Whitney Peak offers $10 shuttle rides within a 25 mile radius from Whitney Peak Hotel when reserved with 24 hour notice. Reservations can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (775) 398-5473.
The Basement is a hip indoor shopping and social area located in the newly-renovated Reno Post Office building at 50 South Virginia. With an edgy vibe and plenty of food, coffee, cold pressed juice, snacks, unique gifts, and other vendors right next to the Truckee River, the Basement is a great place to explore and be wowed.
Rock climb at Basecamp
Basecamp (located inside Whitney Peak) hosts a huge indoor rock climbing facility with hours of bouldering problems to tackle. They also have slack lining, training equipment, and indoor weights area, and bathrooms with showers so you can clean off after your workout. If you’re feeling brave, the Basecamp outdoor area boasts the tallest man-made outdoor rock climbing walls in the world. On belay!
Go karting at Need2Speed
A fast and furious go-kart adventure. Race and win in this massive indoor race arena.
Rancho San Rafael
A large beautiful park located near the University campus, Rancho San Rafael is a scenic and relaxing place to go for a jog, walk your dog, play frisbee or soccer, or visit the Wilbur D. May arboretum to enjoy some natural beauty.
The University of Nevada Reno’s Fleischmann Planetarium is truly out of this world! Get a space-age blast of interplanetary adventure by seeing a show about planets, black holes, the sun, subatomic particles, or others. Explore the exhibit hall and science store.
Explore local history
Download the “Reno Historical” app (available for iPhone and Android users). It will guide you through a themed historic walking-tour of your choice. For example, you could take a tour of UNR’s 140+ year old campus or a tour that details the infamous divorce industry in Reno.
The Grand Sierra is a newly renovated casino that includes the Ultimate Rush, an outdoor bungee jumping thrill ride; bowling; a golf driving range; Fun Quest, an arcade compete with laser tag; and a cinema at $4 per ticket.
Options include Eldorado/Silver Legacy, Grand Sierra, Peppermill, and more!
Rock of Ages
A musical featuring some of rock’s biggest classic hits at the Eldorado.
Galaxy Luxury Theater/IMAX
Galaxy Luxury Theater is newly built and boasts leather seats that recline to guarantee utmost comfort. The IMAX shows do not have reclining seats, but who can compete with that epic screen?
Newly renovated district full of fun shopping/eats/drinks. Recommended shops in Midtown are Junkee, Never Ender, Culture, Natural Selection, Virginia Street Antique Mall, and Sundance Books and Music. Use this interactive map to highlights Midtown’s incredible street art.
Scheels and Cabela’s are both relatively newly built sporting good stores. Scheels is in the same parking lot as Legends Mall (AKA The Outlet Mall) and the Luxury/IMAX theater.
Wild Island/Coconut Bowl
Wild Island, a water park, and Coconut Bowl, a premier bowling alley (with glow capacity!) are perfect options for family-friendly fun. Wild Island, Coconut Bowl, and Legends Outlet Mall are all located in the same area.
People travel from across the world to explore Lake Tahoe! Now’s your chance. Head to Lake Tahoe to lounge on the beach or rent paddleboards, mountain bikes, or kayaks. Kings Beach and Sand Harbor are two of the most popular spots. The Squaw Valley Aerial Tram Ride is another great way to check out the beautiful sights. For more ideas, see 50 Things to Do In Tahoe: Summer 2016.
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