Learn to Ski and Snowboard in Tahoe South
January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and there’s no time like the present to get out and try something new.
Win VIP tickets to see Nick Swardson at MontBleu
Nick Swardson, well-known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, performs in Lake Tahoe inside the MontBleu Theatre, Friday, July 1, 2016. Win a package for two including VIP tickets and a Meet and Greet backstage!
Rock Tahoe Half Marathon
Lake Tahoe is known for its beautiful views, outdoor activities, and enthusiastic spirit – and the Rock Tahoe Half Marathon on June 18 is a great way to experience all three of these at once.
Top Five Mother’s Day brunches in South Lake Tahoe
We list the top five Mother's Day brunches in South Lake Tahoe. Because sometimes, a card just isn't enough to show Mom how much she means to you.
Aerial views of Lake Tahoe
The aerial footage of "Lake Tahoe," captures the beauty of winter's snow, the deep blue colors of the lake, and the scale of the mountains that we call home - and all in under three minutes.
AMGEN Tour of California Women’s Race: Where to watch at Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe’s geography and views offer plenty for spectators as top cyclists compete in Stage 1 of the AMGEN Tour of California Women’s Race, May 19, 2016.
Cowboy Festival returns to Genoa
The annual Genoa Cowboy Festival, April 28 - May 1, is a wonderful blend of beautiful setting, entertainment, heritage and Western culture - right in Lake Tahoe's backyard!
A winter storm is heading our way
After days of sunshine and warmer temperatures, winter is returning to Tahoe this week!
Kid-friendly Free Activities in South Lake Tahoe
The South Lake Tahoe Library offers activities perfect for the youngest members of your family - and the best part is they’re free!
“Dream Life” short film awards – call for entries
For filmmakers who call the Lake Tahoe region “home,” a new film festival is offering cash prizes for short films that capture the energy, beauty, and talent of Lake Tahoe’s action sports lifestyle.
Lake Tahoe art exhibition through January 10
The TAHOE: A Visual History exhibition runs through January 10, 2016 at the Nevada Museum of Art. If you’re visiting Lake Tahoe, spend an afternoon and travel for this powerful and inspiring exhibit of Lake Tahoe artwork and historical artifacts.
Weekend plans: What to do in South Lake Tahoe
Looking for what to do in Tahoe this weekend? From adventure films to Santa to comedy, we have a few ideas. Did we say Santa?
Shopping in Tahoe South
Shopping in South Lake Tahoe doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your vacation - pick up something local and unique for everyone on your holiday list at any of our locally-owned shops.
Win tickets to The Dan Band at Hard Rock Hotel Casino
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see The Dan Band at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino on Saturday, October 17!
Win tickets to see Queensryche at Lake Tahoe
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Queensryche at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino on Friday, October 2. Share your favorite song for a chance to win!
Win tickets to see Skid Row at Lake Tahoe
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Skid Row at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino on Saturday, September 5. Share your favorite song for a chance to win!
TAHOE: A Visual History
Lake Tahoe has inspired countless artists over the last two centuries, and the Nevada Museum of Art has gathered an extensive collection of Lake Tahoe artwork into the first major art exhibition dedicated to Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada region.
The 2015 Celebrity Golf week is underway!
Featuring a blockbuster lineup of sports legends, all-stars, Olympians and hall of famers plus Hollywood celebrities of film and television, the American Century Championship has been one of the highlights of summer in Tahoe South for 26 years.
Welcome to #teamsummer
Show your love for summer in South Lake Tahoe - tag your social photos for a chance to be awarded your official #TahoeSouth #TeamSummer Title!
It’s going to be a “Heavenly” summer in South Lake Tahoe
On June 12, Heavenly will open for full seven-day-a-week summer operations, featuring hiking, zip lining, adventure ropes courses, tubing, sightseeing, dining and more!
May is National Bike Month
There are special events planned for National Bike Month this May, and locally, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has issued a proclamation declaring May 9 - 15, 2015, as Nevada Bike Week!
