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Tahoe Time

It’s home to the largest alpine lake in North America, some of the world’s best ski resorts, and off-the-beaten path places for finding fun or solitude. Tahoe in winter is true blue, and ready for you!

Week 01.13.2015
Regions Northern & Southern CA

Solitary Bliss

Snowshoe DL Bliss State Park

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Visit D.L. Bliss State Park on the western shore of Lake Tahoe in the summer and it’s bustling with people. But if you visit in the winter, the entrance gate is closed and the only bustle you’ll hear is the wind through the sugar pines. Strap on snowshoes, hop the gate (it’s only…
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You Have Olive Me

Sonoma Valley 2015 Olive Season

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Move over cheese: wine has a new best friend! Meet Olive, the diverse, multi-talented fruit that is the life of the party in Sonoma this winter. The 14th Annual Sonoma Valley Olive Season goes through February (one of the best times for escaping to real wine country). Many of the…
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Hot Saucer!

Sled at Granlibakken in Tahoe

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Among six-pack chairlifts, supersized gondolas, and gnarly terrain parks, sometimes it’s refreshing to experience something old-skool and quaint. Hello Granlibakken! In Norwegian, the name means a hill sheltered by trees. In Tahoe, it means a family-owned “resort” hideaway within…
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Gorge-ous View

Cross Country Ski at Royal Gorge

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“Over the meadow and through the woods” … no this isn’t the start of a fairy tale … it’s the start of a fairy trail! Tahoe’s Royal Gorge is North America’s largest cross-country ski resort. One of the routes we like leads to Snow Mountain Hut (3.5 miles one-way) and a grand view…
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