Fall colors and food & wine tours in the foothills and Sierra

HISTORIC HIGHWAY 40 Weather permitting, take an old time Sunday drive at slow speed along Old Hwy. 40 from Rocklin to Donner Pass and Truckee— or a “leg” or two—instead of Interstate 80. The fall colors are spectacular. “You will see the parade of rich history that formed California: the path of the Native American […]

Pet-friendly trips in Tahoe-Truckee and Sierra Foothills

MORE PEOPLE ARE TRAVELING with their pets, on the road and in the air. Last year about 30 million people vacationed with their pets, with dogs leading the pack, according to the Travel Industry Association of America. Dogs love summer vacation, and Tahoe-Truckee and the foothills are top choices for travelers. They offer a wide […]

Tahoe’s West Shore: Unspoiled beauty

IMAGINE KAYAKING OR PADDLE BOARDING OVER sparkling blue water, and hiking or biking along a pine- covered path by the shoreline. Or waking up in a cabin or lodge to the sound of birds and fresh smell of pine trees. Lodges, with old-world names such as Granlibakken, also have a sparkling swimming pool and tennis […]