Active lifestyle lodging: Truckee’s Cedar House and Tahoe’s Cedar Crest Cottages

IN OUR GRANDPARENTS’ DAYS, the “grand dames” defined America’s hotel business. Nowadays, active lifestyle hotels are becoming more popular, thanks to the rise in millennial travel. The hotels have European flair and offer innovative food, the latest in technology and locally inspired experiences — from hiking and kayaking to hands-on cooking classes. “It’s a huge […]

Cedar Crest Cottages: unique lodging on Tahoe’s West shore

LAKE TAHOE’S WEST SHORE HAS new lodging, thanks to more home grown talent. In this case, Molly Olson grew up in Tahoe City, went to college at U.S.C., and returned home to start Olson-Olson Architects with her husband, Robb. This winter the couple also opened Cedar Crest Cottages, eight vacation cottages renovated by Bruce Olson […]