Lake Tahoe – Train where the Pros train
Lake Tahoe is honored to host top competitions throughout the year, and Olympic skiers and snowboarders proudly call Lake Tahoe their home. Add Lake Tahoe to your list of “Favorite spots to Bike/Swim/Run/Recover.”
Experience the AMGEN Tour of California like the VIP you are!
Attention, Cycling Fans: Two opportunities to be a VIP at the Lake Tahoe stages of the AMGEN Tour of California Women's Race Empowered with SRAM, May 7-9, 2015.
Fat Bikes in Tahoe
Fat bikes, with their over-sized tires, are designed for riding on soft unstable terrain such as snow and sand. Happily enough, South Lake Tahoe has both of those, all year 'round!
Welcome to #teamwinter
Tahoe South is awesome year-round, but most of us fall into one of two camps: Summer or Winter. Welcome to #teamwinter.
Grand Opening – Hard Rock Hotel Casino Lake Tahoe
From the giant guitar sculpture in the courtyard, to the extensive collection of musical memorabilia throughout the main floor, there is no doubt the newest place to rock on Lake Tahoe's South Shore is the Hard Rock Hotel Casino.
South Lake Tahoe Restaurants Worth a Visit
If you read this blog at all, you probably know we love to eat. So when I had the opportunity to visit three of my favorite South Shore eateries for a recent work-related photo and video shoot, I jumped at the chance!
Winter driving tips
If you're planning on visiting South Lake Tahoe for the weekend, keep an eye on the forecast and check out our winter driving tips.
Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival
Sample a wide selection of foods, wines, craft brews and liquors from culinary masters at the South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival at Harrah’s and Harveys this weekend.
Tahoe South concert: Carrie Underwood at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
With a megawatt grin and an incredibly powerful and emotive voice, Carrie Underwood was a little bit country and a whole lot of rock n roll at Harvey's Outdoor Arena in South Lake Tahoe. Concert photos by Lauren Lindley.
Home is where you hang your… hammock?
What started as a senior project for two recent Humboldt State University graduates is quickly growing into a true home-grown relaxation operation: Bakpocket Products.
Sunrise and sunset in South Lake Tahoe
There's something about how the sun travels across the sky each day that continually awes us. We simply love pictures of sunrise and sunset over Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe South concert: Sarah McLachlan at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
Sarah McLachlan opened the 2014 season of Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor summer concerts with a powerful, graceful, and engaging performance. Photos by Lauren Lindley.
Top Five Celebrity Golf Highlights
With more than eighty sports and entertainment stars, a fun atmosphere, and breathtaking scenery, the 25th American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in South Lake Tahoe is not to be missed!
Why drive when you can bike?
As the weather around Lake Tahoe is warming up, try riding your bike instead of driving your car a few days a week. This new perspective may surprise you!
Tahoe South Music Spotlight: Heavenly Village Summer Series
Enjoy FREE concerts in South Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Village all summer long! All shows are all ages and feature new bands Friday and Saturday nights, Memorial Day through Labor Day!
Annual Tourism Forum – Tools for Success
The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority and TahoeChamber are partnering again for the annual Tourism Forum - "Tools for Success" - to inform and educate the local business community about developing trends and emerging tools for tourism.
Dancing with our Lake Tahoe Stars
Come out and cheer on local Tahoe South celebrities in the second annual "Dancing with the Tahoe Stars" to benefit the Tahoe Arts Project.
Tahoe South holiday tree lightings
Make your own family holiday memories at one (or all) of South Lake Tahoe's local holiday tree lightings this weekend. Don't forget your camera for photos with Santa!
Snow – Not Just for Grownups
We take a ride down memory lane and share helpful tips for a great family winter vacation in South Lake Tahoe.
Artist in residence: Apollo
One of the leading Environmental Artists in the World, Apollo, will be the featured “Fall Artist in Residence” at Forest Suites Resort through December 14, 2014.
