Overview Lake Tahoe

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

Heavenly Ski Resort / Kirkwood

Written by ramboy on 26 Dec, 2002

Heavenly Ski Resort is one of the world's largest ski areas. Everyone one we talked to said there wouldn't be any reason to ski anywhere else while we were there, but they were wrong. Heavenly is an extremely popular and beautiful resort.…Read More


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Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Written by dswett1 on 17 Oct, 2005

Nevada has done a great job of preserving the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe in having created this state park. Sand Harbor is probably the most popular stop of this wonderful park. It has beautiful beaches to stroll and a rugged shoreline to take your…Read More


Vikingsholm

Written by Travel Queen on 07 Nov, 2000

When I was a kid, my family hiked from Emerald Bay into this historical landmark home of the Vikings. This was very memorable and fun. I think it's like a mile from the road. I'm sure there's information on it. Emerald…Read More


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Lake Tahoe, California

Written by Julie Hood on 17 Jul, 2000

Lake Tahoe is reknowned for its ski resorts but in the summer the scenic views are breath-taking. A seventy five mile trip around the lake is a must, it is a lovely drive. Back in Tahoe, my favorite casino was Harrahs...or maybe it was because, there, I…Read More


Beauty of Bike Riding

Written by shoffner102180 on 12 Jan, 2006

We rented bicycles through a local agency in South Lake Tahoe, hoping for an enjoyable and relaxing ride around the lake. We would recommend this to anyone, but be sure to listen when the bike rental people are telling you where to go! We got…Read More


Once in a lifetime....

Written by BlondeBarbie on 15 Aug, 2005

What a magical place to get married in the wintertime. It was about 80 degrees inside but 21 degrees outside. We highly recommed Harvey's Wedding Chapel.…Read More


Doc Wenzel's Old Time Portraits

Written by Debbie Sanchez on 23 Aug, 2003

This was a little shop that we came across while shopping for souvenirs. They dress you up in Western clothing and photograph you. The quality is wonderful and it's done on the computer. The cost is $42 for an 8x10 photo, the matting, and a…Read More


Lake Tahoe

Written by AGoodwin on 02 Mar, 2003

Lake Tahoe on the north shore is very peaceful and lovely. There are lots of fun things to do, or just relax and enjoy the beauty. You can go to the old casinos at CalNeva, take a tram ride for a spectacular view and lunch…Read More


Casinos

Written by mo_2008 on 27 Aug, 2006

The casinos in Lake Tahoe are always packed and full of entertainment and excitement! The buffets are packed with all kinds of food to choose from, and the shops are amazing. The whole place is a different atmosphere.…Read More


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