LOCAL ATTRACTIONS NEAR HARRAH'S RENO
NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART
The Nevada Museum of Art (NMA) is the oldest cultural institution in the state of Nevada. Founded in 1931 as the Nevada Art Gallery, the organization provides a forum for community visual arts activities, exhibitions, and artists. The museum's exhibits change frequently, so there's always something new to experience.
The Discovery (Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum), a 67,000 square foot hands-on science center location in downtown Reno, Nevada, offers learning and fun for visitors of all ages. The Discovery features eight hands-on, interactive galleries to explore plus daily science demonstrations, art projects, and more.
For more information and a complete calendar of upcoming events, visit www.nvdm.org.
WILLIAM F. HARRAH FOUNDATION/NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM
See our founder's world-famous antique car collection! The collection features more than 200 stunning cars, including James Dean’s 1949 Mercury from Rebel Without a Cause, and many more.
RENO HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
Reno History Museum offers intriguing displays from old Reno on skiing, Pony Express, ranching, Indian basketry and more.
RENO ART LEAGUE SHOWCASE ART GALLERY
The Reno Art League is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting fine art and art education via free monthly art demonstrations for the public, art instruction, summer outdoor shows, fine art exhibits, art scholarships and activities for all ages.
SKIING AT MT. ROSE
Nestled in the Sierras at 8,250 feet above sea level, is the highest of any ski resort at the lake, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe features almost 1,000 acres with nearly 1,500 vertical feet of bowls, trees and glades to complement the splendid views of Lake Tahoe and the opposing Nevada desert.
SKIING AT SQUAW VALLEY
Squaw Valley enjoys ample sunshine, 450 inches of average annual snowfall and open bowl terrain so expansive that locals are still trying to name it all! Skiers and snowboarders roam 4,000 acres of groomed runs, beginner meadows, mogul fields, 1/2 pipes and terrain parks, all overlooking the deep blue hues of Lake Tahoe. After riding the aerial cable car to "High Camp" (8,200 feet above sea level), guests choose from open-air ice-skating, a swimming lagoon and whirlpool spa, multiple dining options, sunbathing and even bungee-jumping.