Thanksgiving sides in Tahoe South
Coming up to celebrate Thanksgiving in South Lake Tahoe? Skip the kitchen this year and make reservations at one of our local restaurants.
Nevada’s Turning 150! Celebrate the Sesquicentennial anniversary of Nevada’s statehood and diverse, rich heritage all year long.
Mark Twain’s Nevada – Part Two
For twenty five years now, McAvoy Layne has been preeminent in preserving the wit & wisdom of Mark Twain. Here, he recounts another first-person account of his visit to Lake Tahoe.
Mark Twain’s Nevada – Part One
For twenty five years now, McAvoy Layne has been preeminent in preserving the wit & wisdom of Mark Twain. Here, he recounts a first-person account of his visit to Lake Tahoe.
The Washoe – Lake Tahoe’s first locals
Tahoe locals for over two thousand years, the Washoe were the first to call Lake Tahoe “the lake,” just as locals do today.
Send Off Summer with a Bang in South Lake Tahoe
We celebrate the last official hurrah of summer with a weekend full of music, big boats, trail running, local food and wine, and fireworks! Here’s a quick rundown of what you can expect this Labor Day Weekend in South Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe South live music line up for September 2013
Summer may be coming to a close, but the music scene in South Lake Tahoe keeps it alive with headliners through the month. Here is a list of the shows you can look forward to in September.
The 20th annual Intensive Spanish Summer Institute kicks off August 12th!
In August, the Lake Tahoe Community College campus comes alive with a variety of Spanish cultural offerings during the Intensive Spanish Summer Institute.
Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care hosts annual open house
This Sunday, August 4, 2013, is the one opportunity of the year where the public is allowed inside the fenced area of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care to see the animals which are in rehabilitation up close.
Vayama visits Lake Tahoe inspiring people to travel internationally
Sometimes taking the first step toward an international trip is the most difficult, even if you have dreamed of travel for years.
Boil ‘n Fry Day – Lake Tahoe Crawfish Music Festival
Lake Tahoe crawfish will be paired with an outdoor concert and lawn games, and served against a backdrop of the beautiful Sierra Nevada and a sunset you can’t match anywhere else.
Tahoe South live music line up for August 2013
July has been a great month for concerts at Lake Tahoe, and there are even more to come! Here is a list of the shows you can look forward to in August.
Tahoe South live music line up for July 2013
Summer in Tahoe South is in full swing, and more great live music is on the way! Here are the headline acts for July – be sure to get your tickets today!
Fabulous Fall Weddings in South Lake Tahoe
Planning your wedding in South Lake Tahoe? While many consider the spring and summer months the best time of year for a wedding, a fall wedding in South Lake Tahoe is anything but ordinary.
Mountain Biking the Flume Trail
An early start to summer means that many of the Tahoe South mountain bike trails are melting out faster than they typically do. It's a perfect time to do some recon on the Flume Trail, one of Tahoe’s mountain biking gems that also happens to be one of my favorite rides.
New Free Summer Concert Series at Heavenly Village
The Heavenly Village kicks off summer in Tahoe South with nine weeks of free concerts in front of Basecamp Pizza on Fridays. All ages are welcome, and all concerts are free to the public.
Tahoe South live music line up for June 2013
As we kick off the summer in Tahoe South, the live music really starts rocking! Here are the headline acts for June – get your tickets today!
Concert ticket giveaway – Gretchen Wilson
We're giving away five pairs of tickets to see country music superstar Gretchen Wilson at MontBleu Resort on Friday, May 31 in beautiful Lake Tahoe!
Start each day off fresh and fun with Wake Up Tahoe
Whether you’re planning an extended vacation or a last-minute getaway, "Wake Up Tahoe" gives viewers the inside scoop on experiencing Tahoe South “like a local.”
Memorial Day Openings around Tahoe South
Planning a visit to Lake Tahoe for the Memorial Day holiday? Perfect timing – there will be plenty of activities to enjoy all weekend long!
