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    • Transport from Vegas Strip

      Valley of Fire State Park Feb 18, 2015 at 4:56 PM

      We, a group of approx 20 people, are from Australia and travelling to Vegas for my nieces wedding in April in the Valley. The package organisers for the wedding has advised my niece that we can only get there by helicopter and it is going to cost $500 per person as permission is needed to land there? She was also told that it is a 4 hour drive, but looking on google I note it is only 1 hour or so and that you can actually drive there or get a stretch limo/limo bus etc. Are we being ripped

    • suggestion on places near to Reno in december end.

      by ashurules007 Online Now Oct 13, 2014 at 10:40 PM

      I am flying to Reno from 24th till 29th, december from san jose. I will be there for 5 days and i just don't want to be in Reno for these days. Can you please suggest some near by places we can go. i don't have car there but can rent but no experience to drive in snow. i will prefer public transportation and Carson city, Virginia city, Lake Tahoe is on the plan but all depends on the transportation and places.. Your suggestion will help me to plan my trip in december end... You can suggest some must go places in reno in december end.. this will be my first trip..


      4 Answers Oct 16, 2014 at 5:31 AM
    • Reno to Carson/Virginia City in December (27/28th)

      by ashurules007 Online Now Oct 13, 2014 at 1:24 PM

      Hi Guys,
      I am flying to Reno from SFO in december end. After staying 2 days in Reno then i am thinking to visit Carson City or Virginia City in 27th or 28th december. I am assuming it must be snow that time and never drove in snow before. Can you suggest which car to rent and it is good idea to go to these places. You can suggest any other place also which is near by reno as i be there for whole weak. I do visit lake tahoe end of my trip.

      Not sure my plan is good or not or is there any bus tour to these places?

      your suggestions will be helpful.

      3 Answers Oct 14, 2014 at 4:37 PM
    • Night Driving To Reno from San francisco in November

      by Haao62 Online Now Sep 19, 2014 at 6:04 AM

      We are going to Reno from San Francisco in November 2 in the night, How's the weather and driving condition if I take I-80 to there? Do I need a 4WD/AWD or chains? It is safe to travel in the night..?
      I have no experience driving in ice or snow condition, we are from Guaatemala. We will rent a Suv.

      5 Answers Sep 20, 2014 at 10:40 AM
    • Need the name of bus and train stations to travel from Reno to Paris or Moreno Valley, CA

      by cristeena004 Online Now Jul 7, 2014 at 12:38 PM

      I would like to travel one way from Reno, NV to Paris, CA or Moreno Valley, CA in October? Can you provide me with the name of the bus and train stations so I can find out which one has the best deal.
      Thank you so much.
      Christina (

      3 Answers Jul 7, 2014 at 1:48 PM
    • Weather and driving condition

      by lovechillax Online Now Apr 13, 2014 at 11:45 AM

      I am going to Reno from San Francisco in April 17th. How's the weather and driving condition if I take I-80 to there? Do I need a 4WD/AWD or chains?

      1 Answer Apr 13, 2014 at 1:15 PM
    • Cost of living in Reno, NV

      by Gogobeau Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 6:49 PM

      is reno a cheap place to live?

      1 Answer Mar 31, 2014 at 6:58 PM
    • Reno Queston

      by SB88 Online Now Oct 24, 2013 at 7:02 AM

      is it dangerous in reno, some people say it is getting bad there.

      4 Answers Oct 26, 2013 at 7:21 PM
    • Help on options on snow vacations!

      by findlost Online Now Aug 9, 2013 at 8:02 AM

      Plannning my first ski/snow trip on xmas week, what is more recomended, going from Reno to Incline Village or Truckee?, due I have no experience on snow driving I would like to use the easiest roads to reach a nice cabin or house closer to ski resort and have some snow at the premises, as well any other suggestion is welcome! Any tips will help a tourist comming from México City!! (now you can imagine, no idea on snow issues! Thanks.

      8 Answers Aug 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM
    • Driving Reno to Incline Village (Tahoe) during december

      by findlost Online Now Aug 6, 2013 at 11:18 AM

      Hi, Im planning to pass xmas holidays at Incline Village, I will be renting a van (dont have 4WD) in Reno. I've never drive on snow/ice, I dont know if the rental company will provide special tires or chains (even how to install them??) the roads are clear? what are the "must knows" for someone like me that doesnt know all this issues? Thanks!

      7 Answers Aug 6, 2013 at 11:35 PM
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      Cycling from Reno to Lake Tahoe via Rt, 431

      by MarkL75 Online Now Jun 7, 2013 at 6:34 PM

      Will be in Reno for 2 weeks and was wondering if Rt. 431 running from south Reno to Lake Tahoe is a suitable road to ride up to the lake. Is there a bike lane for the entire distance? What is the average grade?

      1 Answer Jun 7, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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      Just a place to sleep

      by norieinportland Online Now May 21, 2013 at 9:35 PM

      What is the best plan for a quick night's sleep in Reno? I am just passing thru on my way to Las Vegas. The big casinos offer very low rates but all I really need is a bed for the night and a shower. Are there any small motels near Reno that are clean, secure area to park overnight at a budget price?

