Reno, Nevada, is billed as the biggest little city in the world. Located just thirty minutes from Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America, the Reno-Tahoe area offers adventure, natural beauty, and plenty of activities for outdoor, and indoor, enthusiasts.
Revel Communities is proud to offer a new flexible living option for our residents, allowing them to book three- or six-month stays at a second Revel location, where they will experience the same exceptional services, dining experiences and amenities they have come to expect, while enriching their lives through building new relationships and making new memories.
Interested in making Reno your part-time home? We rounded up our top recommendations of things to do and see, all a stone’s throw from Revel Rancharrah.
With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, the opportunities to get outside are endless. Long, summer days mean hikes in the foothills or along the Tahoe Rim Trail, mountain biking in some of the most epic terrain, or chilling at Lake Tahoe, whether on the beach or on the water. The colder winter temperatures offer even more adventure. Did you know the Lake Tahoe region has the largest concentration of ski resorts in North America? No matter the season, there’s someplace to explore.
Arts & Culture
Reno’s energy and natural landscape attract audacious artists and traditional masters. Take a leisurely stroll down the Truckee River in downtown and stop by several different museums in the area. The Nevada Museum of Art has permanent collections as well as rotates traveling exhibitions from across the globe, and artwork by emerging artists. The National Automobile Museum, considered “one of America’s Five Greatest Auto Museums,” showcases more than 200 eye-popping cars and authentic street scenes. The city is filled with public art in the form of sculptures and larger-than-life murals gracing the walls of many buildings.
With an abundance of spas in Reno and Tahoe, there are countless opportunities for relaxation and restoration. Nevada boasts the highest concentration of natural hot springs in the United States, with many located within a short drive of Reno. Both remote hot springs and hot spring resorts are popular options for those seeking a more adventurous spa experience.
From the spectacular to the sublime, you’ll find all of the boutiques, shopping malls and outlet stores you need to find something special. Reno offers the Midtown District, the Outlets at Legends, the Riverwalk District and The Summit, with beautiful views of Mt. Rose. Head to Lake Tahoe for more unique experiences, from hand-crafted furniture to one-of-a-kind gifts. The Village at Palisades Tahoe offers an eclectic mix of specialty shops.
Eat & Drink
The landscape of Reno restaurants and Lake Tahoe food and drink scenes are quickly growing and offer a large variety of delectable choices. Many of the region’s restaurants source their produce and meats from local farmers and ranchers, boosting both the local economy and the freshness of the menu. Wild menu mashups show off kitchen creativity that’s bound to leave an impression. Local favorites include Great Basin Brewing Company, Liberty Food and Wine and Two Chicks.
Baseball fans can take in a Reno Aces minor league game at Greater Nevada Field in the heart of downtown Reno. The stadium is part of the Freight House District, an exciting year-round entertainment complex that offers unparalleled retail, dining and nightlife options. Looking for a fun-filled college tailgate experience? The University of Nevada, Reno has a long and storied athletics tradition, with a Division I football team that competes in the Mountain West Conference.
Reno is in a class of its own when it comes to events and celebrations. Picture hot-air balloons filling the skies, cook-off competitions taking over an entire downtown area and festivals celebrating every engine-powered vehicle you can imagine, all of it set in the natural beauty of Northern Nevada. Beloved annual events include Hot August Nights, the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival every July and August, and the Reno Rodeo.
If you’re interested in making Reno your part-time home, learn more about Revel Seasonal Residences here.