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Keep it Blue: Five Great Tahoe Gifts

Tahoe Blue Vodka

Show your love of Big Blue by shopping locally and picking up a holiday gift that not only screams "I Love Tahoe!", but supports Tahoe shops, vendors and non-profits. These five gifts will keep your loved ones warm both inside (vodka) and out (fleece sweaters).

Hot Cocktails to Keep You Warm in Tahoe

The fire pit at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

If you're not able to stay warm by sitting in a hot tub or next to a roaring fire pit, filling your belly with a warm cocktail on a cold winter night at Tahoe might be the next best thing.

Hot Tubs Plus Dinner at Tahoe's Nepheles

Tahoe Private Hot Tub

It's starting to get cold up at the lake and while there are various ways to stay warm up in the mountains, one of the most unusual might be the private rental hot tubs at Nepheles restaurant in South Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel Offers Suite Special

The temperatures are dropping and that means it's prime time to head to Lake Tahoe. 

Tahoe Mountain Biking for Newbies

Tahoe Van Sickle Trail

It looks like the Tahoe snow is holding off for a while longer, so there is still time and sunshine enough to tackle a few more of the lake's mountain bike trails.

Tahoe Thanksgiving Dinners with a View

The Living Room at the Ritz-Carlton Highlands

For this year's Turkey Day, don't let your view be of your grandmother's wallpaper or the back end of the honeyed ham.

Five Tahoe Area Lakes You Might Not Know About

Washoe Lake Near Tahoe

Most visitors to the Tahoe area go to see and play around in or on Big Blue. However there are dozens of smaller lakes in the area that might not make the same impact as Tahoe and tend to stay out of the limelight.

Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Updates and Specials

Powder at Boreal

Meteorologists in the region are predicting that this winter at Lake Tahoe will be a mild El Niño, an "average" winter season for the lake that is hinting at a bit more snow than last season. If you've noticed the indicators (early frosts, bright golden aspen leaves, dropping acorns and fat bears), so have the ski resorts.

Five Small Towns Near Lake Tahoe You Should Visit at Least Once

Nevada City

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.

Indulge in Tahoe's Fall and Winter Spa Specials

Ritz Tahoe Spa

Winter is on its way to the mountains and some of the best ways to stay warm, or get warm after hiking, skiing or boarding, is with a luxurious massage or weekend spa special. Several hotels and spas in the Tahoe area are offering specials this fall and winter that will have you running for your bathrobe.

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