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PostHeaderIcon 50 Things to Do in Truckee and Lake Tahoe this Summer!

FROM – www.7×7.com

There’s probably nothing better than the mountains in summer. The days are hot and sunny and the nights are cool with that perfect temperature for sleeping in a tent. Lake Tahoe really comes alive in the summer months with various outdoor sports and special events. Even though this list could go on ad infinitum, we narrowed it down to the top 50.

1. Kayak to Fannette Island, hike up to the tea house and jump off the rocks into Emerald Bay

2. Hit a few golf balls into the water at Edgewood and then go snorkeling to find them again

3. Get an all-over tan on the nude beach at Secret Cove.

4. Hike to the top of Mount Tallac for views of Fallen Leaf Lake, Cascade Lake, Desolation Wilderness, and South Lake Tahoe.

5. Bring a picnic for the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s production of As You Like It at Sand Harbor.

6. Grab a beer and chat with the locals at the Genoa Bar (Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor) in Genoa.

7. Hike from Emerald Bay to Lester Beach on the Rubicon Trail.

8. Paddleboard from King’s Beach to Crystal Bay on the North Shore.

9. Find your balance at the Wanderlust yoga festival at Squaw Valley.

10. Go kayak or boat camping at the Emerald Bay Boat-In Campground.

11. Go Euro and get a crepe at Coffeebar in Truckee or a gelato at Where We Met café in Tahoma.

12. Fly along the water on a jet ski from Tahoe Sports.

13. Hike to the top of Mount Rose and a get a view of Reno/Sparks, Carson City, Washoe Valley, and all of Lake Tahoe.

14. Hike or mountain bike portions of or the entire 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail.

15. Knock back a few Tahoe cocktails: the Wet Woody at Gar Woods, the Summertime Sangria at the Ritz-Carlton at Northstar, or the Crystal Bay Cooler at the Lone Eagle Grille at the Hyatt.

16. Tube the Truckee river through downtown Reno.

17. Jump off the rocks into the cold, blue water in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

18. Admire some beautiful boats at the Concours d’Elegance.

19. Get the beer sampler and a Bad Ass Pizza at the Brewery in South Lake Tahoe. Eat on the outside deck.

20. Take the ferry and then hike the Echo Lakes Trail into Desolation Wilderness.

21. Hang glide off the top of Slide Mountain with Thermal Sky Sports.

22. After all the hiking and biking, get deep tissue or foot massage at Mountain Lotus Yoga.

23. Go shopping in downtown Truckee.

24. Jump off the Donner Lake public docks at sunset.

25. Kayak from Sand Harbor to the Thunderbird Lodge.

26. On a hot day, enjoy the spray from Eagle Falls, Glen Alpine Falls, and Horsetail Falls.

27. Go green and stay at the Basecamp Hotel in South Lake Tahoe.

28. Hike along a portion of the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail.

29. Drink wine and play bocce at the Truckee River Winery.

30. Parasail over the North Shore.

31. Go backpack camping in Desolation Wilderness.

32. Have an evening picnic at Nevada Beach.

33. Head down to Reno for Artown.

34. Stay at the Camp Richardson Cabins before heading to Baldwin and Kiva beach.

35. Go camping at D.L. Bliss State Park.

36. Take a sunset sail on the Tahoe Cruz or the Woodwind II.

37. Bike from Sugar Pine Point to Tahoe City on the bike path.

38. Pretend you’re a viking warrior while touring the Vikingsholm Castle in Emerald Bay.

39. Get together 12 of your best friends and stay at the Tahoe Castle.

40. Enjoy the sound of the river while drinking a beer at the Bridgetender in Tahoe City.

41. Go river rafting on the Truckee in Tahoe City.

42. While in Reno, bike along the Tahoe Pyramid Bikeway.

43. Get interactive with your kids at the Nevada Discovery Museum in downtown Reno or the KidZone Museum in Truckee.

44. Explore the North Shore in a kayak.

45. Have a waterfront view while you dine at the Riva Grill or Christy Hill.

46. Get high above the lake in a hot air balloon.

47. Sleep close to nature in the rustic Clair Tappaan Lodge on Donner Summit.

48. Hike to the top of the paved Stateline Fire Lookout trail with the kids.

49. Chow down on an ice cream cone from the Camp Richardson Resort ice cream parlor.

50. Get some great gifts at Gaia-Licious Gifts or Jai Yen Treasures.

Read more at http://www.7×7.com/tahoe/50-things-do-tahoe-summer#xbhlEJe3PaWg6bFq.99

PostHeaderIcon LAKE TAHOE LUXURY REAL ESTATE GROUP at Dickson Realty in Truckee CA

Dickson Realty Truckee Tahoe – TAHOE LUXURY REAL ESTATE GROUP

Deals on Luxury Homes in the Lake Tahoe / Truckee MLS Tahoe area, don’t hesitate to give us a call (530) 448-9830 anytime for a list of high-end properties in the Tahoe MLS.

