What about Reno? Should I visit during

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Goldfisch PM Goldfisch
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Posted: 8/5/2012 7:35:57 PM
Spring Break 2013? I am a teacher so I get off a week at that time, so that answers that question before it is asked. 
 I have visited Vegas twice and want to see what Reno is like but know nothing about it. 
Can anyone tell me some stories or even where to go and not to go. Thank you
shawnjohn5 PM shawnjohn5
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Posted: 8/9/2012 12:43:42 AM
Why would you go to reno?? vegas all day!!!
mr_bollox PM mr_bollox
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Posted: 8/17/2012 12:10:20 AM
you'll be very disappointed by reno, its a dump now littered with old and closed casinos
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Posted: 8/18/2012 10:08:20 PM
Lake Tahoe is nice, if you want to do some outdoors stuff and gamble.
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Posted: 8/18/2012 10:21:47 PM
Beautiful desert ride to Laughlin, and much closer
kohli4 PM kohli4
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Posted: 8/24/2012 6:30:26 PM
Just don't end up at the El Cortez after everything else shuts down:).
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Posted: 8/26/2012 10:31:22 PM
I stayed 5 days at the Peppermill...pretty nice joint but the neon lights are freaking nuts, it's like a scene out of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas or something. 
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Posted: 8/26/2012 10:31:39 PM
The poker room is marginal though and I am a poker player...
BIGDADDYT PM BIGDADDYT
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Posted: 9/17/2012 3:52:28 AM
LOVE  RENO DO NOT FORGET BUNNY RANCH DOWN THE WAY
RexR PM RexR
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Posted: 9/18/2012 7:06:33 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by thorpe:

Lake Tahoe is nice, if you want to do some outdoors stuff and gamble.

What he said. ^^

If you're into skiiing or snowboarding, Tahoe makes it worth it. Otherwise I'm not sure Reno would be worth the trip.
promark12 PM promark12
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Posted: 9/28/2012 11:26:18 AM

It is true, Reno can look like a ghost town on a weekday.  But if you don't like crowds and enjoy cheaper prices, Reno is the place to go.  I got a slot card at Silver Legacy, only played for a short time and they have been sending me emails for a free room.  The customer service at SL is top notch.  True, Vegas has a lot more glitz, but if you just want to gamble and ski, Reno offers value.  Plus the summer tempatures are much more bareable in Reno, with highs around 90, not the 110 you get in Vegas.

Goldfisch PM Goldfisch
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Posted: 1/18/2013 7:53:23 PM
Thank you to all who have replied. I think I will definitely make it there before 2015. I think I will still do Vegas, because that is a for sure thing! 
BIGDADDYT PM BIGDADDYT
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Posted: 1/30/2013 3:07:02 PM
GOING TO BE  A  BLAST SUPER BOWL WEEKEND BABY 49ERS FANS ALL OVER CAL-NEVA BEST SPOT FOR PAY OFFS GET IT MAKE FUN NICE PLACES TO STAY.
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