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The Tahoe Fat Tire Festival Goes Down This Weekend

The Tahoe Fat Tire Festival, a fixture on the Sierra mountain bike scene from 1989-1999, is undergoing a renaissance at Squaw Valley from Sept. 20-23.

It's a four-day celebration of all things cycling–road riders will have their presence too–that includes races, tours, rides, clinics, kids' events, music and, of course, beer.

Climb Rocks and Make New Friends in Tahoe This Weekend

Go climb a rock. Or several of them.

There are hundreds of bouldering problems in the south end of Lake Tahoe, and to show the world just how much variety there is the town of Meyers is hosting its annual Climbing Festival and Bouldering Competition on Saturday, Sept. 15.

The event, which was inaugurated last year to be a major meet-and-greet for the various climbing communities in the Tahoe basin and beyond, is intended for rock hounds of all abilities, from newbies getting their first toeholds on granite to uber-V12 rock jocks.

Mountain Biking, Hiking, and more at the Lake Tahoe Lifestyle Festival

Personal health and environmental health take the spotlight when the Lake Tahoe Lifestyle Festival makes it debut on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Bijou Community Park on the south end of Big Blue.

Food, Wine, and More Food in Tahoe This September

You need fuel to power your Tahoe getaway, and there's no better way to sample what the Big Blue has to offer in food and drink than the annual tasting festivals that crop up this time of year.

The Perfect Time to Get a Pair of Skis? This Weekend in Tahoe

Just as the Labor Day Weekend marks the unofficial end of summer in the Tahoe Basin, it also heralds the arrival of some killer deals for the approaching winter ski and snowboard season as various resorts and towns host annual "tent" sales.

Winter in Tahoe is Coming, Get Ready at the Winter Preview Expo

The calendar may say it's still a few months away from winter, but it's never too early to get prepared for the approaching Tahoe's ski and snowboard season. Toss in a day at the beach and some danceable Latin tunes, and you all the makings for the annual Winter Preview Expo.

Three Cozy Tahoe Lodges for the Perfect Getaway

One of the great aspects of the Lake Tahoe region is that you can find whatever lodging your are looking for in a getaway. Running the gamut from rustic basic to over-the-top opulent, these inns, lodges, motels, hotels, chalets and cabins are sprinkled generously around the shores of Big Blue and in the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Our Favorite Tahoe Watering Holes

A trip up to Lake Tahoe is generally an active one. The expansive mountain terrain, the shimmering lake, the crisp alpine air all beckon a visitor to come outside and do something.

But there comes a time when you all you want to do is kick back and relax – preferably with an ice cold adult beverage close at hand – and reflect on your adventures. The following are five establishments that cater perfectly to your post-recreational leisure time.

Ditch the Car and Hop Onto the North Lake Tahoe Water Taxi

Ditch the Car and Hop Onto the North Lake Tahoe Water Taxi

One of the least appetizing things about a summer sojourn in North Lake Tahoe is having to use a car to get to everything that lines the mostly two-lane highway that stretches from Tahoma to Kings Beach. The traffic sometimes can be brutal, and that's even without any road construction going on. Cycling is great... until you find yourself with an armload of bags on the return trip.

Check Out High-Brow Arts at Lake Tahoe Summerfest This Weekend

Check Out High-Brow Arts at Lake Tahoe Summerfest This Weekend

High culture meets the high mountains when the 2012 Lake Tahoe SummerFest kicks off this weekend in the northeast corner of Big Blue.

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