Lake Tahoe

If you are looking for an escape to tranquility after a few days of learning, look no further. Lake Tahoe offers year-round entertainment. In October, be sure to enjoy a hike in the crisp Autumn air while taking in the beautiful hues of the fall foliage. 

Top 5 October Activities at Lake Tahoe

  • Rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard from Tahoe Adventure Company in Crystal Bay.
  • Enjoy cocktails and s’mores by a beachside fire pit at Lone Eagle Grille in Incline Village.
  • Go window shopping at Northstar Village.
  • Bike, walk, or jog the quiet trail system along the north shore of Lake Tahoe.
  • Feed the trout from the century-old Fanny Bridge in Tahoe City.
Lake Tahoe