Lake Tahoe Articles

Quirky Lake Tahoe Stories

By Tahoe Staff
Any self-respecting town should have its weird stories, and Lake Tahoe's quirky ones make for entertaining pondering. For starters, there’s George Whittell. He was an odd old bird with enough money to excuse his eccentricities. A preservationist at heart, Whittell bought up several tracts of land on the north near... Read More

Lake Tahoe Health Food Restaurants are Top-Notch

By Tahoe Staff
Coagulated soybean extract? It sounds gross, right? But in the right hands, tofu is a delicious, flexible and healthy food, widely used throughout the Lake Tahoe health food scene. It's a great source of protein and adopts the flavor of other foods during cooking. But if you are still not sold, there is nothing to... Read More

Lake Tahoe Hiking — To the Tallest Peaks

By Tahoe Staff
Lake Tahoe is not only one of the largest alpine lakes anywhere, but it’s also one of the highest, which, after the fact, makes for some fabulous Lake Tahoe hiking. About 2 million to 3 million years ago a large block fault caused surrounding ranges to rise and the block beneath Lake Tahoe to sink. Over time this... Read More

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Lake Tahoe

By Tahoe Staff
Getting Christmas Tree Permits in the Tahoe AreaIt’s time to make a fun family trek into the wilderness for a freshly cut Lake Tahoe Christmas tree! There is nothing better during the holiday season than that smell of fresh pine. Read over these notes from the Forest Service before you cut.Permits cost $10 each (cash... Read More

Lake Tahoe Standup Paddleboarding

By Tahoe Staff
Lake Tahoe standup paddleboarding is quickly catching on wherever beautiful waterscapes exist, but what exactly is standup paddleboarding (SUP)? It's best described as a mix between surfing and canoeing or kayaking. The rider stands in the center of the board, which is like a large surf board. Using a paddle the rider... Read More