5 Ways North Lake Tahoe Excites the Senses
North Lake Tahoe is one of Northern California’s treasured vacation spots year-round, but there’s nothing quite like it during the winter season. From mountainside to lakeside, we’ve put together five ways to let your senses guide you during your next winter escape to North Lake Tahoe.
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Taste Craft Brews & Award-Winning Eats
Is it the hops of a pale ale, the sweetness of a stout or the tartness of a sour that quenches your thirst? After a day of adventure in the snow, you’ve earned an adult beverage and lucky for you, North Lake Tahoe is home to a multitude of options. Head to Incline Village to check out Alibi Ale Works. This local craft brewery is responsible for the production of Alibi’s suite of ales, which are beloved for their bold, full flavor. Can’t choose just one beer? Build your own flight and be wowed as each one is better than the last.
You also won’t want to miss the delicious dining scene. With nearly 120 different restaurants there’s sure to be something to satisfy. When visiting, be sure to visit Wolfdale’s in Tahoe City. This restaurant has been a must on travel itineraries since opening in 1978. Menus are California seasonal cuisine with Asian and European influence.
Hear the Music of WinterWonderGrass
Every year WinterWonderGrass brings the best in bluegrass, jamgrass and roots music to North Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows hosts the experiential event March 29 – 31, 2019. There will be something for everyone including a kid zone, VIP lounge, complementary craft brew and cider tastings daily and more. At WinterWonderGrass you can jam out and feel good about doing it too. The event started out as a homegrown music festival with the goal to give back. Coordinators continue to donate to worthy organizations and currently partner with Waste-Free Earth to reduce their impact the earth. You can check out the full line up of talented musicians here.
Touch the Snow
North Lake Tahoe is home to the highest concentration of ski resorts in North America. The area’s 12 resorts offer a variety of diverse terrain, creating activities to suit all levels of comfort. There’s also plenty of adventure to be had for those looking for something other than skiing or snowboarding. From cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or snow bikes, to snow tubing and sledding, there’s no shortage of snow play in North Lake Tahoe.
Smell the Fresh Mountain Air
Head to North Lake Tahoe and take in a deep breath of fresh mountain air. The smell of towering pines and the feel of a fresh breeze coming off the crystal-clear lake stimulates your senses, allowing you to clear your mind and truly get away. A welcome break from your day-to-day life, North Lake Tahoe is the ideal place to refresh and rejuvenate. Whether it’s strolling through the charming mountain towns or heading to one of our premier spas you owe yourself some “me” time.
See the Sunsets
One of the most captivating experiences of North Lake Tahoe is witnessing a sunset. As night approaches and the sun drops behind the Sierra Nevada mountains, the vibrant colors in the sky reflect off the lake, creating a picturesque and breathtaking scenic wonder. After taking it all in, make your way back to your resort, luxurious hotel, or cozy cabin to recharge for the next day’s adventure.
Direct flights from San Diego to Reno take just 90-minutes and the drive from Reno to North Lake Tahoe is less than an hour. Don’t miss out on our unique winter experiences. Discover North Lake Tahoe now and find your winter wow. Visit GoTahoeNorth.com/SanDiego to plan your trip today.