Articles Tagged ‘fun’

The Tough Mudders Hit Tahoe

The Tough Mudders Hit Tahoe March 16, 2012 | Events | Read More
The Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort will be home to the NorCal Tough Mudder on September 22-23, 2012. Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. The creative race courses host about...

Planning a Family Ski Weekend in Tahoe

Planning a Family Ski Weekend in Tahoe November 10, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Snow has already begun to fall at Lake Tahoe and many ski resorts are making their own. Some of the world-renowned resorts are scheduled to open around Thanksgiving including Squaw Valley, Kirkwood, Heavenly and Homewood. Boreal on Hwy. 80 is already open. If you’re planning a ski vacation with...

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...

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...

Tahoe Blues

Tahoe Blues April 27, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Lake Tahoe has a reputation for its famous, deep blue water and bluebird sky, but there are other things at the lake that are also blue. Take a trip around the lake to experience the other “blue” things that Tahoe has to offer. Blues and Jazz on the Lake Several bars and cafés at the lake...

Did You Want Fries with Your Testicles?

Did You Want Fries with Your Testicles? March 8, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Skiers and boarders visiting the Lake Tahoe area this weekend might build up a mighty appetite for bull’s balls. Yep, that’s right… testicles. The 20th Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry will be held at the Delta Saloon Parking Lot in Virginia City, Nev. on March 12 from 10 a.m. to 3...

Snowfest!

Snowfest! January 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
This year, North Lake Tahoe will be celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the very popular Snowfest!. From March 4-13, 2011 visitors to the lake can participate in skiing and boarding competitions, parties, fireworks, live music, costume parades, and the popular Polar Bear Swim in the freezing cold waters...

Screaming for Lake Tahoe Ice Cream

Screaming for Lake Tahoe Ice Cream June 29, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
With temperatures finally reaching into the 80s and 90s for the next coming weeks, this is a good time to celebrate summer with an ice cream cone. Summer may not be complete without a visit to an ice cream shop and the multitude of flavors. Several locations around the lake serve up many different kinds...

Swimming and S’mores: Fun Times at Camp Hyatt Lake Tahoe

Swimming and S’mores: Fun Times at Camp Hyatt Lake Tahoe June 11, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Parents, you may have second thoughts about spending your day at the lake skiing, boating and gaming without your children. After interviewing Naomi Freidus, the new director of Camp Hyatt Lake Tahoe, I wanted to drop everything and spend a day taking nature hikes, creating crafts and making s’mores...