Capturing your magic Tahoe wedding moments
When you choose beautiful South Lake Tahoe for your wedding ceremony and reception, you have already set the stage for a memorable event.
Tahoe South live music line up for May 2013
From rock to indie to country, Tahoe South’s live music scene heats up in May.
Where to Rent Skis and Boards in Tahoe South
One of the questions I'm most frequently asked by people who are coming to ski or ride South Shore is where to rent skis and boards.
Possible grant for Corral Trail in Tahoe South
“In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” Around these parts, you could add “… and a young woman’s fancy turns to thoughts of trails.”
What I love about each of Tahoe South’s ski resorts
When I'm riding a chairlift with someone visiting our mountain paradise, people often ask me which of our three resorts on the south shore is my favorite. I love them all.
Swatch Freeride World Tour
The Swatch Freeride World Tour , the world's most extreme big mountain freeskiing and snowboarding tour, makes a stop at Kirkwood, CA this week.
Plan Your Girls Weekend to Tahoe South
Lake Tahoe is a personal favorite for my group of friends, and whether we travel there in summer or winter, we have a fabulous time.
One Billion Rising: Tahoe South
Calling out the fact that one in three women will be raped in her lifetime, the "One Billion Rising" project asked women and those who loved them all over the globe to rise up against this statistic with their action.
Paris Hilton opens PEEK Night Club in Tahoe South
Socialite and celebrity Paris Hilton arrived in style on the red carpet last weekend to celebrate her 32nd birthday at the grand opening of PEEK Nightclub inside Harrah's Lake Tahoe.
Something Blue Lake Tahoe Bridal Show
If you’re planning a wedding, there are few locations that rival Lake Tahoe.
Pack Your Bags to Tahoe South
Recently I entered and won a drawing for a trip to Lake Tahoe for two people through Allegiant and Tahoe South.
SheJumps: Get the girls out
On the 2nd Sunday of every month, SheJumps hosts Get the Girls Out Day all around the country.
Peak Performance Academy at Heavenly is a peak experience
Want to take your skiing to the next level? I'm always trying to push myself a little further. You can always get better.
What’s new at Kirkwood Mountain Resort?
Kirkwood Mountain Resort rang in the new year with a NYE party including their annual torchlight parade, fireworks and after parties.
Living the good life in Tahoe South
It was a low key weekend for us – snowboarding, dog walks and football.
Rude Brothers Bagels, a Tahoe South favorite
I’m a big fan of local, family-owned hotspots. I also love my morning cup of coffee and breakfast dates.
13 days of Heavenly Holidays in Tahoe South
Heavenly is in the holiday spirit, and it is contagious.
Playing outdoors in Tahoe South
Participating in recreational activities when I was a kid always meant I played outside.
Countdown to SnowGlobe 2012 in Tahoe South
Feel your body rockin’ and the base pumpin’ – the countdown to SnowGlobe 2012 is on.
Winter Stoke Throwback photo booth
Two of my good friends joined forces to throw a fundraiser party for their respective non-profits and the first thing they asked for was a photo booth and of course, I was happy to donate it!
Winter Stoke Throwback this Saturday
The Sierra Avalanche Center and SheJumps are teaming up to have a retro ski party that could just be the party of the year!
Yes, it was winter in Tahoe. Maybe more wintry than it ever was last year. Even enough snow to make some turns!
Travel deals and winter outlook in Tahoe South
Are you ready for snow? Ski season is just around the corner, and we are giddy waiting for the slopes to open.
Kid-friendly Kokanee Salmon Festival in South Lake Tahoe
I took my girls (ages 3 years and 3 months) to the Kokanee Salmon Festival on Saturday.
Virginia girl visits Tahoe South
I look back on another summer come and gone, and I have to admit it was one to remember.
Calling all Tahoe South Nonprofits
To the American Century Championship (ACC) and the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority (LVTA), success is more than a reward; it's a responsibility.
