Many Bay Areans only think about Tahoe as a winter or summer destination, but many don't realize that Tahoe has plenty to offer in the off-season. Skiing, hiking, biking, and the like are all available at half the cost and half the crowds. Here are some great insider tips proving that Tahoe is just as great in spring (or fall).
Energize all parts of your body with these March events at Squaw Valley—all taking place on the same weekend. March 20-22 is a great time to come up to the lake and enjoy several new inches of snow in Squaw Valley. What's more, the resort, village, and slopes will feature a riding and yoga workshop, rivers of French bubbly, and the sounds of the Infamous Stringdusters and Sam Bush.
Many Bay Area visitors have a preconceived notion about the Biggest Little City—casinos, grime and buffets. While, yes, some of that is still around, there's also an artisan grassroots movement happening in Reno. If you have not been to Reno in the past few years, you might be surprised at what’s turning this Bay Area neighbor upside down.
The last few winter storms have left up to three feet of snow in some areas of Lake Tahoe, perfect for experiencing all the new things the winter wonderland has to offer. New resort experiences, hotels, eateries, and high mountain adventures are now available to ensure you start the winter off right.
The Lake Tahoe area itself is a group of tiny towns around a large, blue lake and there are many ways you can experience small town life while visiting the area. However, on your way to and from Lake Tahoe there are additional small towns scattered around the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Virginia Range that are also worth checking out…especially this fall.
Jamie Collins and Chris Gureckihe are a sassy, sweet couple.
Jessica Painter and Michael Clifton exchanged their vows up in the Tahoe mountains this fall. The couple and their wedding party took full advantage of the nearby water and went on a boatride to the wedding location. The lake shore provided a beautiful backdrop for the peaceful ceremony.
Larissa and Trevor shared their love with friends and family at an amazing Lake Tahoe wedding at the Sugar Bowl Ski Resort overlooking Norden and Ice Lakes in Tahoe. Larissa planned her colors to be pink, orange, sage and grey, and it blended perfectly for her early Autumn wedding. Vintage and rustic details spread throughout the wedding with a chairlift ride up to the top of Disney Mountain for a glorious overview of Tahoe for their cocktail hour. Following dinner, Larissa and Trevor sang to each other as a special surprise for all their guests.