|Bedrooms||Average Rent||Cheapest Rent||Highest Rent|
|1 Bedroom Apartments||$1,198||$490||$2,699|
|2 Bedroom Apartments||$1,548||$590||$4,000|
|3 Bedroom Apartments||$1,717||$559||$2,676|
A vibrant city that provides numerous cultural events and sporting events to check out throughout the year along with the iconic casinos, nightlife, entertainment and much, much more, Reno, NV is a fantastic place to live. This Nevada staples is a haven for those who prefer non-rainy days. There is little precipitation, and those who enjoy the outdoors can transition from water skis to snow skis as the seasons change.
Reno was formally established as a city in May of 1868 after the railroad station of Lake's Crossing was completed, helping to establish the First Transcontinental Railroad. The city was a haven for miners and businessmen for years until open gambling was legalized in 1931, during which Reno began transforming into the city of high stakes fun it is now known for.
Reno experiences temperatures as low as 25 degrees Fahrenheit in January and December to as high as 92 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Precipitation ranges from .2 inches in July to 1.02 inches in December and January.
The primary form of mass transit in Reno are the buses provided by the Regional Transportation Commission. Beyond this, locals typically drive themselves or use various taxi services. The local Reno-Tahoe Airport is ideal for those wishing to travel farther.
Major roads in Reno include Interstate 395, which allows residents to easily travel north and south through the city and quickly access the airport. Interstate 80 travels from west to east and provides easy access to the University of Nevada or for those traveling to Salt Lake City. Another major road is North and South McCarran, which lets resident travel the borders of the entire town.
The major daily newspaper for Reno is the Reno Gazette-Journal, a daily paper. The other daily paper is the Sparks Tribune. Local television stations include the Spanish-language KELM-LP and Fox affiliate KRXI-TV. Radio stations include adult hits station KZTQ and the hip-hop radio station KNEV.
Reno caters to as many interests as it has kinds of residents. Those who enjoy music can visit the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and the Reno Pops Orchestra as well as the iconic Burning Man Festival. Theater goers can enjoy the Pioneer Center for Performing Arts and the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company. Sports fans can enjoy a range of activitieis ranging from minor league baseball to indoor hockey as well as amateur boxing and professional golf.
For sports fans, one of the top Reno landmarks is the Reno Aces ballpark. Sightseers and shoppers enjoy visiting the Reno Riverwalk District while those looking to the sky enjoy the planes of the Reno Air Racing Association. Those who enjoy iconic religious sites enjoy the Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral and the Chapel of the Bells.
In addition to attending various sports activities, locals love to swim and water ski at Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake. Other warm weather activities include traveling the many different bike paths. When things cool down, snowboarders and skiers have 18 different resorts to choose from. Of course, a popular year-round activity is gambling at any of the famous nearby casinos.
Annual festivals include the Monster Jam motor sporting event held every May. Late September brings the cowboys back with the World Cowboy Fast Draw Championship. October has the Color Me Rad 5K Run and the Sparktoberfest Harvest Jamboree. Meanwhile, November brings the Steampunk Tavern Stroll.
Nearby vacation opportunities taking the family on a relaxing trip to South Lake Tahoe. History fans can enjoy a glimpse of the past in the old town of Truckee and the clean stateliness of Carson City. Those who like to get away from bustling cities always enjoy visiting Incline Village.
Living in the Old Northwest-West University area provides access to many amenities at a fair cost, but it is tougher to find jobs in the immediate area. Employment is easier to find in Northwest Reno, but the cost of living is a bit higher. Those looking for the intersection of affordability and amenities should check out the Northeast Reno area.