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North Lake Tahoe is all Red, White and Blue for 4th of July

North Lake Tahoe offers a weekend full of Independence Day events and activities to fit the entire family. North Lake Tahoe events range from concerts and barbeques to vintage car shows. However, an Independence Day trip to North Lake Tahoe is not complete without enjoying one of North Tahoe’s award-winning fireworks shows from a balcony, beach or boat. The entire Read More >

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This Week in North Lake Tahoe

Jake's 20th Annual Charity Fishing Derby  Competition is on Lake Tahoe from one hour before sunrise to "High Noon"  June 2nd. Prize money is awarded to anglers who reel in the largest Mackinaw $1000, $500 German Brown, and $250 Rainbow Trout. $50 fee includes Derby Entry, T-shirt, Raffle, and a Buffet Brunch. Proceeds to go to Mike Kise Medical Relief, Read More >

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Touch the Lake

Sometime about the 200th run down the mountain, it hits you: I think I need a break. Luckily, you are in North Lake Tahoe, with many ways to spend your "day-off."   Eat. North Lake Tahoe has roughly 36 miles of shoreline stretching from Incline Village in Nevada to Tahoma on the West Shore, with more than 100 restaurants in Read More >

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Lake Tahoe's Olympic Heritage Celebration is Jan. 12-21

North Lake Tahoe pulls out all the stops to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics with the Olympic Heritage Celebration, January 12-21, at venues throughout the region.   The event, which is sponsored by the North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association, kicks off Sat., Jan. 12 with the REI Winter Trails Day at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Read More >

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Pumpkins and Pink Parties this week in North Lake Tahoe

Spirits of our past are summoned to haunt the streets of historic Truckee during the adults-only Historical Haunted Tour this Thursday and Friday. The walking tour attracts more than 300 attendees and 60 volunteers and features tales of yore with a memorable and entertaining twist at Truckee’s historic gems and watering holes. Tickets are $35/person.   In Incline Village, Sierra Read More >

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Free Summer Music at North Tahoe’s High Notes Music Series

  North Lake Tahoe takes its music outdoors with a variety of live concerts, festivals and headliner events – all part of the destination’s High Notes: North Lake Tahoe Summerlong Music series, running June through September.   Free Weekly Summer Concerts Visitors to the country’s largest alpine lake will find live, outdoor performances – free of charge – every night Read More >

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North Lake Tahoe Celebrates July Fourth with a Lots and Lots of Fireworks!

  [caption id="attachment_1560" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Source: http://www.travelenvogue.com/specials-and-reviews/view/160/Fourth-of-July-in-Lake-Tahoe"][/caption] North Lake Tahoe is celebrating Independence Day with not one, but with multiple fireworks displays.   We’re unique in that we have a series of fireworks events held throughout the region so visitors to the area can take their pick in terms of when and where. Where else can you enjoy more than Read More >

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Tahoe City’s Visitor Center Grand Opening June 12

  The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association proudly unveils its new Visitor Information Center with a special Grand Opening Ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 4-8 p.m.   The pedestrian-friendly venue is located on the ground floor of the association’s headquarters at 100 North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City, next to Fanny Bridge.   The Grand Opening Ceremony is an Read More >

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What's Up This June in North Lake Tahoe

It’s warming up in North Lake Tahoe with clear, sunny skies this week and high temperatures topping out at 79 degrees.     Deals And, deals are abound in North Lake Tahoe. The four-diamond Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley is offering two free rounds of golf per night with their Stay and Play Free package, which includes nightly Read More >

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Fresh Snow, Sunny Skies and Yes…Even Fireworks

  Well March came in like a lion! You may have heard but we graciously accepted a series of storms which left us nearly 5 feet of fresh powder. Even better, the weather is clearing with sunny, clear skies for the weekend. Woot woot!   We are fortunate that these strong storms move through quickly and leave us bluebird skies. Read More >

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This Week: Snow, Snow and Of Course Some Epic Ski Deals and Events

  [caption id="attachment_1355" align="aligncenter" width="403"] Photo Credit Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe[/caption]     North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are reporting up to 1.5 feet of new snow in the last 24 hours at their upper elevations… and Mother Nature isn’t done yet. NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is predicting a chance of snow all week with skies clearing on Read More >

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12 Ways to Ring in 2012 in North Lake Tahoe

