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Christina Nellemann

Five Places to Go Ice Fishing in Lake Tahoe

Ice Fishing

With the very cold nights we've been getting in Lake Tahoe, the area has been ideal for some ice fishing. Many of the area's lakes have several inches of ice and they are a great introduction to the patience-required winter sport.

Sierra Club Backcountry Ski Huts in Tahoe

Getting into the Tahoe backcountry during the winter is one of the best ways to escape the ski crowds

Squaw Valley's Last Chair Music Festival Returns

Lettuce at the 2012 Squaw Last Chair Event

In a New Year's celebration of music, culture and community, Squaw Valley's Last Chair Festival will be held January 9-11, 2014

Serious Upgrades at Tahoe's Premier Cross-Country Skiing Resort

XC Skiing Tahoe

The Tahoe area just got another two to three feet of snow and the ski resorts are celebrating with more open lifts and runs. It's really cold and powdery too. However, what if your idea of being in the snow doesn't consist of hurling yourself down a mountain?

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.

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.

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