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These Boots were Made for Walking

When in Tahoe there’s nothing better than doing a boot scootin’ boogie all around the lake. Step into some cowboy boots. Lace up in adorable fashion-funky knee-highs. Slip into some snuggly UGGs as you veg by the fire. And, perhaps most importantly this season, slide down the slope in new, slick ski or snowboard boots.…

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Acting Out on the Town

One thing we can all agree on is mankind loves being entertained. By definition, entertainment is “something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement, especially a performance of some kind.” The visual arts have produced such amusement dating all the way to 534 B.C. Both theatre performances and motion pictures provide audiences with stories relating to similar…

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Grab-N-Go: Get your meal on the run in Reno/Tahoe

Are you off to speed down a few double black diamonds? Headed on a wintry Sierra adventure? Rushing to catch a flight back home? Satisfy that rumble in your stomach with a few great food options for those in a rush. Sprinting around the shores of Tahoe While some enjoy a leisurely meal at many…

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Celebrate the American West with the art and song

The Nevada Museum of Art, Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts, E. L. Wiegand Gallery recently opened an exhibition that pays homage to one of the twentieth century’s greatest American artists. Drawn from the collections of Bruce C. Paltenghi and Dr. Richard  Paltenghi, Maynard Dixon: The Paltenghi Collections features drawings and paintings by…

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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…

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Sweet Confections

I have always had the biggest sweet tooth. My fondness for sugary treats is something I definitely got from my dad and I have no shame in admitting it. This is why I was so excited to share all my favorite places to go when I have those cravings for chocolate, ice cream, cakes and…

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Snow, sleet or shine: Make the best out of your wintertime Reno/Tahoe day

With the arid high desert and alpine terrain, the weather can go from balmy to blustery within the matter of a few hours. Here you’ll find some great activities keeping the ever-changing forecast in mind. Blizzardly pastimes The days that locals adore, when Mother Nature means business your best bet is to stay indoors. Luckily…

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Tips for Preventing Winter Sports Injuries

Ski season is around the corner. As an orthopedic surgeon, I see many skiing and snowboarding related injuries. Consider the following tips to avoid preventable injuries and actively prepare for the season. Equipment Assessment Start with an equipment check. For skiers, one major cause of knee injuries is improper binding settings. If the binding is…

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

Whether it’s listening to the chime of golden aspen leaves as I pass on my mountain bike 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…

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Spooky Sierra Haunt

Nevada has seen its fair share of gold rush towns left deserted with nothing but tumbleweed blowing down empty (and spooky) streets. The Reno/Tahoe region has many places that will give you goosebumps and leave you coming back for more. Take a haunted tour with us through historical bars, hotels that you can never leave,…

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Tahoe’s Newest Live Entertainment and Dining Hotspot for the Entire Family

The Loft Theatre-Lounge-Dining is the newest and most popular all-in-one entertainment complex in the vibrant Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe. A complete evening of great food, amazing atmosphere, first-class entertainment, laughing, dancing, friends, wine, music, it’s the perfect combination of fun for the entire family. The Loft Theatre presents Lake Tahoe’s only year-round family…

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Soaring Over Lake Tahoe

I’m not going to call myself a daredevil, although sometimes I wish I were one. My vacation stories are usually pretty light on the action, heavy on the hammocks. Would I like to do a deep dive at high altitude in Lake Tahoe? Absolutely! Have I gone beyond taking a beginning diving class in a…

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Rustic Relaxation at Sorensen’s Resort

One of Tahoe’s best-kept secrets lies in Hope Valley, Calif., on 165 beautiful acres of pine and aspen forest along a meandering, crisscross river. This year-round destination provides a truly unplugged escape in the majestic Sierra Nevada. Sorensen’s Resort is a one-of-a-kind vacation retreat that caters to all types of travelers looking for a break…

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Family Fun Days

Reno/Tahoe is a one-of-a-kind destination that has something for everyone in your family to enjoy! Take advantage of these adventures sure to create lasting memories. Wheeled Fun Get ready for heart-pumping fun the whole family can enjoy. At Need 2 Speed, their electric indoor karts reach speeds up to 45 miles per hour. Race your…

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Four Legs and Fancy Free

Family vacation is more fun when you can bring everyone, including the dog! After all, they deserve to have fun too, and there’s something so satisfying about watching them enjoy all life has to offer. For those that get to tag along on a trip to Reno/Tahoe, they’re in for a tail-wagging good time! From…

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Mark Your Calendar…Your guide to the hottest summertime events in Reno/Tahoe

It’s summer in Reno/Tahoe. That means the sun is out and it’s time to explore all those outdoor adventures you’ve waited for. There are so many fun events going on throughout these summer months, check out some of our favorites. Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival: July 10 – August 23 (Tahoe) Enjoy extraordinary entertainment at the…

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Rustic Relaxation at Sorensen’s Resort

One of Tahoe’s best-kept secrets lies in Hope Valley, Calif., on 165 beautiful acres of pine and aspen forest along a meandering, crisscrossing river. This year-round destination provides a truly unplugged escape in the majestic Sierra Nevada. Sorensen’s Resort is a one-of-a-kind vacation retreat that caters to all types of travelers looking for a break…

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