75 Fun Things To Do In Reno

Known as “The Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno is a must visit for anybody looking for a little vacation. Although Vegas seems to get all the attention, Reno stands out in many other ways. From its streets full of casinos, shops, and restaurants to its easy drive to the Lake Tahoe ski resorts, you’ll never run out of fun filled activities to do in Reno.

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Casino at Silver Legacy Resort

Try your luck with the slot machines at Casino at Silver Legacy Resort

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Reno Aces Ballpark

Take yourself out to the ball game at Reno Aces Ballpark

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Peppermill Casino

Roll the dice at the famous Peppermill Casino

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Truckee River Walk

Take a scenic walk of the Reno’s skyline at Truckee River Walk

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Mt. Rose Ski Resort

Have an absolute winter blast skiing & snowboarding at Mt. Rose Ski Resort

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Break Through Reno

Awake your inner detective to figure out your escape at Break Through Reno

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Reno Air Racing Association

Watch a wonderful airshow of planes racing at 200+ miles an hour at Reno Air Racing Association

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Animal Ark

Meet a jaguar or a black bear at Animal Ark

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Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

Get a season ticket to witness a stupendous act at Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

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Virginia Lake Park

Explore the quieter side of Reno at the beautiful Virginia Lake Park

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National Automobile Museum

Take a trip back in time and become amazed by the huge collection of vintage cars at National Automobile Museum

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Meadowood Mall

Shop ’til you drop at Meadowood Mall

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Reno Fun Train

Grab a cocktail, snap a few photos and explore Reno on the Reno Fun Train!

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Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

Attend the “Reno Hot Air Balloon Race” at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

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Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

Gaze in awe at the Monster Fish at Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

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Reno Little Theater

Take yourself out to a great play at Reno Little Theater

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Sierra Safari Zoo

Hand-feed a Deer at Sierra Safari Zoo

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National Bowling Stadium

Watch “USBC national tournament” live at National Bowling Stadium

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Atlantis Casino

Sip a frosty beverage and play some video poker at Atlantis Casino

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Wildflower Village Art Gallerys

Appreciate the local art at Wildflower Village Art Gallerys

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Reno-Sparks Convention Center

Attend the “Wizard World Comic Con” at Reno-Sparks Convention Center

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Nevada Historical Society

Relive the local history with Nevada Historical Society

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Wingfield Park Amphitheater

Enjoy an outdoor musical concert in the summer at Wingfield Park Amphitheater

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Wilbur D. May Center

See spring in bloom at Wilbur D. May Center

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Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive

Feel the Cowboy vibe at Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive

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Idlewild Park

Let your summer evening bloom at Idlewild Park

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Wolf Run Golf Club

Play a delightful round of golf at Wolf Run Golf Club

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Virginia Street Antique Mall

Keep wandering the aisles to find an antique of your choice at Virginia Street Antique Mall

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Casino at the Eldorado

Try your luck at the stylish Casino at the Eldorado in the heart of Downtown Reno

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Bartley Ranch Regional Park

Enjoy seeing a Cowboy Poet at Wednesday Night at Bartley Ranch Regional Park Summer Program

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Terrace Lounge

Meet, Greet, Eat and Drink at Terrace Lounge

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Sierra Comstock Tours

See Beautiful Lake Tahoe & Reno City on a guided history, geography and 7 hour site seeing tour with Sierra Comstock Tours

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Grand Sierra Resort Casino

Experience the grandest gambling fun in Reno at Grand Sierra Resort Casino

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Brewers Cabinet

Try out the “DirtyWookie” dark beer at Brewers Cabinet

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Somersett Golf & Country Club

Start the day off right and get out to golf at Somersett Golf & Country Club

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Need 2 Speed

Feel the adrenaline rush with Need 2 Speed’s electric go-karts racing

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Adventures Of Reno- Sightseeing Bus Tours

