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When it comes down to planning your day-to-day list of things to do, ShermansTravel experts have you covered. To make sure you get the most out of your vacation, we recommend the can't-miss museums and attractions, as well as the off-the-path activities and unique local experiences that will make your trip truly memorable.

Things to do in Reno

Circus-Circus Midway

Sharp reflexes win giant, stuffed animals at this interactive arcade reminiscent of a county fair – just don’t get distracted by the frequent, free, live circus acts!

500 N. Sierra St., NV, 800-648-5010, www.circuscircusreno.com
Tags: family | things to do | outdoors | circus

National Automobile Museum

Hundreds of hot rods from 1892 to present – including the original Batmobile – will rev the engine of even the most relaxed auto-enthusiast.

10 Lake St., NV, 775-333-9300, www.automuseum.org
Tags: family | things to do | culture | history

Rancho San Rafael Park

Reno’s massive public park offers up picnic areas, a 12-acre, wooded arboretum, creeks, marshland, Botanical Gardens, the anthropological Wilbur D. May Museum, and Great Basin Adventure park for kids.

1595 N. Sierra St., NV, 775-785-4153, www.maycenter.com
Tags: family | things to do | outdoors | culture

Sierra Safari Zoo

A wealth of exotic animals including white tigers, baboons, emus, zebras, alligators, and sloths, delight at this wildlife sanctuary. Open April through October.

10200 N. Virginia St., NV, 775-677-1101, www.sierrasafarizoo.org
Tags: family | things to do | wildlife

The Nevada Museum of Art

A modern architectural landmark in itself, Reno’s main museum offers four floors of paintings, photography, and rustic sculpture organized around themes of land and environment.

160 W Liberty St., NV, 775-329-3333, www.nevadaart.org
Tags: art | things to do | culture | architecture | history | sculpture

Truckee River Whitewater Park

Practice your whitewater moves in Wingfield Park’s popular half-mile course with 11 drop pools and class 2 and 3 rapids fed by Tahoe’s alpine snowmelt. Access is available year-round (bring a wet-suit in winter).

Downtown, NV, www.visitrenotahoe.com
Tags: family | things to do | outdoors | sports

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