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Gulf Moving Systems

Your peace of mind is important to us. That's why we take time to offer so many services. Gulf Moving Systems offers: • Flexible pricing options. We...

US DOT: 716970

Intra: 005203008C

MC: 224537

Revolution Moving Systems

Reno Nevada moving companies, Thank you for considering Revolution Moving Systems as your moving company. We know and understand that moving is not an easy task, therefore, we are...

US DOT: 2455655

MC: 848008

 
The Moving Service

The Moving Service (also known as DD&K Vanlines) is a family owned and operated business. For over 26 years, we have been specializing in customer...

US DOT: 2276226

Intra: 006608028C

MC: 777534

EQUUS Long Distance

Home is a refuge. At Equus we believe hiring a moving company is much more than relocating boxes. Our team members are handpicked, honest,...

US DOT: 2893666

MC: 972264

Prime Storage Systems Inc.

Reno NV, Moving to Hawaii or moving from Hawaii can be just as easy as one, two, three, it all depends on which relocation service you are using. At Prime...

US DOT: 2109775

MC: 735596

Kangaroo Van Lines

Thank you for considering Kangaroo Van lines as your preferred choice for relocation services. Based in Northridge, we are proud of our dedication to...

US DOT: 2513725

MC: 871984

American Van Lines, Inc.

American Van Lines is one of the fastest growing moving companies in the industry. With a reputation for premier service and attention to detail, we...

US DOT: 614506

Intra: IM 105

MC: 294798

Cardinal Moving Systems

Cardinal Moving Systems provide customers with one, all-inclusive price for any and every type of move. As one of the biggest West Coast providers of...

US DOT: 1463484

MC: 552894

Valet Movers

Movers Reno NV, Valet Movers is one of the most reliable residential and commercial moving companies in the United States. Based out of San Diego, California, with...

US DOT: 1977033

Intra: MTR0190847

MC: 699129

Colonial Van Lines

Colonial Van Lines is the preferred choice for all your long distance moving needs. With over 50 years of experience, and over 200 professional...

US DOT: 1434373

MC: 681534

Capital Logistics Services INC

Reno Nevada moving quotes, If you’re looking for high quality and personal service, you’ve come to the right place. At CLS Moving & Storage we’ll give you the attention and...

US DOT: 2295461

Intra: HHG-8592

MC: 783806

Allied & North American Van Lines

Allied & North American Van Lines has over 85 years of experience and has built one of the largest moving networks in the world to service consumers,...

US DOT: 76235

MC: 15735

Nationwide Van Lines, Inc.

Nationwide Van Lines is a fully licensed and insured moving company in Fort Lauderdale Florida, equipped with trucks, from small vans to large...

US DOT: 976593

Intra: FL IM 1794

MC: 411705

Champion Movers LLC

Reno NV, Our goal is your complete satisfaction. Local & Long Distance Southwest Interstate Next Day Service (to and from) Nevada, California, Arizona,...

US DOT: 1415523

Intra: CPCN-3337

MC: 535787

City Moving

GP Movers offer the best moving services around. You can have a team of professional and highly skilled movers backing your move when you choose GP...

US DOT: 1826833

Reno, Nevada is best known for its gambling-centered tourism, but this "Biggest Little City in the World" is much more than just casinos. With a population of over 211,000, Reno is the biggest city in northern Nevada and the fourth biggest in the entire state. The city is the county seat of Washoe County and lies on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountains. With Lake Tahoe a short distance away and the largest concentration of ski resorts in the world within 50 miles of the city, the city has a great deal to offer anyone moving to Reno.

Economy:
It is no surprise that casinos and tourism make up a major sector of economics within Reno. Until the 1950s, Reno was the gaming capital of the United States, before Las Vegas took over that title. Reno still depends a great deal on tourism, with hotels and casinos bringing in five million visitors and $4 billion annually. There are, however, other industries in Reno as well. These include computer manufacturing and logistics, electronics, financial services and communications. Warehousing and distribution are also important industries, with Reno having the highest concentration of distribution-related property in the country. Several companies have headquarters in Reno, including Braeburn Capital, Hamilton, Port of Subs, PC-Doctor and International Game Technology.

History:
Settlers first arrived in the Truckee Meadows, the area around present-day Reno, in the 1850s. These earliest arrivals engaged in subsistence farming and helped supply travelers going west along the California Trail. With the discovery of the Comstock Silver Lode in 1859, traffic through the area increased, and Charles W. Fuller built a toll bridge across the Truckee River. Fuller sold the bridge to Myron C. Lake in 1861, and Lake began to build small-scale industries around the area, calling it Lake's Crossing. By 1864, the settlement had become the largest town in Washoe County. The railroad arrived in 1868, and the construction superintendent renamed the town Reno, after a Civil War officer. Reno grew into the 20th century as an agricultural and business center due to its position as the main town between Sacramento and Salt Lake City. Gambling and divorce quickly became the industries of choice in Reno in the 1930s, when "going to Reno" became synonymous with divorce.

Tourism:
While gambling is obviously the main tourism draw of Reno, there is much more available. Outdoor activities and events include the Reno River Festival in May, the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure in June, the Reno Rodeo in June, the Reno-Tahoe Open in July and the Great Reno Balloon Race in September. Downtown Reno also offers many cultural and historical options. The West Street Market is open daily, while the Hot August Nights Festival celebrates 1950s nostalgia over eight days. Reno museums include the National Automobile Museum and the Nevada Museum of Art, the only accredited art museum in the state. Music lovers can enjoy the Nevada Opera and the Reno Philharmonic. Within Reno, you can get around on the RTC Ride System operated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County. Flights into Reno arrive and depart at the Reno/Tahoe International Airport, and Amtrak offers daily service through Reno on the California Zephyr route.

  • Famous people associated with Reno include director and producer Curtis Hanson, actress Dawn Wells (Mary Ann of "Gilligan's Island") and figure skater Kristy Yamaguchi.
  • The comedy show "Reno 911" is set in Reno but is filmed elsewhere.
    Many songs mention Reno, including Woody Guthrie's "Philadelphia Lawyer" (originally called "Reno Blues"), Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues," REM's "All the Way to Reno," Beck's "Loser," the Grateful Dead's "Friend of the Devil" and Bruce Springsteen's "Reno."

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