Don’t let Tahoe in August pass you by

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The clarity of the lake will astound you, the outdoor options endless, and as most folks know, it’s prime time right now. It never gets too hot here, in summer it’s just right, and the romantic rustle of the pines let you know you are in the High Sierra.

We like to swim at Kiva Beach, about 15 minutes from the Black Bear. Our two favorite kayaking spots are Emerald Bay, about an hour paddle and Sand Harbor, more of a drive but if you get there early…..fairytale….where all the promo shots of the Lake are always taken.

Then there’s the Lake Tahoe for hikers.  Desolation Wildnerness is just up the road and the Tahoe Rim Trail is a half hour away. Bike trails are ten minutes away and we like the ride to Richardson’s Bay.  Yes, we’re all about location at our cabin and you’ll appreciate being close to shopping too.

Better start looking at your calendar, ours is filling up.  Reserve now:

Rates are low, mountain experiences high.

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See you soon!

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Tahoe spring/summer heating up

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Planning ahead is always a good thing. Especially for Tahoe where summer months are the most popular and close-to-lake locations are hard to come by.  Black Bear Lodge Tahoe is situated on a big sunny meadow, close to the Upper Truckee River, a 10 minute drive to the Lake. If hiking is your thing, trails are less than a half hour. The bike path that circles the lake is 10 minutes away. Shopping is super close too.

To sum it up, yes, we’ve got the best location. If you choose not to drive, the bus is a 5 minute walk.

Make your reservations before someone else snags your dates:

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Thanks for stopping by and Happy Summer!!

Summer is in full swing at the Black Bear Lodge

July is turning out to very popular at the Black Bear. Happy guests report they’re beating the heat and enjoying the Lake (just 5 minutes away). August will find even higher temps in all of California so an escape to Tahoe is just the ticket.

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Some friendly advice: book your stay now before someone beats you to it. Black Bear Lodge Tahoe is situated on a sunny meadow and is close to everything: trails, the Lake, shopping, bike path, brewpubs, gaming, sailing, kayaking, beaches, gondola rides, Starbucks.

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The fun has just begun. A short drive from Reno, a 4-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area, a 2-hour drive from Sacramento.

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You’re invited! Our backyard deck is heaven. Shopping and restaurants right around the corner. You’ll return home revitalized and ready to face another day of work. Best of all the price is right on.

It’s hiking, fishing, boating, biking, beaching-it season at Tahoe

Planning your summer vacation ahead is a must. Especially at South Lake Tahoe where cabins get snatched up fast. ‘Tis the season for outdoor fun in the sun.

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Make it happen before it’s too late. Black Bear Lodge Tahoe is situated on a sunny meadow and is close to everything: trails, the Lake, shopping, bike path, brewpubs, gaming, sailing, kayaking, beaches, gondola rides, Starbucks.

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Rates are low, mountain experiences high.

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The fun has just begun. A short drive from Reno, a 4-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area, a 2-hour drive from Sacramento.

You’re invited! Our backyard deck is heaven.

Leaf peeper alert

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The aspen, willow and cottonwoods are just starting to turn their vibrant colors and the teeming crowds of summer have dwindled. Yes, it’s time to come to Tahoe to catch the magic and enjoy this special season. The water is still and clear, the Kokanee Salmon are filling the creeks and there’s plenty of room on the winding bike trails that circle the lake.

It’s particularly beautiful at Sky Meadows.  Pine needles carpet the grounds, the meadow is mowed and there’s plenty of room to play horseshoes or throw a football or frisbee. The good news: we have availability and our rates are super low.  You might even think ahead and lock in Christmas, winter wonderland time around here.

Come visit! Here are some handy links to reserve:

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Recent five star reviews:

“Great location, nice back porch, convenient amenities. This rental has a “cabin-y” feel. It is unpretentious and homey.”

“I loved the accommodations… simple and basic and just like home.”

So much to do at Tahoe

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It’s one HOT summer all over California and what better place to escape the heat but Tahoe where water sports are the play of the day. From kayaking to water skiing to just plain getting in and swimming, it doesn’t get much better. Try the new see-through kayaks and test the lake’s famous clarity.

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Rent a  polycarbonate kayaks that is completely transparent from Clearly Tahoe. They equip each kayak with a book of flash cards that help identify invasive species, encouraging their customers to use and log anything they see. The kayaks aren’t designed for speed and maneuvering, like a typical sit-in kayak, but use is mostly meant for slower-placed, scenic touring. Their rentals start at $85 for two hours. For information on kayaks, rentals and guided tours, visit clearlytahoe.com or call 530-554-4664

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Then there are all the activities at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort just a 10 minute drive from our property. Epic Discovery is officially open, offering five activities.
The Hot Shot Zip Line travels 1,100 feet and reaches speeds of 45 mph. The Ridge Rider Alpine Coaster travels 3,200 feet, up to 25 mph. Then there is the Granite Peak Climbing Wall, Boulder Cove Ropes Course and Discovery Forest Ropes Course.

Wondering about the apres-activity scene? Like brewpubs? Just out is the South Shore Beer Trail map produced by the Chamber of Commerce. Here’s the route:

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Need the fast track to our vacation rental?  Just click and reserve:

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July 10, 2017 five star review: “Great location, nice back porch, convenient amenities. This rental has a “cabin-y” feel. It is unpretentious and homey.”

Don’t let August pass you by, even if you only have a two day window. And don’t forget your bikes, fantastic trails just out the door. See you soon!

 

Summer is in full swing

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So much to do here at beautiful Lake Tahoe. The lake level is brimming and boating season the clear blue waters is a dreamy experience.  Kayak, stand-up paddle, jetski, parasail, rent a power boat or motor toy….it’s all fun.

If you’d like to just take a ride, the Tahoe Queen is at your service. A perfect outing for the kids.

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After your day on the water, tuck yourself in at the Black Bear. You will love our location, our sunny deck, our quiet little corner of Sky Meadows.

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Beat the heat, come refresh at world-class Tahoe.  See you soon!