The Top 6 Mountain Bike Trails in South Lake Tahoe
The locals have spoken! The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) is sharing the best six mountain bike rides in South Lake Tahoe.
Valhalla Tahoe – Art, Music and Theatre
A summer evening in Lake Tahoe, picnicking on a green lawn, glasses of wine in hand, a prelude to a night of music carried on sweet summer breezes blowing off of Tahoe’s cool waters. From guitarists to jazz, and great American songwriters, the Valhalla Festival is throwing open the boathouse doors every Wednesday in August […]
Horseback riding in South Lake Tahoe
Giddy up in South Lake Tahoe and horseback ride through the nature trails. Horseback riding in Tahoe offers one of the best ways to explore the trails and take in views of the lake, meadows, and mountains.
Lake Tahoe Wildflower Hikes
Wildflowers in the Tahoe Basin provide a colorful feast for the eyes. You don’t have to be a botanist or an extreme adventurer to enjoy the local flora. Wildflower hunts can be short or long hikes, and they're something the whole family can do together.
Tahoe South: Top Ten Facts
Top ten facts about Lake Tahoe and Tahoe South all in one handy infographic!
Mammals of the Lake Tahoe Basin
Meet the mammals of the Lake Tahoe Basin! The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the US Forest Service shares a great introduction to some of our neighbors.
Know Your Forest: Lake Tahoe Trees
When describing the nature of Lake Tahoe, one of the things I am asked most often is, “What kind of trees are these?”
Watch the Amgen Tour of California as they race through Lake Tahoe
The Amgen Tour of California returns to Lake Tahoe for two exciting stages of professional road cycling on Friday, May 18. Whether you are a visitor or a local, this is the perfect opportunity to experience world-class racing up close!
Tahoe South Waterfall Guide
Spring is “waterfall season” in South Lake Tahoe! Here are our top recommendations for waterfalls at Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe South Music Spotlight: Harveys Summer Concert Series
The Lake Tahoe live music scene really heats up in the summer, and each year the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys hosts some of the hottest acts in music!
Birds of the Lake Tahoe basin
There are many bird species found in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The following are a few of the ones often seen by visitors. Information via the US Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. Dark-Eyed Junco These small birds have solid black heads and white stripes on either side of their tails and are often […]
Top Tahoe South Sports Bars for March Madness
When it comes to celebrating early spring at Tahoe South, it's tough to beat a fantastic "Miracle March" and exciting "March Madness."
St. Patrick’s Day Happenings at Tahoe South
The "Luck of the Irish" at Tahoe South comes with its own pint of Guinness, a plate of corned beef and cabbage and plenty of entertainment options.
Lake Tahoe and Reno’s Alluring Meeting Offerings
Originally Published in Successful Meetings Magazine by Maya Dollarhide | October 04, 2016. Full article can be found here. This stunning destination is seeing a wealth of new meetings developments The best thing to enjoy about the Reno-Lake Tahoe area is the grandeur of its natural diversity, from the peaks of the Sierra Nevadas down […]
Meetings Boom in Reno and Lake Tahoe
Things are booming in Lake Tahoe and Reno these days. The game-changing battery-construction Gigafactory that electric car maker Tesla is operating (and still building) in Reno is making the area a tech hub able to attract the likes of Microsoft and Apple, to say nothing of a major renovation in the works for the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.
Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Tahoe South
If you’re planning on including a visit to Tahoe in your Valentine’s Day plans, you’re in luck - there are quite a few romantic opportunities in South Lake Tahoe this Wednesday, February 14th.
5 Winter Activities in South Lake Tahoe beyond Skiing and Snowboarding
Expedia Viewfinder joined efforts with Tahoe South to highlight some of the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe in winter.
Winter Driving in South Lake Tahoe
Winter driving is like most of the stuff we do – the more you practice and exercise common sense, the safer you’ll be. We offer a few tips for you to get up to your favorite mountain safely.
Holiday shopping in Tahoe South
Looking for holiday shopping in South Lake Tahoe? Whether in town or just a click away, we've got recommendations to fit everyone on your "nice" list.
Thanksgiving at Lake Tahoe
If you’re planning a visit to Lake Tahoe for the Thanksgiving holiday, many of our local restaurants get into the spirit to help you and your family create your best Thanksgiving memories yet.
Opening Dates: Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
The first winter storm has blanketed the peaks around Lake Tahoe with snow, and the South Shore ski resorts are gearing up for Opening Day.
