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Visiting Lake Tahoe

When the cold air comes whistling through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe exchanges its summer playground persona for that of a winter wonderland. Most go for slopes, but just below Tahoe’s famous downhill runs, those less inclined to ski can relax via cruise or sleigh ride. The array of activities only grows come evening, when lodges and casinos light the shores.... Read More When the cold air comes whistling through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe exchanges its summer playground persona for that of a winter wonderland. Most go for slopes, but just below Tahoe’s famous downhill runs, those less inclined to ski can relax via cruise or sleigh ride. The array of activities only grows come evening, when lodges and casinos light the shores.    Close

Stories and Tips Lake Tahoe

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Summer in Squaw Valley

Written by sararevell on 14 Jul, 2007

It’s sometimes a strange experience visiting a ski resort in the middle of Summer. It can feel like you’ve walked into a ghost town. When we arrived at Squaw Valley the outlook seemed a bit more promising. Ours wasn’t the only car in the car…Read More


I Think I Should Go To Lake Tahoe

Written by JDTrvlAgnt on 14 Oct, 2008

As a student, I am constantly trying to find a place to indulge my appetite for skiing, natural scenic views, and vibrant tourist nightlife. Located close to major west-coast destinations including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco, Lake Tahoe is the perfect…Read More


Summer & Fall in Lake Tahoe

Written by ImN2Fun2 on 13 Apr, 2006

Lake Tahoe is known as a winter wonderland, but if you don't ski, Lake Tahoe can also be wonderful in the summer and fall. We chose to visit Lake Tahoe a few days before Labor Day and stay until after Labor Day 2005.We were warned…Read More


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Following the Donner Party

Written by dswett1 on 20 Oct, 2005

Much of our past has been overrun by the present, but there is an area near Lake Tahoe that provides us a glimpse into our history. Most of us have heard the story about the ill-fated Donner party that got stranded in the mountains in the winter…Read More


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Tallac Historic Site

Written by dswett1 on 17 Oct, 2005

Located on 74 acres of the south shore of Lake Tahoe is the Tallac Historic Site. This historic location was the summer playground carved out of the Lake Tahoe wilderness by early California bankers and entrepreneurs. First built in 1880, it was a resort created by…Read More


Forsooth! A costume we must findeth!

Written by viajera80 on 26 Jun, 2001

There seems to be an unwritten rule when you step through the log-hewn gate into the forested area which houses the annual Valhalla Renaissance Faire at Lake Tahoe: become someone else. The Faire, which is held the first two weekends in June, is a magnet…Read More


The Wedding

Written by delcielo on 01 Sep, 2005

The wedding we attended was held at the Lakeshore Lodge and Spa. The ceremony, which was arranged by the Lodge, was set up overlooking the lake in a private lawn area. It was a very pretty outdoor setting. A small reception was held in the…Read More


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A really great adventure

Written by Suzie1969 on 25 Dec, 2003

We drove nine hours to get to Lake Tahoe. The drive from Southern California was breathtaking. We stopped halfway and stayed in Lone Pine, CA. We woke up in the morning to a snow capped Mt. Whitney. We journeyed on to…Read More


What to do....

Written by krazyk on 18 Feb, 2003

Lake Tahoe has a ton to offer. I just came back from my 7th trip there in the past 5 years and I am ready to go back. There are numerous ski hills, my favorite being Homewood. It is a local kind of hill that…Read More


Casinos

Written by MrsKoiboy on 07 Nov, 2005

Lake Tahoe is great; besides the beauty, the casinos are open 24 hours a day. If you like gaming, this is a great destination for all. We found many dining bargains at the casinos, and of course, free drinks for players.…Read More


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