Tahoe South Blog
Tahoe South Summer Activities Guide
As of today, summer has officially begun! Here is a guide to some of our favorite summer activities that Tahoe South has to offer. Hiking: Tahoe Rim Trail: This 165-mile hike around Lake Tahoe is the ultimate trek. Hike the entire thing or hike bits and pieces of the trail. The options are endless. You can […]
Fun for all at the 25th Anniversary Valhalla Renaissance Faire
The Valhalla Renaissance Faire is an annual tradition in South Lake Tahoe - one that has been going strong for over two decades.
The Tahoe South Craft Beer Scene Is Growing
After spending the day out in the Tahoe South playground, the best way to relax and unwind is with a frosty pint of local craft beer. The art of craft beer has taken the nation by storm within the last few years, and Lake Tahoe has joined the ranks. In recent years, new breweries have […]
Action Water Sports on Lake Tahoe
Getting out, on, and in Lake Tahoe You came to Lake Tahoe to enjoy Lake Tahoe. So how do you get out and explore those beautiful, blue waters? Don’t worry, you have options, lots of options, and with the wettest year on record officially on the books discovering North America’s second deepest lake this summer […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of May
We have made a collection of our favorite Instagram photos tagged #tahoesouth that have been posted this month. We believe these 10 photos best capture the beauty of springtime in Lake Tahoe. By using #tahoesouth on Instagram, your photos can be featured on our feed or in our monthly best blog. 10.) A post shared […]
Paddle into Summer! Your Summer 2017 Tahoe South Paddleboarding Guide
Paddle into Summer! Your Summer 2017 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 […]
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.
Tahoe South Waterfall Guide
Spring is “waterfall season” in South Lake Tahoe! Here are our top recommendations for waterfalls at Lake Tahoe.
Places to eat, stay 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 places to stay the night, making sure you and your pal […]
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!
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!
Opening & Closing dates for Campgrounds, Beaches, and Forest Roads at Tahoe South
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will soon begin opening recreational facilities and campgrounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Weather and snow conditions permitting, Inspiration Point will be the first site to open on April 15, 2017. The Taylor Creek Visitor Center opens May 19, 2017, and will be staffed weekends […]
Arts and Crafts Shopping at Tahoe South
A visit to Tahoe South wouldn’t be complete without bringing home souvenirs that capture the life-changing memories created. Keepsakes also provide proof of a trip that showcases one of the most stunning destinations in the world. There are a few boutiques and shops in Tahoe South that celebrate local arts and craftsmanship by offering unique […]
Hooray for Happy Hour at Tahoe South
Happy Hour is the favorite time of day for drinking and dining in Tahoe South. Whether gathering friends for an Apres Ski pint or inviting locals to relax after work, there are many establishments that offer food and drink specials in the early evening which are hard to resist. Here are some popular Happy Hour […]
Escape the frosty Tahoe South air with a Hot Springs day trip
Winter has arrived with a bang in Tahoe South, as snow blankets the Sierra peaks and laces through the pine trees. While the winter wonderland playground offers an abundance of activities, sometimes a luxuriously relaxing experience is needed. The Tahoe Basin is home to a number of popular Hot Springs, providing nourishing health and care […]
Top 5 Winter Gear Rental Shops in Tahoe South
Tahoe South is always prepared to help skiers and snowboarders of any skill level, experience or age find the right rentals and equipment for some endless winter fun. Specialists are waiting in shops to accommodate guests and provide top quality gear. Ski and board rentals are a great option both for visitors and locals who […]
3 Great reasons to visit Tahoe South in April
The snow is starting to melt and the temperatures are rising in Lake Tahoe. Spring has arrived after a long and snowy winter. 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 […]
Top 5 ‘Off the Beaten Path’ Apres Ski Firepits in Tahoe South
Tahoe South has mastered the art of Apres Ski, knowing that the fun in the snow can be topped off with food and drinks shared amongst friends. Getting toasty and comfortable around a firepit while sharing stories and laughter makes for unforgettable memories. Tahoe South offers the top 5 off the beaten path Apres Ski […]
Cozy breakfast spots that leave Tahoe South locals and visitors happy and satisfied
Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, but in Tahoe South, it’s taken very seriously and considered a tradition. Some neighborhood favorites are always prepared to showcase delectable plates for both visitors and locals. Fuel up for the adventurous day ahead! Red Hut is a family-run restaurant and a local staple. With […]
Cruising Lake Tahoe: A Must-Do!
This is a betting town, and I would put money on any frontline employee—hotel, restaurant, ski shop—in Tahoe South recommending a Lake Tahoe cruise as a must-do activity to a visitor. There are a few to choose from, but setting sail from Zephyr Cove Resort for Emerald Bay on the M.S. Dixie II is also a sure bet.
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."
Why March is the Best Month to Visit Tahoe South
Annual snowfall in South Lake Tahoe averages 125 inches. Higher elevations receive 300 to 500 inches in a season. Heavenly Ski Resort reports 524” for the 2016/2017 season as of Feb 2017. With so much snow on the slopes, ski resorts are going to stay open late. Skiing is definitely a great reason to come […]
The Roads to Tahoe Are Open; Ready for Holiday Weekend!
The roads to South Lake Tahoe for the upcoming holiday weekend are open in all directions. With the recent mudslides along Echo Summit/Highway 50 and fallen rocks at Cave Rock/Highway 50 both Caltrans and Nevada Department of Transportation worked tirelessly to reopen the highway. Travelers should expect minor delays and officials encourage drivers to check […]
Top 5 Apres Ski Firepits near Heavenly Village
Top 5 Apres Ski Firepits near Heavenly Village Tahoe South has endless Apres Ski opportunities for visitors to relax and unwind after a fun winter’s day. Following the descent on the Heavenly Ski Resort Gondola, guests are within walking distance from a selection of restaurants and bars offering firepit gatherings accompanied by delightful food and […]
Valentine’s Day 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 Sunday.