      8 Answers May 23, 2013 at 8:17 PM
    • Dance Pole?

      by cpl4cpllick Online Now Oct 3, 2012 at 3:18 PM

      Are there any hotel rooms in Reno that have a dance pole in the room?

    • quick visit

      by sleepybeagle Online Now Sep 17, 2012 at 10:26 PM

      I am taking my husband on a surprise b-day trip to Tahoe in a few weeks. we are flying into reno and then will take a shuttle to south Tahoe. We get into Reno around 2 in the afternoon. we won't have a car, but I'd like to take him to lunch, or to something fun before we get the shuttle. We have never been to Reno. any ideas of things to do/places to eat that are worth the time and money around the airport?

      6 Answers Sep 20, 2012 at 3:35 PM
    • Driving from Eugene Oregon to Reno

      by JWydraK9 Online Now Jan 24, 2012 at 12:09 AM

      I will be going to Reno in Early February. How are the roads going? I have a Subaru that I cannot have chains for. It's all wheel drive. Would I be okay going if I go through Susanville?

      2 Answers Jan 24, 2012 at 12:47 PM
    • Reno to Sacramento CHAINS?

      by phutson Online Now Dec 4, 2011 at 11:17 AM

      I will be driving from Reno to Sacramento and back during the end of Feb. through the early part of March. I've never driven in snow or ice, and I am an elderly female with arthritis. What do I do about chains?

      7 Answers Feb 21, 2014 at 8:51 AM
    • Driving to Reno in January

      by papabigjim Online Now Oct 10, 2011 at 1:53 PM

      We are planning a trip to San Francisco in January and would like to know about driving our rental car to Reno. We come from Hawaii so driving in winter weather will be new for us. We originally thought about going to Lake Tahoe but decided Reno might be a safer drive. If driving to Reno would not be a good idea, any suggestions on another location with snow that we could drive to safely. Mahalo for your help.

      8 Answers Dec 12, 2011 at 1:52 PM
    • Reno to Tahoe

      by cmdaly Online Now Sep 29, 2011 at 1:57 PM

      My family (spouse plus two kids between 4 and 7) will be in Reno in late Oct. On Sat. the 23rd we'd like to go to Lake Tahoe from Reno for several hours (late morning) and be back in Reno by 4 or 5pm. We opted not to rent a car and are wondering if there is an affordable way to shuttle between the two cities. Thanks for any suggestions.

      8 Answers Sep 29, 2011 at 5:35 PM
    • Laundry near downtown

      by Duster123 Online Now Jul 18, 2011 at 3:07 PM

      Will be in Reno first part of September for a few days. Do not like to pack heavy so a place to do laundry would be helpfull, any idea on a place near downtown ? self service type place.

      2 Answers Jul 19, 2011 at 6:41 AM
    • Driving Reno to Yosemite end of August - advice on route please

      by Ganymede_23 Online Now Mar 14, 2011 at 6:52 AM

      Hi guys I am looking to drive Reno to Yosemite at the end of August - looking for recommendaitons in terms of good scenic route to take (thinking of taking NV 88 on the assumption there would be no weather barrier at that time of year).


      2 Answers Sep 28, 2011 at 4:44 PM
    • getting from Reno to Mammoth and back

      by michelleava Online Now Mar 2, 2011 at 3:31 PM

      we are a family of 4 and we want to drive from Reno airport to mammoth,ski for a week and then drive back to reno airport. We only wanted a one way car rental and we contacted Enterprise rentals and they said no. As far as I know, the other rental companies wont do it either. So now we have to rent a car for the whole week ( when we will be skiing, not driving)at mammoth and return it to Reno. I have been told the shuttle to mammoth leaves at 1pm and our flight doesnt get into Reno till later. Any suggestions on a cheap way to get from reno airport to mammoth and back?( please dont tell me we should ski at tahoe. I'm skiing at mammoth because it works out cheaper and we still get to stay in a great place.)

      4 Answers Mar 2, 2011 at 11:11 PM
    • Should we rent a car in Reno

      by lilychong31 Online Now Jan 21, 2011 at 11:21 PM

      Hi, we'll be in Reno in mid February and staying at the Atlantis Casino & Resort Hotel for 3 days. We would like to have a relaxing break and do some sight-seeing in Lake Tahoe. Please advise whether we should rent a car and drive ourselves around or can we join some good whole day tours that would take us to Lake Tahoe and back in the evenings for us to eat at Asian restuarants and catch some good shows or movies. If you recommend self-drive, should we reserve a car ahead or should we just do it after getting to Reno? Thank you in advance for your replies. Best regards, Lily

      6 Answers Jan 23, 2011 at 8:18 PM
    • Buffets in Reno

      by califtraveler Online Now Aug 23, 2010 at 7:29 PM

      OK Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines. I will be in Reno for 3 days in early October. Am a great fan of buffets and curious as to your favorites there. I'm staying at ElDorado and hear their buffet is pretty good. Also, why do most of the hotels offer a 2 for 1 deal for seniors? I'm a senior but travel alone. Why don't they just offer a discount for seniors?

