Discover the

Best Kid-Friendly Spots In Reno, Nevada​

Are you a parent in the vibrant city of Reno, Nevada, or considering making this picturesque region your home? 

Look no further! In this blog post, I’ll share some exciting and enriching experiences tailored for families with kids, drawing from my own adventures with my 6 and 7-year-olds. 

Let’s dive into the top kid-friendly spots in the Reno Nevada that promise fun-filled memories for your entire family.

Animal Ark

Where wildlife thrives

Nestled in the heart of Reno, Animal Ark serves as a wildlife sanctuary, providing a unique opportunity for children to witness and learn about magnificent creatures such as wolves, coyotes, and birds of prey. Immerse your family in the wonders of the animal kingdom through educational and entertaining experiences.

Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum ​

Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

unleashing the power of s.t.e.m.

Downtown Reno is home to the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, a haven for inquisitive minds. This museum boasts hands-on exhibits and activities. Delving into science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts, ensuring an engaging and educational visit for kids of all ages.

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center

exploring the cosmos

Situated on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, the Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center beckon families to explore the mysteries of space. With captivating planetarium shows and interactive exhibits, this center sparks curiosity and fosters a love for science among young adventurers.

National Automobile Museum​

National Automobile Museum

exploring the cosmosRevving Up Family Fun

Calling all car enthusiasts! The National Automobile Museum in Reno houses an extensive collection of classic and vintage cars. Whether your little ones are fascinated by horsepower or the elegance of bygone eras, this museum promises a captivating journey through automotive history.

Lake Tahoe

Nature's Playground

Just a short drive south of Reno lies the breathtaking Lake Tahoe, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. From hiking and swimming to kayaking and skiing. Lake Tahoe offers a plethora of activities for families seeking adventure amidst stunning natural landscapes.

Virginia City​

Virginia City

A Glimpse into the Wild West

Embark on a journey to the Wild West in historic Virginia City, located east of Reno. Rich in mining history, this charming town invites families to stroll its streets, visit old-fashioned candy stores, and enjoy stagecoach rides, offering a taste of the past.

Sparks Marina Park

Lakeside Bliss

For a day of lakeside fun, head to Sparks Marina Park. This expansive park features a man-made lake, perfect for swimming, boating, and fishing. Additionally, playgrounds, picnic areas, and walking trails ensure a delightful outing for the whole family.

Pyramid Lake​

Pyramid Lake

Serenity in Nature's Embrace

Northeast of Reno, Pyramid Lake offers a serene escape with its natural beauty. Families can enjoy fishing, boating, and camping, creating cherished moments surrounded by the tranquility of this picturesque lake.

Wilbur D. May Center

Where Learning Meets Entertainment

The Wilbur D. May Center, situated in Reno, is a treasure trove of exhibits covering natural history, world cultures, and art. Families can explore the museum’s botanical garden and indulge in unique finds at the museum store, making it a well-rounded destination for education and entertainment.

Have a great time!

As you navigate the family-friendly landscape of Reno, Nevada, these destinations promise not only entertainment but also opportunities for learning and bonding. Whether you’re a resident or considering making biggest little city your home, these kid-friendly spots in Reno Nevada are sure to become cherished highlights of your family adventures.

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Thank you for reading and have a great time!

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