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Scenic Swings: The beauty of Lake Tahoe Golf Course

As an avid golfer, there are a few things on my must-have list when it comes to the ideal course: Friendly staff, views galore and a challenging but enjoyable game. The moment I walked into the clubhouse at Lake Tahoe Golf Course I knew my round would be amazing no matter my final score. Greeted…

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Pixeled Petals

Spring in the Sierra has its own sense of magic, a type of experience that embraces a great awakening that is unique to its own. Witnessing this arise gives talented photographers endless direction and opportunity to capture these wondrous scenes. AJ Marino, of Tahoe Media Collective, specializes in outdoor and environmental filmmaking and uses his…

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A Day of Discovering

Nothing like a fun afternoon spent at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum and a sweet treat after! Stepping into The Discovery was like bringing out the inner kid in me.  Taking me back to years ago when I last visited while on a field trip in elementary school.  That warm feeling asking myself,…

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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

Entertainment, food, family and friends converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe each summer as Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (LTSF) – a premiere summer event in the Reno/Tahoe region – produces live theater entertainment at Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. The season is anchored by the Festival’s mainstage productions…

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Clean, Drain and Dry: Getting your boat water ready

If you own a boat and you live in or visit the Tahoe Basin regularly, then you’re probably no stranger to the Lake Tahoe Watercraft Inspection Program. All watercraft entering Lake Tahoe waters, including motorized boats, canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, sailboats and sea planes, must be free of invasive species prior to launch. Inspections are performed…

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50th Anniversary Stay & Play Package at Edgewood Tahoe

In 1968, Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course opened to become the Sierra’s first and only public course with holes directly on the shoreline of Lake Tahoe. Since then, Edgewood has established itself as the region’s leading golf resort, garnered numerous awards and praises by industry experts, played host to nationally recognized tournaments, and has attracted some…

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Now Trending: Spring in the new

Every change in season brings new things to try, new styles to wear, and places to visit! Here’s my lineup of the area’s freshest spots to discover when you’re springing in to Reno/Tahoe.   Bowl-icious Skip the plate and go for the bowl. Whether it’s acai bowls, poke bowls, noodle bowls or B.Y.O.B (Build Your…

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#Allforourcity is about right!

It’s not soccer anymore … its football.  Not your American football but American soccer. Hi, I’m Rylee and I’m a new ambassador for Getaway Reno/Tahoe.  I wanted to share with you my first out about town event — a Reno1868 FC game.  It was my first professional soccer game and was such a fun experience.…

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Mark Your Calendars…Spring into these Reno/Tahoe Events

Spring into these Reno/Tahoe events. From beer festivals, Mother’s and Father’s day celebrations, America’s birthday, celebrity golf and more, here’s a list of my favorite events you should mark on your calendar! May 5: Cinco De Mayo Fiesta! Fiesta! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo eating, drinking and dancing in Reno/Tahoe. El Jefe’s Cantina in the Circus…

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Tapas Time: The best small plates in the Sierra

Whether it’s a light date night dinner or a group of all your besties passing dainty dishes filled with morsels of tasty goodness, options abound in the area for some tasty tidbits. Here we’ll tour a few of our favorite tapas spots to add to your itinerary: Bites in the Biggest Little City If you’re…

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Braving New Culinary Voyages: Dishes for only the most daring

Elevations Eats Varity is the spice of life, so why eat the same foods day in and day out? There are a lot of culinary adventures in the Sierra just waiting to be explored. Whether you’re naturally the daring type or just want to do something different during your visit, here are some of the…

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Bye, bye Santa: Spot a leprechaun in the Sierra

St. Patrick’s Day is filled with merriment around here and in addition to corned beef and cabbage, there are quite a few fun things to do to celebrate. Green for St Patty’s Day After trying your luck o’ the Irish at the many fine gaming establishments, you can get a nice plate of Gaelic cuisine…

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Natural Distractions: Unplug from everyday life at Sorensen’s Resort

Whether it’s enjoying cross-country skiing across the Hope Valley meadows or watching snowflakes blanket freshly drawn snowshoe tracks as we explore 165 acres of forested backcountry in the Sierra, Sorensen’s Resort is my chance to take in all the natural distractions. This is where locals go to unplug and unwind from the hustle and bustle…

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Just Say, “I Love Crepes!”

  If you’re a Will Ferrel fan, then you’ll remember that scene when Ricky Bobby from Talladega Nights admits that he, too, loves “those really thin pancakes.” This was a funny tangent to my conversation with Clint Machamer, owner of Creative Crepes, Tahoe’s newest foodie favorite near Heavenly Village. These treats have bold flavors from…

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Fire & Ice: Fun finds to keep you warm and blingy all winter.

With winter in full swing, it’s time to get rid of the “Brrrr!” and bring on the bling. Sensible Splurges Beating the wintertime blues without breaking the bank is simple with these local delights. Cashmere and cuddles In Reno, Larkellen offers a recycled cashmere scarf made from sweater remnants with fanciful details like button holes,…

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Donut Worry, Be Happy!

Does your life need a little more sweetness? Donut worry about where to get your next fix, we have some sugary options that will sweeten any visit. You did what?! Glazed and Confused has an edgy twist that pushes your limits on what a “normal” donut is around South Lake Tahoe. Your favorite cereals, flavors…

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“Sue” Roars Into Reno at The Discovery

Big things happen in Reno all the time, but none as big as this! A T. rex Named Sue, the blockbuster exhibition from The Field Museum in Chicago is now on exhibit at The Discovery in downtown Reno. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a life-size cast of Sue, the largest, most complete, and best-preserved…

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