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5 Things to Do on Leap Day in Reno Tahoe

Since 2020 is a Leap Year, that means you get an entire extra day to do whatever you want! Here in Reno Tahoe, a 24-hour city with adventure around every corner, we have plenty of ideas on what to do on Leap Day.

Outdoor activities

Reno Tahoe has more than 300 days of sunshine each year and endless options when it comes to outdoor activities so heading outside is a must when you’re visiting. There is still plenty of snow in the mountains so why not head to one of the area’s world-class ski resorts or hit the trails on snowshoes. Prefer an outing with less snow? No need to worry, there are plenty of other activities for you and your friends to try out. Enjoy the sunny weather on hiking or biking trails around Reno and Tahoe that you are sure to love.

Experience incredible eats

Hungry? Leap Day might be the best time to discover the delicious food we have to offer around. Cozy up next to a fire pit and take in views of the Truckee River at The Shore. Their Mediterranean-inspired menu has lunch and dinner offerings, as well as great happy hour specials. Use your extra time and take a trip up to Tahoe to try out the Lone Eagle Grille. Their signature Duncan Ranch Elk Strip Loin and Grilled Ōra King Salmon Roulade are sure to leave you satisfied.

Breweries and Distilleries

Now that you have an extra day, it means you can also sample some of the many breweries in Reno Tahoe! Good luck choosing a favorite out of the several local craft beers and spirits available to treat your taste buds. Try a range of ales from heavily hopped to fruited sours at Lead Dog Brewing. Or stop by IMBIB Custom Brews to try experimental style hazies, pales ales and dry-hopped beers. Don’t stop there, our brewery map has even more options to quench your thirst.

Treat yourself

What better time to recharge than when you have an extra day to do it? Reno Tahoe has a variety of luxurious spas where you can treat yourself to a massage or facial (or both!) and then spend the day lounging and relaxing. If it’s something more adventurous you seek, explore one of the area’s many hot springs, from hot spring resorts to remote locations, nothing eases away tension like a soak in a natural hot spring.

Attend an event

It’s no secret that Reno’s events calendar is packed year-round and Leap Day is no exception.

The events don’t stop there – be sure to see what else is in store this weekend and in the coming months.

Say hello and be sure to tag #RenoTahoe when posting your own images of what you did with your extra day, whether it’s yummy food or Tahoe sunsets, for a chance to be featured.

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Some scroll through the day. Others seize it. Go do something crazy. And tag it #RenoTahoe so we can see it.