Travel Blogs from Reno
... travels. Tomorrow we hope to hit the old mint, which is now the Nevada State Museum. I hope to get a few decent photos to share with you on Flickr... http://www.flickr.com/photos/ralphieboy o/
That's it for today... Except for our dinner last night: we had Wolf Burgers and mashed potatoes. No actual wolves were harmed in the making of our dinner.
See you soon on the continuation of The ...
... 40 people playing in a beer pong tournament. The club was free and pretty pointless, at this point we decided to cut our losses and just call it a night, it was never going to turn into some wild amazing night or anything and we were just burning through money for no particular reason. Beers were probably only about $3.50 but meh.
It was around 12 when we walked out back via the strip. On the way here we’d seen the Golden Nugget casino and ...
... s economy. Reno grew and prospered becoming the principal settlement on the transcontinental railroad between Sacramento and Salt Lake City.
Early in the 20th century silver mining boom wained. Reno city survived, unlike former mining metropolises such as Virginia City which stood as little more than ghost towns. In 1931 open gambling was legalized and divorce laws were relaxed. Reno became a very popular place to obtain a divorce. Ernie ...
... to enjoy more time with friends, however the "motor sheep" store is now closed on Sundays... The hunt continues. Today Is another travel day so we put as many miles in as we can. Battle Mountain is our end point today. We hit the exit just as a dust storm blows through. Wind and sand blow everywhere. We check into the hotel, take a swim and decide to head next door to McDonalds for an easy dinner. In no time, we are ...
Route: Boise, ID to Reno, NV--stopping for the night in Winnemucca, NV and then on in to Reno.
Home, parked in our driveway.
We stopped at Dick Buxton's family farm to pick up a Grandmother Clock we're going to store for the Buxton Clan. Dick's mother passed away earlier this year, and they are in the process of emptying out the house in which the family lived since 1953.
We headed toward Jordan Valley, which involves a ...
Other places to stay in Reno
495 West Street, Reno | Hotelfrom $49