An Evening Stroll at Lake Tahoe’s Sugar Pine State Park

A few weeks ago I was with my family and friend heading up the West Shore to have dinner at Sunnyside Restaurant, one of our favorite “things to do” at Lake Tahoe. On the way we took a detour and parked at Sugar Pine State Park which turned out to be the highlight of the whole day. One of those nice surprises that adds to an already great summer afternoon in Tahoe. After living in Lake Tahoe for 15 years I’m a little embarrassed to say I had never taken the time to visit the park and The Hellman-Ehrman Mansion which I had seen many photos of before. It was late in the afternoon... Read more »

The Blue Agave

The Blue Agave, voted North Lake Tahoe’s Best Mexican Restaurant. They have a large menu of items for all Mexican food lovers to choose from like Appetizers, Quesadillas, Soups and Salads, Fajitas, Aztec Dinner, Mayan Dinner, Carnitas, Platos Grandes, Platos Chicos, House Specialties, Burritos/Chimichangas and more. Come dine outside on the deck and take in the views of Lake Tahoe’s north shore. Enjoy a margarita and relax. The Blue Agave has plenty of room for everyone. The historical Lake Tahoe building dates back to the mid 1880’s and you can see these historic photos as you... Read more »

Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company

Come taste some of Tahoe’s best made beer at Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company where there are plenty of specialty beers to choose from and seasonal rotation of beers is happening year-round. Enjoy Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company’s tasty food menu items too like tri-tip, smoked pork ribs, oak-fired salmon, fish’n chips, yummy flatbreads, salads, burgers and more. Take advantage of the outside seating and soak in the views of North Lake Tahoe while sipping your ice cold beer. Come enjoy their specialty beer at Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company where their signature ales include: Paddleboard... Read more »

Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride & Rendezvous

Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride and Rendezvous

Motorcycle enthusiasts unite at the Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride & Rendezvous! From August 23rd to the 26th you can celebrate the freedom of riding in remote and beautiful natural environments with fellow motorcycle riders. This is not your typical motorcycle event. The Rendezvous is exclusively for adventure riders who aren’t afraid of a little dirt and grime. There will be adventure riding clinics, vendor displays, a choice of multiple regional ride itineraries and a beach BBQ. Take a look at the great event schedule and discover all that’s involved this great Lake Tahoe event. Each... Read more »

Great Gatsby Festival and Tea at Tallac Historic Site

Great Gasby and Tea Festival

Take at trip back in time at the annual Great Gatsby Festival and Tea on Sunday, August 12. Make your way to the Pope Estate at the Tallac Historic Site for this spectacular 1-day Vintage Faire that will bring you back to the 1920s. Peruse the antiques, vintage clothing and accessories all to the beat of live music. Let a costumed tour guide give you an interactive tour of the historic property and house. Take a vintage auto ride or enjoy the offerings of the many vintage vendors on site that sell delicious food, ice cream and cotton candy and more. This family event will also have old time kid’s... Read more »

Glenshire Lake

Length: 1 mile loop Terrain: flat dirt trail Nestled among alpine peaks of Truckee, the Glenshire Lake loop is relaxing and simple to navigate, making it perfect for families with young children. This area has lots of gently rolling hills and gorgeous mountain views. Part of the scenic trail crosses a lush meadow of wildflowers as it circles around the quaint lake on gentle terrain. Take an evening stroll in the soft glow of a gorgeous sunset, or enjoy your walk under the twinkling stars. Dogs on a leash are welcome. For something more challenging visit the North Lake Tahoe hiking trails directory. Directions:... Read more »

Squaw Valley Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest

Squaw Valley Brews Jazz and Funk

Celebrate Brews, Jazz, and Funk at this annual Squaw Valley festival, August 11th and 12th. Attracting visitors and locals alike, the festival is a rockin’ summer event. Sample beers from over 40 breweries. and enjoy an incredible music line-up at this 2-day event. Local breweries (and some from afar) come to the festival to let you sample their latest and greatest creations. Make some great summer memories at the Squaw Valley Brews, Jazz, & Funk Fest, hosted by Squaw Valley USA in The Village at Squaw. The $5 entry fee is by donation and all proceeds go to benefit the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.... Read more »

South Lake Tahoe’s Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe’s Hot August Nights takes place August 3rd to the 5th at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa. Relive the best of the 1950s at South Lake Tahoe’s Hot August Nights. Check out the Cool Car Showroom, Classic Car Auction and automotive exhibits. Compete in the daily Show-n-Shines for the chance to win a cash and trophy award. Take part in a Poker Walk and the night-time cruising, or participate in the Sock Hop. All of the outdoor stages will have live entertainment that commemorates the 50s and 60s. If your car or truck is a 1972 or older American or European model, register today! Coming... Read more »

Lake Tahoe Air Fest

Lake in the Sky Air Show

If you love fast planes and want to see some of our nation’s best aerobatic performers and daring sky diving stunts, com to the annual Lake Tahoe Air Fest (also known as the Lake in the Sky Air Show). Taking place at the Lake Tahoe Airport in South Lake Tahoe, CA, this is one of the largest air festivals in the region with lots of action both in the air and on the ground to keep you entertained.  Check out the vintage military and general aviation planes, plus modern and experimental aircraft, take a helicopter ride, watch search and rescue demonstrations, and view the educational display by... Read more »

Van Sickle Bi-State Park Hiking Trail

Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Elevation: 6,283′ Base Mileage (one way): Varies with destination Directions to Trailhead : The Van Sickle Bi-State Park entrance is located where Montreal Avenue and Park Avenue meet – behind Harrah’s Casino Resort. Look for the stone sign for Van Sickle Bi-State Park. Drive about a quarter mile to the parking lot and trailhead access. If you are staying in the South Lake Tahoe casino area consider walking from your lodging area to the trailhead since it can be easily accessed by foot. Trail : Looking for a quick hike that will get you outdoors and... Read more »

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