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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 16494 Fawn Street, Truckee CA 96161 – Offered at $715,000 – At the West End of Donner Lake

NEW LISTING at Donner Lake – 16494 Fawn Street – Offered at $715,000

This Grand Mountain Home (completely remodeled in 2003) is located in one of the most desirable areas at Donner Lake.  Situated on a private street close to the trail head and a short walk to the Owner’s Beach on the Lake.  This Majestic home has high cathedral ceilings an open floor plan with custom Carlisle wide plank hardwood pine floors with lots of nature light giving it a warm and bright mountain feel ~ Move In Ready!  With 3 large bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms (one on every floor), a large living room that opens up to a well appointed kitchen and dining area.  The kitchen has slab granite counters and stainless steel appliances all new in 2003.  Over 2487 square feet of grand living space, this home is large enough for all your family and friends.  With a large deck and dramatic mountain views great for those family gatherings

Come and see the value in this great mountain home!

MLS # 20140265

Here is a link to our Virtual Tour: http://www.visualtour.com/show.asp?T=3242525

Click Here For More Information: 16494 Fawn Street, Truckee CA 96161

Donner Lake Remodeled Mountain Home - 4 blocks from the lake

 

PostHeaderIcon Truckee / Lake Tahoe Summer Music Festival in theTruckee Donner Regional Park, Truckee CA – Every Wednesday

Event Dates: June 08, 2013 – August 25, 2013

Description of Event

Wednesday night music in the park is one of Truckee’s most treasured summer events for residents and visitors alike. Put on by the Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District, this local favorite showcases regional bands in a beautiful amphitheater located at Regional Park in Truckee, CA.

Music goes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday during the summer months. Families and friends come early to spread out blankets and chairs on the lawn, picnic, drink wine, and socialize in the beautiful Truckee summer evening. The magnificent scenery and community spirit is something that you can only experience in this small town amphitheater surrounded by aspen and pine trees, the Truckee River, and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Visitors and locals alike are welcome to come and experience this special Truckee event and are encouraged to bring their food and beverages to enjoy while watching favorite regional bands such as Jo Mama, The Deckheads, and Montana perform. Wednesday night music in the park is always a favorite event and you are sure to never be disappointed.

Admission Fee: free

Ages Event is Appropriate For: all ages

Truckee Music in the Park - 2013 Series

 

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 TRUCKEE FOOTBALL – 2012 Division I-A Nevada State Playoffs – Semifinal Round – Team Stats for the Year – How Will They Match Up?

2012 Division I-A Nevada State Playoffs - Semifinal Round - Team Stats for the Year - How Will They Match Up?

2012 Division I-A Nevada State Playoffs - Semifinal Round - Team Stats for the Year - How Will They Match Up?

PostHeaderIcon TRUCKEE HS FOOTBALL – 2012 NIAA 1A State High School Football Playoff Bracket




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 Truckee High School Football is 5-0 with 41 consecutive wins – ties Nevada State Record

Truckee Football is 5-0 half way through the season

Truckee (Calif.) defeated Spring Creek (Nev.) 34-3 on Friday to tie the Nevada state record with its 41st consecutive football victory. The Wolverines, who are 5-0 this year, are tied with Meadows (Nev.) and will be seeking their fourth consecutive state title.

Truckee, which is located only 12 miles from the Nevada border, plays just one California team. See the story of Truckee’s long trail from the CIF to the NIAA here.

The 41-win streak entered the week as the fifth longest in the nation.

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