Articles Tagged ‘truckee’

Five Coolest Hotel Bars at Lake Tahoe

Five Coolest Hotel Bars at Lake Tahoe January 11, 2012 | Hotels, Nightlife | Read More
If you are visiting Lake Tahoe during the winter season, one way to stay warm and to avoid going out in the weather is to experience the nightlife at your hotel bar. These five bars in the Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Virginia City area are some of the coolest around. Sunnyside Resort The Sunnyside Resort...

Shop Local in Truckee

Shop Local in Truckee November 29, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Now that the craziness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has ended, take what you have saved and do some shopping at with some of your local merchants. Some of the best shopping in the Tahoe area is in downtown Truckee, where you can park once and walk through the entire area to complete your shopping...

Top Five Bed & Breakfasts in Lake Tahoe

Top Five Bed & Breakfasts in Lake Tahoe November 14, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Bed and breakfasts are one of the best travel deals around. It’s another way to get a more local experience as well, since most likely you will be staying at a resident’s establishment where you can get the scoop on the all things to do in the area. Lake Tahoe is no different. There are...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

Ride ‘em Kayaker! Reno River Festival, May 7-9, 2010

Ride ‘em Kayaker! Reno River Festival, May 7-9, 2010 April 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Truckee River flows out of Lake Tahoe and dumps about 500 cubic feet of water every second through Reno and Sparks before ending up at Pyramid Lake in the Nevada desert. Local and nationally recognized kayakers will be taking advantage of this wild rush of water during the Reno River Festival. This...

Bears, Boots and Bagels…oh my!

Bears, Boots and Bagels…oh my! April 15, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
While visiting Lake Tahoe, you will want to plunk down a little bit of cash to take home something that reminds you of this beautiful place. However, don’t be tempted by the typical gifts shop items. Anyone can get a coffee mug or tee-shirt, but you want to bring home something that truly reminds...