Check out this seasons 10 most “buzz-worthy” things to see and do in Reno/Sparks/North Lake Tahoe, according to our multi-generational, “What-To-Do Crew”:


The Hive #1

Save the World from the Zombie Apocalypse!

Why should police officers and soldiers have all the cool hardware? If you’ve never shot an M-16, AK-47, Thomson or Uzi, you owe it to yourself to visit Safe Shot’s lead-free indoor shooting range and fire a machine gun at a paper zombie target on full auto! Rat-a-tat-tat!

www.safeshotindoorrange.com
9425 Double R Blvd Reno, NV 89521
(775) 284-8984


Save the World from the Zombie Apocalypse!


The Hive #2

Octoberfest Without the Crowds

Bavarian World is lost in time when it comes to décor, but the charm is focused on where it matters - in the kitchen. The bakery and restaurant bring a world of taste, specializing in authentic German cuisine. Saurbraten with Spetzle is a top pick. Prost!

www.bavarianworldreno.com
595 Valley Rd Reno, NV 89512
(775) 323-7646


Octoberfest Without the Crowds


The Hive #3

Take a Hike!

The Galena Forest Recreation Area is conveniently located right off of Mt. Rose Highway in Southwest Reno, and offers several fun and easy hikes for friends and family of all ages. Quaking Aspens on a fall weekend along a babbling brook; it doesn’t get much better than that!

www.galenacreekvisitorcenter.org
18250 Mount Rose Hwy, Reno, NV 89511


Take a Hike!


The Hive #4

Chill at the Comstock

If you don’t believe in ghost stories, you’ve never visited Virginia City at night. Take a guided ghost tour, or if you dare, ghost hunt on your own in this well-preserved, 1800’s mining town– just 30 minutes from Reno.

www.virginiacityghosttours.com


Chill at the Comstock


The Hive #5

Paint by Wine

Channel your inner Picasso and don’t fret if your creative juices don’t immediately flow at Picasso & Wine. Friends, wine and fun instructors will solve that problem in a jiffy! Even if your piece looks a little odd – like most do – it’s still a masterpiece! Right, “Pablo”?

www.picassoandwine.com
20 St Lawrence Ave Reno, NV 89501
(775) 360-6135


Paint by Wine


The Hive #6

Top Dogs

A new era begins at the University of Nevada’s Mackay Stadium this year with a new head alpha leading the Wolf Pack. Known for one of the most spirited end zones in college football, and beer sales (unlike most college stadiums), UNR really knows how to host game-day. Record-breaking ticket sales are proving fans are ready!

www.nevadawolfpack.com
1664 N Virginia St Reno, NV 89557
(775)784-6900


Top Dogs


The Hive #7

Worth the Wade

When one of the best kept fly fishing spots in the west expands 121 miles, it’s easy to hook a rainbow in the morning before heading off to enjoy another cool activity in the afternoon. The fall season offers some of the best fishing on the Truckee River… in Sparks, Reno or North Lake Tahoe!


Worth the Wade


The Hive #8

The New Willy Wonka

No golden ticket necessary to visit this candy factory; tours are FREE! Kimmie’s Candy Factory sweetens trips by educating visitors on how their chocolaty treats are made.

www.kimmiecandy.com
525 Reactor Way Reno, NV 89502
(775) 284-9200


The New Willy Wonka


The Hive #9

Fall in Love with the Reno Riverwalk

The intense hues that line the Reno Riverwalk during the fall, with their added reflections on the shining surface of the Truckee River, make this a can’t-miss outing. Grab a coffee and a croissant nearby and you may never go home!

www.renoriver.org
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 825-9255


Fall in Love with the Reno Riverwalk


The Hive #10

Know Your Niche

Trendy women’s clothing, vintage home décor and sassy gifts can be found under one highly-frequented roof by savvy shoppers… The Niche. Independent designers and well-known brands are stocked on the shelves with new finds daily at each of their four locations.

www.shoptheniche.com
121 Los Altos Pkwy #101 Sparks, NV 89434
(775) 626-8820


Know Your Niche