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Truckee River Sanctuary: A Homestead Away from Home

Tahoe Drum Circle

If you are planning on coming up to the mountains this spring or summer, the Truckee River Sanctuary is a wonderful alternative to a hotel.

Catch the Wind: Sailing at Lake Tahoe

Sailing Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is already beginning to celebrate sailing season.

The Five Best Tahoe Cupcakes

With a cupcake, there is no big commitment like with a larger cake. You can be a bit more choosy as to your desired mix of flavors. However, there is still something so decadently satisfying about unwrapping one of those little cakes and biting into the soft frosting.

More Snow Means an Awesome Spring in Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Pond Skimming

The Lake Tahoe area has been given a bit of a reprieve from the last few dismal months. Last week's storms have dumped another 6-12 inches of snow on the slopes–just in time for spring skiing and spring lake and mountain events.

Gas Up and Ski for Free in Tahoe


Northstar is not the only Tahoe resort giving away free skiing this spring. To make up for the less-than-stellar conditions this time of year, several additional resorts in the area are giving away free buddy lift tickets to visitors who gas up at a participating Shell Station in Nevada.

Tahoe Ski Gear Delivered by Ski Butlers

Tahoe Skiing

Wouldn't it be nice to head up to Tahoe for a ski weekend and have your equipment waiting for you? Pack light and reserve your skis, boards, boots and helmets online with Ski Butlers Ski Rentals.

Northstar Giving Away Free Weekends in Tahoe


There's been a pretty minimal amount of Sierra snow that's fallen over the past many weeks (with no change in sight) and conditions in Tahoe have been less than stellar (more like frozen granular, or soft corn snow if you happen upon a 50 degree day). As a result, resorts are implementing some sweetened measures to tempt the Bay Area naysayers to head east. Northstar, for one, will be handing out free weekend getaways over the next six weeks.

Snowshoeing with Tahoe Star Tours

If you have never been snowshoeing in Lake Tahoe before, make your first trip a celestial one by snowshoeing through the mountains while learning about the universe and listening to some poetry with Tony Berendsen of Tahoe Star Tours.

The monthly snowshoe tours start at the Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center at the Ritz Carlton at Northstar near Truckee. For $50 for adults and $35 for children ages 10-12, snowshoes, the tour, some time spent with a telescope and a some wine or hot cider around a fire pit are provided.

50 Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Winter

Lake Tahoe is not just a place to go skiing or boarding (even though that's pretty great). There are hundreds of other indoor and outdoor things to do in this mountain area in the winter — we've just narrowed it down to 50.

Plan the Best Winter Trip Ever Starting with Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe

Now that Tahoe is blanketed in beautiful snow and in the throes of winter, it's time to plan a getaway, starting with a stay at Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe. With its super-central locale just a breathe away from all of the very best Tahoe has to offer, you'll probably have a hard time returning to real life once your stay is over.

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