Fall Fish Fest is family fun!
Celebrate the annual fall migration of the Kokanee salmon during the Fall Fish Fest - the first weekend in October at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center in South Lake Tahoe.
South Lake Tahoe changes autumn colors
A visit to South Lake Tahoe in the early fall is a treat for the eyes. Here are three top spots for viewing the fall colors in Lake Tahoe.
Lake Tahoe Fall Camping
The Lake Tahoe camping season may be winding down for the summer, but there are still a few places to enjoy sleeping under the stars this fall.
Lake Tahoe Fall Colors
It's beginning to look a lot like autumn! The air is crisper, mornings have been cooler, and it is definitely feeling like fall in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
Top 7 Motorcycle Rides in South Lake Tahoe
As someone who has been riding South Lake Tahoe for more than 25 years, I know a thing or two about what makes this such a great place to see from your bike.
Five campsites in Tahoe South
The smell of campfire at night and fresh brewed coffee in the morning, coupled with the thrill of outdoor adventure always gets me excited.
Lake Tahoe volunteers sought for AMGEN tour of California’s cycling competition
Volunteers are needed for the Lake Tahoe stages of the nation’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling race, the AMGEN Tour of California.
Five Lake Tahoe Hotels with Unique Amenities and Services
We know you visit Lake Tahoe to get outside, but here are five hotels that might inspire actual rest between your ski runs or standup paddleboard lessons.
13th Annual Tahoe Adventure Film Festival
The Tahoe Adventure Film Festival is the annual gathering of the who’s who of outdoor adventure set in a hypnotic theatrical show of go-go dancers, DJs, and dramatic action imagery by Aurora Photos.
Spend July with the Valhalla Arts, Music and Theatre Festival
Now in its 36th year, the Valhalla Arts, Music and Theatre festival sounds off once again at Lake Tahoe's South Shore lakefront Heller Estate (Valhalla) with highly anticipated performances, improv comedy, theatre productions and iconic arts and culture experiences, now through August 26, 2015.
Summer concert spotlight: Brad Paisley, Justin Moore at Harveys Lake Tahoe
The Lake Tahoe summer concert season has begun! Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena kicked off a stellar concert season with country acts Brad Paisley and Justin Moore.
Pro Women’s Cycling comes to Lake Tahoe
Elite women’s cycling teams and Lake Tahoe routes announced for 2015 AMGEN tour of California. Lake Tahoe will be one of 14 host cities for elite cyclists from around the world, thousands of cycling fans and a global audience.
Heavenly Opening Day
The countdown to the 2014-2015 ski and ride season is almost over. Opening Day at Heavenly Mountain Resort kicks off at 8:00 a.m. at the bottom of the Gondola in Heavenly Village with a live DJ, the Heavenly Angels, giveaways, and free Heavenly Donuts.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe opening Jan. 2015
If you’re wondering about the highly-anticipated opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe - the newest addition to Lake Tahoe’s skyline, we have an update for you.
Scenic Paddling on Echo Lake
Paddling is always a good upper body workout. Paddling against the wind with white caps is definitely going to require some therapy afterward. Such was the case for the four of us on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend.
Lake Tahoe Bikeways Map
The Lake Tahoe Bike Map is the most comprehensive bike trail map for the Lake Tahoe region. Produced by the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition, this easy to use trail map is an excellent way to plan your Tahoe cycling adventure!
Getting Away Together: South Lake Tahoe
Planning a visit to South Lake Tahoe this winter? Check out Getting Away Together - South Lake Tahoe for ideas on activities for groups of all sizes!
TRT challenges inexperienced mountain bikers
Experienced mountain bikers had warned us the Kingsbury Grade to Spooner Summit segment of the Tahoe Rim Trail was beyond our abilities. We didn’t listen.
Flowers create colorful path to Showers Lake
Hiking around South Lake Tahoe: Showers Lake is so idyllic that it is one of the more sought after resting points for hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Tiny tyke Titus brings game to Tahoe South
With over 17 million You Tube views, three year old Titus is an internet sensation. We went behind the scenes on his recent visit to Lake Tahoe to have some fun and feel inadequate about our own hoop skills.
America’s Favorite Place: The Top Five Spots
Topping the list of finalists for "Good Morning America's" favorite place in America, no surprise to us, is Lake Tahoe!
Get ready for boating on Lake Tahoe!
