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Discover Your Nevada – the weird, wild, beautiful

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Summer is road-trip season, and the state’s tourism agency, TravelNevada, has put together six routes in Nevada to help Nevadans get to know their own state.  Did you know: The nationwide average for in-state travel (meaning residents traveling within their state) is roughly 51 percent. In Nevada, it’s closer to …

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Reno River Festival for the Ultimate Mother’s Day Weekend

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This Mother’s Day weekend, take your family on the ultimate outdoor adventure in the heart of downtown Reno. Grab your bikes and follow a live mobile band while you tour the streets of downtown. Fly high above the record rapids of the Truckee River on the Zip Line. Watch world-renowned …

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The Myth of the “Relaxing Summer”

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From the basket across the room, the cover of my Real Simple magazine calls to me with its picture of an ice cream cone and a headline that makes me chuckle: “The Most Relaxing Summer.” Why do I chuckle, you ask? Because considering the way my summer has gone, a …

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10 Steps for Preparing Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

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School is over and summer is officially here! For many of our children, this means summer camps and sleepaway camps in particular. Part of your child’s success at camp depends on the preparations you make together before he/she ever leaves home. Here are some ideas for making the experience smoother …

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