Reno Nevada is not just a smaller version of Las Vegas. With the attractive Truckee River meandering through the very heart of Reno, home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the country, adventurous outdoor recreation, and is rich in cultural events and the arts. The Nevada Museum of Art is a landmark venue that combines a fine collection with world-class traveling exhibits. Downtown Reno invites a stroll through its Arts District on the Truckee River, an eclectic array of galleries, shops, restaurants, and coffee houses.
History and geology buffs will want to visit ancient rock art sites that are older than the Egyptian pyramids or trace the steps of early pioneers. With many historical neighborhoods, new housing developments to the northwest and south, Reno can be a bustling urban center or a quiet residential neighborhood. We have the diversity of choice to support every lifestyle.
Known for its variety of special events ranging from Hot August Nights and Street Vibrations to the National Championship Air Races and Artown, Reno is often called "The Biggest Little City in the World". Reno offers wonderful weather with over 300 days of sunshine each year yet still has all four seasons. Close to the beauty and all year recreation of the Lake Tahoe area, Reno also offers the best in business with great tax benefits (including no state income taxes), a large transportation hub, and an abundant supply of industrial and commercial land and buildings. The University of Nevada, Reno offers hundreds of degrees, certificates and licensures in over 140 major disciplines. These programs are further specialized into various emphases and concentrations.