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The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a gambling- and smoke-free environment that emphasizes Reno's overlooked artistic side — plus it has comprehensive new COVID protocols

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a quieter stay away from the casinos, but is still close to all the action. The hotel recently launched an Art Studio Package that turns suites into private art studios. I spent one night in a King Bed Suite for $220 to test out this package. My rate included an upgraded room, art supplies, and a complimentary bike rental.  Read more: Is it safe to stay in a hotel right...
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8 surprisingly diverse US cities

S ome 327 million people call America home. We speak 350 languages. We come from hundreds of countries. We practice more than 300 religions — or don’t. And while large metropolises like New York and Los Angeles may steal the spotlight for their diversity, US cities from coast to coast — whether ensconced in urban, suburban, or rural regions — are populated by residents of diverse cultures, religions, countries of origin, and ways of life. With thousands of destinations in North America, Greyho...
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Where to go while Yosemite is closed

Anyone with late summer plans to visit Yosemite National Park will be disappointed. Due to the Ferguson wildfire that’s been burning since July 13th, and which has already scorched over 90,000 acres, national park officials have decided to keep most areas of the park closed indefinitely. In a statement yesterday, the park service warned that the “fire has impacted all of the roads used to access Yosemite Valley, burning dead and downed trees that can become very explosive and fall without wa...
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3 ways to experience Reno Tahoe

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7 Fun Things to Do in Lake Tahoe This Summer

Traveling is fun for anybody but can also be overwhelming when there are so many things to do. Read on to learn 7 things to do in lake Tahoe. Have you been itching to plan a great lake vacation? If so, why not visit the most popular summer lake in the United States? That’s right, Lake Tahoe is the country’s most frequently visited summer lake, and with good reason. There are tons of activities available for people of all ages. Read on learn about seven of the most fun things to do in L...
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Trips to take in 2018

2017 was the year of traveling fearlessly. In a world so often portrayed as risky, dangerous, the reality is that when you actually get out there, you realize how little truth is in those fears. Looking ahead, 2018 is about traveling deeper. It’s about appreciating what we have both here in the US and around the world. 2018 also marks the 50th anniversary of the US National Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, which gives special wilderness protection to designated rivers and lands around the US. In ho...
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6 ways to plan a trip to Reno Tahoe

RENO TAHOE is a place where the country’s largest alpine lake meets the biggest little city in the world — and the possibilities found in these two diverse landscapes are seemingly endless. You can cannonball into the icy blue waters of Lake Tahoe and score a warm stone massage at Spa Toscana. You can dine at a riverside collaborative community space and beer garden at The Eddy and experience fine French dining at Beaujolais Bistro. No matter what your travel style is, Reno Tahoe has you covere...
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Nevada's underwater mysteries

WATER PROBABLY ISN’T what comes to mind when you think of Nevada landscapes, but 225 million years ago much of the Battle Born State was covered by a warm ocean, home to ichthyosaurs and other ancient marine life. Even more recently, like 10,000-years-ago recent, the massive Lake Lahontan spanned most of northwestern Nevada, and its remnants can still be splashed in today. Look past the tumbleweeds and casinos to explore Nevada’s underwater treasures, from Lake Mead to Lake Tahoe and beyond. Not...
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15 truths about Nevada

1. Nevada’s urban scene goes way beyond Las Vegas. Photo: Darron Birgenheier In many people’s minds, Nevada = Las Vegas, but if you haven’t been to Reno, “The Biggest Little City in the World,” you’re missing out on some of the best urban features the state has to offer. Go kayaking or whitewater rafting down the Truckee River that runs right through the city; stroll through the Reno Riverwalk District and explore the many shops, restaurants, bars, and galleries; and check out MidTown’s cool ...
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