Don’t Make These Mistakes When Choosing a Lake Tahoe Wedding Venue

Booking a wedding venue is not something to take lightly. Picking the right venue requires a lot of attention to detail, planning, and budgeting. The last thing you want is to be disappointed in your choice or dealing with logistical issues on your wedding day. As a top wedding venue in Lake Tahoe, we want your big day — and your venue — to be everything you always dreamed of. With that in mind, we recommend planning ahead to avoid these common wedding venue mistakes. (more…)

Experience Lake Tahoe This Summer With These 5 Exciting Water Activities

Paddleboarding Lake Tahoe

When things heat up in Lake Tahoe, it’s time to hit the water! There’s no better way to spend a summer day in Lake Tahoe than cooling off in the crystal clear waters There’s plenty of great beaches and swimming spots in the area — but that’s not all. From kayaks to canoes to sailing and more, there’s really no shortage of ways to enjoy Lake Tahoe in the summer. If you really want to get wet and wild on your Tahoe vacation, give these 5 fun water activities a try. 


How To Handle Lake Tahoe’s High Altitude Like A Pro

Scenic views of Lake Tahoe in the summer

Located in the Sierra Nevadas, South Lake Tahoe is at an altitude of about 6,237 feet. Popular areas around Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, including Heavenly Mountain Resort, reach altitudes of 10,000 feet or more. To put this in perspective, major cities, such as New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are all significantly lower, with altitudes of approximately 33 feet, 285 feet, and 594 feet, respectively. Even Denver, known as the “Mile-High City,” only has an altitude of approximately 5,280 feet. Altitude impacts everyone a little bit differently, but generally “high altitude” is considered to be around 8,000 feet or more according to medical professionals.

All of that being said, it’s important to be prepared when visiting an area with significantly higher altitudes than you’re used to. The air is thinner, which takes some time to adjust to. Prevention is the best way to avoid altitude or mountain sickness, so here are a few tips to help you adjust to higher altitudes in Lake Tahoe.