Reno Vacations & Travel Packages!
A modern city located in the US state of Nevada, Reno is located in the Northern portion of the state, around 36 miles away from Lake Tahoe. Reno is also known as 'The Biggest Little City in the World'. The city is popular for casinos and also as the birthplace of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. It sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. The downtown area of the city occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. Reno offers a wide array of educational and entertainment attractions, a lot of which are perfect for families.
Places of Interest in Reno
National Automobile Museum
A wonderful place to visit for automobile lovers, National Automobile Museum is one of the major highlights of Reno. The museum features everything from vintage cars to contemporary vehicles. National Automobile Museum is divided into four galleries i.e. 1890s-1910, teens-1930s, 1930s-1950s, and 1950s and beyond. In addition to this, there is also on display the two art collections that include auto related pieces, costumes, and accessories.
Located just outside Reno, Animal Ark is a wonderful place for families and animal lovers. Animal Ark is a wildlife sanctuary and its staff assists non-releasable wildlife in surviving in the magnificent natural backdrop. Along with majorly focusing on the rescue and rehabilitation of North American predators, the sanctuary also boasts several exotic species ranging from tortoise and cheetahs to wolves and bears. The enclosures at Animal Ark are replete with native trees and other vegetation.
Nevada Museum of Art
A great cultural addition to Reno, Nevada Museum of Art is considered one of the finest art museums in Nevada. The museum features its unique collections and hosts on regular basis national and international traveling exhibitions. The signature exhibit of Nevada Museum of Art is Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment, which is a photography collection emphasized on human interaction and interdependence with the natural world.
Wilbur D. May Museum, Arboretum, and Botanical Garden
Displaying loads of picnic meadows, flowers, and hidden coves, Wilbur D. May Museum, Arboretum, and Botanical Garden is a beautiful place for a creek side stroll. It is a fantastic living museum highlighting rare and unique species from all around the globe.