Take a Tahoe South Mini Digital FAM Trip
Get a behind-the-screen feel for Tahoe South experiences with a mini digital familiarization (FAM) trip you can take right here, right now. After all, your attendees aren’t just coming to Tahoe for the conference. It’s Tahoe! It’s a bucket list destination. While they’re here, they’ll want to sink their teeth into the food scene, discover […]
Healthy Travel Information
Updated October 23, 2020 Due to dangerous wildfire conditions, emergency camping restrictions have been extended through the end of November. Camping and overnighting is prohibited in all wilderness and backcountry areas including Desolation Wilderness, Meiss Country, Blackwood Canyon, Luther Pass, and Watson Lake campgrounds and along the Tahoe Rim Trail. Hosted campgrounds reopened, Oct. 2, […]
Base Camp Lake Tahoe
A road trip is all about the journey and does not need to end once you get to Lake Tahoe. The exploration and discovery can continue when you use South Lake Tahoe as a base camp. Lake Tahoe can take your breath away with rousing entertainment, exhilarating outdoor adventures, and breathtaking views for everyone. Itineraries […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of September
We hope you all are staying healthy and safe with our new norm. Enjoy our picks for September and remember to use #TahoeSouth to be featured. We’ll see you soon! 10. Little piece of heaven on earth View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kyle Mather (@kyle_pdx) on Sep 28, 2020 […]
We Are All Guests Here: A Mail Art Project Based in Tahoe
Glass Garage Collective, a media and correspondence platform, launches a mail art project with a call for artist submissions. We Are All Guests Here is a mail art project based in Tahoe and founded in May 2020 to accept and document art from around the world. The project was launched during the closure of major […]
Lake Tahoe Fall Colors
This is what it will look like in just a couple of weeks. It won't be long before we start doing our snow dances in earnest. This fall, take a drive, hike, or bike ride around and you’ll see bursts of yellow and gold throughout Lake Tahoe’s South Shore.
Paddle Into Summer! Your Paddleboarding Guide
Paddle into Summer! Your Summer Tahoe South Paddleboarding Guide Lake Tahoe is one of the clearest, largest, and deepest alpine lakes in the entire world. The cold winters and cool water temperatures keep the lake’s clarity extremely high. This clarity and the famed blue color of the lake, make Tahoe the perfect place to paddleboard […]
How to Watch Celebrity Golf 2020
The American Century Championship will return, July 8-12, 2020, as a live television event airing on NBCSN, NBC and GOLF Channel and adhering to health guidelines, without spectators. All prize monies will be donated to social justice, COVID-19 relief and regional Lake Tahoe non-profits as the tournament continues its longstanding commitment to charity fundraising efforts […]
Take Care Tahoe
Take Care Tahoe COVID-19 Responsible Recreation, here are some tips to stay healthy and safe. Getting outside is important for mental and physical health, but right now it comes with special safety issues. Here are some tips to stay healthy and safe: Six feet and a mask, please. Even outside. Especially inside. […]
Tahoe South Summer Activities Guide
Here is a guide to some of our favorite things to do in South Lake Tahoe this summer. Please note: Getting outside is important for mental and physical health, but right now it comes with special safety issues. Visit www.tahoesouth.com/explore/family_fun/articles/take-care-lake-tahoe for some tips to stay healthy and safe. Hiking: Tahoe Rim Trail: This 165-mile hike […]
Planning is Now Digital in Tahoe South
Planning the perfect event in South Lake Tahoe just got much easier with the unveiling of the Tahoe South Trip Planning App from Visit Widget. Pairing the Tahoe South Guide on our site with integrated mobile apps provides you with an interactive way to map out everything you don’t want to miss in Tahoe South! […]
Three Great Reasons to Visit Tahoe South in April
April is one of the best months to visit Tahoe as the crowds are gone, the days are longer and the parties are still going on. If you need additional reasons to plan your trip, below you will find some of my favorite activities to do in Tahoe in April – ski, eat, drink, hike, […]
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."
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of February
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! February, the month for love (well for most of us). But, for us Lake Tahoe enthusiasts, it means snow and multi-sport days. Here are our top 10 #TahoeSouth Instagram images from this past month. Be sure to use our hashtag to be featured. 10. Rock Climbing… Kind of? Instagram Link Looking […]
Why March is the Best Month to Visit Tahoe South
Here are five good reasons to visit Tahoe South in March. 1. The best skiing in Tahoe is in March You get to enjoy the slopes with some of the best spring skiing in the country, plenty of snow, the sunshine, and lack of crowds. Warmer temps in March create a snow condition, the locals […]
Winter Girls’ Getaway In South Lake Tahoe
Planning a winter getaway with the girls? Here are the keys to having a great vacation in South Lake Tahoe!
