Christmas at Tahoe

It promises to be white and with it all the winter activities get into motion. Skiing, skating, sleigh riding, snowball fights, paddlewheel riding or just plain sitting by the cozy fire…. South Tahoe is da place to be.

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Sleigh rides at Stateline will delight the kids.  Here are the addresses for ice skating:

South Tahoe Ice Arena
1176 Rufus Allen Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, 530-542-6262
Heavenly Village Ice Rink
Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, 530-543-1423

Our sunny meadow is the perfect place to build a snowman or wander right out the door  to the Upper Truckee for a leg stretcher.

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Reserve now before someone beats you to it. Our cabin sleeps 8 and we’re only 15 minutes away from Heavenly, 45 minutes to Kirkwood Ski Resort.

http://www.turnkeyvr.com/746889

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http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7931349

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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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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:

http://www.turnkeyvr.com/746889

http://www.homeaway.com/746889

http://www.vrbo.com/746889

http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7931349

https://www.flipkey.com/south-lake-tahoe-vacation-rentals/p1409633/

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.”

South Tahoe: Good news for lovers of craft beer

Two brewpubs have just opened within walking distance. The Black Bear has always been loved for it’s location to adventure sport trails, beaches and shopping and now our location is even more desirable due to these fun new businesses.

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Check ’em out:

Lake Tahoe AleWorX

2050 Lake Tahoe Blvd Suite #2050
Open until 11:00 PM
http://www.laketahoealeworx.com/about/

South Lake Brewing Company

1920 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
http://www.southlakebeer.com

Orchids Thai is just a few blocks away if you’re looking for a quieter venue.

2180 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, http://www.orchidstahoe.com

If you’re in town on June 10, come to the inaugural Lake Tahoe Brewfest.

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Kick off the summer with craft brew tastings (4 oz.) from all over Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas, a home brewers competition, live music, arts and craft vendors, and delicious food!

Located next to the Cold Water Brewery, the festival will feature breweries from both the North and South shore of the lake, as well as other participants from Northern California and Nevada. Breweries attending:

Cold Water Brewery and Grill
FiftyFifty Brewing Company
Lake Tahoe AleWorX
Alibi Ale Works
Sidellis Lake Tahoe Brewery and Restaurant
South Lake Brewing Company
Outbreak Brewing Co
Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company
Lagunitas Brewing Co
Ninkasi Brewing
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Auburn Alehouse Craft Brewery & Restaurant

Advance beer tasting tickets for the event are $20 ($25 at the door) and include a souvenir tasting glass making sure that you get to bring a little bit of the Brewfest home with you. Tickets purchased online will be available at Will Call starting at 11 am on June 10th, 2017. All sales are final. Visit the www.tahoebrewfest.com to learn more.

Book the Black Bear now, summer at the Lake is just getting started:

http://www.turnkeyvr.com/746889

http://www.homeaway.com/746889

http://www.vrbo.com/746889

http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7931349

https://www.flipkey.com/south-lake-tahoe-vacation-rentals/p1409633/

Cheers!

Reserve now before it’s too late

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There’s never been a better place to de-stress  than world-class destination Tahoe. If you’re looking for the perfect “cabin on a sunny meadow” with best location for accessing all the beaches and action sports, we’ve got the place.  Set aside a few days from your busy life and relax at the Black Bear Lodge.  The Welcome Mat is out:

 

http://www.turnkeyvr.com/746889

http://www.homeaway.com/746889

http://www.vrbo.com/746889

http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7931349

https://www.flipkey.com/south-lake-tahoe-vacation-rentals/p1409633/

It’s a record year, lake level is high, scenery spectacular.

Ski into spring and beyond

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Whether you want to ski in a tank top or sunbathe near snow-capped mountains, this summer at Lake Tahoe could be very different from the ones before it. And now is the time to book. Backcountry skiing and snowboarding will be possible through the summer. Hiking will be spectacular.

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With record amounts of precipitation this season, the lake will have plenty to offer adventurous travelers throughout the year.

Reserve here before it’s too late:

http://www.turnkeyvr.com/746889

http://www.homeaway.com/746889

http://www.vrbo.com/746889

http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7931349

https://www.flipkey.com/south-lake-tahoe-vacation-rentals/p1409633/

It’s a record year, lake level is high, scenery spectacular.

Tahoe: Hit the Pause Button

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The sand has been frosted with a blanket of snow but that’s not stopping these beach picnickers. The perfect setting for an apres-ski hot chocolate.  Better yet, the sunny meadow right outside Black Bear Lodge Tahoe. There’s plenty of snow, crisp clear air and dozens of ways to enjoy Spring Break.  You’re invited!

Reserve here before it’s too late:

http://www.turnkeyvr.com/746889

http://www.homeaway.com/746889

http://www.vrbo.com/746889

http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7931349

https://www.flipkey.com/south-lake-tahoe-vacation-rentals/p1409633/

It’s a record year, lake level is high, scenery spectacular.

The Bear’s got snow. Come play

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Reserve here:

http://www.turnkeyvr.com/746889

http://www.homeaway.com/746889

http://www.vrbo.com/746889

http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7931349

https://www.flipkey.com/south-lake-tahoe-vacation-rentals/p1409633/

There’s never been a better time to go skiing, snowboarding, sledding, relaxing in the woods. It’s a winter wonderland.