Nevada is mostly known for its biggest city, Las Vegas, and its glamour. However, Nevada has another city named “Reno” which is also known as “the biggest little city in the world”. Reno is visited by over 5 million tourists in a year. From natural wonders to man-made tourist attractions, Reno has an amazing travel experience to offer for its tourists. It offers educational attractions, an array of entertainment that makes it suitable travel destination for families, variety of museums, hundreds of natural habitats in zoo, amazing performance avenues, and thrilling entertainment is what makes Reno the second most visited city of Nevada. While you dream and plan for a wonderful travel experience to Reno, add extraordinary pleasure to your trip by staying at Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks. No other hotel beats the luxury of this magnificent Nugget Casino Resort. You are only 10 minutes of drive away from Reno and few most visited tourist destinations. While you stay there, try your luck at casino and also enjoy their indoor pool.
National Automobile Museum
Car enthusiasts or not, the glamour this museums holds attracts every individual with its antique and vintage collection. The museum is home to 200 vehicles and it is one of the most visited tourist attraction in town. The variety of cars ranges from vintage collection to modern cars and it is further divided four galleries with respect to specific eras. The four eras are 1890s-1910, 1910-1930, 1930-1950 and 1950s till date. It also houses some luxury cars once owned by famous celebrities like Cadillac Eldorado owned by Elvis Presley and Chevrolet Corvette owned by John Wayne.
Reno Air Races
Reno Air Races is a 50 year old September tradition which is also known as National Championship Air Races. It takes off from Reno-Stead Airport which is just few miles away from city and it is only3 to 8 mile race. The variety of aircrafts and air races fascinates every tourist of Reno. The array of aircrafts include modern aircraft and World War 2 aircrafts and everything in between. The military flight demonstration and splendid flight acrobats is an adventurous treat for the visitors.
Animal Ark is a secured home to abandoned, orphaned and injured non-releasable wildlife and helps such wildlife animals to survive in their spectacular rural setting. It was established in 1981 and majority of visitors are families with children who are attracted by education of wildlife provided in it. Try to plan your visit in such a way that you can witness the sprint of Cheetah across the desert.
Pioneer Center for Performing Arts
It is the most highlighted performance avenue of Reno located is a beautifully engineered building. This is the largest facility of its kind in Nevada and it offers wide options of entertainment including rock concerts, professional opera and ballet performances. It is capable of holding up to 1500 people and more than 100,000 annual visitors experience the overwhelming performances of over 100 impressive events.
National Bowling Stadium
It is the largest facility dedicated to 10-pin bowling that covers the area of 363,000 in Reno. The magnificent bowling stadium established in 1995 has attracted sports enthusiasts from all over the world and it also organizes high stake tournaments. The giant 80-foot aluminum façade made to resemble the bowling ball is recognizable even from a very far distance.