The Celebrity Showroom at the Nugget has been the Northern Nevada venue for many stars who have graced this stage for the last half century.
The Skywalk Arcade features a range of games for your little ones and your teenagers. Kids can play the latest arcade games, attack the slopes with skier simulation games, practice for the NBA with basketball hoops, or swing the bat in our simulated batting cage.
Bryce Canyon National Park is a “forest of stones” carved not by a river but by millions of years of freezing and thawing.
Crystal Peak, a solid quartz crystal summit just outside of Reno, sits aside the old Emigrant Trail above Dog Valley. Hikers, campers and geological enthusiasts alike can spend time in the great outdoors searching for the perfect quartz crystal. Crystal Peak, which holds an array of different colored quartz crystals, can be accessed from either Verdi or Bordertown.
The Mackay School of Mines building was dedicated in 1908, along with the Mackay statue by sculptor Gutzon Borglum who would later earn fame with his project at Mount Rushmore.
The Bowers Mansion, in rural Washoe County between Reno and Carson City, stands as a reminder of how fortunes were made and lost with the Comstock bonanza.
The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) has more than 200 cars with authentic street scenes and sounds.
The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts opened in 1968. The auditorium is topped with a 140-foot diameter gold-anodized geodesic dome made up of 500 faceted panels.
Built in 1877, the building was sold to Myron Lake in 1879. His toll bridge, the first commercial crossing of the Truckee, provided a name, “Lake’s Crossing,” for the settlement that was to become Reno.
Done in cooperation with Reno Now and Then book authors Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick, this 2008 project used historic photographs and their modern counterparts to create animated morphs of the changes in the Reno area.
Photographs by Students at the Reynolds School of Journalism
Virtual-reality environments created by students from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The classes working on these projects are JOUR 313 (Photojournalism), and JOUR 451-651 (Interactive Media).