No longer the casino town of the past, Reno, Nevada has redefined itself as a world class sports, resort and business destination. Nestled at the base of the awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada Mountains, Reno offers the best of mountain living with the convenience and comfort of urban accommodations. Known as the Biggest Little City in the world. With Lake Tahoe in your backyard, the greater Reno area (including Sparks, Carson City and the Nevada-side of Lake Tahoe’s communities) is simply referred to as Reno-Tahoe.

Offering a multitude of residential communities, Reno-Tahoe offers a home and a lifestyle for every family. Like the outdoors? We are close to boating, swimming, paddle-boarding, water skiing, snow skiing, hiking, golf, camping, fishing four-wheeling and rock-climbing.  The arts and restaurants? The Nevada Museum of Art, along with fantastic new restaurants in the newly developing Midtown and Downtown districts, are just the appetizers to a plethora of vibrant cultural events.

If you are looking for a bit of the old West, Virginia City has remained true to its roots. Founded back in the Gold Rush days, it remains virtually unchanged today. On the short drive, don’t miss the wild mustangs that are frequently visible as you climb out of the city. Reno truly offers something for everyone.

Looking to getaway for the day? Only a quick 30-minute drive is Lake Tahoe, often referred to as the “eighth wonder on the world”. Lake Tahoe is famous for its crystal clear blue water and snow-capped surroundings. Surrounded by small towns and world-class skiing, the shores of Lake Tahoe offer exceptional restaurants and lodging choices.

If the great outdoors have made you yearn for some indoor fun and relaxation, search no further than Downtown Reno for entertainment and dining options centered around a booming nightlife. Recently Reno has caught the eye of The New York Times, New Yorker Magazine and the Huffington Post for its revitalized Midtown and Downtown districts, home to nationally renowned events, restaurants and bars.

Northern Nevada is the home of the University of Nevada, Reno. Simply known as “Nevada”, virtually ignoring its neighbor to the South, UNLV, UNR is part of the Mountain West Conference. Ranked in the top 200 of U.S. Universities, UNR is nationally recognized for its degrees in Medicine, Engineering, Business and Education, among others. If you love college sports, come out and cheer on the Wolf Pack!

As a business friendly state, Nevada boasts no state income taxes or estate taxes, making it the ideal city of residence for corporations and entrepreneurs alike. Located just 250 miles from California’s Silicon Valley, many high tech companies have recently set their eyes on Reno, including: Microsoft, Apple, Urban Outfitters, Intuit and more. Tesla has chosen Reno-Tahoe for its new Giga Factory, which is expected to employ over 6,000 people when completed. In 2014, Entrepreneur magazine listed Reno as one of the top three alternative tech cities in the nation.

Reno-Tahoe offers the best of both worlds, offering the amenities of a larger city, with the feel of a small town. With the great outdoors as your backyard, we want to welcome you home. Welcome to Reno-Tahoe!

To learn more about making Reno-Tahoe your home, contact Kristen Lusk Smith today.