Tahoe South Blog
Memorial Day Weekend in South Lake Tahoe
There is so much going on in and around Lake Tahoe Memorial Day weekend, you're going to have a fun time trying to fit it all in.
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!
Edible Adventures with the Chefs of Tahoe South
While most visitors come to the Lake Tahoe Basin for the breathtaking sights and year-round recreational activities, there is also an edible adventure awaiting your palate here in South Lake Tahoe. We are a true hotspot for culinary talent ranging from award-winning restaurants to personal caterers ready to customize your dream dinner. Many professionals are […]
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.
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!
Annual Highway 50 Wagon Train
Hitch ‘em up! The 65th Annual Highway 50 Wagon Train makes its way from Zephyr Cove, Nevada, to Placerville, California, May 31 through June 8, 2014.
Happy Hour Steals & Daily Deals
Whoever decided that the typical happy hour would in fact be closer to two or three hours, I tip my hat to you. We’re all running on Tahoe Time, so the extra long ‘hour’ helps. Not sure how every joint unanimously agreed to that one, but it’s probably because this recipe for success needs no […]
How to spend the perfect Mother’s Day at Tahoe South
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. There’s so many things you could do, but what will mom enjoy most? If you’re planning to spend the day in Lake Tahoe, you’re already off to a great start. In Tahoe South, it’s easy to plan a fun and memorable day. Our local businesses love moms just […]
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!
Tahoe South Waterfall Guide
Spring is “waterfall season” in South Lake Tahoe! Here are our top recommendations for waterfalls at Lake Tahoe.
Top 5 Waterfalls Around South Lake Tahoe
The roaring that you hear isn't bears waking up after their winter hibernation. Nope. It's the incredible waterfalls that grace our area
Hot Springs Near Tahoe
For a brief moment not long ago we caught the tail end of a real winter wonderland. It was great while it lasted, but I long for the days of that sweet Cali sunshine on the beach. I pine for the pines to be free of snow and muck. I willingly did my spring cleaning […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of April
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! The 2017-18 season has come to an end and what a season it was. Thank you snow gods for a great Miracle March and another snowy April. Here are my favorite images from the month of April. Cheers, Val 10. Millennial in Tahoe South Instagram Link I truly believe the word […]
Tahoe South Summer Activities Guide
Here is a guide to some of our favorite things to do in South Lake Tahoe in the summer. 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 choose to hike any […]
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 14, 2018. The Taylor Creek Visitor Center opens May 25, 2018, and will be staffed weekends […]
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 […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of March
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! March delivered and it was a great one, thank you snow gods! If you missed the snow this past month, hope you enjoy my favorite images from the month of March. Cheers, Val 10. Kicking off #MiracleMarch 2018 Instagram Link When it’s a deep one and it was pretty deep this […]
Fireside Suds N’ Grub
It doesn’t matter where you’re staying in Tahoe or what your agenda looks like, the odds are that at some point you’ll follow the same sequence of events that we all tend to: first you’ll become exhausted from a day out adventuring, then you’ll need to find a spot to unwind and refuel. There’s no […]
Ticket information for the Celebrity Golf Tournament in Tahoe
The 29th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament will soon be in Tahoe South!
Summer Events in South Lake Tahoe
Sun-drenched beaches, cool blue lake waters, rolling biking and hiking trails, action-packed concerts, events and nightlife is what puts the wild side into Tahoe South's summer energy.
Tahoe South’s Spring Loaded Weekly Roundup
Back at it with another packed week of Tahoe South’s Spring Loaded event(s). If you haven’t seen or heard the buzz around town yet, the good news is that there’s still plenty of time to get in on the fun. The bad news is that last week you missed some incredibly fun stuff – the […]
3 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."
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.
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 […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of February
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! February, the month for love (well for most people). But, for us Lake Tahoe enthusiast, it means snow and Olympics. We are stoked to have had two local Olympians participate in the 2018 Winter Games. Cheers, Val 10. Spinning in circles waiting for this storm to roll through. Instagram Link Aren’t […]
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 […]
Day Tripping from Tahoe South & Beyond
It’s no secret that Lake Tahoe is the place to be for thrilling, year-round outdoor excursions. It’s an adventurer’s dream come true – enthralling mountains form a lakeside playground yielding a recipe for endless entertainment – you know this. What you may not know is just how much more Tahoe South and the surrounding areas […]
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.
5 Must-Do Activities for your Tahoe Wedding
Take a deep breath. Step back. Allow all of your wedding worries to drift away. Refocus and remember that this day is going to be the BEST day, ever! Or, maybe it should be the best year ever! Tahoe holds a treasure trove of fun and unique activities that you can add into your wedding […]
South Lake Tahoe at the Winter Olympics 2018
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 […]
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. Truly a difficult month to choose the best images from. So, I hope you enjoy my favorite picks from January. Cheers, Val 10. If you don’t like dogs… This will change your mind… […]
It’s Time You Live the Tahoe Lifestyle
Why did you move to Tahoe? Was it the sun, the mountains, the Winters or the Summers that brought you to the basin? Perhaps it was a job, your significant other, or to escape from the race. Regardless of how you ended up here, you are now in Tahoe and it’s time to start living! […]
Super Bowl Sunday in Tahoe South
You’re in South Lake Tahoe for the weekend, and looking for a fun place to watch the Big Game on Sunday, February 4? The kickoff between the Patriots and the Eagles is still a few days away, but I can’t help think about the commercials and of course the halftime performance!! We know it’s going to […]
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.
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 Wednesday, February 14th.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of December
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! Another year is under our belt and our Tahoe South family truly delivered some amazing imagery of their fun adventures in South Lake Tahoe. Cheers, Val 10. Sledding in South Lake Tahoe Instagram Link For all of those travelers planning a visit to South Lake Tahoe or the Lake Tahoe region, […]
5 Winter Activities in South Lake Tahoe beyond Skiing and Snowboarding
Expedia Viewfinder joined efforts with Tahoe South to highlight some of the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe in winter.
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.
Snowshoeing in Tahoe South
Snowshoeing is an enjoyable way to experience Tahoe’s backcountry, and there are many places on Lake Tahoe's South Shore for all ability levels.
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.
How to Plan a Lake Tahoe Trip Your Way! Utrip Planner
The Utrip planner lets you experience beautiful Lake Tahoe in the way that’s most meaningful to you. Using your budget and interests, the planner will give you a day-by-day itinerary, in moments. Here’s a simple step-by-step how to turn your Lake Tahoe dreams into a reality. First, launch the Utrip planner by clicking here. Enter your dates […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from November
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! I hope you all chose to #OptOutSide on Black Friday, I sure did. Well, November has come and gone but left us with some very fun Instagram images and stories from Lake Tahoe. Before you start reading my Top 10 Instagram images from November, if you wouldn’t mind doing a snow dance, […]
Best Snowfall Months at Lake Tahoe
If you are planning a trip to Lake Tahoe to ski or ride (after hearing about its legendary snowfall in past winters) you are probably wondering which month might be best to visit for the best snow. The 13 ski areas around Lake Tahoe normally open sometime in November, however, the snow base may not […]