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Lake Tahoe’s Best Views

Lake Tahoe’s Best Views March 14, 2012 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Lake Tahoe has some of the best views in the Sierras. Whether it’s of the lake itself or a crashing waterfall, you are sure to find a great view from all corners of the Tahoe area. This slideshow profiles the great views from all sides of the lake including the tops of two peaks and some areas...

Photo Post: Tahoe Winter Kayaking

Photo Post: Tahoe Winter Kayaking February 21, 2012 | What's New | Read More
You don’t usually think of kayaking when you come to Lake Tahoe for winter sports, but because of the mild weather this winter, kayaking is a great way to escape the ski resort crowds. These photos were shot during a Sunday kayak trip from Sand Harbor to Thunderbird Lodge.   Photos courtesy...

Camping in Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe

Camping in Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe September 15, 2011 | What's New | Read More
On the West Side of Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe lies one of the best campgrounds in the area: the Emerald Bay Boat-In Campground. As it’s name suggests, it can only be reached by boat, canoe or kayak. From the campground, you have access to the Rubicon Trail that runs along the beach and from...

Best Lake Tahoe Road Trips

Best Lake Tahoe Road Trips June 28, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The car trip around Lake Tahoe has been called the Most Beautiful Drive in America by America’s Byways and this gorgeous 72-mile trip can be done over the course of a day, a weekend or even a week if you want. The Most Beautiful Drive in America can start from anywhere on the lake, but the two...

Free Lake Tahoe Summer Concerts

Free Lake Tahoe Summer Concerts June 17, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This summer, Lake Tahoe is featuring several free concerts that are perfect for visiting families on a budget. The concerts are held on both weekdays and weekends and take place at various park and beach locations around the lake. So bring your blanket and picnic basket and enjoy some tunes in the mountains. The...

Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Burning Man

Summer Festivals You Can Participate In: Burning Man June 2, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Burning Man may be one of the largest and most misinterpreted celebrations in the world. To the outsider, this giant jubilee in the inhospitable Black Rock Desert is just a drunkfest full of drugs, naked people wearing masks and goggles and a huge sculpture of a man that burns to the ground. To a tried...

Tahoe’s Five Tallest Peaks

Tahoe’s Five Tallest Peaks May 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Even though there is still snow on the ground around Lake Tahoe, now’s the time to start training those quadriceps to take on the lake’s tallest peaks. Not only are these peaks near or over 10,000 feet, but they all have great views of one of the highest and largest alpine lakes in the world....

Reno River Festival

Reno River Festival April 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The very popular Reno River Festival will be held at the Truckee River Whitewater Park in downtown Reno May 6-8, 2011. This event attracts nearly 40,000 people, and the Truckee Whitewater Park is known around the globe as one of the paddle sports industry’s top whitewater events. Because of the...

Climbing the Walls at Tahoe

Climbing the Walls at Tahoe April 12, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The latest buzz around the Reno area is the approval of the world’s largest climbing wall right on the downtown strip overlooking the Reno Arch. The wall will be built on the closed Fitzgerald’s casino. The new property, to be called Comm Row will have restaurants, live music venues and...

Tahoe’s Deep Snow [Video]

Tahoe’s Deep Snow [Video] April 5, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It is a record snow year for the Lake Tahoe area. The lake has not seen this much snow since the winter of 1950-51. Most areas of the lake are measuring over 15-20 feet of snow and over the season more than 61 feet of snow has fallen. In the highest elevations, Squaw Valley USA currently has over 18...