Hiking to the Lake Clementine Dam & Foresthill Bridge in Auburn

If you live in Northern California and use Instagram then you have no doubt seen people standing out on a small rock with a large man-made waterfall flowing off a dam behind them. This spot is known as the Lake Clementine Dam, and while you can technically drive pretty close to it, it is much […]

Mellow Fellow: The Bar on the California/Nevada State Line

This small bar in Kings Beach, close to the water of Lake Tahoe, is a great spot for a snack and a beer after a long day of exploring the area. The best part about this bar though is that it is pretty much “unofficially” split down the middle of California and Nevada. I say […]

Foresthill Bridge: California’s Tallest Bridge

From the Golden Gate Bridge to Bixby Bridge, I love exploring all of the awesome bridges California has to offer. There are so many great ones to see that I wrote an entire post on them I will be publishing this week. The tallest of all of these bridges though is the Foresthill Bridge, outside […]

Kings Beach State Recreation Area

As one of the more popular beaches in North Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach is a beautiful place to spend a day relaxing in the sand or swimming in the water. The parking can be hard since the lot is small, but if you can find a spot you will be in for a treat with […]

Squaw Valley Aerial Tram to High Camp

If you spend any amount of time in Tahoe, it is worth the trip to head over to Squaw Valley as well. Squaw Valley has a rich Olympic history that you can read about here and features a village with shops and food. At the end of the village they have a tram that takes […]

Olympic Museum in Squaw Valley

After taking the tram up to the top of Squaw Valley I was surprised to see that the Olympic Museum was on top of the mountain. I know I should have realized this before hand but its nice to be surprised every once in a while. I loved seeing the Olympic Rings when I drove […]

Moe’s Original BBQ: Smoked Meats & Amazing Views in Lake Tahoe

If you are looking for a good spot for lunch or dinner right on the lake in Tahoe City then look no further the Moe’s. This BBQ spot has great smoked meats, fair prices and amazing views.  Details Cost: $10-$15 Hours: Everyday – 12PM – 8PM Location: 120 Grove St, Tahoe City, CA 96145 When you enter this […]

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 manned the Tahoe Dam back in the early 1900’s. It features a complete replica of the house that was built-in that time, the beautiful […]

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 […]

Fire Sign Cafe: Amazing Breakfast in Tahoe

On Highway 89, in the blink and you will miss it town of Tahoe City, sits one of my favorite restaurants in Northern California, Fire Sign Cafe. If you know me, then you know that breakfast is important, and if there is not a donut place to try then I am always on the lookout […]