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.
The newest Lake Tahoe nightclub, PEEK, will be opening on February 16, 2013 with a guest host appearance by celebrity socialite Paris Hilton. The opening night will also feature a weekend mega-party with BeatClan, the Las Vegas artist management and DJ booking company. There will also be a soft opening of the nightclub on Valentine's Day that will run for four nights.
It has been super cold these past few weeks in Tahoe, but there are various ways to keep warm both inside and outside if you are up in the mountains enjoying various winter sports.
Visitors to the North Lake Tahoe area now have one less chore to do before being able to enjoy a weekend of snow skiing or boarding: Grocery shopping. A new grocery delivery service is now available in the areas of Tahoe Donner and Donner Lake in Truckee to Incline Village and down to Tahoma on the West Shore. This also includes properties at the North Shore ski resorts of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Diamond Peak and Sugar Bowl.
With more than four feet of snow in the Tahoe area so far this winter, a trip to this ski haven is in the weekend plans of many Bay Area residents. But you have to ask yourself what you want from your winter trip to Big Blue. Lake Tahoe has two faces: The touristy, party scene of the South Shore and the more quiet, nature oriented scene of the North Shore. What's your flavor?
Our night at the Basecamp Hotel in South Lake Tahoe took place just before a massive snowstorm was due to blow in. Skiers, boarders, the hotel staff and even the lake itself seemed to be holding its breath for the white gold to come down from the sky. This 50 room former motor lodge has been crafted into a warm and cozy place to wait for — and hang out in during – a winter snowstorm.
Take a break from skiing, sledding or boarding and lace up a pair of ice skates on your next trip to Lake Tahoe.
The three ski villages in Lake Tahoe are now decked out for the holidays: Squaw Valley, Northstar and Heavenly will be having a full two weeks of celebrations for the holiday season and scheduled events will include skiing with celebrities, fireworks, parties, and of course, Santa and Shaun White on the slopes.
While some visitors to the Tahoe slopes envision themselves as the next Lindsey Vonn or Shaun White, many of us really just want to sit on our butts and fly down a mountain. It's a good thing there are several great places to go tubing or sledding up in Lake Tahoe — and some of them are free.
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