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Carson City adventures | Waterfalls & hot springs

Sometimes a girl just needs some time in the dirt. After a winter of seemingly endless snow days and many days out enjoying the...

Hike to Eagle Falls & Eagle Lake

For many people, summer in the mountains involves lots of hiking. Exploring the trails is a fun physical activity and can be a great...

Emerald pools await at Silver Lake Potholes

Carved deep into polished granite is a chain of emerald pools that cascade sloping rock. These are the Silver Lake Potholes. Along the Silver...

Explore Donner Summit Canyon

Not so hidden off Old 40 not quite a half-mile from Donner Lake rests Donner Summit Canyon, part of the Truckee Donner Land Trust....

Spring in Tahoe

  Tahoe’s snowpack is likely to last until summer, and while many downhill resorts are closing soon, there’s still a lot to explore. Here are...

Astounding beauty on Tahoe Pyramid Bikeway

The Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway is a 116-mile pathway under construction between Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake. It began in 2003 with the vision of Janet...

Riding & eating across the Sierra Valley

Just 25 miles north of Truckee lies the Sierra Valley. It’s a serene place of tiny towns, sprawling cattle ranches and wetlands filled with...
Nakoma

Spring getaway to Nakoma

  Nestled among the pines of the Lost Sierra is an architectural marvel at Nakoma Resort. The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Clubhouse emerges as a centerpiece...

Galena Falls | High country waterfall & wildflowers

I’ve been told that the 2.5-mile jaunt along the Tahoe Rim Trail to Galena Falls is the busiest section of trail in the entire...

Explore beauty of Emerald Bay

The iconic views of Emerald Bay are a highlight during a summer drive around the lake, but the view is only a fraction of...