Snow is on the way!

Call 1-800-HEAVENLY for updates and reserve a place by the cozy fire at Tahoe’s Black Bear Lodge, 530-388-5253. Bring your powder skis. The forecast says it will be snowing for the next five days!

Talking Turkey at Black Bear Lodge

Stay and play Thanksgiving weekend at Tahoe. Opening day for most ski resorts is projected to be November 24. Cook your holiday meal in our fully equipped kitchen, or splurge at Harrah’s, Mont Bleu or the Horizon casino buffets.

Should the snow not arrive, substitute your skis with bikes and take to the nearby trail that goes for miles. Head to Richardson’s Bay, Pope Beach, Fallen Leaf Lake or take a spin in the opposite direction to Reagan’s Beach. Directions in the Alpine Sierra Trailblazer guidebook.

Check our VRBO calendar for availability.

Introducing Tahoe’s newest all-season vacation rental: Black Bear Lodge

Depending on the season, frisbee or snowshoe right out the backdoor

Black Bear Lodge’s private back deck opens to a large aspen studded meadow great for snowshoeing, tossing a frisbee, or taking a short walk to Trout Creek.  Located in the quiet community of chalets and pine at Sky Meadows in South Lake Tahoe, BBL is your perfect getaway for families.  Just minutes away are the Heavenly Valley ski resort,  Lake Tahoe Keyes beaches and Emerald Bay. Nearby bike paths and hiking trails can make your stay car-free. Casino nightlife and grocery shopping are a ten-minute drive.  This all-season two-story cabin has two bedrooms, two baths, and sleeps six. A fully equipped kitchen opens to a large dining-living room with gas fireplace which boosts the cabins central heating. Cozy entertainment indoors includes high-speed internet, 30-inch cable TV, dvd, a library of books, and game shelf.

Contact us for rates and availability:  The Tahoe Getaways, 530-388-5253 or go to