Category Archives: Nevada

Hiking around Lake Tahoe

Did you know Lake Tahoe…? *is the second deepest lake in America, approximately 1600 feet deep! *has only one outlet, the Truckee River which flows into Pyramid Lake! *is so clear that objects can be seen clearly 67 feet below … Continue reading

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Daytrip from Reno, NV: Virginia City

Virginia City is a place that celebrates its past identity as a mining town. It has a very old-timey feel filled with museums, candy shops, and saloons – a day trip can easily be made from Reno, 40 minutes away, … Continue reading

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Daytrip from Reno, NV: Kings Canyon Waterfall

I am continually impressed by these hidden oasis’s, this time: a bountiful waterfall in the middle of a desert. Forty minutes outside of Reno is the trailhead for the Kings Canyon Waterfall [4450 Kings Canyon Rd Carson City, NV 89703]. … Continue reading

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Daytrip from Reno, NV: Pyramid Lake

Deep in the desert rests a lake oasis just under an hour out of Reno, Nevada which makes a truly unique daytrip. Heading away from the city the open road falls quiet, you are about to enter a strange and beautiful place. … Continue reading

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Eat your way through Reno, Nevada

Santa Fe Hotel, 235 Lake St, Reno, NV 89501 On my last visit to the West Coast I had hoped to try Basque cuisine, but the plans fell through. I wasn’t leaving this time without success and found the experience … Continue reading

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Parks of Reno, Nevada

Nevada isn’t a lifeless desert and there is much more to do than simply gamble. Upon reaching Reno, I was in awe of the mountainous landscape. The Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is home to a number of hiking trails, … Continue reading

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Pinball in Reno, Nevada

While the city certainly has a lot more slot machines Reno, Nevada is not devoid of pinball machines! I wouldn’t say they have as many as Las Vegas, home to the Pinball Hall of Fame, but there are some quality … Continue reading

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