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of January
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! This month was a tough one… There was a lot of great imagery submitted by our #TahoeSouth fans. Each month the Tahoe South staff goes through each photo to choose our top favorites. Do you think your photo should be chosen? Be sure to #TahoeSouth in your next Tahoe adventure on […]
Lake Tahoe Valentine’s Day 2020 – 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 Thursday, February 14th.
Why you should volunteer at the American Century Golf Tournament
With summer quickly approaching and the thought of getaway vacations on my mind, I have already reserved a week in my planner to escape to South Lake Tahoe for the 31st Annual American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Last summer was my first time volunteering for the golf tournament and I can’t […]
Learn to Ski or Ride in South Lake Tahoe
January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and if you have never experienced the thrill of cruising down corduroy snow while looking at beautiful Lake Tahoe in front of you, there’s no time like the present to learn.
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from 2019
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! Happy New Year to all! The Tahoe South team struggled to find the best images from this past year, there were so many good ones! We had so much fun going through all of #TahoeSouth IG images, you guys truly living it up in Tahoe South. Enjoy our Top 10 Instagram […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of December
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! Enjoy our Top 10 Instagram photos from this past month (December) and don’t forget to #TahoeSouth to be featured. 10. Drink Coffee Do Stuff! Instagram Link And eat a great breaky while you’re at it. 9. Breath Taking Sights Instagram Link Looking for that picture-perfect photo? Swing by Emerald Bay […]
Where to go ice skating and sledding in Tahoe South
Unofficial Tahoe Ambassador and guest blogger Clark Vandeventer shares a quick introduction to some sledding and ice skating spots you can enjoy visiting South Lake Tahoe.
What Planners Can Expect at Heavenly Village
Google “heaven” and you’ll probably see pictures of puffy white clouds and beautiful blue skies. Here in Tahoe South, nestled among a picturesque setting, Heavenly Village is just that: a slice of heaven. A true hub for entertainment, this premier destination is near exciting activities, luxurious resorts and versatile venues. Heavenly Village offers something for […]
5 Unexpected Things About Meeting in Tahoe South
Every destination says they’re unique, but in Tahoe South, the proclamation holds water. Take a look at the top five things we hear planners and attendees say surprise them the most about meeting in Tahoe South. Wallflowers Are Welcomed You don’t have to be a rip-roaring adventure buff to have a good time here! Some […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from November
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! I hope you all chose to #OptOutSide on Black Friday, we sure did. Well, November has come and gone but left us with some very fun Instagram images and stories from Lake Tahoe. Enjoy and don’t forget to use #TahoeSouth to be featured. 10. MTB Water Adventures Instagram Link Sometimes the mountain […]
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.
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.
2 Ultimate Off-Site Activities You’ve Got to Plan for Your Group
In Tahoe South, we’ve got something better than windows and walls. Our beautiful waters and iconic views steal the spotlight. Don’t just ask attendees to think outside the box during your meeting or convention; plan activities that will help them blow the box out of the water! See two adventures that let teams collaborate and […]
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 Ski Lake Tahoe resorts usually open in mid-November, with Heavenly Mountain Resort scheduled to open Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Most ski resorts open just before or on the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The resorts remain open through mid to end of April. We know you’re excited to get on your skis for the first time in, […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of October
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! If you love fall as much as we do, then you’re going to FALL in love with these October Instagram photos. Here are our Top 10 #TahoeSouth Instagram posts during the month of October. ENJOY! Would you like to be featured? Be sure to #TahoeSouth in your best south Lake Tahoe photo. […]
Lakefront Meeting Venues
If you’re looking to skip the typical boardroom setting and impress your team, one of these waterfront meetings venues will do the trick. Take a look at four unique venues with something no other destination has: iconic Lake Tahoe and Sierra Nevada views! 1. Edgewood Tahoe Resort Voted the 2019 “Hotel of The Year” […]
Détente et évasion à South Lake Tahoe
C’est avec une facilité déconcertante que j’ai fait escale à South Lake Tahoe, en Californie et que j’ai tout de suite adopté la douceur de la ville. À partir du moment où le bagagiste a emmené ma voiture au Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, je n’étais plus qu’à quelques minutes à pied du lac, des sentiers […]
Relax and Unwind in South Lake Tahoe
I had no trouble rolling into South Lake Tahoe, California and adapting to the city’s mellow pace. From the moment the valet whisked my car away at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, I was within walking distance to the lake, hiking, live music, dining, and great entertainment. This article was created in partnership with South […]
Tahoe on Two Wheels
Do we need yet another way to experience Lake Tahoe? Yes, absolutely! You may have visited this beautiful area before, skied its slopes, swam in its pristine water, or perhaps you’re planning your first trip here, but have you considered seeing it through a helmet visor on two wheels? Whether you’re a motorcycle rider or […]
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.