Well 2011… it’s been great, but 2012 is sure looking tempting. Check out 12 ways you can party it up this weekend in North Lake Tahoe, of course in no particular order. They are all fabulous. 1. Cal Neva's Black and White Ball 9:00 pm There will be three rooms of sound and spectacle for Saturday's New Year's Eve revelers at Read More >

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Cross-Country Cruising at Tahoe, And A Lot of It

It North Lake Tahoe it seems that downhill ski and board resorts rule, especially with more than a dozen to choose from. What locals know is that cross country resorts are nearly as numerous as their steeper counterparts, and just as legendary.   Credit: Jeff Dow   Did you know that the region boasts the largest cross country resort in Read More >

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The Leaves, They Are A’ Changin’

It’s leaf peeping season – almost. After a brief snowfall in early October the trails and roads in North Lake Tahoe are just starting to show signs of autumn. Aspens in the area are transforming from a sea of green to a brilliant shade of yellow, making for a stunning contrast against Tahoe’s solid wall of pines and firs. That Read More >

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Top 10 Dog-Friendly Lodgings at Tahoe

Tweet Dogs love Lake Tahoe. After all, there’s plenty of hiking and swimming to enjoy. And for the more adventurous canine rafting and boating are options as well.   Lake Tahoe loves dogs too. If you stop into the Incline Village Visitors Center or even the Tahoe City Post Office chances are your pooch will be welcomed with a treat. Read More >

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Tahoe Rafting Now Open

The dam gates are open and the river is flowing, and rafting along North Lake Tahoe’s scenic Truckee River is now open for what’s considered an absolute must-do every summer. Tahoe City-based Mountain Air Sports/Truckee River Rafting and Truckee River Raft Company are now operating for self-guided, five-mile floats down the Truckee River. Popular with families, the leisurely float gets Read More >

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Adaptive Athletes To Train at Tahoe

August 9 at Lake Tahoe kicks off a four-day training session for two adaptive athletes on an adventure that culminates in a January 17, 2012 arrival at the South Pole. While they’ll be heading towards the Pole in a small group with just guides and a documentary team, they’re looking for a virtual “armada” of paddlers to join them in Read More >

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North Tahoe Hits a High Note with Live Music

If you’re looking for music outdoors with a variety of concerts, headliners and festivals then you’re looking for Lake Tahoe’s High Notes. Here’s a look at the summer-long music series, running through September. Free Weekly Summer Concerts Tahoe’s lined up free outdoor live performances every night of the week, except Mondays. Check out: Tahoe City’s Concerts at Commons Beach, Sundays Read More >

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SUP Events Take the Lake

Whether you’re serious about stand up paddle boarding (SUP) or just looking for a little fun there are plenty of events at Tahoe to satisfy. This is the third in a series of four blogs highlighting all that’s SUP at Tahoe. Read the first and second. Drawing the largest crowds, Tahoe’s “pro-am” SUP events are scattered throughout spring and summer, Read More >

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Tahoe’s July 4th = Skiing + Fireworks

This year’s 4th of July at Tahoe is set to be unique, that’s for sure. With a series of fireworks events scattered around the lake at various dates and times you can catch multiple shows throughout the weekend. Or hit the slopes. Yep, late season snowfalls have opened up skiing and boarding opportunities at several area resorts. Here’s a look Read More >

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Biking Events Fill Tahoe's Summer

An unusually long winter may have meddled with Tahoe’s legs of the Amgen Tour of California, but cycling events later in the year are sure to dodge those unexpected snow storms. Check out some of the events coming up: The Lake Tahoe Trail 100K Leadville Qualifier is at Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort July 24. Serious mountain bikers will earn one of the Read More >

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Cycling Tahoe: The Locals Picks

The esteemed Amgen Tour of California recently picked Lake Tahoe for its 2011 Stage 1 and Stage 2 legs. Although cancelled due to a fluke snowstorm, the Tour has successfully introduced the world to what locals have known for years – nothing beats biking in North Lake Tahoe. Whether you’re tearing it up via a thousand dollar-plus road bike around Read More >

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Tahoe's Summer: 16 Things For Your Bucket List

If you're heading to Tahoe this summer you'll want to add these 16 to-dos to your bucket list: Try stand up paddle boarding at one of the race series in North Lake Tahoe, including the Quicksilver 2011 Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Festival August 13-14 in Kings Beach Choose from a handful of Fourth of July celebrations, from fireworks on the beach Read More >

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North Tahoe’s Opening Day at the Lake May 27 – 30

