Tahoe South Blog
What’s New in Tahoe South?
Thus far, this winter leaves a lot to be desired. Where is the snow? It could all turn to whiteout winter conditions overnight, but when? I will say that I don’t miss all the shoveling that last year required, but something just doesn’t feel right. There’s plenty to do and see around here on any […]
Tahoe South Spring Loaded
Ah… spring in Lake Tahoe. A deep snowpack, bountiful sunshine & goggle tans. Nothing beats it. And to make it even better, we’re bringing back Spring Loaded. That’s right! Three weeks packed with events on AND off the slopes. So, if you didn’t know, now ya know. Check out a sample from the 2020 Spring […]
Yoga is everywhere
I practice Yoga everyday and everywhere. This doesn’t mean I do Yoga poses every day. Nope. I've learned that Yoga is much more than poses. It's a way of living. Yoga is everywhere, all the time.
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 […]
Yoga on the Slopes
We all know that the only way to truly prepare for Winter sports is to get out there and do them. Whether you are heading to Heavenly or Kirkwood, Squaw or Sierra at Tahoe, Yoga Asana and Pranayama as well as mindful practices can help you to feel strong, safe and aware while out on […]
And The Award For The Best Weather To Ski Is… Lake Tahoe
What makes the best weather to ski in? First on the list is snow. You need LOTS of it for it to be a good place to enjoy. But for the majority of us, while it’s actually storming, skiing isn’t fun. Second is sunshine. There’s nothing better than a day filled with sunshine to raise […]
Super Bowl Sunday in Tahoe South
Sunday, February 2, 2020, Super Bowl 54! The kickoff between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers is still a few days away, I can’t help think about the commercials and of course the halftime performance which this year will be epic showcasing Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and Mexican group Los Tigres del Norte! […]
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 […]
Ski California Safety Day In Lake Tahoe
The sun shining on your face. The serenity of gliding down a mountain. There’s nothing like skiing or snowboarding in Lake Tahoe. The snow comes in feet, it feels warm, and most of all, there’s so much to do after you’re done skiing. And that’s only a few of the reasons why we find this […]
5 Amazing Places To Go Snow Tubing in Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is known for two things in the winter – snow, lots of it & sunshine, nearly 300 days annually. But what if you don’t know how to ski yet still want to embrace winter? You can, of course, get lessons at one of our three world-class ski resorts but there are so many […]
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 […]
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 […]
Roll Them Dice, Hit Those Slots – A Breakdown Of Lake Tahoe Casinos
If you want to experience some of the most unique casinos in the country and pair it with a vacation that embraces the great outdoors, there’s only one place in the United States to find that – Lake Tahoe. To help, here’s a quick breakdown of the Lake Tahoe Casinos scene. South Tahoe Casino Scene […]
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 […]
5 Reasons Why Lake Tahoe Skiing Is The Best In The West
As many residents can attest, once you’ve experienced an epic Lake Tahoe winter, you’re hooked. Glorious blue skies, comfy temps, and most of all, lots & lots of snow. And the best part? The region has no shortage of resorts to explore if you’re here for a day or a lifetime. Still don’t believe us? […]
4 Fun Things You May Not Know About Lake Tahoe
Once you drive over any mountain summit and drop into the Lake Tahoe Basin, you’ll be hooked. The massive blue waters of Lake Tahoe, cupped by the Sierra Nevada, are presented to you like a gift. No matter how many times you’ve seen it, the views will re-energize you. To make your trip even more […]
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.
A South & North Lake Tahoe Ski Guide – Rundown Of What To Expect
Pine trees sway softly. The snow crunches under your feet as you walk. There’s nothing like a winter’s day in Lake Tahoe. With 300 to 500 inches of snow blanketing the mountains annually, there’s plenty of winter fun to be had including world-class skiing and snowboarding. For those looking for a South or North Lake […]
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 […]
8 Things That Are The Quintessential Tahoe Experience
Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a Tahoe resident, these quintessential Tahoe experiences are a must for all. From skiing deep powder to taking in panoramic views, these 8 things will truly give you a taste of the Lake Tahoe life. To do them though, you’ll need to visit not just once but at different […]
Where To Stay In Lake Tahoe For Thanksgiving
What goes well with a nice Thanksgiving dinner? How about a heaping plate of outdoor fun! As we’ve talked about earlier, November is a great time to visit for those that want to experience the area on their own terms. A handful of ski resorts have begun turning their lifts, regardless of what Mother Nature […]
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. […]
4 Romantic Ideas For a Fall Lake Tahoe Getaway
Ah… the smell of autumn. The crispness in the morning. Calmness on the lake. The summer visitors are hibernating, and the bears are in the process of doing so too with one last buffet of salmon near the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. Fall is also a great time to plan a romantic getaway to Lake […]
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. […]
What Does Lake Tahoe Weather Look Like?
