Reno is a wonderful place to go if you want to get away from the crazy crowd of Las Vegas. Known as a "mini Vegas," flights are rather cheap, and there is lots to do. Try a little gambling, and hit the ski slopes. The scenery is beautiful, and the people are friendly.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
If you plan to go in the wintertime, plan on packing a thick coat, because the weather gets rather cold at that time of the year.
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The buffets are great, and most of the hotels offer discounts to all the wonderful eateries in the area.