Tahoe South Blog
Where to go sledding and ice skating 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.
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 […]
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. Turkey Trot Instagram Link The Wick family Turkey […]
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.
How To Traverse Heavenly Mountain Resort Like A Pro
Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly Mountain Resort is BIG! In fact, with a vertical of over 3,500 feet spanning 4,800+ acres, it’s not surprising that it’s one of the top 10 largest resorts in North America. With so much acreage, Heavenly has something for everyone. From well-spaced trees, a multitude of easy-going cut ski runs, two canyon […]
Heavenly Happenings For The Holidays – Fun Activities For All
South Lake Tahoe puts the “après” in holiday fun. Christmas lights adorn the shops and decorations are festooned all around the town. There’s so much to do during Heavenly Holidays, you might have to extend your trip to fit it all in. Here’s a glimpse into different types of activities you can enjoy. For The […]
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. […]
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. So, here are our Top 10 #TahoeSouth Instagram posts during October. ENJOY! Would you like to be featured? Be sure to #TahoeSouth in your best south Lake Tahoe photo. 10. Heli […]
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 […]
November at Tahoe South
November in Tahoe – All The Beauty & Fun… All To Yourself! November is arguably one of the most beautiful months around Lake Tahoe. It’s when the autumnal tapestry is disappearing and the highest reaches of the mountains surrounding the lake begin to frost over from the first snows. It’s a time for four-season fun. […]
A Year For the Foodies
In true Tahoe fashion, this past year or so has been a big win for the foodies. We’re out here to either work hard or play hard, it’s only fitting that the dining scene keeps us properly fueled. You can be cleaned up nice or fresh out the dirt, sit and relax or grab a […]
Glen Alpine Springs – A Hike into Lake Tahoe’s First Tourist Destination
Glen Alpine Springs – A Hike into Lake Tahoe’s First Tourist Destination Can you imagine a time when this deep blue lake was seen less as a jewel but rather a commodity? Beginning in the 1860’s, booming communities such as Virginia City needed lumber and lots of it for their mining operations. So, the deep […]
Halloween in South Lake Tahoe
From trick-or-treating with the kids to adults-only costumed entertainment, no other holiday lets you indulge your inner devil (or clown, princess, robot...) quite like Halloween. Celebrate Halloween in South Lake Tahoe at any number of family-friendly (or downright frightful!) events!
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of September
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! Valerie here, a South Lake Tahoe local and Tahoe South staff member. I’m thrilled to share with you our monthly #TahoeSouth images. 10. Eagle Falls A post shared by Robert Cole Photography (@robertcolephotography) Eagle Falls is one of the most classic destination spots to visit in South Lake Tahoe, truly there’s […]
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.
October at Tahoe South
If Tahoe does experience a shoulder season, it’s now. Plenty of people will still come visit for various reasons revolving around fall fun and Halloween shenanigans, but with the change of seasons, it gets a bit calmer with fewer crowds and clutter. Maybe it’s the exit of Tahoe’s many fans, maybe it’s the transition to […]
Fall Festivals Galore
There’s no better way to ensure you’ll have a great vacation then by combining it with a festival. Here’s a wide-ranging list of some of the biggest festivals happening in Tahoe South this fall. Pröst (Cheers!) At Oktoberfest The OLDEST Oktoberfest in the Lake Tahoe basin is coming up the 1 st weekend in October. This […]
Parasailing is for You
You’ve seen it on the tropical waters of any Caribbean vacation, you’ve seen it on the marvelous Lake Tahoe, and I am not referring to the alluring blue hues. On any calm day, you can bet on parasails bobbing around the lake as far as the eye can see. You’ve watched and seen others having […]
Get Inspired For A Fall Getaway – 3 Ways To Enjoy Fall In Tahoe South
When most people think of fall, they imagine dreary weather. Guess what? In Tahoe South, that just isn’t true! There’s a reason why our residents call this the “Local’s Summer”. Crowds dwindle, the sun is still shining, and during the day, it warms up. It’s the ideal time to escape from the doldrums of daily […]
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.
Dining with a View Tahoe South
“Where should we eat?” A common Tahoe dilemma, but only because of the many great places to choose from. Tahoe South is home to an abundance of delicious options whether you’re fresh off the beach, dressed-up or anything in between. You’ve likely come to Tahoe to adventure or indulge in the beauty of the lake […]
Celebrating “Sumtumn” – the Close of Summer in Tahoe
Labor Day marks the end of the vacation season. For many, it is the last hurrah before heading back to school or returning to work. Over the last decade, I have had to adjust to what this means for a Tahoe business owner. My schedule is completely different from what it was when I lived the […]
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.
