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6 Reasons to Be Stoked on the (Returning) Northern Lights Festival

Winter is one of the most exciting times of the year in North Lake Tahoe, and that excitement just got an extra shot of adrenaline thanks to the return of a classic community favorite from the early 1990s—the Northern Lights Festival. Held in Crystal Bay and Incline Village, the Northern Lights Festival promises a glittering array of events starting on Read More >

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Meet Anika — ski racer, middle schooler & philanthropist

Anika Age: 12 School: Sierra Expeditionary Learning School Skiing since? Age 2 When did you decide to get serious about ski racing? When I was about 8 or 9, I decided it was my sport. I love the speed and the exhilaration. Who was your first ski mentor? I would say all the women in ski racing. They are all Read More >

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World Cup Opening Ceremonies to Showcase North Lake Tahoe’s Next Generation of Female Athletes and Leaders

Anika, 12, might seem like your average middle schooler. She likes to draw, loves science fiction and has an Alaskan Malamute named Niko, but, when the Audi FIS World Cup comes to Squaw Valley March 9 – 12, her generous spirit and exemplary citizenship will earn her a place on the World Cup stage. Anika will be participating in the Read More >

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WinterWonderGrass Music and Brew Festival: Unique Tahoe Experience Returns for a Third Year

WinterWonderGrass returns to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows March 31 - April 2, 2017, bringing together renowned bluegrass performers, delicious local food, tasty local brew and a weekend of surprises. Here are just a few reasons you should add this festival to your North Tahoe Must-Do List: 25 Bands on 5 Stages in 1 Stellar Setting: Only in North Tahoe Read More >

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17 Getaway Ideas for Spring Break in North Tahoe

Spring break in North Lake Tahoe is the perfect blend of adventure, excitement, relaxation, and of course, fresh powder. With summit depths nearing 250 inches after a string of generous storm cycles, a trip to the Sierra this spring promises to be anything but slushy. Beyond the countless outdoor adventures to be had, North Tahoe is also host to an Read More >

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A Lover’s Guide to North Lake Tahoe: 10 Date Ideas for Winter in the Sierra

Love and winter are a match made in heaven. As snow continues to fall across the Sierra (over 24 feet and counting), there has never been a better time to bundle up with your love and experience a picturesque Valentine’s Day in North Lake Tahoe. February 14 falls on a Tuesday -- cash in those vacation days and extend your Read More >

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Tubing, Sledding and Snowplay in North Lake Tahoe

Many images come to mind when picturing winter in North Lake Tahoe. One may think of world-renowned ski and board resorts and images to the likes of Jonny Moseley and Shaun White tearing up the mountain. North Lake Tahoe is also packed with tubing, snow activities and a brand new ice rink to fill up an entire weekend with family-friendly Read More >

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Top 5 New Year’s Activities in North Lake Tahoe

Photo Credit: Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Spending New Year’s Eve in North Lake Tahoe is just as awesome as it sounds. From live music to slopeside fireworks, champagne toasts, snowshoeing and festive dinners, we’ve put together a list of the must-dos to ring in 2017. Remember -- they say what happens on New Year’s Eve sets the tone for Read More >

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Spend an Unforgettable Christmas in North Lake Tahoe

Photo Credit: Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows While North Lake Tahoe resonates with travelers year round, our destination is exceptionally charming over the holiday season. Christmas magic prevails at every turn - from ice carving demonstrations to fireworks shows; breakfasts with Santa and gingerbread workshops; ice skating, sleigh rides, and world renowned skiing are just a few of the holiday Read More >

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The Ultimate Backcountry Guide: Gear and Outfitting

Photo Credit: Chris Bartowski This week, Australian transplant turned Tahoe powder hound, Jason Layh, of Alpenglow Sports takes over the North Lake Tahoe social channels for an in-depth look into everything backcountry. Layh has chased snow all over the world, including parts of Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan and the United States. He now works at Alpenglow Sports, a North Tahoe Read More >

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The Ultimate Backcountry Guide: Getting Out There

North Lake Tahoe is a backcountry skier’s paradise. We are excited for Jeremy Benson’s new backcountry guide featuring 9 routes exclusive to North Lake Tahoe along with over 80 other backcountry trails across the state of California - click here to learn more. Credit: Chris Bartowski This week, Australian transplant turned Tahoe powder hound, Jason Layh, of Alpenglow Sports takes Read More >

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5 Reasons North Tahoe is Cross-Country King

There’s a reason nordic skiers flock to North Tahoe during the cold winter months. Whether resort or backcountry trails are your calling, North Lake Tahoe’s mountains deliver unmatched snowpack, pristine trails and nirvana views to those in pursuit of cross-country bliss. Beginners and novice skiers alike find camaraderie among the snow-capped mountains. North Tahoe nordic folks are a tight-knit community, Read More >

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Spring Skiing is the Business

North Lake Tahoe is known for its white winters and sizzling summers. But the renewing months of spring combine the best of both worlds. This year, bust out the vacation planners and check out the amazing highlights of North Lake Tahoe life in spring. Spring Skiing Thanks to the El Niño storm, over 400 inches of snowfall is here to Read More >

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Tahoe on a Budget

Lake Tahoe is one of the biggest natural tourist attractions in the U.S. But just because the area is big doesn’t mean the travel budget needs to be big as well. From resorts to restaurants, the locals know the best tips and tricks to a thrill-filled vacation in Tahoe without breaking the bank. We asked and gathered their tips below. Read More >

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Holiday Shopping Finds

[caption id="attachment_24895" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo Credit: Niobe Burden[/caption] By Chaco Mohler, WhereTraveler One-of-a-kind stores and galleries in North Lake Tahoe make for great shopping fun—ideal spots to find last minute gifts and stocking stuffers. Take a stroll through Cobblestone Center in Tahoe City for boutiques, shops, jewelry and more. Inexpensive gifts ranging from bed and bath to bangles can be Read More >

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North Tahoe, the Continent’s Cross Country Skiing Capital, Offers Cross Country Skiing Options for All Styles of Skier

Already home to North America’s largest cross country resort and 11 cross country skiing locations scattered across the north shore of Lake Tahoe, the region known as the capital of North American Cross country skiing continues to upgrade its offerings to its dedicated and new skiers equally.   Royal Gorge Cross Country Resort, now under the management of Sugar Bowl Read More >

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North Lake Tahoe is For Families

Many images come to mind when picturing winter in North Lake Tahoe. One may think of world-renowned ski and board resorts like Squaw Valley, Northstar California or Sugar Bowl and images to the likes of Jonny Moseley and Shaun White tearing up the mountain. However, North Lake Tahoe isn’t just for the pros. North Lake Tahoe is for families. Below Read More >

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Your Winter at Tahoe Bucket List

So you’ve taken time off work and booked a trip to Tahoe this winter. Check item #1 off your list. Now you’ve got an entirely different task ahead: figure out how much you can pack into your trip to make it the best ever. We could come up with a thousand things to do, but that’s what GoTahoeNorth.com is all Read More >

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Tahoe Continues to Earn "Best of" Titles

With November snow totals the highest in a decade and skiers reporting some of the best conditions ever, it's not a stretch to say Tahoe is among the hottest places to be for winter snow sports at the moment. But beyond right now, Tahoe is also one of the top ski destinations in North America based on numerous polls and Read More >

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