Enjoying Reno / Sparks


Find some of the most prominent places to shop in Reno / Sparks.


Golf year round in Reno / Sparks!  Find a list of private and public courses here.


Are you interested in getting to a game?  Find out about local sports here.

Ski & Snowboard

Looking to enjoy the snow?  Find ski resorts near our area.

Eat & Drink

Find favorite local bars and restaurants.

Getting Established

Utility Providers & City Services

Get phone numbers and contact information to get your utilities set up and your car registered, etc.

Washoe County School District

Find information on registration, zoning, getting your kids registered and Nevada’s accountability report.

Medical & Dental

Find a list of local medical facilities, orthodontists and a dentist.

Pet & Animal Services

Find dog parks, kennels, places to board your pets, veterinarians and rescue centers.

Places to Shop

Find some of the popular shopping centers, from outlet malls & big retailers to some local boutiques.

Places of Worship

Find a list of some local churches and places of worship.

Senior Resources

Find a list of activities and care facilities for seniors.

Youth Services

Resources for youths in need.



Youth Services

Youth Services in our area include:

Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows Boys & Girls Club

Washoe County Social Services Child Care (licensing) 775.337.4470  Washoe Social Services

Children’s Cabinet 775.856.6200  Children’s Cabinet

Education Alliance of Washoe County 775.353.6950  Education Alliance of Washoe County

Family Counseling Services 775.329.0623  Family Counseling

State of Nevada Division of Child & Family Services Placement  775.684.4400  State of NV Child & Family

State of Nevada Welfare Division 775.684.7200  State of Nevada Welfare

Family Support Division 775.789.7100 Family Support

Dentist & Orthodontics

There are many choices in town when it comes to dentists and orthodontists; this list is comprised of providers that I highly recommend.

Vista Dental 4850 Vista Blvd #100, Sparks 775-525-3429 Vista Dental
Pediatric Dentist
The Smile Shop 3701 Baker Ln #1, Reno 775-825-1000 Smile Shop – Baker
475 Somersett Pkwy A, Reno 775-825-1000 Smile Shop – Somersett
105 Los Altos #111, Sparks 775-825-1000 Smile Shop – Sparks
Orthodontic Partners 105 Los Altos #111, Sparks 775-825-4804 Orthodontic Partners
10455 Double R #101, Reno 775-825-4804 Orthodontic Partners
3605 Grant, Reno 775-825-4804 Orthodontic Partners
475 Somersett Pkwy A, Reno 775-825-4804 Orthodontic Partners


Reno/Sparks has shopping that ranges from popular retail chain stores to outdoor specialty stores & boutiques.  A few of our shopping areas can be found here:

The Legends at Sparks Marina

Located in Sparks, Reno’s sister city, Legends has a lot to offer!  From Scheels, to restaurants, to IMAX, this outdoor mall is also home to Target, Lowes and outlet retailers such as: H&M, Vans, Nike, Adidas, Carters, OshKosh, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor LOFT and Volcom, to name a few.

The Summit

Located at the south end of Reno at Mt. Rose Highway, The Summit is an outdoor shopping center with more than 70 shops, retailers, salons and restaurants. Some retailers include: Apple, Bath & Body Works, Buckle, Cache, Charlotte Russe, Coach, Dillard’s, Guess, Hollister, J. Crew, Jared, Lucky Brand Jeans, M·A·C Cosmetics, PACSUN, Pottery Barn, Sephora, Tilly’s, Vans, Victoria’s Secret, White House | Black Market, Williams-Sonoma, and more.

Meadowood Mall

Meadowood Mall is a traditional indoor mall, located in southwest Reno. Meadowood mall is home to retailers such as: JCPenney, Macy’s, Sears, Body Shop, Express, Dick’s Sporting, American Eagle, Victoria’s Secret, Sephora, Bath & Body Works and much more.


Cabela’s is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and stands alone on the west side of Reno.

Truckee River Arts District

Located in close proximity to Reno’s Truckee River Whitewater Park is the Truckee River Arts District. You won’t find any big box stores in this prominent area.  This is home to boutiques and local owned businesses.

Mayberry Landing Shopping Center

A shopping center with 19 unique shops and restaurants.


Midtown offers a large collection of boutiques and locally owned stores.

The Galleria in Sparks

The Galleria is home to big box retailers such as Costco, Home Depot, Best Buy, Michaels, Ulta, Bed Bath & Beyond, Office Depot, Ross, Maurices, Petsmart, and more,  in addition to chain and locally owned restaurants.


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Washoe County Schools

NV Report Card

See information on the Washoe County School District accountability reports.

School District Calendar

See the Washoe County School District balanced calendar here.

Preschools & Childcare

Find a list of preschools and childcare in the Reno/Sparks area.

School Zoning

Get more information on school zoning here.

Registering for School

Get information on registering for school here.

Private Schools

Find a list of private and charter schools here.

Reno Resources

Local Government Agencies

From contacting the City to setting up a new business, you may have a need to contact one or more of our local government agencies.


Reno enjoys a relatively low tax exposure compared to other cities, especially those nearby.  Nevada does not have a state/personal income tax.

Getting Around Reno

Reno only has 2 freeways, I-80 running East and West and I-580 running North and South (formerly 395); in addition, we have McCarran, which is essentially a belt loop.  Reno-Tahoe Airport is gaining more flights all the time.

Reno Weather

The weather here is amazing!  You can ski in the mornings and golf in the afternoons.  You get to experience all 4 seasons and the beauty each of them bring to our area.

Fascinating Facts

Learn some fascinating facts about Reno!


View the Reno area demographics.