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Photo Post: Tahoe Winter Kayaking

Photo Post: Tahoe Winter Kayaking February 21, 2012 | What's New | Read More
You don’t usually think of kayaking when you come to Lake Tahoe for winter sports, but because of the mild weather this winter, kayaking is a great way to escape the ski resort crowds. These photos were shot during a Sunday kayak trip from Sand Harbor to Thunderbird Lodge.   Photos courtesy...

Get a Massage at Lake Tahoe

Get a Massage at Lake Tahoe February 8, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
After you have been on the slopes of the Lake Tahoe ski resorts for several days or even several hours, your body is going to be feeling it – deep down into your bones and muscles. One of the best remedies for those sore spots is a great massage. There are several massage therapists and spas in the...

Clothing Optional: A Day Trip to Sierra Hot Springs

Clothing Optional: A Day Trip to Sierra Hot Springs January 18, 2012 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
The small town of Sierraville is located at the south edge of the largest alpine valley in the continental United States, Sierra Valley, and is about 45 minutes north of Truckee. This area is popular for hiking, camping, snowshoeing or just getting away from the ski crowds of Tahoe. Sierraville, being...

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...

What to Pack for a Winter Trip to Tahoe

What to Pack for a Winter Trip to Tahoe December 12, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Lake Tahoe’s winter weather can range from sunny and warm to a blizzard with 40 mph winds. One day you could be sitting on the beach having a picnic, the next you will have to stay indoors by the fire. However, weather predictions are usually pretty accurate and winter storm warnings come with...

Just off the plane? Ski for free!

Just off the plane? Ski for free! March 14, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Squaw Valley USA on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe is offering a free afternoon or evening ski pass to travelers just off the plane. Guests to the resort can present a same-day commercial airline boarding pass, ticket, printed itinerary or baggage claim ticket and receive a complimentary lift ticket good...

Lake Tahoe Polar Bear Swim [Video]

Lake Tahoe Polar Bear Swim [Video] March 11, 2011 | Events | Read More
One of the most popular events of the North Lake Tahoe Snowfest! is the Polar Bear Swim. This year it was held at Gar Woods Grill and Pier and attracted over 200 people. About 16 women and 28 men competed in the swim. The air temperature was about 39 degrees Fahrenheit and partly cloudy and the water...

Tahoe Happy Hour Specials

Tahoe Happy Hour Specials March 1, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Several restaurants and bars around the Tahoe area offer happy hour specials for those visitors just heading down from slopes. These specials usually include reduced prices on well drinks, specific cocktails and appetizers or tapas. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE Blue Water Bistro Drink and appetizer specials from...

Tahoe Winter Weather

Tahoe Winter Weather February 15, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
As I write this, another storm is heading into the Tahoe area after some record warm temperatures. Weather in the Tahoe area can be extreme and unpredictable…and is usually what everyone is talking about. In Tahoe’s past there have been other winter extremes which have made the local record...

Lake Tahoe Winter Boat Tours

Lake Tahoe Winter Boat Tours February 8, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Even though most visitors to the Lake Tahoe area in the winter stick to the snow-covered slopes, you can still enjoy the water of the blue lake during the cold months. For the past few weeks, the Tahoe area has been receiving record high temperatures and beautiful, sunny days. These are the best times...
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