No summer is complete until you’ve spent the afternoon floating down a refreshing and scenic river, and there are plenty of opportunities for float trips in Nevada. The Silver State is full of all sorts of river adventures, but one of our favorites can be found at Reno’s very own Truckee River. On a hot summer day, you’ll witness dozens of people floating down the river’s waters. River tubing in Nevada is the perfect way to keep cool during the most sweltering temperatures, and it’s a load of fun as well! Be sure to check it off your list before summer in Nevada ends and keep reading for all the details about this iconic float trip.

Have you completed this Nevada river tubing float trip yet? Your summer won’t be complete until you do!

For more iconic adventures, check out our list of 15 Things You Must Add To Your Nevada Summer Bucket List.

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What is there for kids to do in summer in Nevada?

There's nothing better than getting out with the whole family and enjoying some summer fun, but it can be tough to find the right places to go that the whole family will love! You want a good balance of entertainment and rest opportunities, and lots of options to keep every member of the family occupied and interested. If you are looking for family friendly things to do in Nevada in the summertime, you can take a visit to Animal Ark wildlife sanctuary and see all sorts of beasts, or maybe exploring Belmont, an actual Ghost Town is more your families speed. Another great way to spend a hot day with the family is at the Fleischman planetarium and science center. If you are a hiking family, you may want to check out of list of family friendly hikes in Nevada.

What are the most beautiful beaches in Nevada?

There are a shocking number of stunning beaches in Nevada to cool off at during the hot hot summer months. if you want to see some unbelievably clear blue water, a trip to Nevada beach is likely in order. If mountains are your passion then you may want to check out Chimney Beach. If you have lots of kids with you, then Sand Harbor Beach is the spot for your family!

What are the best water parks in Nevada?

Nevada knows that the summers can get scorching and you need a way to escape the heat with the whole family. That's why there are waterparks absolutely everywhere packed with wave pools, splash pads, and slides of all shapes and sizes. Take a look at our coverage of three of the best waterparks in Nevada to know just where to take the kids (or escape on a solo adventure!)

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