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Are you traveling to Reno for the Annular Eclipse in May 2012? We have partnered with the Silver Legacy Resort Casino to offer discount rates for our eclipse visitors!

Silver Legacy Exterior ShotVisit the Silver Legacy online reservations and enter the Special Offer Code UNRES12 to receive a discounted rate of $99/per night double occupancy for Friday and Saturday nights, May 18 and 19, and $69 for Sunday night, May 20, 2012. For more information, call Silver Legacy Reservations, 1-800-687-8733 or (775) 325-7401.

Things To Do in Reno

During your visit, we invite you to discover Reno, the University of Nevada and the region. Here are a few links to resources and events of interest to get you started!

Discover NevadaPhotos of Things To Do in Reno

Reno-Sparks Visitors Authority

Events and activities in the region

Travel Nevada

NEVADA — the state magazine

Nevada Museum of Art

National Automobile Museum

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center

Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce

Northern Nevada Chamber of Commerce

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada

Northern Nevada Development Authority

University of Nevada, Reno
UNR Fall Montage (YouTube video)

Getting Here

For more information about getting here to our area, visit the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority page.

Resources and Links

Never look directly at the sun; and never look directly at the sun during an eclipse without approved safe-viewing devices. Unsafe methods for viewing an eclipse can cause permanent damage to eyes. PLEASE DO NOT use these methods for viewing:
• Do not use sunglasses, binoculars or telescopes
• Do not use smoked glass
• Do not use ordinary film negatives
• Do not use welding glass (except #14 strength)

For additional information about safe viewing and more, see the helpful sites below:

NASA - Eye Safety During Solar Eclipse - Visit NASA’s eclipse viewing site for more information.

NASA - Interactive map of where/when to see the May 20 eclipse - Visit NASA’s interactive map and enter your location to see where and when the solar eclipse is visible in your area and along its entire path.

How to View an Eclipse - Visit this excellent How-to Guide for instructions on how to build your own solar viewer.

2012 Transit of Venus, Sun-Earth Day - View NASA’s Transit of Venus website for more information.


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