Virginia City Looks To Rise Again

Late 1800s Nevada Mining Town and its Small Businesses Eager to Welcome Visitors Back Virginia City, Nevada, once a boomtown responsible for producing more than $700 million in mined gold and silver ore from the Comstock Lode, is today primarily driven by tourism. Its main street is lined with mom and pop shops, restaurants, and…

4 Ways To Experience Basque Culture In Northern Nevada

Step inside a Basque restaurant in Northern Nevada, and it’s as if you’ve stepped back in time, with long community tables pressed so close you can almost sample your neighbor’s dinner. During peak hours, the noise is booming with the sound of jovial conversations, clanking forks, and platters being delivered to tables. The food is…

Twenty Things To Do In Reno-Tahoe in 2020

A New Year’s Bucket List For Adventurous Activities, Curious Finds, and Cultural Discoveries 1. Walk or Bike along Lake TahoeEnjoy the vistas of Lake Tahoe from the new East Shore Trail, running from Incline Village to Sand Harbor. The three-mile trail offers direct access to beaches, hidden coves and pristine views of the lake. Walk,…

Plan a Wellness Getaway to Western Nevada

The Sierra Nevada mountains are a focal point in western Nevada, rising from the Great Basin desert floor. In addition to the beauty of the mountain ranges, you’ll find Lake Tahoe with its pristine waters, a myriad of hiking trails and waterfalls, spa treatments, sustainable practices, and a hot springs to discover on a wellness…

7 Great Day Trips From Reno, Nevada

When Nevada Tourism offered me the chance to visit several cities near Reno, I jumped at the opportunity. Other than Las Vegas, I was unfamiliar with the state and looked forward to visiting Western Nevada for several days. Each of these cities is in close proximity to Reno yet has diverse topography and cultures —…

Eating Local In Lake Tahoe

While Lake Tahoe is known for the majestic natural beauty of the lake silhouetted by mountains, it’s also a prime destination for local foods and flavors. Whether you choose to visit North Lake Tahoe or South Lake Tahoe — I recommend both — know that locals say there are different vibes to the two areas….

Reno/Tahoe Roadtrip: 4-Day Itinerary

Experience the Reno-Tahoe Territory, a vast and diverse region of high desert valleys, majestic tree-lined mountains, and crystal-clear lakes. There’s no other place in the world that can claim the beauty of Lake Tahoe, the action and adventure of the “Biggest Little City in the World,” the rich history of the Comstock Lode, or the…