Behind the scenes of Tahoe time-lapse video
In case you haven’t heard, we love all things Tahoe. We recently came across this awesome 10-month time lapse produced by local resident Justin Majeczky and friends.
Experience Lake Tahoe with Adam Kingman and friends
It’s no secret we love Lake Tahoe, and we are fortunate to call Tahoe South home.
Live at Lakeview summer concert series – Latino night
This week’s Live at Lakeview Summer Concert Series was geared toward a totally different segment of the Tahoe population and I thought it was awesome.
Fun competitions keep heating up Tahoe South
Can you feel the burn? Ah, the sweet thrills of a good adrenaline rush.
My favorite day hikes in South Lake Tahoe
A short hike is a great way to enjoy the outdoors around Lake Tahoe, and still have time for other stuff. Like lounging.
Sierra Recon shenanigans
Those who know me know that I’m not one to sign up for organized races. I’m not that type of competitive, preferring to challenge myself in other ways, such as long backcountry tours or mountain bike rides.
“Best Lake in America” – Lake Tahoe, of course!
A recent readers' poll by USA TODAY confirmed what we already knew: Lake Tahoe is the “Best Lake in America!”
“We’re baaaaaack!” For an unprecedented sixth time, David Hamilton and Mark D. Williams will present Guilty Pleasures, the fast paced comic musical written specifically for the Tahoe audience, both local and visitor alike.
A wild summer in Tahoe South
The game of Truth or Dare continues in Tahoe South. Truth – you have a wild side. Dare – we challenge you to move like Jagger.
Top five: Dining with your dog Tahoe-style
I mostly cook, but every once in a while, I want to meet friends out for a bite to eat after a hike with my dog (Jersey).
Experience the enchantment of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
You’re adventurous -- daring, even. So, after you’ve mastered stand-up paddle boarding or hiked Mt. Tallac, don’t be afraid of adding a little culture to your Tahoe South visit, too.
Play Truth or Dare – chance to win a stay in Tahoe South
Ah, summer. A time of road trips, bonfires and warm nights playing Truth or Dare.
Small creek fly-fishing in the Tahoe Basin
The Tahoe Basin offers some of the best small-creek fly-fishing available in the Sierra Nevada.
World Tribe Canoe ceremony at Tahoe
On June 20, 2012, indigenous groups from around the world will convene along the shores of Lake Tahoe to start the creation of a 70 foot trimaran blending ‘ancient art with state of the art.’
Tahoe South is the summer hotspot for weekend getaways
Breathtaking views, championship golf, trail rides, beachside dining and cruising along “blue” Lake Tahoe – What more could you want?
Photo Friday | Multi-sport weekend in South Lake Tahoe
Pretty awesome time of year in Tahoe South when you can ski, fish, bike and hit the beach in the same day!
Our interview with Josh Denault, winner of the Tahoe Digital Photo Institute
This summer, photography enthusiasts will come to South Lake Tahoe to participate in the first Digital Photography Institute June 29 – July 1, 2012. This is our interview with the photo contest winner.
Motorcycle day ride adventures from Lake Tahoe
As local moto-heads the one thing we love about motorcycle riding in the greater Lake Tahoe area is the variety of roads. When you’re staying in South Lake Tahoe you’ll have the option to ride roads offering lazy sweepers, exciting twisties or the straightaway of Hwy 395.
My experience on the Highway 50 wagon train in Tahoe
Having watched the Highway 50 wagon train re-enactment for some 15 years with envy, 2011 was the year I finally gathered some friends, procured the appropriate garb and saw my town at the rate of 2mph.
Where to get your boat inspected in Lake Tahoe
Boating season is underway in Lake Tahoe and inspection stations for your motorized boats and watercraft are officially open.
South Tahoe High School brings learning into the 21st Century
The South Tahoe High School is undergoing a renaissance of learning.
The perfect family day trip to South Lake Tahoe
My husband and I took a day trip to South Lake Tahoe with our toddler, and the day was absolutely perfect.