Memories or Money? Why an Incentive Trip to Tahoe South is More Valuable Than Cash
Your employees are knocking it out of the ballpark. Every month, you’re blown away by the milestones being crushed, the bars being raised. You want to reward them. A bonus might come to mind first, as adding extra funds to their paychecks is quick and easy. Offering them an incentive trip, though, can be a […]
Get Outside – Truly Appreciate Fallen Leaf Lake
Fallen Leaf lake is a beautiful spot to visit and get out on the water or enjoy excellent trails for an easy walk, strenuous hike or trail run, all with the reward of incredible views!
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.
Sand Harbor Lake Tahoe
Beautiful Sand Harbor is located on the Northeast shore of Lake Tahoe within Lake Tahoe – Nevada State Park and has a large sandy beach, picnic benches and barbecues, a nature trail, two double boat ramps, and a visitors center which is open year-round. Sand Harbor Lake Tahoe receives over one million visitors annually. Sand […]
Eat, play and celebrate: Labor Day Weekend at Lake Tahoe
Labor Day weekend may signify the end of summer for many, but for winter diehards, it’s one more noteworthy milestone toward our favorite time of year. Instead of mourning the changing season, I’m eagerly storing away the white clothes and looking forward to the start of the ski season. But before then, I’m going to enjoy […]
Tahoe East Shore Trail: What to Know Before You Go
Even before the first line was drawn on a map in 1988, residents and visitors of Lake Tahoe have been dreaming of a trail that provides a safer alternative for cyclists and beach goers near the scenic East Shore of Lake Tahoe and Sand Harbor. Through the work of 13 partners, the impossible is now […]
Lakefront dining at Tahoe South
Some of the best restaurants in South Lake Tahoe serve up a delicious meal with a side of beautiful views. We list our top spots for Lake Tahoe waterfront dining.
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.
Best Spots to Launch Your Kayak or Paddleboard in Tahoe South
Besides being on a boat, the best way to explore Lake Tahoe is on a kayak, canoe or stand up paddleboard. Here are three great launch sites in Tahoe South.
Wakeboarding Lake Tahoe
Of all the ways to experience Lake Tahoe, wakeboarding should be on your list of things to do. It is an exhilarating and scenic adventure. From the boat ride to actually getting in the water, guest blogger Maralana takes us on her first trip out.
Lake Tahoe Region Explained: South and North Lake Tahoe, Plus Everything in Between
Lake Tahoe is a world-class destination and there are a few agencies in the region working to attract visitors. The names of the agencies can sound familiar and it gets confusing as they each have different goals. Also, people want to know the difference between them. Agencies Promoting Travel to South Lake Tahoe, North Lake […]
Itinerary: Tahoe South Wedding Anniversary
Guest blogger Andy Walden shares highlights from his recent anniversary visit, including activities, dining, and lodging.
Lake Tahoe Waterfalls: Glen Alpine Falls
Guest blogger Cristen Filburn shares her recent visit to Fallen Leaf Lake - a great early summer escape - with one of the prettiest waterfalls around Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe South in Spring: 4 Outdoor Activities Your Group Can’t Miss
Picture it: Tahoe South; springtime; the snow melting away; the Sierras skirted with fresh shades of green and yellow and crystal-clear waters for miles. It’s one of the country’s most scenic natural playgrounds, and your meeting attendees get to explore it all. Check out these top outdoor spring activities to add to your meeting in […]
Top 5 Lakefront Wedding Spots in South Lake Tahoe
Whether it's an intimate forest gathering by tea lights or a dramatic gala on the beach — spring and summer wedding celebrations in Tahoe South guarantee a stunning, picture-perfect backdrop for one of the most important days in your life.
Summer Weekend of Fun in Tahoe South
Last summer, we filmed a video to showcase some of the fun activities here at Lake Tahoe. I was lucky enough to be in on the action, and came away with a few thoughts on making the most out of your summer weekend at Tahoe South.
