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5 Fun and Unusual Airbnb Rentals in Tahoe

Tahoe Airbnb - Mongolian Yurt

It’s time to start planning your summer Tahoe trip, but instead of booking a run-of-the-mill hotel room, why not opt for a tiny house, tipi or comfy yurt? These fun and unusual Airbnb rentals come with luxe amenities including trailside access to the Pacific Crest Trail, waterfront access to Carnelian Bay, and even your own swimming pool. Happy camping! 

5 Quirky Spots in Nevada You Should Be Visiting

International Car Forest of the Last Cjurch

Whether you're headed to Nevada to gamble or to hike among the wildflowers, you're probably missing out on these offbeat attractions.  Next time you're in the Silver State make sure to stop, pull over, and check out these unique photo ops. 

Embrace the Grape: 5 Sierra Foothill Wine Festivals Worth Checking Out

With all the snow and water in the Sierra Mountains right now, it's sure to be a good year for juicy grapes and fantastic wines. Mark your calendar with these five wine festivals and head into the hills for a sip.

Glamping in Gold Country: Inn Town Campground Now Open in Nevada City

Inn Town Campground in Nevada City

If your idea of roughing it comes with linen-clad beds, a bath house, and artist-designed lighting, then make a reservation at Nevada City's new Inn Town Campground, where 15 glamping sites promise a plush place to crash after a day of play in the Sierra foothills.

Kayak, Hike, or Bike Your Way to a Refreshing Beer on Tahoe's Ale Trail

Nothing quenches your thirst better than a cold brew at the end of a long bike ride. Or a delicious beer after a day spent on the water. Whatever your preferred sport, there's a beer (or two, or three) waiting for you at the end of the Tahoe Ale Trail.

Try Nordic Skiing or Splitboarding at Tahoe's Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Alpenglow Mountain Festival. Photo courtesy of Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Two more feet of snow has blanketed the Tahoe area, but instead of heading to the crowded larger resorts, we're dreaming of backwoods trails away from the masses (and where no one can see us try out a split board). 

Tahoe's Five Best Bunny Slopes for Beginners

Tahoe powder

The upcoming three-day weekend will be a great time to head to the lake to tackle the ski slopes…even for beginners.

5 Great Snowshoe Tours + Treks to Try in Tahoe

Tahoe snowshoe tours

Tahoe is a veritable winter wonderland right now with 4 to 7 feet of fresh snow! To keep from falling up to your waist in the cold powder, strap on a pair of snowshoes. These five snowshoe tours have everything from twilight treks, to star gazing, to feeding little birds from the palm of your hand.

A Perfect Winter Weekend in Nevada City and Grass Valley

Two Room Inn in Nevada City

Tucked into the forested foothills of Gold Country, the small towns of Nevada City and Grass Valley are about 40 minutes from North Lake Tahoe down windy Highway 20. For a winter getaway these little towns do the holidays right: from Nevada City's charming Victorian Christmas to cozy winery tasting rooms you'll probably want to stay longer than a weekend.

Tahoe Kicks off Winter With Early Snow, Resort Improvements + Events

Tahoe ski season

Just a week before Thanksgiving, Tahoe’s ski resorts are already in full swing due to several feet of powdery snow. Most resorts have at least 18 to 30 inches of fresh white stuff as well as some seasonal improvements and events for skiers, snowboarders, and those who just want to play in the mountains. 

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