Tahoe South Press Releases
February has South Lake Tahoe in Love with Fresh Powder – Ski Resorts Receive 6-7.5 Feet of Snow from Recent Storms
Feb. 6, 2019 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) – Love is in the air as Tahoe South area ski resorts received a storm total of 6-7.5 feet the first weekend of February, with more forecast this weekend. (http://tahoesouth.com/).
“To say we’re loving all the powder turns is an understatement – we’re over the moon right now,” said Carol Chaplin, president and CEO of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority. “Tahoe looks stunning all dressed in white. And the outfit will still be looking good for Valentine’s Day and President’s Week.”
- Sweethearts can dance the night away under the stars on the Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance Cruise aboard the M.S. Dixie II, Feb. 14.
- Couples can compete racing through the snow with a tray of drinks trying not to spill a drop during the monthly Snowshoe Cocktail Races at Camp Richardson, Feb. 16.
- For music lovers, it’s Dark Star Orchestra at Harrah’s, and Lifehouse at MontBleu, both on Feb. 17.
- Dinner and a magic or comedy show are on the menu at Magic Fusion for Valentine’s Day as well as throughout the winter.
- Things get steamy at Smoke and Mirrors Cabaret at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Fridays & Saturdays through March 30; and Harveys Cabaret stage heats up with IGNITE Saturdays through April 27.
For dining options, there’s romantic Lakeview settings at Edgewood, Jimmy’s, Riva Grill, The Beacon; pre-fixe menus at award-winning casino steakhouses like Ciera Steak & Chop House at MontBleu; Friday’s Station atop the 18th floor at Harrah’s; the classic Sage Room at Harveys; and Park Prime at Hard Rock. Couples can have an intimate setting at Café Fiore, Evan’s, The Lake House; fireside champagne/cocktails at Alpine Union, McP’s Taphouse, Azul Latin Kitchen or Gunbarrel; local breweries serve their own form of bubbly at South Lake Brewing Company, Cold Water Brewery, Lake Tahoe AleWorxs, and The Hangar. For a complete list of dining options, special menus and events visit www.tahoesouth.com/events.
In addition to the impressive snowpack at area ski resorts, there’s also a variety of non-ski options including Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Rides, sleigh rides, ice skating, snowshoes and XC-skiing at Camp Richardson Resort, along with sightseeing, tubing, Winter UTV tours, and Alpine Coaster at Heavenly. https://tahoesouth.com.
During snowfall, a fleet of city and state snow removal vehicles work around the Lake Tahoe Basin to keep roads clear and safe for travel. Plans should remain flexible and please consider weather, driver experience, and other available information to assure smooth passage. For a complete list of tips/preparation: www.dot.ca.gov/cttravel/winter.html.
- Monitor Caltrans and Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) website and social media accounts on closures, re-openings, chain controls, etc. @CaltransDist3 facebook.com/CaltransDistrict3/ @nevadadot www.facebook.com/NevadaDOT/.
- Utilize Caltrans District 3 cameras: dot.ca.gov/d3/cameras.html; and NDOT cameras: https://tv.its.nv.gov/; www.TahoeRoads.com; www.LinkingTahoe.com.
- Ski Resort websites, cams, snow phones skiheavenly.com: 775-586-7000; www.sierraattahoe.com: 530-659-7475; www.kirkwoood.com/: 209-258-3000.
CARE TO GO CAR-LESS
Travel in the snow can be stress-free when visitors choose to go car-free this winter. Non-stop air service into Reno/Tahoe International Airport has made a winter getaway to Tahoe even more convenient with 130 daily flights from destinations including San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, Carlsbad, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Denver, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. (www.renoairport.com) From the airport’s baggage claim, South Tahoe Airporter offers round-trip motorcoach service non-stop to South Shore major hotels providing travelers with a car-free vacation. (http://southtahoeairporter.com)
Contact: Jenn Boyd or Phil Weidinger, Weidinger Public Relations, 775-588-2412 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Designated the “America’s Favorite Ski Destination” by USA TODAY readers (Jan. 2014), Tahoe South combines the distinctive appeal of two worlds: spectacular natural beauty and a modern tourism destination with an array of outdoor recreation, entertainment, nightlife, and gaming. Tahoe’s timeless splendor and emerging economic diversity continue to define its inimitable personality. For information about lodging, recreation and family packages at Tahoe South, call 1-800-288-2463 or log onto www.TahoeSouth.com