North Lake Tahoe Experts

North Lake Tahoe Experts
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NORTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA & NEVADA

Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau
Andy Chapman, President & CEO
969 Tahoe Blvd.
Incline Village, NV 89451-9500
Phone: 775-832-1606
Email: [email protected]

North Lake Tahoe Resort Association
Amber Burke, Marketing Director
100 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: 530-581-8702
Email: [email protected]

North Lake Tahoe Marketing Cooperative Public Relations
Jaime Hayden
Phone: 916-960-2894
Email: [email protected]

North Lake Tahoe is a 45-minute drive from the Reno Tahoe International Airport, two hours from Sacramento International Airport and just over three hours from San Francisco International Airport. For lodging reservations and event details, call North Lake Tahoe at 1-877-949-3296. Visitor information centers are located at 380 North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City, California and 969 Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village, Nevada. The North Lake Tahoe Marketing Cooperative is a partnership between the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau and the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association. The combined efforts of both entities are aimed to further promote North Lake Tahoe as a premier, year-round destination.

Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Association
Sara Monson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 7108
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: 530-550-1212
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.NorthLakeTahoeExpress.com
The North Lake Tahoe Express is a year-round, scheduled daily airport shuttle service between the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and the North Lake Tahoe-Truckee region with local transit connections. Travelers can book reservations on 21-passenger shuttles on one of three routes, which include stops at major North Lake Tahoe lodging properties and ski resorts. Individual fares begin at $60 per person, one-way, but are lowered if you book for multiple riders. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance and can be made by calling (833) 709-8080 or book online at www.northlaketahoeexpress.com.

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
Bob Taylor, Executive Director
948 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone: (775) 832-1616
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.laketahoeshakespeare.com
Considered one of Lake Tahoe premier summer events, the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival offers the Bard at his best every July and August. Held in an outdoor venue at Sand Harbor State Park, attendees enjoy the high-end performances, with Lake Tahoe as a backdrop, while dining on wine and cheese at the park’s pristine beaches.

Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Morgan Steel, Executive Director
948 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone: 775-298-0233
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.tahoerimtrail.org
The Tahoe Rim Trail is one of the most iconic and beautiful long-distance recreation trails in the world. The 165+ mile single-track trail is open to hiking, equestrians, and mountain biking (in most areas). The trail circumnavigates the ridge lines of the Lake Tahoe Basin, crossing six counties, four National Forests, three wilderness areas, two states and one state park. The Tahoe Rim Trail Association also manages approximately 30 miles of side and connector trails. The entire Tahoe Rim Trail is designated as a National Recreation Trail (aside from approximately 50 miles that are co-located with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail) and is therefore part of the National Trails System.

Thunderbird Lodge
Bill Watson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 6812
Incline Village, NV 89450
Phone: 775-832-8750
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.thunderbirdlodge.org
Explore the Thunderbird Lodge Historic Site, open for guided tours from May through October, and other times by prior arrangement. Tours take visitors on an hour walk throughout the Whittell estate, including the Lighthouse Room, the Old Lodge, the maids’ quarters and original kitchen, as well as a trip through the 600-foot underground tunnel leading to the Card House and Boat House. In the Boat House visitors may find the fabulous yacht, Thunderbird, built for George Whittell in 1939. The yacht is a 55-foot long, John Hacker design with mahogany hull and dual aircraft engines and is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece built in a bygone era.

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences
Heather Segale, Education and Outreach Coordinator
999 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone: 775-881-7560, extension 4
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://terc.ucdavis.edu/tces.html
Be among the first to experience the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, which opened recently in Incline Village. Interactive stations illuminate facts about Lake Tahoe’s fragile environment. This visitors’ attraction also showcases the building’s sustainable features and cutting-edge “green” concepts, and is home to some of the country’s leading scientists.

Gatekeeper’s Museum/Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Museum
130 West Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: 530-583-1762
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.northtahoemuseums.org
These museums display Lake Tahoe history, including early skiing gear, logging, shipping and railroad equipment, vintage newspapers, artifacts from the Washoe tribe, more than 1,000 Indian baskets and many reading displays. Open May through September.

Watson Cabin Museum
560 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, California 96145
Phone: 530-583-1762
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.northtahoemuseums.org
This honeymoon cottage was built overlooking the lake in 1908. It is preserved as it looked at the time and decorated with many original furnishings. It is listed as the oldest home built in Tahoe City and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Ehrman Mansion
Sugar Pine Point State Park
Highway 89, one mile south of Tahoma
Phone: 530-525-7232
The Ehrman family, prominent San Franciscans and part owners of Wells Fargo Bank, built this elegant home in the early 1900s.