14 days in Reno & Tahoe City Itinerary

14 days in Reno & Tahoe City Itinerary

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14 days in Reno & Tahoe City Itinerary

Start: Traverse City
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Reno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Tahoe City
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Reno
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Traverse City

3
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Step out of Reno to go to Carson City and see Nevada State Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk, try your luck at Casino at the Eldorado, see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum, and explore and take pictures at Greater Nevada Field.

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Traverse City to Reno is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Traverse City in March; daily highs in Reno reach 59°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Nevada State Museum
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National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino
Casino at the Eldorado ©
Casino at the Eldorado

8
nights
Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alpine Meadows, Eagle Falls Trail and Inspiration Point Vista. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tahoe City: Incline Village (Sand Harbor & Tahoe Meadows Whole Access Interpretive Trail), Kirkwood Mountain Resort (in Kirkwood) and Northstar California (in Truckee). On the 3rd (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Squaw Valley Ski Area. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lake Tahoe, hit the slopes at Homewood Mountain Resort, let little ones run wild at Commons Beach Park, and contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tahoe City trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Reno to Tahoe City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Reno in March: high temperatures in Tahoe City hover around 48°F and lows are around 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Incline Village, Homewood Mountain Resort, Northstar California, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Lake Tahoe
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Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe
Northstar California ©
Northstar California
Squaw Valley Ski Area ©
Squaw Valley Ski Area

1
night
Reno

Reno ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Nevada Museum of Art, try your luck at Harrah's Reno Casino, and then try your luck at Circus Circus Casino.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Reno trip planner .

Drive from Tahoe City to Reno in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tahoe City in April: high temperatures in Reno hover around 65°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harrah's Reno Casino ©
Harrah's Reno Casino
Nevada Museum of Art ©
Nevada Museum of Art
Circus Circus Casino ©
Circus Circus Casino

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