Lake Tahoe

Tips and Articles in Lake Tahoe

It is a busy Thursday night at Bar of America, an institution in Truckee, California, since 1976. Set on the corner of Bridge Street and Donner Pass Road in the old railroad town, just 20 minutes north of the neighboring Lake Tahoe area resorts of...
Straddling the California-Nevada border in the pine-covered Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe is one of this country's favorite winter playgrounds. The numbers alone are thrilling: more than 400 inches of snowfall each year on average, 14,000 acres of ski...
The newest winter sports are as varied as snowflakes. Snowkiting pairs a board or skis with a parachute-like apparatus. All you need is a small gust of wind to soar up to 50 feet off the ground—even when the "slope" is a flat surface, such as a fr...
Surrounded by 18 ski resorts—the densest concentration of slopes anywhere in America—Lake Tahoe is a winter-sports paradise. But despite its abundance of on-mountain thrills, the region has been lacking, somewhat, in off-slope amenities—unless you...
On a recent trip back home to the States, we spent New Year's at Lake Tahoe. "The lake in the sky," as the Native Americans named it, is right on the money. The clean air invigorated us and we skied those glorious California mountains. Amelia Bonv...
What makes a great ski resort?Hard to say. In nearly 30 years on the slopes, I've had spectacularly memorable times fighting my way down Stowe's bulletproof hardpack, cruising the scored white boulevards of Utah's Deer Valley, flailing through a r...
happening bars Idle Spur, Crested Butte, Colo. Mangy Moose, Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Matterhorn, Stowe, Vt. Red Parka Pub, Glen, N.H. Wobbly Barn, Killington, Vt. for a quiet drink Chez Henri, Sugarbush, Vt. Christiania Inn, Heavenly, Calif. Duchin...
Northstar-at-Tahoe, California; 800/466-6784 or 530/562-1010; www.skinorthstar.com. This compact resort has a special snow-sports learning area and a mid-mountain headquarters for all children's services. Children 6 to 12 enroll in Starkids for sk...
See our slideshow of Hotels Haunted by Celebrities. You’ve checked into the Beverly Hills Roosevelt hotel, donned your chicest outfit, and are ready to hit Tinseltown. On your way out, you stop to admire your fresh look in a lobby mirror when eer...