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Lake Tahoe 4th of July Events

Lake Tahoe 4th of July Events June 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
The weather is really starting to warm up and the lake is high and ready for the boaters and kayakers that flock to Lake Tahoe for 4th of July festivities. Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular places in the Sierras to celebrate America’s birthday. The sky is clear and blue and it is never very...

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...

Tahoe Public Transportation

Tahoe Public Transportation August 17, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
The best way to view the Lake Tahoe area is by your own car. They offer freedom and the chance to stop at the many beautiful outlooks and beaches around the pristine lake. However, cars can also be an environmental nightmare for Tahoe and its residents. Because of the lack of roads that circumnavigate...

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...

Packing for Summer in Lake Tahoe

Packing for Summer in Lake Tahoe July 14, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
For a summer trip to Lake Tahoe you may find yourself packing a few things you never thought you would need. So, along with your regular clothes, add these items into your suitcase or vehicle, they will help to make your trip to the lake a bit more enjoyable. Fleece Sweater Lake Tahoe is nestled in...

Hot August Nights in South Lake Tahoe

Hot August Nights in South Lake Tahoe July 12, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
This year, the South Shore of Lake Tahoe will be full of engines roaring, classic tunes, poodle skirts, beehives and the bright colors of vintage automobiles. In the 24 years that Hot August Nights has been held in the Reno/Sparks area, this will be first time that a portion of the famous 50′s...

Tubing the Truckee

Tubing the Truckee July 4, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The main river that dumps out of Lake Tahoe is the Truckee River. It is one of the main sources of water for the Tahoe/Reno and Truckee Meadows area and is considered the lifeline of the mountains and the deserts of the area. It can also rage down the mountainside filled with freezing cold snowmelt,...

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...

Catch the Breeze: Lake Tahoe Wind Sports

Catch the Breeze: Lake Tahoe Wind Sports June 21, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Okay, this year has been rather windy for the Reno/Lake Tahoe area. Ski resorts this winter had to shut down a few ski lifts because of the gusts and picnics on the beach might be a little hazardous, but let’s look at the bright side. The wind keeps the area free of smog and it’s a great...
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