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Bet on U-Haul for your move to Reno, NV

Welcome to ‘The Biggest Little City in the World’! Known primarily for casinos and the Reno arch, there is more to the city than you think. During the time of the California Gold Rush in 1859, a toll bridge was built across the Truckee River creating a much-needed connection between Virginia City and the California Trail. Known as ‘Lakes Crossing’ at the time, it became the largest town in the county within only a matter of a few years. The city was officially re-named Reno in 1868 and is now home to more than 225,000 residents; it continues to grow in population each year. You’ll be sure to enjoy this historic and exciting city.

Information for Moving to and Living in Reno, Nevada

We have 13 truck rental facilities within the city limits of Reno. We are dedicated to helping you make a smooth transition, so here is some valuable information for moving to and living in ‘The Biggest Little City in the World.’

  • Minimal Precipitation – The city of Reno is just east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and meteorologists will tell you it is located in the rain shadow. This means the mountains stand in the way and block rain producing storm clouds from pouring down on the city. That being said, Reno gets an average of 300 sun-filled days throughout the year.
  • National Auto Museum – If you are a car enthusiast, you will absolutely love the National Automobile Museum. Located right off of the Truckee River, the museum boasts more than 200 vehicles that date from the 1890’s to the 1950’s. In addition to rare automobiles, the museum also has some cars that were in feature films and others that were owned by famous celebrities.
  • Reno Riverwalk District – Whether you are looking for a bite to eat, relaxing and scenic views, or to let your wild side kayak the Truckee River, the Riverwalk District in downtown Reno is the place to be.

Did you know?

  • The University of Reno is the oldest University in the state of Nevada. It was named one of the top 200 colleges in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.


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