Photo courtesy of Chris Neal
The East Shore Trail between Incline Village and Sand Harbor State Park is now open!
The three mile route features 17 designated vista points, 11 designated shoreline access points, eight bear-proof trash stations, more than 30 bike racks, three bike repair stations with air pumps and tools, five bathrooms and five benches with more on the way. There are also six bridges, one of which is the longest bridge in the Tahoe Basin at 810 feet.
The parking is currently free. At the trailhead, there are three new parking lots with about 90 spaces near Ponderosa Road right off of State Route 28. In the coming months, it will be converted to paid parking through the Tahoe Transportation District, with revenues to be used…
Looking for a place in Reno-Tahoe to celebrate America’s birthday? Here are some patriotic ideas!
1) 4th of July with the Reno Phil
Photo credit: Artown and Reno Phil Orchestra
The Reno Phil Orchestra and Chorus will perform patriotic and classical favorites at Wingfield Park in Downtown Reno. Conducted by Laura Jackson, this family friendly performance will begin at 7:30pm and will end with a fantastic firework finale. This event is free to the community.
300 W. 1st Street
Reno, NV 89503
2) 4th Annual Star Spangled Sparks Fireworks Spectacular at the Nugget Casino Resort
Photo credit: Nugget Casino Resort
Festivities include the largest fireworks show in Northern Nevada, live music, food and beverage vendors, arts…
One of the largest winters on record graced the Reno-Tahoe region and each week we can feel it getting a little bit warmer.
When it seemed like spring would never come, suddenly the sun is shining! Those bluebird days put the itch of summer in our shoes and we’re looking forward to enjoying so many springtime activities. You can enjoy the best of both worlds, or as locals affectionately call it “The Tahoe Trifecta”.
What is the Trifecta? Golf, boat/kayak and ski all in the same day. Seems impossible, but we can guarantee you that it isn’t. The weather is just warm enough to be comfortable, but not so warm that the lake is full of boats and paddlers.
Many local ski resorts will be closing by the end of April, so get…
Lake Tahoe ski resorts have extended their operations well into the spring following record snowfall in February.
Skiers and riders rejoice! More than 50 feet of snow has fallen so far this season and the mountains could even get a bit more. An extended season has been announced by the area’s resorts, which means more bang for your buck for season pass-holders.
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will operate lifts in Squaw through July 7, which is just 8 days shy of their latest closing date ever on July 15, 2017. Last year, Squaw closed following Memorial Day weekend. Alpine Meadows will operate into May with its schedule dependent on both weather and the construction of a high-speed chair lift that will replace Hot Wheels.
It’s no secret that the Sierras have a lot of snow covering their mountains and now is the perfect time to enjoy all the winter escapes of Lake Tahoe.
North Lake Tahoe is just a 20- to 30-minute drive from South Reno, depending on where you are. The lake is a treasure in all seasons, but there’s nothing quite like it when it’s covered in a blanket of snow. Whether you’re on the mountain, or sitting lakeside, we’ve picked five ways to exhilarate your sense at the lake.
Craft Brews & Prized Eats
Incline Village in North Lake Tahoe is a quaint little town home to Sierra Nevada College, the Hyatt and the local’s favorite burrito stop T’s Mesquite Rotisserie. Incline is also home to Alibi Ale Works, a local craft brewery responsible for the…
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Warm your spirits this holiday season with these six festivals in Tahoe and Mammoth.
South Lake Tahoe
Heavenly Holidays: A festival on the mountain! This fun celebration features a 16-foot interactive snow globe where the kids can get their photos taken with Santa. There will also be sleigh rides, ice sculptures, music and a New Year’s celebration with an outdoor concert, a gondola “ball drop” and fireworks.
December 18th – 31th @ Heavenly Village
SnowGlobe Music Festival: This uber popular event will feature three days of music in the heart of Tahoe. A New Year’s Eve celebration will kick off too as dozens of world-class musicians appear on multiple stages. Catch acts such as Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz,…
When lift tickets can cost anywhere from a hundred dollars or more for a day pass, it’s no wonder so many people invest in a season pass.
Feeling a little overloaded by all the choices? The many great ski resorts in the Tahoe region can do that to you. We’re here to help you find the right one.
The Epic Pass was released by Vail Resorts ten years ago and revolutionized the way ski resorts make money with one season pass to rule all of the company’s mountains for just a few hundred dollars. The Epic Pass price tag today is $949 and offers unlimited skiing at 65 resorts in eight states, Canada, Europe, Australia and Japan. The Ikon is a similar product, with unlimited skiing and free days at 35 resorts including Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows,…
The Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition has been invited to take part in an unprecedented accelerated process to select the next U.S. city to represent to the country in a future Winter Olympic bid competition.
The coalition released a press release that it has a hard deadline of November 9 to decide whether it wants to accept the official invite from the U.S. Olympic Committee. The coalition has long held the formal role of representing the area’s interests in Olympic-related matters. The invitation included a comprehensive workbook seeking detailed information on a variety of bid categories and factors.
"This invitation is an affirmation of all the inspired time and effort contributed by so many over the past 15 years to return the Olympic rings…
Snowsport enthusiasts are patiently waiting for the powder to fall on Lake Tahoe’s ski resorts. Here’s all that’s new for the 2018/2019 season.
Believe it or not, ski season has begun in the Tahoe region and the hopes for another long and strong winter are high. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe opened limited terrain the weekend of October 19 for season-pass holders and plans to reopen to the public this weekend (October 26) with limited terrain. Mt. Rose is usually the first to open due to its area-high base elevation of 8,260 feet.
Last year we had a weaker snow season overall in the greater Reno-Tahoe area, but Mt. Rose still had 324 inches of snow which allowed its skiers to carve and glide down its 1,200 acres from October to the end of April. During the…