What to Plan for Outdoor & Indoor Group Activities at Tahoe South
If you’re looking for an adventure for your attendees, there’s everything from the mild to the wild (in every season) at Tahoe South. With beautiful mountain vistas and countless ways of experiencing this breathtaking playground created by nature, the unique setting ensures a memorable experience for your group’s next meeting or event. Scheduling a getaway […]
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.
‘Unmeeting’ Itinerary Activities for Your Tahoe South Meeting
Tahoe South is the perfect place for your next work meeting. It’s easy for groups from all over the country to get to the destination and there’s a lot to see and do nearby. If you’re in charge of putting together meetings and conventions, you’ll find a lot of great venues and post-meeting activities here. […]
A Day Of Skiing & 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.
4 Myths About Tahoe South Meetings, Debunked
Tahoe South is known for its scenic landscapes and adventurous spirit, but it’s not just one big vacation. The destination combines luxury with convenience for groups of all sizes, making it the perfect place to host your next meeting. Forget what you think you know about this mountain town. Here are some common myths about […]
Top 5 South Lake Tahoe Sandwich Shops
Today, I’m sharing a few of my favorite sandwich joints in Tahoe South.
Backcountry Skiing: 5 Beginner Runs Around South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe boasts some incredible ski resorts, but did you know that South Tahoe is also home to some of the best backcountry skiing in the country? With un-tracked powder all around, incredible lake views, and the solitude that comes with being outside the resort, a backcountry skiing adventure can be the highlight of a trip […]
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.
One-of-a-Kind Venues for Your Small Groups
Tired of the same old stuffy meeting room? Get a breath of fresh mountain air by booking your next small group or conference in Lake Tahoe. Tahoe South has unique meeting sites that will get the creative juices flowing, and they’re all just a short drive from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Here are five one-of-a-kind […]
Need a List? Here Are 5 Solid Reasons to Meet in Tahoe South
If you’re looking for a friendly destination packed full of adventure for your next meeting or conference, Tahoe South tops the list. Located just 55 miles from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, this sunny, outdoor playground and nightlife destination is easy to reach and full of reasons your group will love meeting here. Check out five […]
A tubular experience: Sledding in Tahoe South
I love the sweet thrill of speeding down the slopes. Let me guess: you’re probably thinking about making powder turns with your fancy skis or snowboard.
Four New & Renovated Meeting Hotels That Are Dropping Jaws
Mother Nature shaped the iconic views of Tahoe South, but we’ve carved out the new and renovated resorts and hotels that will refresh, renew and recharge your group. Take a look at our new luxury hotels and revamped favorites that will help set the standard for a unique meeting experience. Edgewood Tahoe: 2018’s “No. 1 […]
Lake Tahoe fall colors hike | Lake Genevieve
There is still plenty of time to take advantage of the great trails and fall colors in Lake Tahoe, and one of the best South Lake Tahoe hikes is to Lake Genevieve.
Winter Family Fun in South Lake Tahoe
Planning to visit Lake Tahoe this winter? From skiing and snowboarding to sleigh rides and ice skating, there are endless ways to spend a winter day in South Lake Tahoe.
Fall Foliage in Tahoe South
Lake Tahoe is beautiful all year round, but the changing gold, red, and yellow leaves of autumn are truly spectacular.
Lake Tahoe Hike: Horsetail Falls
Horsetail Falls near South Lake Tahoe is a challenging but fun hike that gives stunning views from the bottom of the trail to the top.
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.
The 7 Most Majestic Sites Along California Highway 89
If you’re zooming down California Highway 89 without making any stops along the way, you’re missing out big time. Beginning just south of Lake Tahoe and stretching all the way up to Mount Shasta, this iconic highway is nearly 250 miles of California splendor, making for one heck of a road trip. From impressive lakes […]
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?”
Action Water Sports on Lake Tahoe
Action Water Sports and Getting Out, On, and In Lake Tahoe You came to Lake Tahoe to enjoy Lake Tahoe and all the water sports it has to offer. So how do you get out and explore those beautiful, blue waters? Don’t worry, you have options, lots of options, discovering North America’s second deepest lake […]
Cave Rock: A Short Hike with Beautiful Views
Visiting South Lake Tahoe? Take a short hike to Cave Rock for an inspiring and scenic view!
