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Tahoe South tourism rides a renaissance wave

Tahoe South is continuing its renaissance with more than $150 million of improvements and new construction. From total reconstruction of lodging properties to new restaurants and businesses, confidence in the Tahoe market is continuing to rebound. “An energetic vibe is obvious throughout town in the midst of Tahoe South’s transformation and change,” said Carol Chaplin, […]

Best places to watch women’s Amgen Tour

Lake Tahoe’s natural geography of steep climbs and long descents against postcard views will offer plenty of sites to catch race action as the top women cyclists compete in Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM, May 8-9. With the start and finish line at Heavenly’s […]

Tahoe Honor Ride raises funds for veterans

On Friday, May 8, immediately following the Amgen Tour of California Women’s Stage 1 start, the Honor Ride Lake Tahoe begins at Heavenly Mountain Resort, 3860 Saddle Road in South Lake Tahoe at 11:30 a.m. Honor Ride Lake Tahoe is a 19-mile route that departs from Heavenly Mountain Resort’s California Base Lodge and takes participants […]

Things are heating up at Tahoe

Summer brings longer days and Tahoe South is using every extra minute with mega-star concerts, firework shows, food and beer festivals, athletic competitions and celebrity golf action to fill Sierra days and nights.   Sports and outdoors Celebrating 26 years as the No. 1 celebrity golf tournament in the U.S., the American Century Championship returns […]

Volunteers for Amgen needed

The Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race at Lake Tahoe is seeking community members, businesses, service groups and cycling aficionados to volunteer during the two stages, May 8-9. This will be a historic occasion for the sport as this is the first time the competition includes women’s stage races. The local organizing committee is seeking […]

Tahoe springs forward with plenty to do

Tahoe South launches into spring with more than a foot of fresh powder falling on area ski resorts: Heavenly, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Kirkwood on the last weekend in February with additional accumulation occurring on Monday afternoon and evening. “The recent snowfall is perfect timing as we head into one of the most popular months of ski […]

Cupid, presidents and snow at Tahoe South

What do George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Cupid have in common? A three-day Lake Tahoe love affair on Valentine’s weekend. The recent snowfall and an infrequent quirk of the calendar represent a rarely welcomed entry of politics into romance. Consensual pleasures at South Shore take on a whole new meaning with the area’s combination of the […]

Appetite meets altitude during Tahoe Restaurant Week

Gourmet burgers, handmade pastas, mouth-watering steaks, fresh seafood, inventive small plates and decadent desserts are on the menu Jan. 9-16 at Tahoe South as the area’s restaurants roll out an extraordinary culinary experience for California Restaurant Month. Tahoe South Restaurant Week connects foodies with the area’s most notable locally-owned eateries, each recognized for their classic […]

South Lake Tahoe rings in the winter season

Holiday cheer in Tahoe South begins when snow meets adventure with a winter wonderland celebration at “America’s Favorite Ski Destination” (USA Today, January 2014). “Winter is upon us and we’re amped for snow-filled days with action-packed events this holiday season,” said Carol Chaplin, executive director at the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority. “Our slew of expansions, […]

Summer happenings at South Lake Tahoe

SUP races, classic wooden boats, fireworks, mega-star concert lineups and celebrity golf highlight the season at Tahoe. Tahoe South is inviting visitors to dive in the lake, run through the forest, dance the night away and generally “keep summer wild.” It’s the Tahoe’s most popular time (shhh, don’t tell the other seasons). Whether it’s via […]

South Tahoe restaurants are celebrating ‘Made with Altitude’

Hearty breakfasts, gourmet burgers, fine wines, steaks, seafood and mountains of decadent desserts are on the menu Jan. 10 to 17 at Tahoe South as more than a dozen of the area’s restaurants roll out an extraordinary culinary experience for California Restaurant Month. Tahoe South Restaurant Week connects foodies with 17 of the area’s most […]

Tidings of good cheer in Tahoe

Hearty helpings of holiday magic, laughter, eclectic concerts, films and snow piled high in the frosty air points to all things Tahoe South as the right place and time to hear jingle bells ring. Santa delivers December with fresh snow-capped mountains for skiers and boarders, one-horse open sleigh rides through the trees, lake cruises, Christmas […]