Go on an exciting bus tour of Lake Tahoe with Adventures Of Reno- Sightseeing Bus Tours

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Artist Co-Op Gallery

Seek out some fine pieces of art at Artist Co-Op Gallery

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Rancho Red Rock

Saddle up for a horseback ride at Rancho Red Rock

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Galena Creek Regional Park

Hike in the summer or go cross-country skiing in the winter at Galena Creek Regional Park

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Oxbow Nature Study Area

Get away from the city and get back to nature at Oxbow Nature Study Area

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Washoe Golf Course

“Tee it Up” at Washoe Golf Course

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Ultimate Rush Speed & Thrill Park

Do a combo of skydiving and hang gliding at Ultimate Rush Speed & Thrill Park

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Fun Quest Grand Sierra Resort

Play at an actioned packed arcade of laser tag games or Ride a mechanical bull at Fun Quest Grand Sierra Resort

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Impossibles Magic Shop & Theatre

Spice up your birthday party with an astounding magic show at Impossibles Magic Shop & Theatre

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Arte Italia

Explore Italian culture, Italian Culture both culinary and artistic at Arte Italia

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Aura Ultra Lounge

Get a nice drink after a round of gambling at the “Glamorous” Aura Ultra Lounge

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Big Shot Indoor Range

Explore your inner “James Bond 007” at Big Shot Indoor Range

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Scheels

Visit Scheels, the Disneyland of Sport Goods

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Reno Guns & Range

Rent & shoot from a selection of over 150 firearms at Reno Guns & Range

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Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center

Watch the show on Black Holes at Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center

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Reno Events Center

Watch a volleyball game at Reno Events Center

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Century 14 Cinema

Catch a Hollywood flick at Century 14 Cinema

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Sparks Heritage Museum

Take a compact walk through the History of Sparks at Sparks Heritage Museum

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Sparks Marina Park

Play a volleyball match with your friends in the sands at Sparks Marina Park

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Mount Rose

Hike to the top of Mount Rose from the parking lot in summer to see the millions of blooming wild flowers and thousands of butterflies

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Wide Open Reno

Drive a real Offroad Race Car on an adventurous tour of the desert with Wide Open Reno

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Coconut Bowl

Bowl the perfect game at Coconut Bowl

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The Way It Was Museum

See rare photos & maps of the faded Bonanza period at The Way It Was Museum

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Ponderosa Mine Tour

Go deep into a mine to learn about Comstock Lode and mining history in Virginia City at Ponderosa Mine Tour

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Skunk Harbor

Go biking or hiking along Lake Tahoe at Skunk Harbor

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Wild Island Family Adventure Park

Chill, float, twist, turn, swirl, and whirl in splish-splashin’ liquid adventureland at Wild Island Family Adventure Park

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Burnt Cedar Beach

Relax by the pool with a view of Lake Tahoe at Burnt Cedar Beach

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IRIE Rafting Company

Go rafting and “Get Wet” at IRIE Rafting Company

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Mackay Mansion

Judge whether Mackay Mansion is really haunted or these are just rumors!

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Piping Rock Equestrian Center

Connect with a horse for a fun ride at Piping Rock Equestrian Center

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Kit Carson Trail

Take a fascinating Walk Through History

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Bowl Incline

Challenge a friend at Bowl Incline

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The Roper Dancehall & Saloon

Dance the night away OR just sing for fun at The Roper Dancehall & Saloon

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Tommy's Grand Stand

Show off your baseball zeal in one of the automated batting cages at Tommy’s Grand Stand

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Mccarran Bridge

See thousand of bats emerge at dusk at Mccarran Bridge

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BaseCamp Climbing

Lace up your shoes and go for an indoor rock climbing adventure at BaseCamp Climbing

Reno deserves some respect! There’s so many epic things to do here – so if we missed any, make sure to let us know! Don’t forget about all of the other fascinating things to see in Nevada if you need to get away for for the weekend!