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

Whether it’s exploring wildflower-filled trails in Hope Valley or taking a fly-fishing lesson in the West Fork of the Carson River, 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 of life. This best-kept secret is tucked away…

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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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I scream. You scream. We all scream for untraditional ice cream!

Gone are the days of three scoops atop a sugar cone. Well, not completely. In my book, nothing quite tops a heaping bowl of the chilly, creamy goodness. And there are several local joints putting their spin on ice cream confections. Let us show you a few great spots to chill out and enjoy some…

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Play In the Dirt: 4×4 thrills anyone can handle

Adventure is calling. It’s time to grab life by the handlebars, let out the clutch and chase that summer sun! There is nothing better than taking on the wilderness — letting the dust fly and speeding off like the wind on man’s greatest machines. The only way to take in the lake views, cut through…

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Tahoe by Night

The beach isn’t just all about sunshine. The Reno/Tahoe area plays home to a spectacular unknown world above us in a dazzling nightly show! These local photographers flock to the shores of Lake Tahoe to capture the stunning display inspiring you to reach for the stars! From a young age, Ryan Croke knew he wanted…

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Splish! Splash! Five ways to ride the waves in Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a summer-lovers dream. Experience the largest alpine lake in North America with a thrilling water adventure. Here are my five favorite ways to ride the waves. Cruises Departing from Zephyr Cove in South Lake Tahoe, the M.S. Dixie is Tahoe’s largest cruising vessel with a route around Emerald Bay during the day…

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Happy Camper

  Wanting to adult a bit during your visit to Reno/Tahoe? Send the kiddos to one of the amazing day camps in the area! With a slew of options ranging from mountainside fun to science-focused activities and water play, we have just the recreational options peaking the interests of your little travelers. Here we’ll visit…

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NOW TRENDING: The local pulse on what you need to see, sip and savor this summer

Here’s what’s up in Reno/Tahoe-land! Out-of-this-world experiences One small step turns into a giant leap for the National Automobile Museum. This summer you’re able to experience the Center’s newest exhibit Be the Astronaut. Fly a spaceship, pilot a lunar module, or, my favorite, drive a surface rover on Mars. This is one of only two…

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Mark Your Calendars … Soak up the sun at these summertime events!

It’s summer in beautiful Reno/Tahoe. That means the sun is out and it’s time to explore all those outdoor adventures you’ve been waiting for. There are so many fun events going on throughout these summer months, check out some of our favorites. July 7 – Aug 27: Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (South Lake Tahoe) Enjoy…

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City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man

Each year, tens of thousands of people descend on Reno-Tahoe to make their way to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for the annual gathering known as Burning Man. Perhaps you are one of these folks. If not, chances are you have at least a modest understanding of the event. A recently-opened exhibition at the Nevada Museum…

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Famous Flick Finds: Lights! Camera! Action!

Did you know that you are staying in what some Hollywood royalty deems a scene fit for the big screens? It’s true! Nicholas Cage even agreed when he said, “There’s a magic in Nevada that applies to filmmaking in an excellent way.” Want to walk the scenes in some of your favorite movies? Here’s a…

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Main Street America: Discover Gardnerville, Minden and Carson City

Tree-lined streets, shops, local eateries and unique activities are the hallmarks of main streets across the U.S.. They’re the heart of any downtown area. Three of the most photographic and enjoyable main street experiences are less than an hour from Reno and Lake Tahoe: Gardnerville, Minden and Carson City. Set your GPS for Highway 395.…

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Egg On in Reno/Tahoe

Humpty Dumpty once sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. And great it was! Right onto some delicious plates of food you can find to satisfy that eggy craving anytime of day. Here are some of our favorite spots celebrating all things eggs. Scrambled for breakfast Looking to start your morning off…

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Life is Brewtiful: Touring delicious local beers, from light to dark.

  I have always been a beer-drinking kind of girl, which shocks many people. It wasn’t until recently that I became more adventurous in truly testing my palate. I enjoy light beers and always carried a fear of the darker variety. Boy, was I mistaken! During a self-prompted local brewery tour, I decided to step…

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Healthy Havens: Foodies finds for every palate

  Reno/Tahoe has many places for a quick lunch, a protein-packed bite with your best friend, and vegan meals that will help make this trip healthy, fit and tasty as ever. Tasty Reno I have been a vegetarian for over 20 years and finding a menu that delights and excites my taste buds while staying…

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Meet “Sue” at The Discovery

Few things in history capture human interest more than dinosaurs. For many, they conjure images of gigantic, fearsome and mysterious beasts who once inhabited the Earth. But now they’re gone. However, one enormous Tyrannosaurus rex continues to roam the Earth, and her name is Sue. Sue is the star of A T. rex Named Sue,…

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Marathon Dining: How to Dine the District in Reno Like a Champ

  Reno’s food scene is booming. New restaurants are popping up all over town. How is one to keep up? Eating out at a new place every single night may sound great on paper, but it will burn a whole in your wallet quickly. The solution? Do it all at once, marathon style. The Reno…

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