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. The park receives over one million visitors annually. Sand Harbor is […]
Eat, play and celebrate: Labor Day at Lake Tahoe
Labor Day 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 the […]
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.
Take Care of Lake Tahoe
The beauty of Tahoe takes our breath away, but it can also take our minds away too. Take Care is the antidote to the “vacation brain” we all experience from time-to-time. It is a series of small reminders that poke fun at the mistakes we all make when we’re not paying attention. It is meant […]
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.
Lake Tahoe Region Explained
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. The main agencies are: Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority using the brand name Tahoe South and is responsible for […]
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 […]
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.
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."
‘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. […]
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 30th 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 […]
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.
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!
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.
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 […]
Valentine’s Day Ideas for 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.
Top 5 South Lake Tahoe Sandwich Shops
Today, I’m sharing a few of my favorite sandwich joints in Tahoe South.
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 […]
Opening Dates: Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
It’s beginning to look a lot like ski season in South Lake Tahoe! The Ski Lake Tahoe resorts usually open in mid-November, with Heavenly Mountain Resort scheduled to open Friday, November 16, 2018. Most ski resorts open just before or on the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The resorts remain open through mid to end of April. […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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?”
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!
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 Boat Tours
Relax and enjoy a Lake Tahoe boat cruise as you experience the grandeur of America's largest alpine lake.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Christmas movies – Howie’s top 20
Looking for your next favorite Christmas movie? Local personality Howie Nave shares his top 20!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Essentials for Beginner Campers
So you're heading up to Tahoe South, your goal: Camping in the great outdoors.
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.
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 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.
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.