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Five Best Snorkeling Spots in Lake Tahoe

Tahoe snorkeling

It looks like the summer heat will be hanging around the Tahoe area for a few more weeks. Actually, September is one of the best times to jump into the blue waters of the lake: The weather is still warm, the water has been soaking up the sun's rays all summer, and the winds are calm.

Run for Your Life at Virginia City's REDRUN

Zombie in Virginia City

The former mining town of Virginia City, Nevada has been called one of the most haunted places in the country, and has been visited by teams of ghost hunters including the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures crew.

Three Reasons to Migrate to Tahoe This Fall

Tahoe Fall Trees

Fall is hands-down the best time to visit the Tahoe area. Most of the summer crowds are gone, the winds have calmed down, and the water is actually warmer than it is in July.

How Not to Act at Burning Man

burning man

For the past few years, my veteran Burning Man camp has played host to several virgin Burners, who usually suffer a few breakdowns here and there before heading out. Their issues are not the heat, the dust or even the nudity: They are thoroughly concerned that they don't know how to act.

Five Unusual Places to Visit on Your Way Back from Burning Man

Leeloo Dallas at Burning Man

After nearly ten years of going to Burning Man, I can admit the desert event is probably one of the most unique places in the world you can visit. After you've experienced it for a week or more, it is difficult to return to the Default World and face being ordinary again.

Drink Wine Right on the Shores of Big Blue

Hyatt WIne on the Water

Doesn't drinking wine right on the shores of Lake Tahoe sound dreamy?

Ritz-Carlton Residences and Amenities Available for Northstar Lovers

Ritz-Carlton Residences Lake Tahoe

If you're looking for a summer (or ski) home up at Tahoe this year, and your family really can't get enough of Northstar, several of the luxury Ritz-Carlton Residences are still available for purchase. Owners of the Residences, perched mid-mountain at Northstar California, can also enjoy extra amenities this summer at the luxury resort.

Five Tahoe Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Tahoe Frenchy Cocktail

Ice cold beer and chilled white wine do the trick in a pinch, but if you want something extra refreshing after being out in the Tahoe sun, you want a cocktail – preferably something with some lime or crisp pineapple on top. Several restaurants in the Lake Tahoe area offer up what could be called Tahoe's One Hit Wonders: You only need one to knock you back into the lake.

Four Foodie Reasons to Head to Tahoe Just to Eat

Homewood Farm to Peak Dinner

With the abundance of fall produce comes the time to eat that bounty at the top of a mountain…or on a golf course, next to a rushing creek, or right on the shores of Lake Tahoe.

Kayak to Tahoe's Emerald Bay Boat-In Campground

Tahoe Kayak Camp

There is really only one campground at Lake Tahoe where you can pitch your tent right on the water and be far away from car alarms and other night sounds.

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