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...

Exploring the Eastern Sierra

Apricot mallows in bloom among the volcanic outcroppings at Alabama Hills. Three-year-old Anikin Allen gets up close with the wildflowers at Death Valley National Park,...

Explore Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta is a great option for a quick, fall escape from the Tahoe Basin, and the drive to get there is an adventure...

Alpine awe in Hope Valley

Just a little over an hour from North Tahoe lies Hope Valley, a spectacular alpine valley surrounded by the high peaks of the Sierra....

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....

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...

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...

Enjoy region’s waterfalls early

Story by Tim Hauserman ·   There is something both peaceful and invigorating in the sound of a waterfall. With their power and majesty, falling water...

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...

Wildflowers & Waterfalls

Wildflower season in Tahoe changes weekly, sometimes daily, with flowers flourishing one day at lake level, moving to flourish in higher elevations the following...