The endless winter: How to ski year-round in South Lake Tahoe
The days are long and warm and the ski resorts are stopping their lifts. Does this mean you have to stop skiing? Not a chance!
Hiking Cascade Falls in South Lake Tahoe
Spring in South Lake Tahoe is the best time of year for waterfalls for obvious reasons... snow melting = flowing falls.
Stories from the road: birds of a feather Zimride together to Tahoe
Today’s “Story from the Road” by Shad shows how his Zimrides to Tahoe have helped him save on gas and make new friends:
Powderlicious Friday the 13 in Tahoe
When the snow gods dump up to two feet of fresh snow in a 24 hour period (after nearly two feet had already fallen this week), would you call that unlucky?
North Face Masters at Kirkwood Mountain
Every year I look forward to watching my friends compete in the North Face Masters of Snowboarding.
How to dress for backcountry skiing
The weather can change so drastically throughout the day, it's important to know how to pack for your next adventure backcountry skiing.
No April Fool’s joke – powder day in Tahoe
12-21 inches of powder – the light and dry ‘white room’ kind- fell at Lake Tahoe!
Geotourism explained – traveling with purpose in South Lake Tahoe
Discover geotourism and traveling with purpose in South Lake Tahoe.
South Lake Tahoe weekend roundup
This weekend promises to be impressive both on and off the slopes with plenty of ski, snowboard, music and comedy events lined up through Sunday in South Lake Tahoe.
Winter driving tips for Lake Tahoe
With another winter storm upon us, now is as good a time as any to brush up on your winter driving skills. So whether you’re down in the valley or you plan to take a trek over the mountain passes across the Sierra, here are a few tips to ease your snowy drive in Tahoe South this weekend.
Rocking out with local bands
Tahoe South's 2011 "Band of the Year" played to a wild and raucous crowd at the American Legion last Friday Night.
Party like a Tahoe South local
There are all kinds of fun weekly events to check out in Tahoe South, but one of my personal favorites is Kirkwood Nights.
Tahoe South has a new local band
Tahoe South has a new local band and they are taking the town by storm.
Places to drink wine in South Lake Tahoe
One of my favorite places to relax in Tahoe South is Apres Wine Co. Owners JP and Barb have been wine connoisseurs for decades and their knowledge and enthusiasm for all things grape is unmatched.
Photo Friday | Snowy Regan Beach in South Lake Tahoe
Gorgeous picture of Regan Beach captured by Tahoe South contributor Michelle Ramirez.
My New Year’s promise – rediscover Tahoe
My 2012 New Year's resolutions include hooking up the RV to my jeep and heading for South Lake Tahoe!
Winter sun and ice in South Lake Tahoe
Pictures from our friend and South Shore local, Nanda Dozier, on a beautiful sunny day in Tahoe.
SnowGlobe featured on L.A. Music Blog
The SnowGlobe Music Festival in Tahoe South was one of the biggest events of this winter so far! Check out this incredible recap, including pictures and video.
TripAdvisor’s list of best winter destinations
South Lake Tahoe has 615 vacation rentals on TripAdvisor with tons of reasons why our area made the top ten list!
My top five wedding vendors in Tahoe South
When planning a wedding in South Lake Tahoe, there is no shortage of vendors, which can make narrowing down your options quite difficult!
From Brazil to Lake Tahoe: In pursuit of snow
Growing up in Brazil was amazing, but I always felt like there was something missing - Tahoe snow.
Insider tips to eating like a local in South Lake Tahoe
So, you want to explore beyond the bounds of chain restaurants? You want to dine like a local? Here are a few of my favorite tips for eating like a local in South Lake Tahoe.
Road trip day 2 – South Lake Tahoe
On Day 1 of our Road Trip we stayed at the MontBleu Resort Pool Party until the early hours of the morning which made getting up for a day full of activities on Day 2 quite the challenge.
Weddings in South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe has a rich and romantic history as a wedding destination. The area’s first wedding chapel opened in 1973.