Sparks is in Nevada. It's a suburb of Reno, just east along Interstate 80.
Amtrak serves Sparks with the California Zephyr, which runs daily between Emeryville (in the San Francisco Bay Area) and Chicago.
Megabus offers service from San Francisco and Sacramento. The bus stop is located at the RTC Centennial Plaza at 1421 Victorian Avenue.
- 1 Sparks Marina, 300 Howard Dr. 6AM-10PM. Has recreational water activities, beaches, picnic areas, fishing, playgrounds and dog parks.
- 2 7 Troughs Distilling Co, 1155 Watson Way. T-F 3PM-6PM, Sa 11AM-6PM. They make a moonshine, a vodka and a rum. Call for tours/tastings.
- 3 Wild Island Family Adventure Park, 250 Wild Island Ct., ☎ +1 775 359-2927.
- Great Basin Brewery, 846 Victorian Ave, ☎ +1 775-355-7711. Su-M 11AM-9PM, T-Sa 11AM-10PM. Only brewhouse in Sparks. Happy hour is from 3-6PM. Has another location further south in Reno.