      5 Answers Sep 13, 2010 at 4:33 AM
    • Can I handle drive from Lake Tahoe to Vegas if I have some anxiety?

      by KelliPearl Online Now May 10, 2010 at 9:53 PM

      I have a great love of driving and seeing new sites, but I have a bit of fear about being stranded alone or lost in the middle of nowhere. How remote is the drive between Lake Tahoe and Vegas? I can handle 30-60 minutes of nowhere at a time but then I like to know there are a few residences or businesses or something to cling to Is there other traffic or will I be all alone most of this drive? Thanks for any help!

      3 Answers May 12, 2010 at 1:30 PM
    • Visiting Reno in May

      by sunnyaz63 Online Now Mar 7, 2010 at 10:50 AM

      I Will be visiting the Reno/Tahoe area about the 3rd week of May and was wondering how warm do I need to dress. I will be touring Reno,Tahoe and Virginia City.

      I am from Phoenix and it is pretty hot in May.


      2 Answers Mar 8, 2010 at 10:48 PM
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      Looking for non-max-bet progressive slots (nickel or penny)

      by suziezed Online Now Dec 18, 2009 at 11:22 AM

      Hi friends - coming down to Reno next week on the bus from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Haven't been in years (maybe last time 2002 or 2003). At our casino here we have a bank of fourteen 2 cent machines that have a variety of progessive jackpots that do not require you to play max bet to win. They are called BC Gold and are wired together with somewhere between 250-300 other similar machines in other casinos throughout the province.

      I am wondering if there is anything similar at any of the downtown Reno casinos - progressive machines that don't require you to be playing max bet to win the jackpot. They don't need to be big jackpots - I just enjoy playing with the occasional10-$15 win to keep me going - but it is frustrating when you've got to be playing max bet to even win the lower level prizes.

      I'm also fond of jackpot party machines which have pretty much disappeared from our casino here - if anyone can fill me in on where any of those might be in the downtown area I'd appreciate knowing (nickel).

      Thanks - and looking forward to Christmas in Reno (especially buffet at Silver Legacy - yum!).


      1 Answer Dec 18, 2009 at 2:03 PM
    • Reno to Lake Tahoe

      by califtraveler Online Now Oct 5, 2009 at 6:03 PM

      Will be visiting Reno middle of October and would like to take a day trip to South Lake Tahoe. Does anyone have any experience with this. Rental car not applicable as I don't drive. Thanks for any ideas.

      2 Answers Oct 5, 2009 at 11:39 PM
    • Trip in July to V.City and Reno

      by katlovesaandw Online Now Feb 3, 2009 at 9:48 AM

      Originally from N.Cal. but now living in Portland been to Reno& V.City many times as a kid and adult, but now having to see it in different light as we plan it for my own kids. We are planning a family trip to Virginia City with our boys, and then possibly going to Reno for the evening. If not that evening, we may stop the next morning and do Brunch at Circus Circus and hit the midway for them before we head out of town.

      1st question: Is there a place to pan gold in Virginia City? I have found 1 article that said right next to Newspaper Museum was a stand to do this, etc? It doesnt have to be great, but my boys want to do it. I want to confirm this or find another place, etc. so we can plan our trip!

      2nd question: What time does the Midway at CC open? If I remember right, it was like 10am. I checked their website and it doesnt state.

      3rd question: Any idea on the cost of a Friday morning Brunch at Circus Circus, need adult price and child price!

      Any other hints, tips, info you can pass on would be great!!

    • Do rental cars come with snow tires?

      by coldny Online Now Jan 23, 2009 at 12:26 PM

      We will be visiting the Reno area as we have many times but never in winter. We plan on coming the end of February. We plan on flying into Sacramento or Las Vegas to get a non stop flight because of disabilities. Do the car rental agencies furnish snow tires? Are we likely to need them? Which would be better roadwise not timewise to drive from to Reno?

      5 Answers Jan 25, 2009 at 8:59 AM
    • Nightlife

      by Tamopast Online Now Jan 21, 2009 at 10:32 AM

      We will be in Reno the in early Feb. and would like to go to a fun night club On Sat, Sun, and or Monday. We are in our 30's so don't want the group to be too young, but not too old either. We wont have a car, but are willing to cab it not too far. We heard there was a fun Gay bar, but we are all straight and would like to stay on that route. Thanks for any help.

      1 Answer Jan 21, 2009 at 8:31 PM
    • RENO churchyard creepy question

      by nchicago Online Now Dec 30, 2008 at 11:52 PM

      I will be out westward in February most likely... I will be in California but also want to check out the Salt Flats of Utah on my way back to Illinois. I was thinking of driving from Reno to Salt Lake City. It looks like a scary baren drive... is it?

      My other main question is - in 1985 two men shot themselves in the face in a Reno churchyard (or in Sparks?) I was wondering if any of you locals knew more about this or what church it was, and if the merry go round is still there. I doubt it, but I thought I'd ask. They made this movie about it:

      Thanks for reading.

      6 Answers Jan 14, 2009 at 1:27 PM