Walking with Poles Burns Up to 46% More Calories!

Walking with poles burns 450 calories/hr; walking without poles burns 280 calories/hr


12 Clever Camping Tricks to Try this Summer

These tips and tricks will help ensure that you’ll be a totally happy camper this summer. 1. Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. 2. A miniature Tic Tac box makes a great miniature tackle box. 3. Kids can make an adorable and easy keepsake bracelet out of duct tape. They can stick things on, like tiny pebbles, flowers, or leaves, and create a souvenir from their nature walk. Just make sure the sticky side is on the outside. 4. Make a last-minute camping spoon with a knife and a plastic bottle. 5. Keep your toiletries hooked onto a shower caddy. 6. A 16-ounce water bottle will hold 8–9 large eggs. 7. Corn chips …


4 Fun Things to do when it’s Sunny & Cold but there’s No Snow

“It’s sunny outside, but it’s cold, and there’s no snow to play in.” Sound familiar? Luckily, there are lots of fun activities that anyone can enjoy on those “sunny-and-cold-but-no-snow” days that are oh-so-common in northern Nevada. Explore our top picks for the season, and let us know what your favorite activities are in the comments below! 1. Carson Hot Springs have been delighting visitors for more than 150 years. Day rates start at $8, and discount cards are available for frequent users. For more information, visit www.carsonhotspringsresort.com and click “Rates & Hours.” 2. “FootGolf” at Eagle Valley Golf Course offers play through 18 holes using a size 5 soccer ball. Players should observe course dress code and wear indoor soccer …


Ho! Ho! Ho! Where to See Santa this Year

Whether you are in Reno, Tahoe, or Carson City, we have the ultimate list of where you can take your kids to see Santa Claus. Reno-Sparks Area Photos with Santa (November 22nd – December 24th, The Summit Mall, 13925 S Virginia St, Reno) Capture the magic of the season with a professional photo with Santa. Visit Santa’s Workshop near the Christmas Tree at Center Plaza. Check their website for times. Breakfast With Santa at Skipolini’s (December 8th from 8 – 10 AM, The Summit Mall – 13999 S. Virginia St., Reno) To purchase tickets and for more information, call (775) 852-2200. Santa at Legends Scheels (every Saturday and Sunday in December from 11 AM – 3PM,1200 Scheels Drive, Sparks) Santa will …


Where to Take Visiting Family over the Holidays

Do you have family or other guests visiting from out of town over Thanksgiving or Christmas, and are wondering what you’re going to do to entertain them AND keep the kids busy as well?  We have just the list for you – a resource of places and events to attend that will adapt to all ages and keep everyone happy. Cabela’s in Verdi – One can spend an afternoon in Cabela’s in Verdi even if you’re not a hunter or fisherman. Let grandpa peruse the fly fishing supplies while you and the kids check out the shooting arcade.  Then, have an affordable lunch in their cafe. Bowling – Take everyone out for an evening of bowling at Starlite Lanes.  If …