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Outdoor Adventures Worth the Drive to the Sierra Nevadas

Moaning Caverns Zip Line

During a road trip to Lake Tahoe, the lake itself is usually the ultimate destination. However, no matter what direction you come from, there are a multitude of other adventures to be had in the Sierra Nevada throughout the year.

World's First Burner Hotel Welcomes Burning Man Enthusiasts

Reno residents have long experienced the train of art cars and their Burner inhabitants that stream through the city en route to Burning Man in northern Nevada each August, leaving a trail of dust behind them on their way back out. But now the city offers a bit of respite for festival-goers as host to the world's first dedicated Burning Man hotel. 

Five Waterfront Tahoe Wedding Reception Locations

Tahoe Thunderbird Lodge wedding

Are you planning a spring or summer wedding in Lake Tahoe? Wedding receptions at the lake can be held in many places including ski resorts, mountain tops, and private beaches, but you might want a comfortable and protected location right on the water to wine and dine with your guests without worrying about what the weather might bring. These five restaurants around the lake are either located right on the water or just a toss of the bouquet from the water's edge.

Five Delicious Tahoe Spa Treatments

Hyatt-Regency Lake Tahoe Spa

Coconut milk and honey. Buttered rum. Green tea and peppermint. These delicious ingredients sound like the makings of a dessert, but at some of Tahoe's resorts and spas you actually spread them on your body or enjoy them with your pedicure. Indulge all five senses with these five heavenly spa treatments at the lake. You will want to lick yourself clean.

Tahoe's Five Best Bunny Slopes for Beginners

Tahoe powder

The latest storm that soaked the Bay Area also dumped a few more feet of powder in the Tahoe mountains. The upcoming President's Day weekend will be a great time to head to the lake to tackle the ski slopes…even for beginners.

Tahoe Cocktails for the Winter Olympic Games

Tahoe winter cocktails

In celebration of the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, and the new batch of powder that has just fallen in Lake Tahoe, several bars in the area are pouring some splendid winter cocktails with distinct Olympics themes and flavors.

Alpenglow Mountain Festival in Tahoe

Alpenglow Sports Tahoe

Finally, the next forecast is predicting about a foot more snow in the Tahoe area. Hallelujah! It looks like those snow dances and prayers worked. This might be your best time to get up into the mountains for some Sochi-inspired extreme winter sports.

Five Romantic Things to Do in Tahoe

Tahoe Chickadee

Tahoe is suffering from a sorrowful lack of snowfall this season, but on the brighter side, the weather up here has been beautiful for other outdoor sports that we don't normally get to enjoy in January. It's even better if you can enjoy them with a date or significant other.

National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in Tahoe

Learn to ski in Lake Tahoe

January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and in celebration several Tahoe ski resorts are offering specials for beginner skiers and boarders throughout the month of January.

Tahoe's WinterFest Gay and Lesbian Ski Week in March

Tahoe WinterFest

Some of the friendliest skiers from around the country will be heading to the Sierras for the Lake Tahoe WinterFest Gay and Lesbian Ski Week to be held March 2-9 at the Aston Lakeland Village resort and the several South Shore and North Shore locations.

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