Reno Metro Area Guide

While searching for an apartment in Reno, NV you will want to take some time to explore this historic area. Nicknamed “the biggest little city in the world” Reno is known for its glitz, glamour, and casinos and offers something to pique almost anyone’s interest. Other areas to include in your search are Sparks, Carson City, and South Lake Tahoe.

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The economy of Reno depends in large part on tourism. The area is home to many hotels and casinos and including the Atlantis, Peppermill, and Grand Sierra Resort. The area also hosts many special events to attract tourists including Hot August Nights, a classic car convention, the Great Reno Balloon Race, and Street Vibrations, a motorcycle celebration. Reno is also the corporate headquarters of Braeburn Capital, PC-Dr, and International Game Technology.

Reno has several options for sports fans. The Reno Aces, the AAA affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks play at Aces Ballpark, while the Reno Astros are a semi pro baseball team that plays in the area. For basketball fans the Reno Bighorns, a NBA development team, also call Reno home. Reno is home to two roller derby teams, the Reno Roller Girls and the Battle Born Derby Demons. Reno also hosts several boxing and mixed martial arts competitions, the Reno Tahoe Open of the PGA tour, and the U.S. Bowling Congress Open Championships, which are held at the National Bowling Stadium. In addition to spectator sports, Reno offers its residents many opportunities for recreational sports. The area is home to several major ski resorts including Northstar at Tahoe, Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Mount Rose Ski Resorts and others. Residents can participate in skiing and snowboarding. In warmer months residents can enjoy an extensive network of bike trails, lakes with water sports opportunities, fishing, and kayaking.

Museums also offer residents interesting things to do. Museums in the area include the National Automobile Museum and the Nevada Museum of Art. The Nevada Shakespeare Company, the Pioneer Center For Performing Arts, the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and the Reno Pops Orchestra all provide a source of entertainment for the residents of Reno.

Along with museums, sports and casinos there are also many beautiful Reno apartments available. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Reno has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Reno area, our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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