Tahoe South Blog
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 […]
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 […]
Itinerary: Tahoe South Wedding Anniversary
Guest blogger Andy Walden shares highlights from his recent anniversary visit, including activities, dining, and lodging.
Take in All of Tahoe This May
May is when the many various parts of Tahoe come alive again. It’s a time where you can experience all four seasons in just one month, convenient to enjoy each of your favorite outdoor activities. What this really means is that not only can we now enjoy this vast outdoor playground again, but even our […]
How to spend the perfect Mother’s Day at Tahoe South
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. There are 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 […]
Tahoe Craft Beer Contest for Spring Loaded at Tahoe South
Last April for the first time, some of the Tahoe-Truckee region’s best breweries gathered for a truly unique event — a blind taste test where participants were asked to pick their favorite beers. The contest returns this Sunday, April 7, and this year, the all-you-can-drink event aims to be more accessible with reduced […]
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, […]
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."
Spring Loaded 2019
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 2019 Spring […]
Hidden dining gems in South Lake Tahoe
A local's guide to the best restaurants, bars and coffee houses in South Lake Tahoe.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 3, 2019? The kickoff between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams is still a few days away, but I can’t help think about the commercials and of course the halftime performance!! […]
Top 5 South Lake Tahoe Sandwich Shops
Today, I’m sharing a few of my favorite sandwich joints in Tahoe South.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Where to have a Craft Cocktail in South Lake Tahoe
Summer is in full swing in Lake Tahoe. You can’t beat finishing off a day of outdoor activity with a refreshing cocktail. Staring at the shimmering Tahoe waters at sunset time reflecting on the day is a life well lived. So, where can you go in South Lake Tahoe for the perfect made craft cocktail? […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
5 Things To Do If You’re Under 21
5 things to do if you’re under 21 at South Lake Tahoe. As someone who has lived here their entire life here in Tahoe, there are times when I gotta figure out what to do with my day. If you’re someone who happens to be under 21 years old, it can be tricky finding things […]
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 […]
Genoa Candy Dance
Every year on the last weekend of September, the town of Genoa hosts their annual Candy Dance Faire which offers over 300 craft and food vendors and draws thousands of people to this small town in Nevada during the two-day event.
Pour me a Tahoe pint!
Guest blogger Karin Sharon shares a few ideas of where to cool off with a beer after a long day of South Lake Tahoe fun.
Top Five Mother’s Day brunches in South Lake Tahoe
We list the top five Mother's Day brunches in South Lake Tahoe. Because sometimes, a card just isn't enough to show Mom how much she means to you.
Lake Tahoe two ways
Lake Tahoe has a huge variety of activities for any budget or interests, from a lunch cruise to hiking to beach time, all with a spectacular lake view.
South Lake Tahoe Restaurants Worth a Visit
If you read this blog at all, you probably know we love to eat. So when I had the opportunity to visit three of my favorite South Shore eateries for a recent work-related photo and video shoot, I jumped at the chance!
Cold Water Brewery: Where your friends are!
We're all busy, but if you want to see your friends, chances are you’ll find them at Cold Water Brewery. The new restaurant features hand-crafted, all-grain beers and California comfort food.
Vacation like a Local: the Best Happy Hours in Tahoe South
Whether you’re putting the icing on the cake of an otherwise amazing day of skiing, or just doing some day drinking in honor of your vacation, longtime local Lauren Lindley shares some of her favorite happy hour spots in Tahoe South.
Dining Takes Center Stage at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is opening Wednesday, January 28th with a VIP grand opening, and guest blogger Callie shares the a “sneak peek” of the restaurants and bars opening at the South Shore's newest hot spot.
Five places to watch the World Series at Tahoe South
Headed to Tahoe South for the weekend and want to catch the 2014 World Series? If you’re a San Francisco Giants fan (and even if you’re not), you’ll be in good company at any number of sports bars and restaurants from Stateline to South Lake Tahoe.
Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival
Sample a wide selection of foods, wines, craft brews and liquors from culinary masters at the South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival at Harrah’s and Harveys this weekend.
Tahoe South Wine Tastings
Whether you're on vacation or in need of an after work respite, guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her favorite spots for an afternoon Tahoe South wine tasting, any day of the week!
Red Carpet opening celebration – The Landing Resort & Spa
Guest blogger Katie Baumruck gets all dressed up for the grand opening celebration of South Lake Tahoe’s newest luxury resort – The Landing Resort and Spa.
Jimmy’s Restaurant – a new era of dining in South Lake Tahoe
Newly opened Jimmy’s Restaurant at The Landing Resort and Spa in South Lake Tahoe serves up “California Greek” cuisine. I wasn't sure what that meant before I tried it, but now I know it means “delicious.”
Thanksgiving sides in Tahoe South
Coming up to celebrate Thanksgiving in South Lake Tahoe? Skip the kitchen this year and make reservations at one of our local restaurants.
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.
What Mom Wants for Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day. Who cares that it was probably invented by a greeting card company; the second Sunday of May is ours -- all 24 hours of it. Here a few ideas from a Mom for your Mom on her special day.
Experience the smooth award-winning flavor of Tahoe Blue Vodka
I woke up with an idea - to create premium vodka inspired by the spirit of Lake Tahoe - and the result is Tahoe Blue Vodka.
The locals breakfast spots in Tahoe South
Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, providing the energy kick start, but it is also a Tahoe South tradition that a big plate of flap jacks with a side of bacon or a heaping plate of biscuits, eggs and gravy provides necessary fuel before any outdoor adventure.
Happy hour the Tahoe South way
As a member of the Tahoe South chapter of the Girls’ Drinking Club, I consider myself an aficionado of a good drink. And a good deal.
Rude Brothers Bagels, a Tahoe South favorite
I’m a big fan of local, family-owned hotspots. I also love my morning cup of coffee and breakfast dates.
A Thanksgiving feast in Tahoe South
It’s that time of year again – Thanksgiving! A time for gathering with your loved ones and giving thanks for what you have.
Tahoe eats: Base Camp Pizza
I'm not going to lie, I love food. I don't count calories - I eat whatever I want and I workout.
Celebrate the happiest hour in Tahoe South
There are hundreds of great restaurants to choose from in Tahoe South, but I’m a sucker for a hot deal and I’m always on the lookout for the best happy hours.
Top five: Dining with your dog Tahoe-style
I mostly cook, but every once in a while, I want to meet friends out for a bite to eat after a hike with my dog (Jersey).
Top 5 Cinco de Mayo margaritas in South Lake Tahoe
Whether you like it frozen, on the rocks with salt or without, there's nothing quite like a tangy Margarita to go with a zesty Mexican dinner.
Places to drink wine in South Lake Tahoe
One of my favorite places to relax in Tahoe South is Apres Wine Co. Owners JP and Barb have been wine connoisseurs for decades and their knowledge and enthusiasm for all things grape is unmatched.