10 Things to Do at Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe

10 Things to Do at Emerald Bay

Planning a trip to Lake Tahoe? Then we suggest you don’t leave until you have spent a little time at Emerald Bay. View our list of the top 10 things to do at Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay – you’ll be surprised at how much this magical part of Tahoe has to offer.  1. Vikingsholm Castle At the head of Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, sits the Vikingsholm Castle, where nature and architecture blend to create one of the most majestic sites in all of northern California. Built in 1929 by Mrs. Lora Knight, the Vikingsholm Castle has some of the original features indicative of the 11th... Read more »

Owner Direct Vacation Rentals, South Lake Tahoe

Find the perfect place to stay with Owner Direct Vacation Rentals in South Lake Tahoe. We have a great selection of homes and condos throughout the South Lake Tahoe Region. Finding a great South Lake Tahoe vacation rental should not be stressful. Owner Direct takes the frustration out of finding that perfect place. Concise, easy to read listings, together with excellent customer service and great prices are the perfect combination to help you save time and money when planning your vacation. With more than 20 years in the industry, you are in good hands. Click on the website link to book your South... Read more »

Owner Direct Vacation Rentals, North Lake Tahoe

Find the perfect place to stay with Owner Direct Vacation Rentals in Lake Tahoe. We have a great selection of homes and condos throughout the Lake Tahoe Region including Tahoe City, Carnelian Bay, Truckee and more. Finding a great Lake Tahoe vacation rental should not be stressful. Owner Direct takes the frustration out of finding that perfect place. Concise, easy to read listings, together with excellent customer service and great prices are the perfect combination to help you save time and money when planning your vacation. With more than 20 years in the industry, you are in good hands. Click... Read more »

Historic Tours of the Hellman-Ehrman Estate

Hellman Ehrman Mansion Sugar Point State Park

Looking for a great way to spend an casual afternoon on the beautiful shores of Lake Tahoe? Might I suggest you head to the West Shore for a wonderful tour of the Hellman-Ehrman Estate. Pack a picnic to eat on the large grass area under the trees or down along the waters edge. Don’t forget your camera – this estate and the grounds around it are simply amazing! The Hellman-Ehrman Estate is located at gorgeous Sugar Pine Point State Park, this elegant mansion was the summertime retreat of Isaias W. Hellman, a west coast banker. It was built on 1903 of mostly local, natural materials and... Read more »

Serene Lakes, California

Serene Lakes Calm Waters

Though many resorts in the Lake Tahoe area like to lay claim to being “the best-kept secret” of the Sierras, Serene Lakes’ unparalleled natural splendor and off-the-beaten-path locale make it an easy contender for the title. Serene Lakes is the name given to two connected lakes – Northward-facing Serena and Southward-facing Dulzura – located an elevation of 6800-7200 feet on the Sierras’ Western slope. The area around the lakes is densely-wooded with tall white fir, tamarack and cedar, and the lakes’ waters teem with rainbow and lake trout. In the colder... Read more »