Tahoe Firework Celebrations

July 3 Squaw Valley | 9 p.m. Kings Beach | 9:30 p.m. July 4 Virginia City | Dark Truckee (Donner Lake) | 9:30 p.m. Tahoe City | 9:30 p.m. Incline Village...

Wildlife & wildflowers at Martis Creek

  Large expanses of purple blooms caught my eye on the western side of Martis Valley as I drove along the highway connecting Truckee to...

TahoeKidz resource for family fun

Where can families play, explore, learn, create and perhaps make some noise in a welcoming place with other children? What is available beyond playgrounds,...

Practice water safety on Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a paddler’s paradise, highlighted by the Lake Tahoe Water Trail, a 72-mile water route along the shoreline that links public beaches...

Keep pets safe during fireworks, summer heat

Many people enjoy the booming sounds and flashing lights of fireworks, but they can be terrifying and overwhelming for pets, and possibly hazardous. On the...

Ultimate Tahoe Summer Bucket List

  The Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the summer season in Tahoe and Truckee. Mountain biking, boating, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, golfing, visiting...

Family playground at Taylor Creek

A trip to Taylor Creek makes for a fun introduction to Lake Tahoe for families with young children, but it’s also an enjoyable place...

Kids Fishing Derby

This year marks the 29th annual Truckee Kids Fishing Derby on June 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Coldstream Pond behind Donner...

Summer of free music

Five nights, six free outdoor music concerts. From the mountains of Olympic Valley to the shores of Lake Tahoe to the banks of the...

Rolling around the bike park

One of my favorite memories growing up is riding over to an open field with a handful of picks and shovels, shaping berms and...