Best of Northern Nevada

Best of Northern Nevada

Below is a list of fun things to do and top-rated attractions here in Northern Nevada

Nevada Day

The Nevada Day Board of Directors announces the theme for the 2022 Nevada Day Parade!

Hot August Nights

Celebrating hot cars and Rock & Roll!

Fastest Gun Alive World Championship

Cultures around the world sure have been romanced by the art of the quick draw, and today, that legacy lives on through the Cowboy Fast Draw Association in Fallon, where competitors from all over the United States (and the world!)

Virginia City

Enjoy a staycation

Sand Mountain

The recreation area also includes the Sand Springs Pony Express Station historical site (1860) and the Sand Springs Desert Study Area.

Pyramid Lake

Widely acclaimed as North America’s most beautiful desert lake.

Night in the Country Music Festival

Away from the big city lights, the Night in the Country experience transforms quiet country landscapes into some of the largest country music festival parties in the world.

Burning Man

Yearly gathering of artists and adventurers in Black Rock City.

Dayton Valley Days

There will be live music, vendors, silent auction, Pancake breakfast, treasure hunt by the Sutro Tunnel, pet parade, Comstock gold panning and so much more!!

Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair

In addition to the main Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair events, there are lots of other fun and exciting activities happening all throughout the day, with something for everyone to enjoy.

Fernley 4th of July

The Fernley 4th of July has been going on for over 50 years!

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive

40 reviews
Category: Equestrian Trails

The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa

1311 reviews
Category: Resorts in South Lake Tahoe

Reno Tahoe Comedy

7 reviews
Category: Comedy Clubs

National Automobile Museum

Auto Museum

208 reviews
Offering more than 224 vehicles on display, this museum contains one of the greatest car collections anywhere.
Category: Museums

Animal Ark

Animal Ark

66 reviews
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

University of Nevada, Reno


50 reviews
Category: Educational Sites

Truckee River Walk

River Walk

157 reviews
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
River walkway that affords views of the river and Reno.

Nevada Museum of Art

Museum of Art

65 reviews
Category: Art Museums
The Nevada Museum of Art is a private, non-profit organization supported by the generosity of its membership and patrons.

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts


16 reviews
Category: Theaters; Convention Centers
Uniquely designed theater offers most frequent and broadest art presentations available to the community.

Wilbur D. May Center

Wilbur D May

14 reviews
Category: Art Museums; Gardens; Specialty Museums
The Wilbur D. May Center is a year-round destination for people of all ages. It contains a museum, arboretum, and botanical and others.

Thermal Sky Sports

Thermal Sky Sports

13 reviews
Category: Sports Complexes
Come Tandem Hang gliding at the world famous Slide Mt or take a first time lesson. Just 20 from Reno/Tahoe.

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center

Science Center

32 reviews
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center (FPSC)

Nevada Historical Society

NV Historical

11 reviews
Category: Museums; History Museums; Educational Sites
The Nevada Historical Society is focused on preserving and presenting the history of Nevada.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive


5 reviews
Category: Equestrian Trails

Reno Fun Train

Fun Train

5 reviews
Category: Scenic Railroads
Key Holidays of Walnut Creek, CA operates the weekend Reno Fun Train and midweek Reno Snow Train (Check site for dates/times)

Reno Events Center

Events Center

6 reviews
Category: Convention Centers

National Bowling Stadium


16 reviews
Category: Bowling Alleys

Anthropology Museum

Anthropology Museum

1 review
Category: Museums
Museum of the anthropology department at the University of Nevada in Reno.

Reno Air Racing Association

Reno Air Race Association

139 reviews
Categories: Mysterious Sites, Sights & Landmarks

Mt. Rose Ski Resort

Mt Rose

64 reviews
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas