Reno, known as 'The Biggest Little City in the World', is famous for its casinos, and is the birthplace of the gaming corporation Harrah's Entertainment. Reno is the corporate headquarters for International Game Technology , which manufactures most of the world's slot machines.
As a tourist destination, Reno is very popular with a rich arts scene and year-round outdoor activities, Reno has something for everyone inside its 85.2 square miles with the added advantage of being just 22 miles away from Lake Tahoe and some of the country's best ski resorts.
In Reno, you can reach for the stars at the Fleischmann Planetarium, journey back to the wild west at the Ponderosa Ranch, take a walk down 1930's main street America at the National Automobile Museum, pet a deer at the Sierra Safari Zoo, or roll a custom bowling ball at the National Bowling Stadium. The options are endless; its no wonder Reno-Tahoe has been named America's Adventure Place
Reno lies 26 miles (42 km) north of the Nevada state capital, Carson City , and 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Lake Tahoe in the high desert. Reno shares its eastern border with the city of Sparks.