Our guide to Tahoe-Truckee: Northstar, Squaw, Lake Tahoe, historic Truckee

KAYAKING AND PADDLEBOARDING Kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Tahoe is an exhilarating experience. We are big fans of the West Shore, known for its beauty and outdoor activities. With three locations on the West Shore (Homewood, Sunnyside, Sugar Pine Point State Park), West Shore Sports rents bicycles, kayaks, paddleboards and has a full line […]

Cruise Tahoe: Soak up the sun & sights

LAKE TAHOE IS A rejuvenating summer getaway, away from the heat of the central valley and northern Nevada. “Big Blue,” the nation’s highest alpine lake, offers countless summer activities. The best way to experience Lake Tahoe is from the water, and a cruise is a relaxing choice to soak up the sun and sights. Visitors […]

Summer Soirees: Where to hold weddings, anniversaries & celebrations

THE BEAUTY OF THE FOOTHILLS AND Sierra is perfect for weddings, anniversaries, parties and celebrations. There also are charming B&Bs, deluxe hotels, historic buildings— even sailboats and yachts. Rates are reasonable compared with the rest of Northern California. The Empire Mine State Park in Grass Valley was the oldest, largest and richest gold mine in […]