Category Archives: California

Selecting the Right Area to Stay in Mammoth: Summer Fun

Located in the High Sierras of California, Mammoth Lakes is a wonderful summer vacation destination. When staying in Mammoth Lakes, you are near several state and national parks including my personal favorite, Yosemite. With more hiking, biking, boating and fishing … Continue reading

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Top 3 Things to Know About Mammoth

Mammoth Lakes, CA is home to boundless activities and recreation for all types of travelers.  Whether you’re planning for a weekend trip with your best buddies or for a family vacation, there is something for everyone in Mammoth. In the … Continue reading

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Mammoth Brewing Company Tasting Room

A highlight of my Mammoth trip was a visit to the tasting room at the Mammoth Brewing Company. After a day of hiking we headed to there to quench our thirst. We ordered a tasting flight which included six 2 … Continue reading

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Gambling + Snowboarding in South Lake Tahoe

Living in Salt Lake City provides me access to many of the top ski resorts in the country and some of the best snow on earth. However, we have laws in Utah that keep us from doing one of my … Continue reading

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One Day in Heaven(ly).

I was sitting at my desk one day when I got a call from a colleague of mine wanting to know if I wanted to go to Lake Tahoe to go skiing.  Since I have never been there I jumped … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Hyatt at Incline Village

While spending the week in Lake Tahoe, we visited the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort to have lunch at the Lone Eagle Grill.  One of the premier restaurants in the area, the Lone Eagle Grill is located on the property … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Area: My Ten Favorite Things

I recently took a trip to the Lake Tahoe area, visiting Heavenly, Kirkwood, and Northstar. Here are ten of my favorite things about the area: Heavenly 1. There’s something cool about skiing across a border. Heavenly sits astride the border … Continue reading

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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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