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Long ago, Reno was the gateway for thousands of miners on the hunt for gold; today, it’s the gateway city to Burning Man. You can shop for cowboy hats and steampunk gear on the same block, down cocktails 24-hours-a-day in dive bars, and easily find fine-dining and farm-to-table meals, freshly crafted microbrews or just-roasted coffee.
With the Sierra Nevada mountains towering over it, a river running through it and an hour from Lake Tahoe, Reno is a beautiful place – snowy in the winter, hot in the summer, colorful in the spring and fall. Giant graffiti murals show off the town’s artistic side; you can visit places once frequented by legends like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra; or you may see someone on a unicycle ride by casually at any moment.
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