Vacation Like a Local with a Mid-Week Trip to Reno-Tahoe Territory

A couple drinks cocktails on the Tahoe beach.

Vacation Like a Local with a Mid-Week Trip to Reno-Tahoe Territory

The Latest Travel Trend Will Get You Up Close and Personal With Reno-Tahoe Territory’s Amazing Adventures

Every once in a while everyone deserves an alarm-free, fully rested, all-the-time-in-the world vacation, where getaways last longer than two days and there’s time to try something new. In 2020, the Reno-Tahoe Territory challenges visitors to stop living for the weekend and really get to know the vast and diverse region that is Reno-Tahoe with a midweek vacation.

For travelers worried about taking mid-week vacation days, they shouldn’t be. According to the U.S. Travel Association, 52% of Americans left unused vacation days on the table in 2018.* The average number of days unused was 17.2 – that’s a whole lot of time that could be spent enjoying the Reno-Tahoe Territory.

There are countless reasons to visit Reno-Tahoe during the week. Most importantly, once the weekend hustle and bustle has ended, a visit to majestic Lake Tahoe, lively Reno or the historical Comstock Lode will reward visitors with a personalized experience that will be remembered forever.

Great Travel Deals
Get ahead of travel costs by booking a midweek vacation to Reno-Tahoe Territory. The varied destinations of the region are conveniently serviced by Reno-Tahoe International Airport. With nine airlines providing more than 130 daily flights from 21 non-stop destinations, the midweek traveler can find great deals from anywhere in the country. Airfare deals can easily be found by subscribing to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport weekly newsletter, found online.

Access to Exclusive Local Events and Entertainment
The Reno-Tahoe region is brimming with events and entertainment for all ages. A midweek visit allows visitors exclusive access to specialized, local, and one-of-a-kind events that can only be experienced Monday through Friday. Vacation like a local and check out free concerts, wine tasting crawls, street fairs, craft workshops, market pop-ups and cooking classes and more midweek event offerings throughout the area. Reno’s Feed the Camel is a food truck frenzy every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. Or head up to Virginia City and kick back with the locals with live music and drinks at an old-time saloon. In Carson Valley, stroll the streets of Main Street Gardnerville every for the Third Thursday Wine Walk.

Beat the Crowds
Midweek visitors can discover the abundance of Reno-Tahoe’s nature-inspired seasonal activities in more depth. Visitors can head up to Lake Tahoe and experience the basin’s world-class skiing and snowboarding with crowd-free slopes. Plus, lift tickets, lessons and rentals are discounted. Those looking for a historical fix can head to Virginia City and get better acquainted with the characters, historical sites and mines that define this once bustling bonanza. In Carson City, stroll into the many state museums like the newly opened Stewart Indian School during the week and find yourself immersed in the exhibits at your own pace. For more on activities by season, visit online.

Amazing Accommodations
Midweek travel grants first-in-line access to some of Reno-Tahoe Territory’s most memorable resorts, lodges, boutique hotels and casinos. Visitors can book accommodations they have always been dreaming of, and at a savings too. Choose from ski-in-ski-out luxury at a slopeside hotel like Tahoe Ridge Resort, villa retreats that overlook natural hot springs at David Walley’s Resort, a downtown Reno suite in the hub of the action at The ROW, or exclusive guest ranch stays situated among the vast American West countryside, and more.

When it comes to personalizing a vacation, enjoying travel discounts and accessing localized experiences, midweek travel is a great alternative. For more information on visiting the Reno-Tahoe Territory and to begin planning a midweek itinerary, please visit

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