Summer officially kicks off in North Lake Tahoe Memorial Day Weekend with the 5th Annual Opening Day at the Lake. This four-day special event is Friday, May 27 to Monday, May 30, and includes celebrations and festivities along the West Shore and in downtown Tahoe City. The weekend is your chance to “launch” into the boating and summer season, whether Read More >

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No Road Detours Through North Tahoe During Amgen

As spectators and visitors make their way to Lake Tahoe this weekend for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, they will not experience any road detours or alternative routes while driving to North Lake Tahoe.   “There are no road constructions projects, diversions or bypasses scheduled for North Lake Tahoe this weekend and Monday during the Amgen Tour of California,” Read More >

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Best Places to View Amgen Tour of California

The most festive venues are going to be the Stage 1 Start in South Lake Tahoe, Stage 1 Finish at Northstar–at-Tahoe Resort (both May 15), and the Stage 2 Start in Squaw Valley USA, site of the 1960 Winter Olympics (May 16).   South Lake Tahoe to Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort via West Shore The first option is following the peloton from Read More >

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Where the Pros Train in Tahoe for the Amgen Tour of California

Lake Tahoe has long been a training ground for some of the world’s best skiers and snowboarders, but its mountains have also provided professional cyclists with challenging terrain to better prepare themselves for the country’s most prestigious races, including the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Amid the parka-wearing, ski-toting residents and visitors, Lake Tahoe is home to an avid group of Read More >

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Snowfest is March 4-13, 2011

North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day carnival and one of the region’s most popular annual family celebrations, March 4-13, 2011.   In its 30th year, SnowFest continues to draw thousands of attendees with the majority of events free to spectators. The annual favorites are back, along with expanded special events, including the Opening Night Read More >

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 1 Route Released

The routes for Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, the largest cycling event in North America, are now confirmed.   Lake Tahoe’s first-ever involvement in the race as the official Overall Start is Sunday, May 15 and begins at South Lake Tahoe at 6,300 feet, the highest start elevation in the six-year history of Read More >

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Tahoe Toasts the Season

If you're heading to Tahoe or considering a last-minute trip for the holidays you'll find plenty to do thanks to a laundry list of festivities and events. Here's a quick rundown of some highlights, but be sure to check North Lake Tahoe's event calendar for a complete listing. Christmas Celebrations Tahoe City has been celebrating the season since December 1 Read More >

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Tahoe’s Fabulous Fall Celebration Kicks Off In September

Tahoe is fabulous, especially during the months of September, October and November when the region plays host to the annual North Lake Tahoe Fabulous Fall Celebration. It's the best time to visit the largest alpine lake in the country, with its warm days and cool evenings, exceptional deals on lodging and a calendar of events and activities as colorful as Read More >

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NORTH TAHOE BARKS FOR BAHRKE AT TAILS IN TAHOE WEEKEND JUNE 5-6

Two-time Olympic freestyle medalist Shannon Bahrke will be the special guest of honor at the inaugural Tails in Tahoe weekend June 5-6. The two-day event will include a host of pet-related activities aimed at raising awareness about animal well-being and funds for the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.  Events will be held in Tahoe City and the River Ranch Lodge.   Bahrke, Read More >

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Tahoe Is Largest Flat-Water Stand-Up Paddleboard Venue

Lake Tahoe is known for many things; it’s 400 inches of annual snowfall, 300 days of sunshine, and home to the largest alpine lake in the country. Add a new distinction to this list as the destination is now the largest flat-water stand-up paddleboard venue in the world hosting a series of five races starting May 29 and ending September Read More >

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Stop Holiday Dreaming and Start Holiday Living

  Although it’s only October, North Lake Tahoe is beginning to glisten with early season snow and the resorts and restaurants are decking the halls to create a perfect holiday getaway.   The Resort at Squaw Creek celebrates the season with a Magical Memories holiday celebration. The festivities begin November 23 with lodging specials and family-oriented activities then kick into Read More >

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North Lake Tahoe was the place to be for Fourth of July Celebrations

  The Fourth of July is a Tahoe tradition that brings thousands of visitors to North Lake Tahoe.Celebrations were held in Incline Village, Kings Beach and Tahoe City.   Incline Village pulled out all the stops with a multi-day celebration, July 2-4, titled “Red, White and Tahoe Blue.” Special events included a parade, dress-up-doggie contest, opening ceremonies, ice cream social, Read More >

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