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December 22, 2019

​Truckee-area brewing companies bring the fun of an afternoon in Napa or Sonoma to your North Lake Tahoe trip. Whether it's an apres-ski stop or an afternoon of fun, please enjoy responsibly and designate a driver...or take an Uber.

​​Donner Bliss is the ideal base camp...

January 13, 2019

Our Jewelbox Cottages in Pacific Grove are at the gateway of California's Central Coast wine region. Here are top spots for wine tasting in our area.

December 18, 2018

The green plaques on Pacific Grove's pretty dollhouse cottages have many stories to tell...and a few secrets that many would like to keep.

July 3, 2017

The Sierra Buttes are a great day trip from Donner Bliss. At the foot of the Buttes, you'll find a trio of lakes: Sardine Lake (pictured here), Packer Lake and Sand Pond. You can hike to the fire lookout station at the top of the mountain buttes for a once-in-a-lifetim...

April 11, 2017

Vacationing with your pet can add a wonderful dimension to a family vacation – not having to kennel a dog or arrange home visits for a cat can take a huge burden off of travel planning  – but there are still arrangements to be made to travel smart when hitting the road...

March 10, 2017

If 2016 was the year of pre-sale frenzies and hand-wringing in online waiting rooms, then 2017 may be The Year of the Resale for San Francisco fans of Hamilton, An American Musical.

With the show’s Mar 10 start, Hamilfans have already been posting pics online of tix del...

January 23, 2017

SugarBowl resort has sent this very helpful  note about how to handle yourself on the mountain when there's this much snow.

December 23, 2016

Winter driving conditions can be one of the trickiest things for California travelers. You thought driving in the rain was bad? Try white-outs, my friend.

Here are some tips for hitting the roads up to your mountain get-away.

Check the Weather and Road Conditions

The bes...

December 23, 2016

Did you know about Truckee's free shuttle? It operates in the winter to local ski resorts and in 2019 added service to Tahoe City and Crystal Bay, too. 

The service also runs over Christmas and New Year from vacation rental neighborhoods to downtown, Squaw and...

December 21, 2016

Skating and playing hockey are some of the funnest things to do in the winter. With ice rinks around the Bay Area, it's also something that you may have more practice at doing year-round, and so will be ready to hit the ice when you get up to the mountains. 

Truckee Ice...

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