Lake Tahoe Shopping

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Benko Art Gallery

3979 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #2
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3264

There are some great art galleries at Tahoe where visitors can find beautiful images of the scenic landscape. But now there is a gallery with a bit more of a contemporary edge in South Lake Tahoe with pieces every bit as beautiful but a tad out of the ordinary. The Benko Art Gallery carries works from artists who see things with a fresh eye and... read more

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Bluestone Jewelry

495 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-4298

Bluestone Jewelry is an offering of art in three different modalities: jewelry, photography and unique glass works. Situated across the street from Lake Tahoe in the heart of Tahoe City as well as in historical downtown Truckee, the artistry offered at both Bluestones is in appreciation of the immense beauty of the area. Many of the pieces throughout the stores reflect the stunning allure of... read more

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Bluestone Jewelry & Wine

10046 Donner Pass Road #3
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-0429

Some things just go perfectly together: wine and roses, wine and cheese, wining and dining. Well, a Truckee business has discovered another ideal pairing — wine and jewelry. It would be easy to pass by Bluestone Jewelry in downtown Truckee if one wasn’t in the market for a ring or bracelet. But don’t let that stop you from popping into the jewelry store for the... read more

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Breathe

930 Tahoe Boulevard #201
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-2800

Breathe promotes a conscious living style with their selection of women’s attire, home decor and gifts. You’ll find casual clothing, swim wear, yoga apparel and active wear from Lucy, Beyond Yoga, Free People and Jaia as well as footwear from Haviana, TOMS and Ugg Boots. For accessories you’ll find a great selection of locally made jewelry, sunglasses, scarves and Big Truck hats. Breathe is also... read more

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Cabona's

10100 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-3161

Back nearly 100 years ago Cabona’s was where Truckee’s rough-hewn residents shopped for general merchandise geared toward mountain living. As the decades have passed the needs of residents and visitors have changed and so have Cabona’s offerings. The area’s oldest retail store now offers sportswear for women and men inspired by and designed for the great outdoors. Colors, fabrics and styles of the apparel carried... read more

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California 89 Apparel & Lifestyle Goods

10156 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 214-8989

Any visit to the Truckee-Tahoe area will undoubtedly find one driving on California Highway 89. The store, California 89, has taken the iconic, black-and-white California Highway 89 marker and placed it on a variety of clothing items and gifts. Men, women and children will find shirts and hoodies emblazoned with CA89 and other Tahoe mountain-oriented designs. The store also offers California 89-branded cycling jerseys, perfect... read more

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Dress the Party

10052 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 536-5111

These days it seems like there are more and more occasions to dress up in costume for parties, events and celebrations, from themed pub-crawls to the annual Burning Man celebration. Dress the Party has everything you need to change your look – whether that be a simple party hat for New Year’s Eve or a complete makeover for Halloween. Costumes range from basic prepackaged options... read more

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Ela Chapman

10056 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 563-3512

Part of what makes shopping fun is the vibe of your host. And Ela Chapman hits it right even before walking in the door. Ela Chapman is not only cool on the outside, but inside it also offers dresses, sweaters, tops, pants and more all selected with a fine eye. The store offers a variety of accessories too, from jewelry and scarves to handbags. And... read more

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Enchanted Florist

1079 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-6840

Tahoe is a magnet for weddings, and with weddings come flowers. The Enchanted Florist in South Lake Tahoe is a specialist in providing floral arrangements for weddings as well as for every other special event at which flowers are appropriate. You can check in with them by phone, or, better yet, make an appointment to stop in and chat with a designer. The Enchanted Florist... read more

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Erskine Photography

10072 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 350-6624

There is very little that can be said about the photography of Tim and Michelle Erskine that isn't expressed much more eloquently by the work itself. Fine art and nature, portraits, weddings and engagements and even corporate photography, it all goes beyond just capturing an image on film. Instead, they manage to reveal something about their subjects that was there all along but that took... read more

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Forever Rox

930 Tahoe Boulevard #203
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-4544

Since 1984 Forever Rox has been a great source of gems and jewelry in Incline Village, providing advice, repairs and creating custom designs that can turn your vision into a reality. You’ll find only natural gems from the earth – yellow, pink, blue or the whitest of diamonds  as well as rare sapphires, rubies, opals and emeralds from around the world in all cuts, shapes... read more

