Reno and Lake Tahoe Casino Reviews and Feature Articles


Montbleu Lake Tahoe : The RenoTripping Review 2008

Montbleu Lake Tahoe : The RenoTripping Review 2008 In much the same way Forrest Gump laments life being a box of chocolates, we feel the same about our hotel experiences. Through the luck of the draw, we end up in whatever room the computer spits out, are served by the room service chef & porter who just happen to be scheduled when hunger hits, and get to inspect and take photos of the housekeeping crews attention to detail on that day. Regardless of how all of the chips fall, the great thing about... » continue




The Aveda Spa at Montbleu Lake Tahoe Review

The Aveda Spa at Montbleu Lake Tahoe Review I have recently rediscovered my love of spas. I used to frequent one near my home in Los Angeles on a regular basis for a massage and use of the facilities. I was always overwhelmed by the assortment of freebees that were offered to spa guests. Shampoo and conditioner were expected but never... » continue



Photo Essay : Reno Casino Neon

Photo Essay : Reno Casino Neon The Famed Sign proclaims Reno as the Biggest Little City In The World This view is southward down Virginia Street. To the right is Fitzgeralds, The Little Nugget and the old Horseshoe Casino (now a pawn shop). To the left is Harrah's Reno, built on the former site of Harold's Club, the Nevada Club... » continue



Peppermill Reno : The Reno Tripping Review

Peppermill Reno : The Reno Tripping ReviewAhhhh.... The Peppermill, the psychedelic wonderland where coctail watresses ask if you'd like liquid acid in your Rum Cannonball. Ok, they don't, but if LSD were legal in Nevada, damn straight every slot junkie at the Peppermill would be a certified trip fiend, high-fiving shroom toting grannies over by the bank of Wheel of... » continue



The Trippermill, ahem, The Peppermill Casino

The Trippermill, ahem, The Peppermill Casino Front Entrance Walking into the casino entrance of the Peppermill has a similar sensation to dropping some turquoise tinted shades on your googlers on a very sunny day. But even this aquamarine vestibule can barely even hint at the psychedelic treasures inside. If there ever were a casino that was built with the LSD... » continue



The Future of the Reno Hilton : Grand Sierra Resort

The Future of the Reno Hilton :  Grand Sierra ResortIn May 2005, Caesars Entertainment, in the coming shadow of their absorption into Harrah's dumped some properties off it's balance sheet, one of them being the Reno Hilton. The Reno Hilton was built in 1978 by casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian as the MGM Grand. For a short period of time it stood as... » continue



History and Photos of The Reno Arch

History and Photos of The Reno Arch One of the most enduring icon's of Reno is its the famed "Arch". Arches have been built for centuries, demarcing the entrance to a city, welcoming road weary travelers into a new town. The use of an Arch signifies an accomplishment to travelers, that wonderful feeling of "I'm finally here." Much like... » continue



Welcome To RenoTripping.com - The Real Deal on Reno / Lake Tahoe

Welcome To RenoTripping.com - The Real Deal on Reno / Lake TahoeIn May 2004 a dream was born: a real-deal website that would cover the Las Vegas experience from the visitors perspective. Not a dumb one, but a smart one, with REAL usable information wrapped in humor, excitement and a bunch of fucking curse words. 16 months, 50,000,000 hits, 100,000 unique visitors and 300... » continue