Cradled by the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Lake Tahoe’s clear blue water makes it a must-see destination for all. Surrounded by a rich forest, North America’s largest alpine lake is home to world-class ski resorts and acclaimed beach shores. On the valley floor, Reno shines bright with neon lights as it showcases its vibrant art, food and entertainment cultures. Coined as the “Biggest Little City,” the area has a way of peaking everyone’s interests.
Reno embraces the work of talented local and regional artists by showcasing their work on buildings throughout the city. Walls are decorated with bright and detailed murals that pay homage to our city”s lifestyle. Snap some photographs in front of the iconic murals in the MidTown District as you appreciate the street art masterpieces. Take a walk to the Playa Art Park, and immerse yourself in iconic pieces from the Black Rock Desert. Sculptures from Burning Man stand tall and illuminate the area with their lights. Downtown Reno is the ideal place to enjoy local art—especially along the riverwalk.
Many of the surrounding ski resorts have announced an extended ski season! Due to the abundance of snow Reno Tahoe recently received, ski bums can extend their winter endeavors into Spring Break, so those reluctant to put away their skies or snowboards can enjoy some more time up on the slopes. It may seem to good to be true, but a Spring Break with sunny skies, sandy beaches and skiing can only be done in Reno Tahoe.
From fine dining options to sports bars, and all-you-can-eat sushi, the Riverwalk District in downtown Reno has some of the town’s best eateries that won’t disappoint. Tap into the springtime vibe as you can enjoy food and watch the Truckee River flow by. Reno is home to a variety of unique eateries. Alongside the Truckee River, there are modern cafes, lively restaurants, and even specialty bakeries. You will be able to indulge in rich, delicious flavors that satisfy your cravings. You can also check out Reno Tahoe Restaurants & Dining Guide to find a restaurant that best meets your Spring Break cravings.
Reno Tahoe breweries focus on providing customers with a good time and even better brews. After you indulge in one of the delicious restaurants here, head over to one of the many craft breweries putting Reno on the map. These hops masters are true beer connoisseurs that embrace the attributes of the area and create unique, distinctive blends. Stop by Revision, or Great Basin Brewery to have a taste of northern Nevada Emphasizing the local community, these breweries feature must-sip seasonal craft beers that will satisfy any Spring Break craving.
Dance the night away at two of the main nightclubs in the area—Lex Nightclub at Grand Sierra Resort and EDGE Nightclub at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. Listen to DJs spin their favorite tunes and enjoy premium amenities at these elite nightlife venues. Sip on perfectly mixed cocktails, as you visit one of the many local bars with esteemed mixologists. Whether you want to be the life of the party, or relax with a drink in hand, there is a spot for everyone. Don’t forget, be on the lookout for upcoming crawls—one may fall during your spring break trip! Click here for more nightlife options.
For tips on how to pack accordingly for Spring Break visit our Spring Travel Guide – How to Pack for Your Trip to Reno Tahoe blog.
Happy Spring Break!