With all of the recent snowfall there’s no reason this winter season to stay inside. Whether you ski or not, our home town offers an endless playground for children of all ages and this season is no exception.
To be sure you enjoy every moment of your winter with us here in the Lake Tahoe and Truckee region, we’ve included a short list in this blog of some fun things to do during the winter months for skiers and non-skiers alike!
Build a snowman. Take advantage of El Niño now while there’s tons of snow to build a whole family of snowmen for your family and future visitors to enjoy.
Go snowshoeing. Most of the ski resorts have developed some trails for snow shoeing for all ages. Close-by, , and have rentals available throughout the winter months. For an experience of a lifetime, sign up for a through our friends at
Try cross country skiing. Take a trip over the river and through the woods at some of the finest cross country ski resorts in the country – right here in the High Sierra. For a complete list, and then click into a grand new way to enjoy the great outdoors.
Take a tram ride. And don’t forget your camera. Squaw Valley on Lake Tahoe north shore and Heavenly on the south shore offer some of the most spectacular views wrapped with the majestic beauty of the High Sierra. Call ahead for more information and reservations.
Slip into a spa and let your stress slip away! We fully believe that our region offers some of the finest spa and wellness centers this side of the Continental Divide. Don’t miss the opportunity to treat yourself to something special this winter. For a complete local list, .
Shop ‘til you drop! Forget the big box stores. From the historic town of Truckee to the lakeside towns of Tahoe’s north shore there are more options than ever before to decorate your or in Truckee or Lake Tahoe or to buy something special just for you! for some insight as to where go to find just what you want!
Check out some classic Apres Ski. You don’t need to ski or snowboard to take advantage of the nightlife that comes alive when the lifts close down. For a sneak peak as to what awaits your wild side or mild side, .
Skate all day or into the night. Ice skating rinks and arenas in the Lake Tahoe and Truckee area offer fun family activities throughout the winter. From High Camp’s Ice Rink at Squaw Valley to California Northstar’s Village, there are plenty of skates to rent to bring back memories of times gone by. Save room for a snack, lunch or dinner as both resorts offer endless options for feeding a hungry tummy after an hour or so on the ice!
Unplug. Unwind. Unpack for life. As long time locals, our team at know all about the benefits that come with a lifestyle that is truly hard to match. If you have ever thought about living in Truckee or Lake Tahoe, or investing in your own vacation home, for our personal insight.