TAHOE / TRUCKEE LUXURY PROPERTY LINK (207 Listed over Active Listings $1,000,000 – Million+ dollars): http://tsierra.paragonrels.com/publink/default.aspx?GUID=282754f5-8e57-41f8-a008-e5c5528d654a&Report=Yes

If you would like to tour any of these properties or have questions give us a call at (530) 448-9830.

PostHeaderIcon Truckee / Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Profile Report – Jan vs Feb 2013 – Prices are on the Rise!

For single family homes SOLD in the Truckee / Lake Tahoe area, total active declined 6% from January to February, and actual sales prices were up, both average prices (+10%) as well as median prices (+24%). For condos/townhomes, total active inventory declined by 4%, average sales prices were down 12%, but median prices were up 8%. Much of the limited, new inventory coming on the market is snatched up quickly as there is a pent-up demand from buyers who have missed out in previous multiple-offer situations. We anticipate this will continue for at least the next couple of months as we don’t expect any substantial increase in inventory until the winter ski season is over and inventory that has been on ski leases possibly comes on the market.

Market Profile Report – Truckee/Lake Tahoe

I hope this information is useful to you in your decision making process for buying or selling a home. Please contact me for more market statistics or market information.

Prices are on the rise with inventory very low!

PostHeaderIcon BANK OWNED / REO / SHORT SALE – Homes For Sale in Lake Tahoe & Truckee, Ca

Bank Owned / REO / Short Sale Homes For Sale

To see all Bank Owned / REO / Short Sale Homes For Sale in Lake Tahoe and Truckee MLS, click the links below :

PostHeaderIcon Truckee the BEST SKI TOWN in America – Vote Truckee in Ski Town Throwdown

VOTE TRUCKEE for the BEST SKI TOWN in North America

 

 

Ski Town Throwdown to find the best ski town in North America – VOTE TRUCKEE on the Facebook page of Powder Magazine at http://www.facebook.com/powdermag/app_123940807662319

PostHeaderIcon Skiing for Schools – Discount Lift Tickets at Local Lake Tahoe / Truckee CA Ski Resorts

Skiing for Schools for Lake Tahoe / Truckee Ski Areas – Discount Passes

Skiing for Schools dates for this winter 2012 / 21013 season.  Most of the resorts offer a discount for any one day during a weeklong period.

PostHeaderIcon MARTIS CAMP IN TRUCKEE CA – A SPECIAL PLACE TO LIVE – See How You Can Spend Time in Tahoe at one best resort communities!

Summer 2012 allowed Martis Camp families to discover the wonders of Tahoe like never before. From festivals and concerts to golf to mountain biking, lasting memories were created from rich experiences all summer long. Adding to the excitement was the opening of Lookout Lodge. This 8,000 square-foot private facility will provide members instant access to the Martis Camp Express chairlift as well as ski, boot and board storage. Lookout Lodge will serve breakfast and lunch daily, dinner on Friday and Saturday nights, and create a fantastic après ski experience for Martis Camp families each winter.

PostHeaderIcon LAKE TAHOE / TRUCKEE MLS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE – June 2012 verses June 2011

Truckee/Tahoe MLS Real Estate Market Update - June 2012 verses June 2011

Please find above comparisons for specific areas within the TRUCKEE / LAKE TAHOE MLS for January – June 2012 versus the same period in 2011.

 

PostHeaderIcon Excellence in Education Foundation Offers 2 Great DEALS – Discount Ski and Golf Tickets!

As a board member of our local (Truckee) Excellence in Education Foundation, I’d like to make you aware of a couple of great offers:

  • Our Skiing for Schools partnership with local ski areas has one last special thru the end of this year’s ski season (see attached).  The purchase of a $35 lift ticket is valid any one day at either Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows from April 15th thru the end of the season (including weekends!).  If anyone is interested, I’d be happy to purchase the ticket(s) for you and you can just bring me a reimbursement check or cash and pick up the ticket(s) here at Dickson in Truckee.
  • Our Golfing for Schools partnership offers a golf card (transferable) good for one round at each of the following golf courses, for 18 holes of play:  Coyote Moon, Gray’s Crossing, Northstar, Old Brockway, Old Greenwood, Resort at Squaw Creek, Tahoe City and Tahoe Donner.  The cost of the card has been drastically reduced this year to only $295!  If any of you have ever played any of these courses, you’ll realize what an incredible deal this is.  Carts are not included (most courses do allow walking), and some retrictions apply.  The golf cards (limited to a total of 275) will be available for sale starting May 5th.

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