Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Carson City

Bower's Mansion Regional Park

Just 12 miles north of Carson City off Hwy I-580, almost halfway to Reno, you'll find this fabulous regional park with manicured gardens perfect for picnicking, the stunning former 1864 residence of Comstock million…
Top Choice Museum in Reno

National Automobile Museum

Stylized street scenes illustrate a century’s worth of automobile history at this engaging car museum. The collection is enormous and impressive, with one-of-a-kind vehicles – including James Dean’s 1949 Mercury fro…
Top Choice Museum in Carson City

Nevada State Museum

Housed inside the 1869 US Mint building, the Nevada State Museum generally hosts one visiting exhibition to complement its four excellent permanent exhibitions: Carson City Mint, Nevada's Changing Earth, Nevada: A P…
Top Choice Museum in Reno

Discovery

Since opening its doors in 2011 as a children's museum, the Discovery rapidly grew in popularity and expanded its focus to become a world-class, hands-on center for 'science, technology, engineering, art and math' (…
Top Choice Lake in Pyramid Lake

Pyramid Lake

Pyramid Lake is a stunning standalone sight, with shores lined with beaches and eye-catching tufa formations. This piercingly blue expanse in an otherwise barren landscape is 25 miles north of Reno on the Paiute Ind…
Top Choice Casino in Reno

Atlantis

Looking like it's straight out of a 1970s B-grade flick on the outside, Atlantis is all fun on the inside, modeled on the legendary underwater city, with a mirrored ceiling and tropical flourishes such as indoor wat…
Museum in Reno

Nevada Museum of Art

In a sparkling building inspired by the geological formations of the Black Rock Desert north of town, a floating staircase leads to galleries showcasing temporary exhibits and eclectic collections on the American We…
Desert in Pyramid Lake

Black Rock Desert

Outside Gerlach, which is itself 60 miles north of the southern shore of Pyramid Lake, world land-speed records have been set on these dry, mud-cracked playas. Although most people only visit during Burning Man, thi…
Nature Reserve in Reno

Galena Creek Recreation Area

Just 19 miles from downtown Reno, a complex network of scenic hiking trails beginning at this recreation area within the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest gets you right into the heart of the wilderness. Check in wit…
Monument in Reno

Reno Arch

The iconic Reno Arch is a fabulously retro neon sign spanning Virginia St that proclaims Reno as 'The Biggest Little City in the World'. Loved by locals and visitors alike, it was first erected in 1926 at a differen…