Tahoe South Blog
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… […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of October
Hello, Lake Tahoe Enthusiast! If you love fall as much as I do, then you’re going to FALL in love with these October Instagram photos. So, here are my Top 10 #TahoeSouth Instagram posts during October. ENJOY! 10. Ski or Ride for Free A post shared by @TahoeFund This photo isn’t exactly the traditional “Lake […]
How to Spend a Day in South Lake Tahoe with your Dog
South Lake Tahoe has many dog friendly places to visit. Here’s how to experience Tahoe with your best friend: The itinerary makes for the perfect Tahoe dog-friendly getaway that is fun for both of you. Visit the Dog Store Upon Arrival to Tahoe South Let’s say you just arrived in South Lake Tahoe and you […]
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 my monthly favorite #TahoeSouth images. SO, here’s my Top 10 #TahoeSouth Instagram post during September. ENJOY! 10. Eagle Falls A post shared by Robert Cole Photography (@robertcolephotography) Eagle Falls is one of the […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of August
Howdy! My name is Riis, and I’ve been having fun interning with Tahoe South this summer. One of my favorite projects was working on these Instagram blogs. I love photography and am in love with Lake Tahoe. It was such a treat to be able to go through the thousands of #tahoesouth tagged photos for […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of July
This July has been hot and dry, the perfect weather for lake activities! These are our 10 favorite #tahoesouth Instagram photos that have been posted this month. Keep up the posting and tagging! 10.) A post shared by Griffin (@tahoe_griffin) on Jul 18, 2017 at 8:12am PDT This photo features @tahoe_griffin and her dog backpacking in […]
Our Favorite #TahoeSouth Instagram Photos from the Month of June
Summer is in full swing here in Tahoe. These are our ten favorite #tahoesouth photos taken over the past month. These photos capture why June is one of the prettiest months to visit Lake Tahoe! Keep on posting! 10.) A post shared by Giselle (@alohagiselle) on Jun 11, 2017 at 5:43pm PDT D.L. Bliss offers a […]
Tahoe South Summer Activities Guide
As of today, summer has officially begun! 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Ideas for Tahoe Family Adventures
Adventures in land, water and sky for Families visiting South Lake Tahoe. If you’re looking for a trip that will provide an excellent experience for the entire family, come to Lake Tahoe. Tahoe South sets itself apart as a joyous family vacation destination, with activities that pack plenty of fun for kids and parents alike. […]
Infographic: 27 Years of Tahoe Celebrity Golf
As we head into the 27th year of the American Century Championship, the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority has been able to estimate some pretty impressive statistics.
South Lake Tahoe beaches – sunshine, sand and swimming
There is no better way to soak up the Lake Tahoe sunshine than a day at the beach. Guest blogger Karin Sharon helps you find the perfect Lake Tahoe beaches for your visit on our blog.
Alex Ramon: Not your average magic show
Alex Ramon: IMpossible – Believe in Magic comes to Harrah’s Lake Tahoe 5 nights a week this summer. Guest blogger Amanda Moss attended an early showing and highly recommends going to see the show.
Win VIP tickets to see Nick Swardson at MontBleu
Nick Swardson, well-known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, performs in Lake Tahoe inside the MontBleu Theatre, Friday, July 1, 2016. Win a package for two including VIP tickets and a Meet and Greet backstage!
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 Thursday, May 19. Whether you are a visitor or a local, this is the perfect opportunity to experience world class racing up close!
Rock Tahoe Half Marathon
Lake Tahoe is known for its beautiful views, outdoor activities, and enthusiastic spirit – and the Rock Tahoe Half Marathon on June 18 is a great way to experience all three of these at once.
Ticket information for the Celebrity Golf Tournament in Tahoe
The 23rd Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament will soon be in Tahoe South!
AMGEN Tour of California Women’s Race: Where to watch at Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe’s geography and views offer plenty for spectators as top cyclists compete in Stage 1 of the AMGEN Tour of California Women’s Race, May 19, 2016.
Traveling to Lake Tahoe Under Current Road Conditions
The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority is working with California Department of Transportation and Nevada Department of Transportation to communicate current road situations that have impacted travel to/from the Lake Tahoe Basin. The recent mudslides along Echo Summit/Highway 50 and fallen rocks at Cave Rock/Highway 50 have led to temporary road closures. Both departments are working […]
SnowGlobe 2015 Wrap Up
The temperatures couldn’t put a freeze on SnowGlobe 2015 attendees' spirits! Guest blogger and photographer Lauren Lindley shares her photos from the second and third days of this popular South Lake Tahoe music festival.
SnowGlobe 2015 – Day One Photos
Welcome to SnowGlobe! How awesome was day 1?! The temps may have been chilly, but the energy certainly wasn't!
SnowGlobe 2015 – Insider’s Tips
The 2015 SnowGlobe Music Festival is fast approaching and veteran SnowGlober Lauren Lindley offers a few insider's tips for a fun, safe festival experience!
Cross-country skiing in Tahoe South
Cross-country skiing at Lake Tahoe dates back to the mid-1850's when famed skier Snowshoe Thompson transported mail across the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Over 160 years later, cross-country skiing still thrives at Tahoe. Guest blogger and resident expert Jared Manninen shares where to ski in and around Lake Tahoe's south shore.
Weekend plans: What to do in South Lake Tahoe
Looking for what to do in Tahoe this weekend? From adventure films to Santa to comedy, we have a few ideas. Did we say Santa?
Steampunk Ball kicks off fall fun at Valhalla
Calling all steampunks: On Friday Oct. 9, the first ever Tall Timber Ball will be held at Valhalla’s Grand Hall, and we want you!
The 2015 Celebrity Golf week is underway!
Featuring a blockbuster lineup of sports legends, all-stars, Olympians and hall of famers plus Hollywood celebrities of film and television, the American Century Championship has been one of the highlights of summer in Tahoe South for 26 years.
Experience the AMGEN Tour of California like the VIP you are!
Attention, Cycling Fans: Two opportunities to be a VIP at the Lake Tahoe stages of the AMGEN Tour of California Women's Race Empowered with SRAM, May 7-9, 2015.
Pro Women’s Cycling comes to Lake Tahoe
Elite women’s cycling teams and Lake Tahoe routes announced for 2015 AMGEN tour of California. Lake Tahoe will be one of 14 host cities for elite cyclists from around the world, thousands of cycling fans and a global audience.
Welcome to #teamwinter
Tahoe South is awesome year-round, but most of us fall into one of two camps: Summer or Winter. Welcome to #teamwinter.
Snowglobe 2014: Day 1 Picks
Welcome to SnowGlobe! Festivals are my favorite way to discover new music, so be sure to catch a few of these lesser known acts on Day 1 of the festival.