Category Archives: Lake Tahoe

Five Tips for a Perfect Spring Break Family Ski Trip

I’ve been skiing with kids for over a decade, since my oldest was three years old. While sometimes difficult, the rewards have been well-worth it: our family now enjoys a lifetime sport we can experience together. Skiing with kids can … Continue reading

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Inside Northstar California’s Big Horn Lodge

When it comes to Tahoe ski vacation lodging, a prime location is key. But why not enjoy luxury and location? Northstar California’s Big Horn Lodge is located in the heart of the village, directly across from 1 Gondola Place, where … Continue reading

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Cool Ski-Resort Chairlifts and Gondolas in North America

“It’s the journey, not the destination, that matters most” just might apply to some of the cool chairlifts and gondolas found at ski areas across North America. These speedy, warm, record-setting or quirky contraptions make it fun to ride to … Continue reading

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Open/Close Resort Dates 2012-2013

I can’t believe the ski season is just around the corner. Here are the projected open and close dates for the 2012-2013 ski season. Open Close Canada Kicking Horse Dec 9 Apr 8 Lake Louise (Banff) Nov 9 May 5 … Continue reading

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Autumn activities for families at Northstar California Resort

Allow me to let you in on one of my best kept travel secrets: ski resorts in autumn are 1. empty, 2. affordable, and 3. beautiful. My favorite mountain of Northstar California Resort is no exception. Lake Tahoe in the … Continue reading

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Winter Firsts in Tahoe

Tahoe was my first tour of 2012. I realized that getting there was much easier than I thought. Fly into Reno and take a nice, easy shuttle less than an hour to the North Shore. To kickoff my “site tour firsts” … Continue reading

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Book Early Save Big!

Can you believe it is already getting towards the end of summer? The ski season will be here before we know it, make sure to book your trip nice and early so you can save big bucks! You can save … Continue reading

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Make the Most of the Mountains

So yes, it is summer, and you can no longer slash powder turns and tear up the mountain on your skis or snowboard. However, the mountains are still the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors and experience exciting, fun, and … Continue reading

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Cool Down in the Mountains with Hot Summer Deals

The heat has arrived and if you need to cool off, catch some fresh air, and get out of town for a minute, a mountain vacation might be just what the doctor ordered. A getaway to the mountains is not … Continue reading

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Music in the Mountains

The perfect way to escape a hot, muggy summer day is by escaping to the mountains and jamming out to awesome music. The fresh air, friendly atmosphere, and fun beats, make for just about the perfect day. Even though the … Continue reading

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