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10 Must-Do Summer Hikes in Tahoe

With its strong Sierra sun, enticing shoreline, and stunning natural beauty, Lake Tahoe just may embody the perfect locale for a summer mountain getaway. Whether you're looking for a picturesque beach from which to take a swim or paddle, a secluded cove for some clothing optional bathing, or a panoramic trail that is sure to get the heart rate going, Lake Tahoe has you covered this summer.

5 Quirky Spots in Nevada You Should Be Visiting

International Car Forest of the Last Cjurch

Whether you're headed to Nevada to gamble or to hike among the wildflowers, you're probably missing out on these offbeat attractions.  Next time you're in the Silver State make sure to stop, pull over, and check out these unique photo ops. 

Embrace the Grape: 5 Sierra Foothill Wine Festivals Worth Checking Out

With all the snow and water in the Sierra Mountains right now, it's sure to be a good year for juicy grapes and fantastic wines. Mark your calendar with these five wine festivals and head into the hills for a sip.

Glamping in Gold Country: Inn Town Campground Now Open in Nevada City

Inn Town Campground in Nevada City

If your idea of roughing it comes with linen-clad beds, a bath house, and artist-designed lighting, then make a reservation at Nevada City's new Inn Town Campground, where 15 glamping sites promise a plush place to crash after a day of play in the Sierra foothills.

Kayak, Hike, or Bike Your Way to a Refreshing Beer on Tahoe's Ale Trail

Nothing quenches your thirst better than a cold brew at the end of a long bike ride. Or a delicious beer after a day spent on the water. Whatever your preferred sport, there's a beer (or two, or three) waiting for you at the end of the Tahoe Ale Trail.

24 Gorgeous Hours in Tahoe (Winter Storm Be Damned)

On Friday night, as we sat gridlocked for an hour at the chain control checkpoint on Highway 80 just 15 miles outside of Tahoe, the snow and ice taunting our increasingly useless windshield wipers, we predicted a sad and skiless weekend. But, as we do, we made the most of it. Should you get stuck in Tahoe in a winter storm, find some fun by taking a walk in our (snow)shoes.

Rad Activities in North Lake Tahoe (When You Can’t Ski)

With this weekend's wet weather prediction, snow enthusiasts will be headed to Tahoe for one last run down the mountain before the spring thaw. But if extreme snow sports aren’t really your thing, there's still lots of reason to make the drive. Here are eight rad alternatives to hitting the slopes this weekend. 

Try Nordic Skiing or Splitboarding at Tahoe's Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Alpenglow Mountain Festival. Photo courtesy of Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Two more feet of snow has blanketed the Tahoe area, but instead of heading to the crowded larger resorts, we're dreaming of backwoods trails away from the masses (and where no one can see us try out a split board). 

Tahoe's Five Best Bunny Slopes for Beginners

Tahoe powder

The upcoming three-day weekend will be a great time to head to the lake to tackle the ski slopes…even for beginners.

Skiers and Snowboarders, Do These Exercises Before You Hit the Slopes

Snow is here and the masses are heading to Tahoe! To make the most of your lift ticket, we asked three San Francisco trainers the best exercises to prep for the slopes.

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