Welcome To Reno Nevada!

Welcome to Northern Nevada, home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. In Reno and the surrounding area you can find everything from small and historic mining towns to Mega-Casinos to the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Many recognize the name of “Reno” as synonymous with glittering casino resorts and pulsating nightlife. While this is certainly a region of adventure, both day and night, The area is also 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. Designed by Will Bruder and inspired by Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the museum features breathtaking galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden. Downtown Reno invites a stroll through its Arts District along the Truckee River, filled with 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. Reno’s Little Italy is the focal point of Historic Reno Preservation Society’s walking tour. Probably the crown jewel of celebrations is the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Artown. Whether you choose to settle in bustling urban centers like Reno and Sparks or one of the county’s tranquil residential villages, Reno has the diversity to support every lifestyle choice.

Newcomers will be pleased to find a network of quality healthcare facilities and services located throughout the region anchored by state of the art hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers. Educational opportunities are abundant in the area, beginning with a respected public school system. Western Nevada College maintains a campus in Carson City and ensures that students of all ages can access an affordable higher education. Degree and certificate programs, career training, continuing education, and college-track programs are all available at this comprehensive two-year institution that serves more than 6,000 students. The college supports the local economy by offering specialized training programs that meet industry’s needs. Reno is also home to the University of Nevada-Reno, ranked by U.S. World & News Report as one of America’s best colleges. The Carnegie Foundation ranks UNR in the highest categories for research beside prestigious institutions like Stanford University, Harvard University, the University of California Berkley, and the University of California Los Angeles. With research funding tripling over the past decade, the annual economic impact on Nevada is nearly $200 million. Other institutions in the area include Truckee Meadows Community College, Lake Tahoe Community College, the Career College of Northern Nevada, Morrison University, and the University of Phoenix-Nevada Campus.

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