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The Great Reno Balloon and Virginia City Camel & Ostrich Races (2022)


A weekend packed with high-rising, fast-paced fun!

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

A chauffeured vehicle picks you up from your home and delivers you to the Sports Leisure Vacations office. The motorcoach departs Sacramento at 12 noon with an arrival in Reno around 3pm. Light refreshments will be served en route. Your accommodations are located in the heart of “The Biggest Little City” and connect to the Eldorado and Circus Circus hotels to triple your fun on this evening at your leisure. Silver Legacy – 2 nights 

Day 2

This morning is balloon Mass Ascension! You will have Cloud 9 VIP Club access which includes heated indoor/outdoor seating on the field, a catered breakfast and lunch, a special-edition champagne glass and a hosted bar with champagne, mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. During the morning there will also be time to shop along Balloon Boulevard for unique mementos of the event. (B,L)

Day 3

Depart the Silver Legacy and travel to Virginia City for the 62nd annual Camel & Ostrich Races. Watch jockeys perched on their beasts maneuver the track while the audience cheers! Arrive back in Sacramento in the late afternoon where your driver awaits to take you home. (All events are weather permitting.) (L)

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options


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