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Gallery Keoki

1850 South Village Road, Suite 42
Olympic Valley, CA
(530) 414-8500
The Village at Squaw Valley

Gallery Keoki gives you an opportunity to purchase impressive, stunning photography from a longtime local, Keoki Flagg. Keoki has traveled around the world taking amazing shots, specifically of the local ski heroes of Squaw Valley. His gallery represents his travels as well as those of mountain men and women making a name for themselves upon skis or snowboard. His shots have an adept way of... read more

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High Sierra Gardens

866 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-7390
(888) 844-5404

High Sierra Gardens is a florist and gift shop surrounded by a beautiful property that serves as an outdoor nursery. Inside you’ll find a variety of fresh flowers, plants, gifts and home decor items including wind chimes, candles, stuffed animals, balloons and greeting cards. They can put together a fresh bouquet for you or a gift basket with food, fruit, candy or chocolates. The staff... read more

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Incline Spirits & Cigars

120 Country Club Drive #25
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-9292

Incline Spirits & Cigars has a great assortment of wines, spirits, beers and cigars as well as all the mixers, garnishes and accoutrements to go with them. With a focus on sours, hoppy domestics and unique one-time releases, they’ve got an international selection of craft beers that rotates seasonally. Their climate-controlled wine room houses more than 250 different wines with an emphasis on small producers... read more

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JoAnne's Stained Glass & Gallery

10064 Donner Pass Road # 101
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-1280

If you’re in search of unique, handmade art, start at JoAnne's Stained Glass and Gallery in downtown Truckee. JoAnne is an artist who creates her own stained-glass and etched pieces as well as leaded, beveled and fused art glass. The store also carries items from other artists. JoAnne’s also carries glass ornaments, glass garden art, wind chimes and a variety of hand-blown glass pieces like... read more

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La Galleria

10112 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-5444

From sculpture, wall and table art to jewelry, La Galleria in downtown Truckee curates a large and eclectic selection of creative offerings. Visitors have been checking out La Galleria’s one-of-a-kind gifts for three decades. The offerings don’t stop with the aforementioned items either. Mirrors, lighting and floral arrays and vases adorn the shop alongside a variety of other home décor items and clothing. A specialty... read more

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Lake Tahoe Holidays

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
15A
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-8684

Retail stores often limit one’s holiday-themed purchases to a few weeks preceding any given holiday. But not Lake Tahoe Holidays, because this little shop carries gifts and decorations for all sorts of holidays all year long. Not so very long ago, it was located in the island of the Village Center but has now moved to another unit along the west wing of the same... read more

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Lake Tahoe Specialty Stove & Fireplace

8731 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-3456

Lake Tahoe Specialty Stove & Fireplace is a family-owned fireplace and stove store that began warming homes in Lake Tahoe in 1984. The company is dedicated to finding the best gas and wood-heating possibilities for a home while at the same time staying cost efficient. They are also skilled at designing effective fireplace and stove units for specialty home designs.

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Lakeshore Sports

8499 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 553-1660

If you believe that you can never have too much of a good thing, you’ll be glad to hear the news that Willard’s Sport Shop in Tahoe City has opened an additional location in Kings Beach under the name of Lakeshore Sports. Although the name is different, you’ll recognize the logo style from the original Willard’s signage, and the new shop is open seven days... read more

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Lorien Powers Studio Jewelry

1007 Bridge Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 563-8191

The jewelry of Lorien Powers is a haunting mix of nature and industry, a sense of history melded with contemporary fashion. A trained metalsmith, she works with materials such as gold, silver and natural stones using techniques of riveting, roller printing, forging and more to create works that are stunning and unique. Her finished pieces are one-of-a-kind or limited-production items that at once highlight the... read more

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Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 23
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-4278

The Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery is a huge stage of representation of all that fine art encompasses. From paintings to sculptures, from limited edition prints to glass and metal art, the Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery is 4,000 square feet of artistic talent. The gallery represents many internationally loved artists such as Dr. Seuss and Michelangelo as well as lesser known artesian masters. The... read more

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Marty's Provisions

12030 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-1800

You are probably already familiar with Marty’s Café in Truckee. Now get ready to experience a new dimension of this popular eatery as it expands to a second location with Marty’s Provisions. This is your chance to bring Chef Marty Carlton’s French-California atmosphere and meals into your own home with gourmet goods and products, foods and services. Enjoy smoked meat and seafood, gourmet imported foods,... read more