Why September is a Great Month to Visit Tahoe South
If you are still in Lake Tahoe congratulations – you’ve just about made it through another hectic summer season. If you are just visiting now, you must be a seasoned traveler, and you’ve made the wise choice to visit during September, aka the best time of year in Tahoe. As fall approaches and summer fades […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of August
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! Each week we sort through thousands of #tahoesouth Instagram images and every single photo we see inspires us. Keep getting after it. 10. Mayhem Cove… Instagram Link I tried rock climbing for the first time this month and I’ve grown a fond appreciation for women and men rock climbers. Not sure if […]
A Brief History of Tahoe and its People
When John C. Fremont “discovered” Lake Tahoe in 1844, he was really a bit late to the party. Native Americans, specifically ancestors of the Washoe Tribe, had him beat by close to 10,000 years, and probably more. The lake was the center of the Washoe world for centuries providing a bounty of different foods to […]
Don’t Miss the Boat – Booze Cruise Tahoe
Is it even a true summer if you don’t make the quintessential lake trip? Is it even a true lake trip if you don’t enjoy some boating on the water? Boating and watersports, in general, are staples to Lake Tahoe, and many would say the key to doing summer the right way. You don’t need […]
Eat, play and celebrate: Labor Day at Lake Tahoe
Labor Day may signify the end of summer for many, but before she starts waxing her skis, guest blogger Jenn Gleckman is going to enjoy the many fun events on tap in Tahoe South.
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 […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of July
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! If you’ve been following along… You’ll come to realize and join us in this never-ending shock of realization that time goes by so darn quickly!!! July is over… So, let’s embrace this awareness and live in the moment and look forward to what tomorrow has in store for us. “We take […]
Family friendly bike rides in South Lake Tahoe
Your campsite is set, firewood is stacked, and your bikes are ready to roll. Here's a list of family-friendly bike rides in South Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe From Above
You can’t take a bad picture of Lake Tahoe. That’s not a challenge, but if you can aim a smartphone in the direction of the lake, you’ve probably already got what it takes for a decent postcard. Even those cloudy, hazy days that we wish would pass tend to provide spectacular views from sunrise to […]
My Favorite Hikes in South Lake Tahoe – A Local’s Guide
As a Tahoe South local, guest blogger Jenn Gleckman shares two of her favorite Lake Tahoe hikes: Mt Tallac at sunrise and the Velma Lakes Loop.
A Night Under the Stars: Camping in South Lake Tahoe
A camping trip to Lake Tahoe is an experience that should be on your bucket list. Here are the top sites to pitch a tent on Lake Tahoe’s south shore.
Paddle Into Summer! Your 2018 Paddleboarding Guide
Paddle into Summer! Your Summer 2018 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 […]
Nature & History at the Pope-Baldwin Recreation Area
Sometimes the abundance of things to do in Lake Tahoe can be a bit overwhelming, yet I still find myself seeking out ‘hidden’ Tahoe gems that often end up right in front of my face. To that extent, the other day I was fortunate enough to revisit and explore one of Tahoe South’s most interesting […]
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.
Getting Around Tahoe
Welcome to Tahoe, where fun times are waiting and the traffic doesn’t matter – or it shouldn’t. Sure it can be bothersome at times, but this town has grown and adapted with the seasonal congestion in mind. When traffic conditions are less than ideal, the good news is that you can still make your perfect […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of June
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! June finally came and went. Hello JULY! As Lake Tahoe locals, we’re beyond stoked for these next two months. We hope everyone enjoys these warmer months and the lake life. Let’s be sure everyone picks up after themselves too, you see it – pick it up – PLEASE! With that, here […]
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 […]
Summer Fun at the Valhalla Art, Music, and Theatre Festival
Set against the magnificent backdrop of Lake Tahoe, the Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival is a unique celebration of music, theatre and the visual arts in South Lake Tahoe.
Shop Like a Local this Summer Market Season
It’s that time of year – summer is comin’ in hot and the local markets are in full swing. Tahoe South is home to a diverse body of creatives, makers, and doers, and you can find that showcased at any one of the recurring flea or farmers markets this summer. Every year, every season, Tahoe […]
Heavenly Resort’s Epic Summer is Here!
The resort’s Epic Discovery Summer Season has kicked off and it is, well… epic! We’re spoiled by the incredible Heavenly winter ski season, it’s only fitting that we get an epic summer to match. Heavenly Resort’s Epic Discovery summer season is packed with exhilarating activities that’ll have you happy the snow is gone and stoked […]