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 …


Fun Museum Finds for Kids in Our Area

Stuck on what to do with the kids over the weekend? Consider an educational adventure to the museum! Museum trips allow for a fun learning experience and outing that the whole family can enjoy and take part in. Even better, according to AAM’s Center For The Future Of Museums, “Museums can change the world.” That being said- we’ve compiled some popular museum finds in the area for you to check out! Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City. A Carson area favorite, this museum is an interactive-based community where children will learn through playing. Their exhibits include: brickation, a rotating climbing wall, human anatomy, balloon with vertical fan, and a space shuttle with “Magic Schoolbus Solar System software.” Children’s …


“Trek out” the Carson Tahoe Wellness Mile!

Looking for a new way to enjoy the great outdoors while getting some exercise?  Carson Tahoe Health offers a Wellness Mile located at the 80-acre, master-planned regional medical campus! Whether you’re walking, biking,  or running, you can choose to travel the main Wellness Mile loop, the third-mile Nature Trail, or the quarter-mile Tranquility Loop. These new scenic trails offer majestic views overlooking Carson City and the surrounding Eagle Valley. The trailhead is located on the northeast end of the campus adjacent to a spacious parking lot and features a large map to explain possible routes. Each trail is clearly marked with distance traveled and offers encouraging health tips as visitors make their way along the path. Some points of interest …


Local Rock Climbing Lessons & Guided Tours to Try this Summer

Ever wanted to try rock climbing? This exciting sport offers the perfect opportunity to connect with your kids, family and friends in the summertime. The beautiful settings of the local climbing sites provide a picturesque venue to learn the ins and outs of this exciting sport. Check out these local rock climbing tours and lessons, and get ready for an exciting adventure! Tours & Lessons 1. NASTC in Trukee  (530) 582-4772, email: ski@skiNASTC.com) – NASTC offers rock climbing lessons for the beginner/novice climber as well as intermediate and advanced climbers. NASTC has been guiding Tahoe – Truckee area for almost 20 years. Donner Summit has some of the best climbing granite in the world with a variety of pitches. It’s …