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Mo, Jo and Zoe

10122 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-3495

Mo, Jo and Zoe is a women’s boutique born and raised right in Truckee’s historic downtown. The boutique is the work of a mother-daughter (and grandmother) duo and features jewelry created by Mo and Jo themselves. But that’s just the start of the eclectic, stylish and affordable offerings of the store that aims to serve everyone. A pair of earrings starts at less than $10... read more

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Mountain Hardware & Sports

11320 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-4844

Truckee’s Mountain Hardware & Sports is a small-town hardware store — and a whole lot more. As a full-service Ace Hardware Store, there is a wide selection of lumber, tools, plumbing, lighting, garden and automotive supplies as well as a full-service paint shop. But even if you’re not undertaking a DIY project, you’ll want to check out the eclectic personality of the nearly 40-year-old Truckee... read more

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Mountain Home Center

11403 Brockway Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-6681

If it has to do with summer or winter living and doing it with both form and function, Mountain Home Center knows a thing or two. With more than 30 years of doing business in Truckee, Mountain Home Center makes it easy to enjoy summer living with a wide selection of outdoor furniture, grills, smokers and pizza cookers. You’ll also find a stylish selection of... read more

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Mountain Home Center

10115 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-8800

If it has to do with summer or winter living and doing it with both form and function, Mountain Home Center knows a thing or two. With more than 30 years of doing business in Truckee, Mountain Home Center makes it easy to enjoy summer living with a wide selection of outdoor furniture, grills, smokers and pizza cookers. You’ll also find a stylish selection of... read more

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Panache

930 Tahoe Boulevard #204
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-5000

Panache is a sweet little boutique carrying women’s fashions, home decor and gifts with a Tahoe flair. Women’s apparel comes in the latest styles from the hottest designers – Hudson Jeans, Frye Boots, Tribal and TOMS shoes. Accessories include sunglasses, handbags, hats and jewelry, much of it locally made. For the home you’ll find accent furniture, artwork, lamps, vases, candles and candle holders, wind chimes,... read more

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Riverside Studios

10076 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-3789

A good measure of a community’s heart and soul is its artists. A good place to find Truckee’s art and soul is Riverside Studios in historic downtown. Riverside Studios was born more than a decade ago in a small studio next to the Truckee River. It then grew into an artists’ co-op in a larger space, and now the Riverside Studios gallery can be found in... read more

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Sidestreet Boutique

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #19
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-3315

Sidestreet Boutique is the king of the hill when it comes to South Tahoe shops. With something for everyone, from women to men and even babies and children, Sidestreet has a huge selection of clothing and accessories. The inventory includes clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry from top names but also goes beyond the norm with furs in coats, gloves, scarves, vests and more. Family owned... read more

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Tahoe Central Market

8487 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-8344

The Central Market in Kings Beach isn’t a big place, but it’s packed full of wholesome goodness. Mornings you can stop in for a coffee or tea, bagel, breakfast sandwich or baked goods. At the juice bar they blend up smoothies, tonics, wheatgrass and fresh organic juices. Come lunchtime the deli turns out gourmet sandwiches made with Boar’s Head meats and cheeses on Truckee Sourdough... read more

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Tahoe Dave's Skis & Boards

10200 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-0900

Tahoe Dave's is a full-service ski and snowboard shop offering rentals, demos, sales and all equipment and clothing needed for a fun day outside. They have multiple locations around the Tahoe Basin that are interconnected to make returning rental and demo gear a breeze. You can bring skis, snowboards, boots and poles back to any of the Tahoe Dave's rental shops despite where you picked... read more

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Tahoe Dave's Skis & Boards

600 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-0400

Tahoe Dave's is a full-service ski and snowboard shop offering rentals, demos, sales and all equipment and clothing needed for a fun day outside. They have multiple locations around the Tahoe Basin that are interconnected to make returning rental and demo gear a breeze. You can bring skis, snowboards, boots and poles back to any of the Tahoe Dave's rental shops despite where you picked... read more

