Reno Attractions

Just mention that you're headed to Reno and whoever you're talking to will wish they were going with you. It seems like no matter who you're talking to, the idea of visiting Reno will elicit "ooh"s and "aah"s as the popular perception of this Nevada city conjures images of all kinds of fun. And, it would seem that those fans of Reno are right on the money when it comes to knowing that the city is brimming with more than its share of memorable attractions.

Circus Circus Hotel Casino
It isn't possible to visit Reno and not try your luck at the slots, poker or your favorite table game in the amazing casino at Circus Circus Hotel Casino. While you're there, enjoy an unforgettable meal in any of their six restaurants that include a sushi bar, a generous buffet or a mouth-watering menu in the hotel steak house. And if entertainment and attractions are your game, be sure to catch the latest big-name concert, cabaret show, or circus shows that are on the always-busy Circus Circus Hotel Casino schedule.

Address: 500 North Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89503 - MAP
Phone: (800) 648-5010
Web: www.circusreno.com

Eldorado Hotel and Casino
If you are looking for some classy, top-of-the-line entertainment, dining and amenities, look no further than the Eldorado Hotel and Casino. The Eldorado is a Reno icon, offering big name attractions like the legendary Tony Bennett, award winning menus at S2 Sushi and Sake, and rooms with unsurpassed amenities. Eldorado is just your first winning stop on your next visit to Reno!

Address: 345 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89501 - MAP
Phone: (800) 879-8879
Web: www.eldoradoreno.com

Reno's National Automobile Museum
If you or someone in your family is a car buff, don't miss your chance to visit Reno's National Automobile Museum. See vehicles meticulously preserved and presented in a way that makes them both iconic and accessible. Enjoy many of the several interactive attractions and shop for the perfect souvenir to remind you of this stunning collection of automotive prowess that has managed to speed past history and become timeless.

Address: 10 Lake St S, Reno, NV 89501
Phone: (775) 333-9300
Web: www.automuseum.org

Wilbur D. May Center
The Wilbur D. May Center was named after a man who was a Nevada rancher, businessman and philanthropist. May held the institution of the family in the highest regard, and the preservation of the family through learning and fun is what the center is all about. Attractions at the center include traveling exhibits, an arboretum, courtyards and other features. The Wilbur D. May Center is a great choice for both learning about the area and emphasizing the importance and benefits of family fun.

Address: 1595 North Sierra, Reno, NV 89503 - MAP
Phone: (775) 785-4844
Web: www.washoecounty.us

Fleishmann Planetarium and Science Center
Sometimes, science and nature can put on a better show than any Hollywood movie. That is always the case at the Fleishmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada in Reno. Through the technology of wide-screen film presentations, you can experience what it feels like to be caught in a hurricane on the bayou, go on a cosmic safari through the solar system and even brave the mysteries of the Nile. There's always a full schedule of exhibits and special presentations, and the kids will love the multidimensional, interactive activities. And don't forget, the planetarium is open until 9 so you can get up close to the planets and the stars through the high-powered telescopes that are housed in this showcase of natural, interplanetary wonder. If you crave and appreciate knowledge of planet Earth, this is the attraction for you.

Address: Virginia Street on the University of Nevada Campus - MAP
Phone: (775) 784-4811
Web: www.planetarium.unr.edu

Artist's Co-op Gallery
Looking for art in all the wrong places? Then you owe it to yourself to pay a visit to the Artist's Co-op Gallery in Reno. You will find some of the most impressive works of art rendered in all types of media like oil, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, pencil, mixed media and photography. It is such a vast array of styles created by twenty local artists and there are several openings and exhibits put on nearly every week. So make plans to visit this artsy attraction and stay awhile, as the art from these talented individuals will draw you in and will surely capture your imagination.

Address: 627 Mill Street, Reno, NV 89502 - MAP
Phone: (775) 322-8896
Web: artistsco-opgalleryreno.com