Why Reno? Planning the Best Trip

Reno is, in some ways, a great gateway to the West, providing numerous options for travel to other west coast destinations. Not only will you have the opportunity to experience the 2023 National Convention, but extending. your stay can afford the chance to visit places easily by car, bus, or plane. As you make your summer plans, consider the 2023 National Convention as an opportunity to spend a few days on the West Coast.

Nonstop Flights to Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) 

Austin, Texas
Burbank, California
Chicago, Illinois (O’Hare)
Dallas, Texas (Love Field and Fort Worth)
Denver, Colorado
Houston, Texas (Intercontinental)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Long Beach, California
Los Angeles, California

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
New York, New York
Oakland, California
Orange County, California
Phoenix, Arizona
Portland, Oregon
Salt Lake City, Utah
San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
San Jose, California
Seattle, Washington

Reno to Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe, a beautiful freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains (and the largest alpine lake in North America), is less than an hour from Reno and is a vacation destination for all ages and interests. From biking to boating, beaches to fishing, tours to shopping, Lake Tahoe is a great option for all ages and lifestyles. Learn more about Lake Tahoe at the links below: 

Transportation Options for Reno
and Lake Tahoe: 

Learn More about Lake Tahoe: www.visitlaketahoe.com

Reno and Beyond

If Lake Tahoe’s not for you, there are so many exciting places to visit with a short car or plane ride from Reno. Places like San Diego, Phoenix, and more can be visited in two hours or less by plane. 

Flight times from Reno to: 

Salt Lake City: 1 hour 38 minutes
San Diego: 1 hour 10 minutes
Las Vegas: 1 hour 15 minutes
Los Angeles: 1 hour 10 minutes
Phoenix: 2 hours

Drive Times from Reno to: 

The Nevada gate of Yosemite National Park:
4 hours
San Francisco, California: 3 hours 34 minutes
Napa, California: 3 hours 11 minutes 
Sacramento, California: 2 hours 16 minutes
Virginia City, Nevada: 40 minutes
Carson City, Nevada: 35 minutes

Local Reno Attractions

Artown: The whole city of Reno gets into the act during the entire month of July every year for this outstanding festival. More than 200 events take place at various locations citywide, including films, ballet, art workshops, poetry readings, and music. This event has been nationally acclaimed as one of the best summer arts festivals in the country. Most events are free. Bring money for food and drink. Some vendors may take credit cards. (Source: eventseeker.com)

National Automobile Museum: Located in Reno, more than 1,400 vehicles are on display in this extensive museum, from the early days of automobiles to the Mars rover!

Nevada Museum of Art: This Reno museum is the only accredited museum in the state of Nevada and features various exhibitions including photography, art, and environment. (Closed on Mondays) 

Greater Nevada Field: This minor league baseball stadium is situated on the north bank of the Truckee River and welcomes over 500,000 ticketed fans per year. 

Reno Riverwalk District: This Reno neighborhood is a popular stroll for locals and tourists alike, perfect for exploring local art galleries, shopping and local restaurants.