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Tahoe Dave's Skis & Boards

590 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-6415

Tahoe Dave's is a full-service ski and snowboard shop offering rentals, demos, sales and all equipment and clothing needed for a fun day outside. They have multiple locations around the Tahoe Basin that are interconnected to make returning rental and demo gear a breeze. You can bring skis, snowboards, boots and poles back to any of the Tahoe Dave's rental shops despite where you picked... read more

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Tahoe Dave's Skis & Boards

3039 Highway 89
Olympic Valley, CA
(530) 583-5665

Tahoe Dave's is a full-service ski and snowboard shop offering rentals, demos, sales and all equipment and clothing needed for a fun day outside. They have multiple locations around the Tahoe Basin that are interconnected to make returning rental and demo gear a breeze. You can bring skis, snowboards, boots and poles back to any of the Tahoe Dave's rental shops despite where you picked... read more

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Tahoe Dave's Skis & Boards

8299 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-5800

Tahoe Dave's is a full-service ski and snowboard shop offering rentals, demos, sales and all equipment and clothing needed for a fun day outside. They have multiple locations around the Tahoe Basin that are interconnected to make returning rental and demo gear a breeze. You can bring skis, snowboards, boots and poles back to any of the Tahoe Dave's rental shops despite where you picked... read more

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Tahoe Oil and Spice

10091 Donner Pass Road Suite B
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-8857

What’s so awesome about olive oil is that it not only tastes great but it’s good for you too. So that means Tahoe Oil and Spice in downtown Truckee has a whole lot of tasty goodness going on. They carry fresh, premium olive oil from the northern and southern hemispheres as well as flavored olive oils infused with savory things like garlic, herbs and much... read more

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Tahoe Sports Hub

10095 W. River Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-4510

The Tahoe Sports Hub is full of gear for every adventure sport for every Sierra season. From watersports, the trail and granite in summer to skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing in winter, Tahoe Sports Hub either sells it or rents it. There is an on-site bicycle shop that sells bikes and gear as well as offering bike repair and rentals. Other summer fun can be had... read more

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Tahoe University

10015 West River Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 386-7868

Tahoe has a lot to offer, but one thing that has been missing is a university. Until now! Granted Tahoe University is more of a unique lifestyle boutique than it is an institution of higher learning (and located inside a spectacular historic Truckee building, no less!), but you can still get logo-wear there to show your support. In addition to a great line-up of kicky... read more

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Teaz -n- Pleaz

2639 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-8329

Forget Virginia, it's Tahoe that's for lovers. And the South Shore has a shop to help you get in the mood with lingerie, men's wear, novelties and bachelor/bachelorette party supplies. Teaz -n- Pleaz, with locations also in Monterey and Fair Oaks, has a selection of everything you would think of (and some you wouldn't) for a fun and intimate getaway to Tahoe. They also pride... read more

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The Eadington Gallery

4125 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 578-0175

Lake Tahoe is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet. So it is only fitting that there are professional photographers who take advantage of the gorgeous scenery to showcase their talented eye. This is the case with Eadington Gallery that features the photgraphic art of Michael Eadington. The images are vibrant and colorful shots of the Tahoe region, all the... read more

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The Eadington Gallery

589 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-9000

Lake Tahoe is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet. So it is only fitting that there are professional photographers who take advantage of the gorgeous scenery to showcase their talented eye. This is the case with Eadington Gallery that features the photgraphic art of Michael Eadington. The images are vibrant and colorful shots of the Tahoe region, all the... read more

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The Pour House Wine Shop

10075 Jibboom Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-9664

Sure, you can buy a bottle of wine from a grocery store chain or at expensive and/or pretentious wine bars. Best is discovering that little out-of-the-way place with character, selection and owners happy to help wine novices and connoisseurs alike. The Pour House Wine Shop in Truckee is that place. Settled in a funky old clapboard house behind downtown’s Commercial Row, the Pour House curates... read more

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The Robin's Nest

8561 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-2329

An old, blue, barn-style building houses The Robin’s Nest in Kings Beach. Peruse their aisles to see the selection of clothing, hats, slippers, socks and scarves. They’ve got souvenirs, candles, soaps, cards, stationery and a wide selection of jewelry, much of it made locally and Tahoe-themed. Their collection of lodge and home decor includes locally made furniture pieces, pottery, tableware, place mats, napkins and a... read more

