Olympic Valley

Olympic Valley Travel Guide

Articles about Olympic Valley

By Janet O'Grady
CALIFORNIA Spa at Squaw Creek Picture windows frame the adjacent Sierra Nevadas, but in the darkened corners of the 10 treatment rooms, the goal is to escape the dry mountain air. Therapeutic rubs and skin-hydrating therapies dominate the spa menu...

Hotels in Olympic Valley

Even after a $53 million renovation in 2008, this timber lodge edging Lake Tahoe manages to let nature do the talking.

Restaurants in Olympic Valley

The café’s new chef, Rick Edge, recently created a series of winemaker dinners, pairing bottles from single northern California wineries with dishes like venison loin and celery root, cocoa, and hibiscus, or seared scallops with roasted chestnuts.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Hike the four-mile trail at nearby Squaw Valley ski resort, which takes you through pine forests, chaparral, and alpine meadows backed by granite cliffs. Beginning at Squaw Base Camp, the route ends at High Camp (elevation 8,200 feet); return via the resort’s cable car ($10).