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...

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...

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...

Hike into History | Cascade Lake & Falls

Summer may be getting long in the tooth, but after the wettest winter of record some streams and waterfalls are still running strong. By...

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...

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...

Waterfalls & vistas at Van Sickle

Van Sickle Bi-State Park is one of the newer recreation areas at Lake Tahoe; it was established in 1989. At that time, Jack Van...

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...

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...

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....