Summer sizzling events are happening at Tahoe

The days are getting shorter, but the spirit of summer is still going strong at “America’s Best Lake” as designated by USA Today readers. From Lake Tahoe’s inaugural crawfish Boil ‘n’ Fry festival to the Labor Day fireworks, Tahoe South has the calendar packed with food festivals, blockbuster outdoor and casino showroom concerts, and athletic […]

Lights on the Lake fill the sky

The extended holiday weekend brims with concerts, comedy, theater and eye-popping sky candy. Bigger is better. At least when it comes to fireworks. Tahoe South’s (tahoesouth.com/) “Lights on the Lake,” the largest Fourth of July fireworks display in the West, continues the tradition at the “Best Lake in America” (USA Today, August 2012) over the […]

Plenty of summer fun at South Tahoe

Remember summer camp? Intense and fleeting, full of traditions, camp was the bright beacon in the depths of winter. Tahoe South offers its own rituals of the season: sun-drenched beaches, Grammy winning artists on outdoor stages, family events and outdoor recreation, the country’s biggest celebrity golf tournament, fireworks, and enough nightlife to put the wild […]

Tahoe South tourism rides a revitalization wave into summer

Tahoe South, “America’s Best Lake,” (USA Today, Aug. 2012) is experiencing a renaissance this summer as entrepreneurs and investors are pumping millions into improvements and new construction. From total reconstruction of lodging properties — Landing Resort & Spa, Basecamp Hotel — to planned construction on The Chateau, confidence in the Tahoe market is rebounding with […]

March through spring break

Indie-rock favorite The Shins is set to take the stage May 11 at Lake Tahoe’s MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa (montbleuresort.com). Tickets for this top-billed show are now available and are expected to sell out early. The Portland-based band, led by frontman James Mercer, combines catchy guitar-based rhythm and winsome lyrics to create a distinct […]

Film festival, sleigh rides, concerts at Tahoe South

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and he’s spending the season at Tahoe South (tahoesouth.com). Where else does the magic of skiing and riding, one-horse open sleighs, lake cruises, Christmas decorations, spectacular scenic vistas of frosted white mountains and cobalt blue lake mingle with showroom headliners, music festivals, and […]

It is a perfect storm of activities at Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Visitors to America’s favorite lake (USA Today, Aug. 2012) can expect a winter of major content as Tahoe South (TahoeSouth.com) resorts are poised with prime attractions, sizzling special events and a combination of unmatched outdoor recreation and nighttime amenities. “The destination is on a major uptick with a record-breaking summer and […]

Tahoe to offer water taxi service

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A water taxi service based at Camp Richardson Resort connects locals and visitors to lakeside marinas, enhancing economic activity on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. The service offers stops at three marinas providing access to recreation, sightseeing, dining and shopping. The 42-foot Fun Runner Water Taxi is equipped for 49 […]

‘Best lake in USA’ offers a great Labor Day Weekend

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The “Best Lake in America,” as recently designated by USA Today readers, revs up for Labor Day with a food and wine festival, Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race, mountain run, outdoor and casino showroom concerts and fireworks spectacular (tahoesouth.com).   Labor Day weekend The 20th Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race churns […]

Lake Tahoe garners No. 1 rating

Lake Tahoe (tahoesouth.com) was named the “Best Lake in America” in a recent readers’ poll by USA Today. Editors narrowed national nominations to the top 16; readers weighed in and the largest and most popular alpine lake in North America took home top honors by garnering more than 5,000 votes via Facebook and Twitter (travel.usatoday.com). […]

Summer is in full swing at Tahoe South

COMEDY, CONCERTS AND FAMILY EVENTS SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Heavy-hitting comedy, celebrity golf and blockbuster concerts make for a sizzling summer at Tahoe South (tahoesouth.com) with a dynamic lineup that includes legendary actor-comedian Robin Williams; hall-of-fame athletes teeing it up at the American Century Championship and Grammy award-winning pop-rock group, Maroon 5. Summer season is […]

Tahoe South offers new game

Tahoe South’s new Truth or Dare Facebook game at facebook.com/TahoeSouth, conjures up the electrical, wild-child spirit of a sun-drenched summer while encouraging users to play Truth or Dare with their Facebook friends. Part Magic 8 Ball, part electronic truth serum, this game pushes and tests users and their friends to fess it up — or […]

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