Sample the Sierra… Divine and Delicious

Sample the Sierra

Sample the Sierra … sounds divine right? CNN thinks so. They featured Lake Tahoe and specifically noted Sample the Sierra as one of the 8 best Labor Day weekend getaways in the US. This year is the 5th annual Sample the Sierra Festival on Sunday, August 31st from 12 pm to 5 pm in Bijou […]

This is it! The Finale of the Must Have Packing Lists!

Fun Snow Facts for Kids

Part Four: The coveted must have packing list #2: Here is the conclusion of our ultimate MUST HAVE packing lists so nothing is left behind. We have covered just about everything except the kitchen sink! Read on and we will see you soon at Tahoe Beach and Ski Club.   Family Snow Trip (It is […]

The Ultimate Packing List… the MUST HAVE items

ultimate packing list

Part Three: The coveted packing list: We have covered preparing for vacation and included some great packing tips. Now, we offer to you the ultimate packing list with all the MUST HAVE items so nothing is left behind. This week the basics… Next week… you will have to wait and see!   Toiletries  Hygiene __toothbrush/toothpaste/floss […]

Packing is Pivotal … Make every inch count

Packing is Pivotal

Packing is pivotal – Part Two: Next in our blog series of making the most out of the dreadful chores necessary to get to the FUN vacation experience is packing. If you forget an essential item, you are left disappointed and scrambling to find the nearest store in your destination. If you pack too much, […]

Preparing for vacation… Oh the dreadful chore!

Are You Prepared?

Preparing for vacation – Part One: Going on vacation is a lot of fun… the downside is the preparation and packing! Read on for the first in a blog series of making the most out of the dreadful chores necessary to get to the FUN vacation experience. Preparing for vacation can be a crazy and […]

Five of the BEST family activities in Tahoe

Summer is FINALLY here

Summer is FINALLY here. Whether you are coming to Lake Tahoe with your family for the first time or the fiftieth, there is never a lack of activities available. The true question is what do you fit in while you are here? So we have provided just a few of the different fun, family activities […]

Best of the Nation’s 4th of July Celebrations in our own backyard

Lights on the Lake fireworks display

This could be you experiencing one of the country’s top 4th of July weekend celebrations according to NBC Today. Lake Tahoe is North America’s largest alpine lake straddling both Nevada and California. It offers both mountains and water, the best of both worlds. Although it is best-known for its ski resorts, Lake Tahoe is also an extraordinarily beautiful summer vacation […]

Trust TripAdvisor? 82 Million Say YES!


TripAdvisor is a travel website that provides directory information and reviews of travel-related content which enables travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. The website is free to users who provide most of the content via reviews and interactive forums. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices […]

A Bit of History: The Baldwin building, Series 5


Our Baldwin building is just about as famous to our owners and guests as the name itself!  Infamous Elias “Lucky” Baldwin born in Ohio eventually made his way to San Francisco, CA.  Although he accepted the nickname “Lucky”, after returning from a trip around the world, he resented the implications by stating  “I’ve worked hard […]

A Bit of History: The Richardson Building, Series 4


The earliest records of ownership around the present day Camp Richardson and Marina are from 1875 when M.C. Gardner acquired a timber holding of several thousand acres from the U.S. Government and built a sawmill and railroad line.  By the late 1880′s, Gardner had logged over most of the areas and sold it to E.J. […]