Iconic Winter Photo Spots in Reno Tahoe

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You may have been inspired to visit Reno Tahoe after seeing a cool photo of the destination. Don’t miss capturing these share-worthy moments when you’re in town on your next winter vacation. Out of hundreds of beautiful sights and awesome activities in Reno Tahoe, here’s a list of the top seven iconic shots you must take to document your trip to the Biggest Little City.

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Chickadee Ridge

Snowshoe across the meadows at Mount Rose summit to Chickadee Ridge, and become one with nature. Just stick out your hand and the birds will flock to you! Also, snap a shot of the beautiful view of Lake Tahoe from here.

Chairlift selfie

Grab your friends and head to the slopes! Get the shot on the way up the chairlift (just don’t drop your phone).

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Frozen waterfalls

Hike in the foothills of Reno or around Lake Tahoe and you’re sure to discover a frozen waterfall this time of year. A local favorite is the hike to the Hunter Creek waterfall pictured below!

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Tahoe views on the slopes

Catch a glimpse of Lake Tahoe from many of the resorts in Reno Tahoe. Diamond Peak has a breathingtaking view of the lake, not to mention, Mt. Rose, Squaw Valley, Northstar and Heavenly to name a few.

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The Space Whale

From Black Rock City to downtown Reno, find some amazing art installations in Reno’s City Plaza. Take a stroll in the evening to see the Space Whale lit up for the perfect shot!

At the ice rink

Slip on some skates and slide around on one of the many ice rinks in Reno Tahoe, including the rink at Greater Nevada Field, Northstar and Heavenly.

Fire pit hangs

Chill out and warm up around a cozy fire pit. You’ll find many of the restaurants and resorts in Reno Tahoe have luxurious fire pits for you to lounge by during the winter months. Make sure to take a photo and document your “best life.”