In addition to being one of the prettiest destinations in the U.S., Reno Tahoe also features some “teenager-approved” activities. Parents – you know it can be difficult to find something to do that teens will like, but these places and activities are just a handful of the many fun things to do in the area.
Located in the heart of downtown Reno, The Riverwalk District always has something entertaining going on. If you are in need of some pictures for the ‘gram (that’s Instagram for those not ‘in the know’), Riverwalk has what you need. From Burning Man sculptures at Playa Art Park and Reno City Plaza, to murals painted by local artists, this is a must-see spot. If you happen to be in the mood to kick back and relax with the latest movie to hit the big screen, Century Riverside 12 movie theater has you covered. The Riverwalk District all around is a great place to hang out with family or with friends
The Outlets at Sparks in the Legends shopping center provides shoppers with more than 45 stores and restaurants. Scheels, a must-visit for any sports enthusiast, offers a huge selection for almost every sport imaginable in their 295,000, two-story space. The mega store also features an indoor sixty-five foot Ferris wheel. Across the street is Wild Island Family Adventure Park, which offers activities for all ages such as mini-golf, go-carts, bowling and much more!
Got any “spare” time? Head over to the Grand Sierra Resort Bowling Center, they’re open 24-hours everyday – which means no more curfew! They are equipped with 50 lanes and offer nightly specials. While you wait for your lane, be sure to check out the arcade downstairs from the bowling alley. This teenager hotspot is the place to be!
Rev your engines and head to Need 2 Speed! This indoor karting venue is the perfect year-round activity for teens, especially if you want some time behind the wheel but are still too young for the road. And these aren’t your run-of-the-mill amusement park karts – Need 2 Speed’s electric karts are capable of speeds up to 45 mph! You must be 13 years old or older and at least 56″ tall. They are open seven days a week and open until 11 p.m. on weekends. Grab your friends and go racing!