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 […]
How to Enjoy Lake Tahoe if you Only Have One Day
With its sparkling summer shorelines and world-class skiing, it’s no wonder that more than 3.5 million people flock to Lake Tahoe each year. Most visitors stay for a weekend or extended vacation, but the area has plenty to offer for day trippers too – whether you’re just passing through, have some extra time between […]
South Lake Tahoe Olympians
There must be something in the water in Lake Tahoe. How else can you explain the abnormally high percentage of Olympic gold medalists and world champion athletes that call Lake Tahoe home? Next time you’re driving through South Lake Tahoe, be sure to swing by the Champions Plaza, located on the corner of U.S. 50 and […]
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.
Three places to dine in South Lake Tahoe during California Restaurant Month
Tahoe is known for its year-round outdoor adventure heaven. But foodies can too rejoice in the South Lake Tahoe’s food scene. From sophisticated dining hot spots to creative food trucks, South Lake Tahoe has it all. Here are three places to try out if you are in South Lake Tahoe or planning a trip to […]
What to do in Tahoe while waiting for Snow
We all know Lake Tahoe is famous for its skiing and snowboarding scene. But what if you want to take a break from that and do something else. Or maybe the snow hasn’t come yet? Well, of course, you can still ski on man-made snow and the experience is great. However, there are a ton […]
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.
How to Spend a Day in South Lake Tahoe with your Dog
South Lake Tahoe has many dog friendly places to visit. Here’s how to experience Tahoe with your best friend: The itinerary makes for the perfect Tahoe dog-friendly getaway that is fun for both of you. Visit the Dog Store Upon Arrival to Tahoe South Let’s say you just arrived in South Lake Tahoe and you […]
Virginia City isn’t an amusement park. It’s the real deal.
Virginia City, Nevada, offers a real glimpse to what life on the Comstock was all about. With its wooden boardwalk and historic landmarks, this easy day trip from South Lake Tahoe is fun and educational!
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.
The Tahoe South Skateboarding Scene
When searching for adventure in South Lake Tahoe, there are many ways to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Skateboarding and longboarding will provide you with a fun and active way to get out and see what South Lake Tahoe has to offer. Both indoor and outdoor options allow you to keep skateboarding even when mother nature […]
Where to have a Craft Cocktail in South Lake Tahoe
Summer is in full swing in Lake Tahoe. You can’t beat finishing off a day of outdoor activity with a refreshing cocktail. Staring at the shimmering Tahoe waters at sunset time reflecting on the day is a life well lived. So, where can you go in South Lake Tahoe for the perfect made craft cocktail? […]
Dog Friendly Hotels and Places to Eat and Play with Your Dog
For any of you dog lovers who are interested in coming up to Tahoe but are afraid that you may have to leave your furry four-legged canine behind, look no further because Tahoe is indeed a dog loving town! Tahoe has beaches, restaurants, and dog friendly hotels to stay the night, making sure you and […]
5 Things To Do If You’re Under 21
5 things to do if you’re under 21 at South Lake Tahoe. As someone who has lived here their entire life here in Tahoe, there are times when I gotta figure out what to do with my day. If you’re someone who happens to be under 21 years old, it can be tricky finding things […]
Playing Pokemon GO at Lake Tahoe
Pokemon: a game where you catch creatures known as “Pokemon” where players known as “trainers” train the Pokemon to go battle others within the region where the end goal is to become the Pokemon champion. The games have reached popularity throughout the years that six generations later Niantic Inc. released what is now known as […]
Lake Tahoe: Summer Fun
Summer at Lake Tahoe means many locals play "tour guide" for visiting friends and family. Guest blogger Cristen Filburn shares two of her favorite places.
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 Waterfalls: Cascade Falls
Early summer is the perfect time to see the waterfalls around Lake Tahoe due to melting snow. Guest blogger Cristen Filburn shares her favorite, Cascade Falls.
Lake Tahoe Boat Tours
Relax and enjoy a Lake Tahoe boat cruise as you experience the grandeur of America's largest alpine lake.
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.
Lake Tahoe two ways
Lake Tahoe has a huge variety of activities for any budget or interests, from a lunch cruise to hiking to beach time, all with a spectacular lake view.
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!
17th 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.
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.
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.
Pure Liquid Fun along the Water Trail
Whether you’re looking for a new spot to SUP or planning to kayak around Lake Tahoe, the Lake Tahoe Water Trail has the resources to help you make the trip.
It’s going to be a “Heavenly” summer in South Lake Tahoe
Heavenly will open for full seven-day-a-week summer operations, featuring hiking, zip-lining, adventure ropes courses, tubing, sightseeing, dining and more!
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!