Summer is coming quickly, and we know you are ready to get the boat out on the water. There's a few things you need to know before you do, though, and Nicole Cartwright from the Tahoe Resource Conservation District gives us the lowdown.
Christmas movies – Howie’s top 20
Looking for your next favorite Christmas movie? Local personality Howie Nave shares his top 20!
SnowGlobe excitement builds
We're a week away from SnowGlobe 2013 - Tahoe's biggest music festival of the year - and my excitement is snowballing.
Tahoe Fun Run | Hot Chocolate Jingle Jog
On Sunday the 15th the Tahoe Fun Runs held the final in a series of holiday-themed "Run through the Holidays" fun runs: The Hot Chocolate Jingle Jog.
The hope and promise of a new ski season
A new ski season is quickly approaching Lake Tahoe, and it brings the hope and promise of making more memories on the slopes.
The Polar Express
Having young kids, I had both watched the “The Polar Express” movie and read the book countless times. So when the invitation arrived to jump on the V&T Railway and actually experience the journey, I didn't hesitate.
Art Galleries in South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe has more than its fair share of natural beauty, and when you want to take a piece home with you, stop by some of our favorite art galleries.
South Lake Tahoe | Taylor Creek
Fall is the perfect time to visit Taylor Creek in South Lake Tahoe - at least the wildlife thinks so!
Pumpkins and ponies in South Lake Tahoe
Don't miss the inaugural Pony & Pumpkin Festival in South Lake Tahoe - free, fun, fall- inspired festivities October 12 & 13.
Summer Fun in South Lake Tahoe
Visiting South Lake Tahoe on a budget? Guest blogger Nurse Frugal shares highlights from her recent visit, including beaches, hiking, running and riding bikes.
Live at Lakeview beach cleanup
On Course Events, 5 volunteers, and Sand Sifters collect 200 lbs of trash and 30 lbs of Asian clam shells from Lakeview Commons in Tahoe South.
Get Up, Stand Up – Tahoe
Welcome to the Race of the Lake of the Sky. This paddleboard race event is the vision of South Tahoe Standup Paddle and their hard work has turned this vision into a reality.
Early-spring paddle on Lake Tahoe
Spring is here! What is your favorite route along the Lake Tahoe Water Trail?
Summer Fun: Family day camping in South Lake Tahoe
I haven’t been camping in two years, and I hadn’t been to South Lake Tahoe since I was 18 (I know! For shame!).
Essentials for Beginner Campers
So you're heading up to Tahoe South, your goal: Camping in the great outdoors.
Celebrate National Trails Day on the Tahoe Rim Trail
Celebrate the 20th Annual National Trails Day on June 2 on the Tahoe Rim Trail.
Everything You Need to Know about Camp Richardson Marina in Tahoe
If you’re heading to Camp Richardson for Memorial Day weekend, here’s everything you need to know about the marina for your visit.
Genoa Cowboy Poetry Festival
It’s the type of event that makes you do a double-take. Cowboys and poetry? Yes, ma’am. And it’s precisely the type of event you will only find in our neck of the woods.
Video – relaxing at Lake Tahoe
Sitting on a dock in Lake Tahoe staring into the snowy mountains of Mount Tallac you get a sense of peace and inner serenity.
What I love about spring in South Lake Tahoe
Springtime brings a lot of new activities and recreation to the area. It's perhaps the most beautiful time to see all of the waterfalls come to life.
Video – deep powder day at Kirkwood
[VIDEO] This is what deep powder looks like after a big winter storm in Tahoe.
A day of skiing and riding for the foodie in you on Heavenly Mountain
Here's your breakdown by area of the best spots to grab some grub on the Heavenly mountain.
Tahoe winter storm is here!
The much anticipated winter storm has finally hit Tahoe, and we're expecting more snow!
7 things you need for the best standup paddleboarding experience
SUP can be done by anyone! The only thing that could hold you back from enjoying this sport is if you happen to be extremely balanced challenged or allergic to sun, water and fun.
Friday faves – motorcycles and Lake Tahoe
I have so much to be thankful for from the past 7 days, including motorcycles in Tahoe!
Why I love to run in South Lake Tahoe
There are many great trails for running in South Lake Tahoe, and guest blogger Julie Armbrecht shares her love of the Tahoe Rim Trail.
Lake Tahoe photo shoot with Road Bike Magazine
On July 14th, I had the opportunity to guide a cycling photo shoot of Lake Tahoe for German magazine, RoadBike.