Reno, “The Biggest Little City in the World”, may be famous for its shining neon lights and casinos – but chancing your luck is only one of the best things to do in Reno. From rafting, pub crawling, visiting museums or catching a fly ball at a baseball game, there is more to this city than just gambling.
What is Reno famous for?
Known for its casino and tourism industry, Reno is the county seat and largest city of Washoe County and sits in the High Sierra foothills, in the Truckee River valley, at the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada.
What makes Reno unique?
Reno has great access to fishing on the Truckee River and the Carson River, one of the Wests last free flowing rivers and a favorite fishing spot of Mark Twain. Visitors can take a day trip to Pyramid lake, a world-class fishery and desert lake known for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and boating.
Who is the richest man in Reno?
With an estimated net worth of $36.4 billion, Sheldon Adelson is the wealthiest person in Nevada and one of the 20 wealthiest people in America.