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Reno Tahoe USA Welcomes
113th VFW National Convention
July 21-26, 2012
What we do for an encore; world-class dining.
After all the fun and games, you’re bound to have quite an appetite. Luckily, Reno Tahoe USA boasts exceptional cuisine ranging from laid back to formal, Asian fusion to modern American, to a delectable assortment of buffets. And when it’s time to unwind, Reno Tahoe USA accommodates with an array of luxurious resort hotels, comfortable motels, and quaint bed-and-breakfasts-many offering affordable entertainment, special events, and recreational packages.
Sometimes the best part of a convention is what you bring back with you.
In Reno Tahoe USA, you’ll find as many opportunities to shop as there are to golf, ski, and play. We offer a walk-in closetful of shopping experiences to suit every kind of shopper, from fashion trackers to bargain-hunters, big spenders to collectors to browsers, from the casual shopper to the serious buyer. So whatever you’re looking for, we have it for sale. We invite you to come out and see it all for yourself.
We offer you as much recreation as the earth, water and sky will allow.
The Reno Tahoe area features innumerable places to commune with nature, bond with your family, or just take a deep breath and get away from the everyday world. Our outdoors feature everything from equestrian and nature trails, campgrounds, picnic sites, and scenic lakes and ponds. Hikers and cyclists of every level find no shortage of beautiful scenery to explore and stunning challenges to test their skills, from Peavine Mountain to the southern peaks of Mount Rose and Slide Mountain.
Choose your supercharged pleasure: non-stop 24-hour gaming action, all-night clubbing and an array of entertainment venues.The Reno Tahoe USA night burns with all the intensity of its daytime recreation. With everything located in close proximity, it couldn’t be easier to experience it all. Our casinos give both slot and table game enthusiasts what they’re looking for, with everything from conventional reel to the latest multi-game video games, plus poker, blackjack, roulette, keno, craps, Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker and even sportsbooks. When you’re ready for other diversions, just kick back and catch a concert or headliner at one of our showrooms, or ring in the wee hours at a Nevada-style cabaret.
You name it, we celebrate it.If you took the family here for the events alone, you’d have plenty of excitement to fill your vacation schedule. And much like the rest of Reno Tahoe, every one of our events is larger than life. Maybe it’s because we would never let life pass us by without getting a little fun and adventure out of it. Reno Tahoe USA is where people from all over the world come for uniquely memorable happenings that are perfectly suited to the area’s spirit.
Leave yourself enough time to explore our more civilized pursuits of arts and culture.Our cultural offerings include the Nevada Museum of Art and the vibrant Arts District along the Truckee River in downtown Reno. This lively urban cityscape - which features the picturesque Riverwalk - offers an eclectic selection of shops, boutiques, and galleries. You can also enjoy movies in the luxurious Century Riverside 12 Cinema or catch a concert in nearby Wingfield Park. Reno Tahoe USA is remarkable for the depth of its performing arts. That includes being one of the few cities of its size boasting both philharmonic and chamber orchestras. Not to mention a rich mixture of other arts, including Repertory Theater, Opera, Ballet, and Broadway revivals.
Explore authentic Western Heritage
Reno Tahoe USA was literally carved out by people larger than life: explorers, generals, miners, Native Americans, Europeans, and countless courageous settlers with a distinct lust for life. You can learn its history in museums, like the Sparks Heritage Museum or the Nevada Historical Society, and you’ll also find that many of its structures and towns are its history.
- It's an action-packed look back.
There are over 50 golf courses within 90 minutes of Reno-Tahoe
Whether you’re looking for a course that will leave you talking to your clubs, and yourself, or something a bit less challenging, Reno Tahoe USA has you covered. You’ll find over a dozen championship courses in Tahoe alone. In Reno, you’ll find world-class golf courses, including Montrêux Golf and Country Club, the host of the Reno-Tahoe Open, a PGA TOUR event. The American Century Celebrity Golf Championship, is held in July at Edgewood Tahoe - rated one of Golf Digest’s top 25 public U.S. golf courses. Also, because of our high altitude, golf balls fly off the club 10% farther. You never know when you might need that extra 20 or 30 feet.
Swing hard enough and you'll hit one.
We have the highest concentration of ski and showboard resorts in North America. We think that's hot.Lake Tahoe is one of the most picturesque spots in the world. The 18 ski and snowboard resorts that surround it - several within an hour’s drive of downtown Reno - make it even more appealing. Our local resorts are a breathtaking draw for skiers of all skill levels, from beginners to extremists. Choose your winter pleasure from downhill, cross-country, and back country skiing, to snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and sleigh rides. Summit elevations range from 7,350 to 10,100 feet. Snow packs exceed 20 feet. Ski seasons last as long as seven months of the year.