The best times to visit Reno are April to May and October to November. That's when you'll find pleasant weather and few crowds.
Why you should book a flight to Reno
Reno has been called "the biggest little city in the world" and is often described as a smaller version of Las Vegas. In northwestern Nevada, near the California state line, Reno is the second largest city in the state. Boasting more than five million visitors a year, Reno offers a wide range of entertainment and educational attractions, many of which are ideal for families. Some of these include hot-air balloon races, bowling tournaments, car shows, and performances at the large resorts. Reno also makes a great base if you are planning to visit the Lake Tahoe recreational area 45 minutes away, as well as Pyramid Lake to the northeast of the city.
Reno climate and weather
Days of Hot Weather in Reno. Although Reno averages only three days a year of temperatures above 99 °F, more than half the days in July and August get into the 90s. ... From spring through to fall, Reno's days get to at least 50 degrees. During winter though, it normally stays below 70 °F throughout the day.
Getting around Reno
To get around in down town Reno, the city has devised a system for avoiding traffic by providing Sierra Spirit, a free bus service that circles that down town area in only 30 minutes.
Reno Travel Information
Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada by the Sierra Nevada's and Lake Tahoe. Dubbed “The Biggest Little City in the World,” it's known for its casinos and its proximity to many ski resorts. Down town's National Automobile Museum showcases more than 200 vintage cars. The MidTown District is lined with shops and restaurants. North of downtown, Animal Ark is a sanctuary for rescued bears, cheetahs and other wildlife.