Articles Tagged ‘history’

$5 Cultural Challenge: Tahoe Maritime Museum

$5 Cultural Challenge: Tahoe Maritime Museum October 5, 2010 | What's New | Read More
How Cheap Is Cheap? Lake Tahoe is not one of the cheapest places to visit. It has been a popular tourist destination since the late 1800s, and has established itself as a place to live it up with high-class skiing, restaurants and hotels. However, there are still a few free or inexpensive things to do...

Lake Tahoe Fun Facts

Lake Tahoe Fun Facts May 10, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Lake Tahoe has an interesting but violent history. It was formed about 25 million years ago during times of tremendous fault uplifting. The valley that eventually  became the Tahoe Basin sank between two parallel faults as the mountains on either side rose. Water filled this basin where Lake Tahoe lies...