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Gatekeeper’s Museum & Dam in Tahoe City

In the town of Tahoe City, right on the water of Lake Tahoe, sits a small house called the Gatekeeper's Museum. This museum is dedicated to the house and person that … [Read More...]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in South Lake Tahoe

On a recent trip to South Lake Tahoe I decided to take my wife stand up paddle boarding as it has always been something she has wanted to try. I do not have great … [Read More...]

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South Lake Tahoe Guide: Activities, Restaurants, Hiking & Parks

Lake Tahoe is one of those places that you go to and just never want to leave. The water is a stunning blue, there are secret beaches and coves all over and adventures abound for those who want to find them. This guide is to South Lake Tahoe and it includes everything from restaurants and […]

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Kayaking to the Fannette Island Tea House in Emerald Bay

Ever since visiting Emerald Bay for the first time a little over a year ago, I have always wanted to come back and kayak to the small island right in the middle called Fannette Island. When I toured Vikingsholm the guide told me about the small tea house that sits at the top of the island. […]

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Azul Latin Kitchen: Unique Tacos at the Heavenly Village

While exploring the Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe, my wife and I stumbled on Azul Latin Kitchen. Azul ended up being a fantastic spot with a unique take on tacos and it was like an upscale Mexican food place with options ranging from pork belly to calamari. We came for an early dinner were able to grab […]

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Burger Lounge: Unique Burgers & Pesto Fries in South Lake Tahoe

If you are looking for a great place to eat, post hike or outdoor activity, in South Lake Tahoe then I recommend stopping by the Burger Lounge. Located right on Highway 89, only about 8 miles South of Emerald Bay, sits this fun little establishment that has become a go-to for hikers and campers in […]

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DL Bliss State Park: Beaches, Lighthouses, Hiking & Campgrounds

As the second most popular state park in the Tahoe area, next to Emerald Bay, DL Bliss State Park is an amazing spot to camp for the weekend or spend a day relaxing on the beach. It is also the starting point for the famous Rubicon Trail as well, which is one of the most […]

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Sprouts Natural Food Cafe: Healthy Eating in South Lake Tahoe 

On a mission to eat all of the top spots in South Lake Tahoe and traveling with a vegetarian wife, this lead me to the very popular Sprouts Natural Foods Cafe in South Lake Tahoe. We came during lunch time on a weekend and this place was packed. There was 25 people in line and almost every table […]

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DL Bliss Lighthouse Trail to the Historic Rubicon Point Lighthouse

DL Bliss State Park is a popular state park in Lake Tahoe area, especially since it is the start of the famous Rubicon Trail. This trail goes from DL Bliss all the way to Emerald Bay along the water and I have been told it is one of the best in the entire area. That […]

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Cup of Cherries: Best Breakfast in South Lake Tahoe

 I love good breakfast food. I would even go so far as to say it is probably my favorite meal of the day. That being said, I don’t usually go out of my way to try new places since it is an easy meal to skip. When I was in South Lake Tahoe though I […]

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Macduff’s Pub: Best Fish & Chips and Bread Pudding in South Lake Tahoe

When I travel to a new spot I always check out Yelp to see what is around me. I tend to not read the actual reviews since a lot of time people can be pretty nitpicky, but when I see something highly rated with a lot of reviews I know it must be good. Case […]

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Glen Alpine Falls at Fallen Leaf Lake in South Lake Tahoe

When researching things to do in South Lake Tahoe I kept coming across recommendation to visit Fallen Leaf Lake. So on the way back to the hotel from kayaking to Fannette Island, I decided to drive up and see the lake and Glen Alpine Falls, which is on the South end. This drive up waterfall is […]

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Artemis Lakefront Cafe in South Lake Tahoe

Artemis Lakefront Cafe in South Lake Tahoe is just one of those places you can’t help but love. The location is pretty much right on the water, the staff was friendly and food was delicious. I already liked Greek food but after this spot I love it. If you are in the mood for a […]

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Red Wolf Lodge at Squaw Valley Hotel Review

Nestled in the beautiful Squaw Valley, the Red Wolf Lodge is a great place to stay in both the winter and the summer. In the winter its ski up decks provide the opportunity to ski from the hill to your room and in the summer the lush green mountain beckons you to go outside for […]

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