Visiting with friends and family in Tahoe South — Fun times, simple savings and deals
Whether you are the visitor or the host, it pays to find the best deals in Tahoe South—from lodging to lift tickets, snow play to evening festivities.
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!
Helping Mother Nature: Making Snow in Tahoe
Don’t let the lack of natural snow keep you from the mountains. Guest blogger Clark Vandeventer invites you to hug a snowmaker and go take some turns.
Favorite Family Hikes for Fall in Tahoe South
After a summer of lazy beach days, and before the ski season really gets into gear, guest blogger Clark Vandeventer lists his top picks for family friendly fall hikes.
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.
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!
Tahoe South Side Trip – Angora Lakes
Planning on hiking around Lake Tahoe? There are two small, gorgeous lakes in Angora that are definitely worth hiking to. Guest blogger Stephen Berei shares his photos and experience from his recent hike.
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.
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!
Tahoe Sport Fishing
Lake Tahoe is well known for its sport fishing where you can catch large Mackinaw Trout and Kokanee Salmon. It’s a great way to get on the lake and have an adventure with family and friends.
Vacation itinerary: Northern California highlights
Whether your vacation is for a week, 10 days, 2 weeks or longer, Northern California has something for everybody! Here’s a sample itinerary for a 2 week vacation...
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!
South Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge
There’s snow on the ground, but can you imagine plunging yourself into the ice cold waters of Lake Tahoe? At the South Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge last weekend, teams of brave souls did just that!
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.
Side Trips: Fishing Caples Lake in the fall/winter
Looking for another outdoor activity in South Lake Tahoe? Guest blogger Stephen Berei shares his visit to nearby Caples Lake.
Christmas movies – Howie’s top 20
Looking for your next favorite Christmas movie? Local personality Howie Nave shares his top 20!
Top five things I love about Kirkwood
Winter has begun, and one of our favorite resorts – Kirkwood Mountain Resort -- is open! Guest blogger Stephen Berei shares the top five things he loves about Kirkwood.
Heavenly Holidays make Tahoe South a magical holiday experience
Heavenly Holidays begins on December 20 and runs through December 31. Don't miss this family-friendly entertainment right in the heart of Tahoe South leading up to the new year!
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!
Spooner Loop Trail – A Hike for All Ages
A hike for all ages, the Spooner Lake loop is a short, flat trail around Spooner Lake, just north of Lake Tahoe on Hwy 50.
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.
Hiking Tahoe South – Elephants Back
Elephants Back is an exceptionally fun hike with great views of the Carson Pass area including Blue Lakes, Round Top Peak and Caples Lake.
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.
South Lake Tahoe | Taylor Creek
Fall is the perfect time to visit Taylor Creek in South Lake Tahoe - at least the wildlife thinks so!
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.
Fuel for the Ride: Camp Richardson’s General Store
Before setting off on a bicycle or hiking adventure, stop at Camp Richardson's General Store to get your fill of fuel and nourishment before the big day ahead.
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.
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!
Biking for Family Fun – on and off mountain
Teach your kids to love the outdoors now and they’ll appreciate it for a lifetime.
First time fishing in Tahoe South
First time fishing? No problem! Find out why Tahoe South is the perfect spot to drop a line.
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.
Photos from America’s most unique ski town
I'm a snowboarding writer and this winter I've been traveling around the Western United States visiting dozens of different resorts.
Family camping – Tahoe South style
Family camping - Make it cheaper, make it easier, and make it fun!
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.
Step in to snowshoeing — simply and affordably
I kick myself for not getting into snowshoeing years earlier, as it has given me countless hours of unrivaled pleasure and the opportunity to get active at a moment’s notice.
Living the good life in Tahoe South
It was a low key weekend for us – snowboarding, dog walks and football.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Essentials for Beginner Campers
So you're heading up to Tahoe South, your goal: Camping in the great outdoors.
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.
Lake Tahoe Boat Inspection: Where to Get Your Boat Inspected
Boating season is underway in Lake Tahoe and inspection stations for your motorized boats and watercraft are officially open.
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.
Why I got married at a historic estate in South Lake Tahoe
I grew up in a log home that my Dad built, with a huge stone fire place similar to Valhallas. Because of these similarities, it was love at first site; I knew immediately this was the perfect place for our Tahoe wedding.
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.
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.
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.
Best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in South Lake Tahoe
This weekend it’s time to indulge in green beer, bagpipes and corned beef and cabbage!
7 Things You Need for the Best Standup Paddleboarding Lake Tahoe 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.
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.