Articles Tagged ‘fall’

Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week

Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week September 21, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
Visitors to the Lake Tahoe area are in for a treat October 2-9, 2011 when the 2nd Annual Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week heats up. This celebration of Tahoe cuisine has made the area a popular mountain dining destination. Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week includes a list of over 30 participating restaurants that...

Affordable Hotels at Lake Tahoe

Affordable Hotels at Lake Tahoe September 7, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Fall is a wonderful time to visit Lake Tahoe. The summer crowds have left and the winds have died down. The sun is still shining and the air and water is warm. During the end of September and the beginning of October, the aspen leaves will begin to change from fresh green to bright orange and the entire...

Five Cozy Tahoe Cafés

Five Cozy Tahoe Cafés October 22, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
The warmth of summer is coming to an end and winter has not yet descended onto the mountains of Tahoe, but now is the time to get cozy. Fall is a great time to come up to the lake, but sometimes the weather is not perfect for hiking, biking or sitting on the beach. A nice way to relax and look at the...

Lake Tahoe Fall Color

Lake Tahoe Fall Color October 8, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
In the midst of the pine trees that surround Lake Tahoe, there are patches of Quaking Aspen that are glorious in the fall. Tahoe fall can either be long and warm or short and sweet – depending on the weather and when the cold and snow sets in. However, if you do come up to the lake during this time,...

Truckee River Winery: The Highest and Coldest

Truckee River Winery: The Highest and Coldest October 1, 2010 | Food | Read More
There is a winery located in one of the highest and coldest places in the continental U.S. Freezing temperatures have been recorded every month of the year in Truckee, California, but that doesn’t stop the Truckee River Winery from producing and bottling their own fair share of award winning wine....

Paddlefest: Guided Paddle Tour of Tahoe

Paddlefest: Guided Paddle Tour of Tahoe September 23, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Glide along the blue water and discover the secret coves and hidden wildlife of Lake Tahoe during Paddlefest: Fall Paddle Day on Saturday, October 9, 2010. Tahoe researchers, who work to protect the lake from invasive aquatic species, and area biologists will guide the tour and point out the diverse...

Biking the Truckee River

Biking the Truckee River September 13, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The Tahoe-Pyramid bike path that parallels the Truckee River runs from Verdi, just West of Reno, to the city of Sparks. However, with donations and guidance from the Nevada Land Conservancy this bikeway is slowly starting to connect Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake. The bike path is a mix of urban and rural,...

Five Hidden Campgrounds at Lake Tahoe

Five Hidden Campgrounds at Lake Tahoe August 27, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Labor Day weekend is officially the end of the summer season up at Tahoe, but the warm weather and calm windless days on the lake are still available to late summer and fall visitors. During the popular summer months, Tahoe campgrounds are usually bursting at the seams, but many campers are gone...

Hiking Mt. Tallac

Hiking Mt. Tallac August 10, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
One of the highest hikes in the Lake Tahoe area is probably the one with the best view. Mt. Tallac in South Lake Tahoe is 9,735 feet high. The trail to the summit starts at 6,480 feet and is about 9.6 miles round trip. For an average hiker the hike should take about 6-7 hours to finish with a lunch break...

Five Great Hiking Spots at Lake Tahoe

Five Great Hiking Spots at Lake Tahoe May 5, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Lake Tahoe has some of the most beautiful hiking areas in the Western United States. Nearly every trail has a view of Tahoe, another alpine lake or a waterfall, all surrounded by pine trees, aspen, manzanita bushes and granite boulders. Hiking around this area can be both challenging and relaxing. Trails...