Things to do in Reno with kids
Are you ready to explore the “Biggest Little City In the World!” Yep - we’re talking about Reno!
Reno is ALL about adventure, and certainly there’s plenty of adventure to be had with the family, so your family day out will be jam packed with FUN!
From things to do with active kids, to cultural activities and even treasure hunts, Reno almost has TOO much kids fun!
It’s the city of exploration! Kids can explore the mystery and wonder of space with the Fleischmann Planetarium, or explore the art world at the Nevada Museum of Art.
They can explore the animals at places like Sierra Safari Zoo and Animal Ark, and explore 67,000 square feet of hands-on discovery fun at The Discovery science center!
Kids can explore what it’s like to get behind the wheel of a racing car at Need 2 Speed, or they can look back at the history of the racing car - and other cars for that matter - at the National Automobile Museum!
Didn’t we tell you there might be TOO much fun! Best head there to find out!
The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) lets you travel through time like few other places. Like people, every car has a story, a little tale about who and where and why. Especially here, where antique, classic and one-of-a-kind wonde....
Roller Kingdom is skating fun in Reno with public skate sessions, lessons and birthday parties too!
The Discovery (Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum), is a 67,000 square foot hands-on science center location in downtown Reno, Nevada, with learning and fun for visitors of all ages.
A family day out surrounded by art and culture, the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno gives kids an education and insight into some incredible art through their many exhibitions.
An adventure into the world of space & science in this Reno Planetarium, with a theater, and FREE exhibit hall with fascinating displays!
An adventure for all ages with a museum that houses a rare collection of artifacts, and a botanical garden gilled with flowers, courtyards and meadows.
Have a zooming family day out behind the wheel at Reno's only high-speed, electric public indoor kart racing arena!
A fun Nevada adventure for those active families, with a range of exciting activities - from go karts, bowling to mini golf, and the very popular waterpark!
Visit Nevada's LARGEST zoo and the ONLY zoo in Northern Nevada, with animals from all over the world for that WILD family day out!
Hands-on experiences for kids in Nevada so they can get excited about science, the environment, and interact with real life insects - with FREE admission!
Take a historic train ride from Virginia City to Carson City! One of the great scenic railway journeys!
Animal Ark provides cares for non-releasable wildlife and YOU can visit these animals in their natural habitat exhibits in Reno!
A great family fun outdoor adventure in Nevada, with wildlife, water sports, hiking and camping! A beautiful State Park in the heart of Washoe Valley.
Dayton State Park is located in the town of Dayton, one of Nevada's first permanent settlements. Great hiking, camping and history!
Historic train journeys from Carson City to Virginia City, on iconic and historic steam locomotives, with theme trains too!
Fun and active movement education classes designed for all age ranges and all levels of physical ability.
A beautiful natural oasis for the family to explore in Nevada! Great outdoor family adventures with Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, with trails to hike and bike, fishing, and camping.
A Nevada Children’s Museum inspiring imagination & creativity through play-based learning experiences in arts, science and humanities for those over 1 year
Join us on this very special weekend in Carson City and Carson Valley when historic ghosts will rise from their resting places to tell you their stories and guide you through our colorful past. For one price, you can witness it all! October 20: Mee....
A museum all things railroad in Nevada, with actual locomotives and cars, some pre-dating 1900. Fascinating for the kids!
Fort Churchill was once an active U.S. Army fort, built in 1861. Today you can enjoy trails, camping, hiking & more!
A beautiful location to make your home whilst you explore Northern Nevada.
Mormon Station is the site of Nevada's 1st permanent non-native settlement, with a replica of the original trading post built & a small museum
Zephyr Cove Stables offer guided horseback trail rides through the Sierra wilderness, with breakfast, dinner and lunch rides too!
An active and fun way to improve movement through educational classes designed for all age groups and levels of physical ability.
The Dangberg Home Ranch is one of Carson Valley's 1st & largest ranches. Enjoy guided tours year round or simple park fun!
Lahontan State Recreation Area is located on the Carson River, 18 miles west of Fallon and 45 miles northeast of Nevada's Capital, Carson City, via U.S. Highway 50. The Reno-Sparks metropolitan area is slightly over one hour away by auto. You can acc....
Walker Lake is one of the last remnants of an ancient inland sea from 10,000 years ago. Visitors enjoy fishing, boating, swimming and picnicking, & more!
Rye Patch Reservoir, along the Humboldt River, covers 11,000 acres when full. Here, visitors enjoy fishing, boating, water skiing, camping, and picnicking. A campground, boat launch and picnic sites are provided.
A visit to this Nevada state park will see you explore an 1890s town, as well as fossils of the Ichthyosaur, once living in the waters of the area!