Over the past few years, the resounding questions we get are around here are “What does Lake Tahoe weather look like?” or “When should I come to visit for [insert activity]?” Of course, you can’t predict the weather over the long-range, but you can get a basic theme of what to expect. To help plan […]
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 […]
Breaking Down The Lake Tahoe Hotel Scene
When it comes to a destination that embraces ALL four seasons, Lake Tahoe is at a different level. Visitors flock here to play golf, mountain bike, sunbathe on the beaches, or ski & snowboard the snow-covered slopes. No matter when you come or who you are, after a full day of adventure, you need a […]
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 […]
The Origins Of Lake Tahoe’s Most Popular Places
As soon as you step outside in Lake Tahoe and start looking at all your surroundings, many of us stop and wonder what a particular place, mountain, lake or region is called. Some are obvious, like Lake Tahoe. But others not so much like a specific peak or meadow perhaps. Many of the popular landmarks […]
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. Cheers to the Wild Things Instagram Link The best views of Lake Tahoe are truly the ones on the South Shore, just look at that view THO! 9. […]
Celebrate fall at Apple Hill
Fall is the time of year to celebrate the incredible and magical transformations that nature undergoes. Many individuals have their own traditions on how to enjoy this beautiful season, but most often they involve colorful leaves and harvested produce. Lucky enough, South Lake Tahoe is just an hour’s drive away from the autumnal wonderland that […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Surf’s Up in Lake Tahoe!
Surfing culture across the golden state runs deep in its veins. So, when the legislature declared September 20th as California Surfing Day and the state’s official sport, we KNEW we had to hop on board. While skiing and snowboarding the slopes surrounding our beautiful lake is world-renowned, what many don’t know is that you CAN […]
Quick Treks with a High Reward
There’s no need to venture back into Desolation Wilderness with a day pack full of survival gear just to get a nice vantage point of this beautiful area. I do highly recommend it if you get the chance, but there are much easier ways to get those expansive, jaw-dropping views accompanied by that nature fix […]
Capture the Taste of Tahoe with the 10th Annual Sample the Sierra
Sample the Sierra is the official kick-off to fall at Tahoe South on Saturday, September 14, 2019, celebrating the best of the harvest season in the local region. The crowd favorite farm-to-fork festival brings together local food, wine, spirits, and brews showcasing the finest samplings from South Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County. Whether guests […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of August
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! Each week we sort through hundreds of #tahoesouth Instagram images to find our top 10 Instagram images from that month and every single photo we see inspires us. Keep getting after it and keep #TahoeSouth. 10. Scouting Instagram Link Adventuring the backcountry on two wheels, good friends, and beautiful scenery. Living […]
South, East, and North Lake Beaches of Lake Tahoe
White sands. Turquoise blue waves. Crystal clear waters. Nope… we aren’t describing Hawaii or the Caribbean. We’re talking about the beaches surrounding the Jewel of the Sierra. In our Lake Tahoe beach guide, we highlight some differences and similarities between South Lake Tahoe beaches & North Lake Tahoe beaches. South and North Lake Tahoe Beaches […]
4 Lesser Known Waterfalls To Check Out This Summer
The rush of moving water. The sparkling brilliance of a cascade. Nothing is more soothing on a hot summer’s day than a waterfall. We’ve talked about the top 5 waterfalls. We even have a waterfall guide. If you’ve seen the biggest and baddest cascades in Lake Tahoe, these three lesser known falls are a good […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Tahoe South’s Mountain Biking Guide – 4 Of Our Favorite Trails To Ride
Did you know mountain biking started in California? Yup! As the sport gained popularity in the late 70’s, these rowdy individuals began to descend upon Lake Tahoe. While the original “pedal pushers” rode iron steeds weighing in at close to fifty pounds with little to no shocks, we’re now very fortunate that the technology has […]