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The Village at Squaw Valley

1750 Village East Road
Olympic Valley, CA
(800) 403-0206

The Village at Squaw Valley is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering a little bit for everyone. The rooms all have views of the mountains and are located a few steps from the various base area ski lifts. Rooms are situated above the plethora of shops and restaurants with balconies looking out over the hustle and bustle below. The variety of restaurants and... read more

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Tipsy Gypsy

475 North Lake Boulevard Suite 454
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-2210

Tipsy Gypsy is a cute boutique clothing store for women who enjoy a little Bohemian influence to their wardrobe. Filled with cute blouses, pants, shoes and accessories, Tipsy Gypsy offers affordable designer apparel for all sizes. They also carry adorable underwear and bras as well as fun gifts such as candles with crystals inside waiting to be discovered.

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Toy Maniacs

2180 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #3
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-2696

For specialty hobby gear and toys, Toy Maniacs is the first place to check on the South Shore. A family-owned business with a long history in the industry, they have a nice range of products you aren't likely to find anyplace else in the Tahoe Basin, from collectible toys to models to radio-controlled planes and cars and other vehicles. And more than that, they really... read more

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Trunk Show

475 North Lake Tahoe Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-7554

Trunk Show showcases the creations of many local artists, jewelers and designers. They offer a little bit of everything. From locally made teas to handmade Tahoe glass earrings, from 3-D wooden topo maps of the area to ceramic sculptures, there is a huge variety of local treasures sold at Trunk Show. Visitors can also find fine art, designer ecological creations, apparel, and multi-media illustrations. Be... read more

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Village Market

770 Mays Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-5025
Meat Dept.
(775) 831-6243

The family-owned Village Market is a slightly smaller alternative to super-sized chain supermarkets. You’ll find a select variety of high-quality grocery items to fill all your shopping needs. The produce is always fresh with a great selection of organic fruits and vegetables. The Village Market features an expansive collection of eclectic wines from around the world as well as some unique spirits. Be sure to... read more

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Village Meats

770 Mays Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-6243

Located inside the Village Market, Village Meats is a full-service gourmet butcher shop and smokehouse. You can find just about any type of meat here, from the ordinary – beef, pork or poultry – to rare wild game including buffalo, kangaroo, alligator and rattlesnake. All-natural Black Angus beef is featured along with a large variety of wild-caught seafood. You’ll also find a good selection of... read more

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Village Ski Loft

800 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-3537

The Village Ski Loft’s knowledgeable staff has been outfitting visitors and residents for the four seasons since 1973, providing sales, service and rentals for all of your outdoor needs. With one of the widest selections of bikes on the north shore – from beach cruisers to downhill mountain bikes – they also stock a full line of parts and accessories and have a variety of... read more

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Wanda's Floral & Gift

395 North Lake Bouvelard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-2180

Wanda’s Floral & Gift brings a fresh feel to a full service floral boutique. Serving the north and west shores of Lake Tahoe as well as Truckee, they are known throughout the area for their stunning floral arrangements, creatively composed in Wanda’s unique signature style. Wanda’s uses only locally sourced, high quality flowers in arrangements. In addition to flower bouquets, Wanda’s also offers plants for... read more

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What a Girl Wants

1001 Heavenly Village Way #38
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-3368

You can’t swing a cat in the eastern side of South Lake Tahoe without hitting a boutique. But there is one in the Heavenly Village that really stands out. What a Girl Wants is a specialty shop for women, carrying sleepwear, lingerie, swimwear and what they call aprés-ski and slopeside clothing. They also offer boots, shoes, lotions, candles and more, and they are very friendly,... read more

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Willard's Sport Shop

170 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-3356

Willard's Sports Shop is a true local business. Owned and operated by a longtime Tahoe family, the Willards, it's obvious when being helped by one of the family members or staff that they truly do care. In addition to all winter gear, they carry high-quality down jackets, street wear, gloves, hats, goggles, eyewear and clothing created by local businesses. In the summer the shop transitions... read more

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Winter Wonderland Ski Shop

3672 Verdon Lane
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-7903

Winter Wonderland Ski Shop is one of the South Shore's venerable institutions, family owned and providing snow gear for winter sports enthusiasts for nearly 50 years. Just a stone's throw from Heavenly's California Base Lodge, Winter Wonderland has rentals, including helmets for all ages, as well as full-service tuning capabilities. The ski package is one of the best deals in town, and they even offer... read more