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IN THIS ISSUE SUMMER 2019
G E TAWAY N AV I G AT O R S 08 Meet Your GETAWAY Team GET CONNECTED 10 Getaway’s Social Media Guide A R T S + C U LT U R E 12 A Creative Wanderlust 14 City Aesthetics ADVENTURE 18 Surf’s Up 20 Spontaneous Itineraries 22 Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out 26 Golfing Delight 28 Whitewater and Wine E N T E R TA I N M E N T 30 Dancing For Days 34 Mark Your Calendar 38 Kids Rule the World 40 Social Hangs FOOD & DRINK 42 Sip Your Way Through Summer 46 Tahoe Beach Guide 48 Sizzling Summer 50 Wheying The Options 54 Park it Like it’s Hot S P E C I A L F E AT U R E 58 There’s No Place Like Home SHOPPING 60 High Desert Threads RELAX 64 For the Love of Honey EXPLORE 68 Reno/Tahoe Regional Map 70 Reno Area Map 72 Reno Downtown Map 74 North Lake Tahoe Map 76 South Lake Tahoe Map 78 Tahoe South Map
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G E TAWAY L I S T 82 Explore Tahoe GETAWAY List 88 Explore Reno/Sparks GETAWAY List 90 Explore Carson Valley GETAWAY List
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N AV I G A T O R S While many people know Lake Tahoe for its world-famous ski areas, one of the best things about Reno/Tahoe are the amazing summers. Filled with exciting activities and events including the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship, the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off, and the not-to-bemissed Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, this place is a mecca for fun! Our Summer 2019 issue is filled with editorial to help make the absolute best of your time here. If you’re traveling with children, discover all the great places to take them in Kids Rule the World. Need a last-minute idea to fill your day? Flip to Spontaneous Itineraries. Naturally, no summer guide would be complete without a tasty cocktail, or two, and we have just the drinks for you in Sip Your Way through Summer. Flip through these pages where we’ll take you on the lake, tour some of our favorite museums and so much more. Whether you found us online, in one of 16,000 rooms or vacation rentals, or at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and/or visitor centers, as you enjoy your time and want to post about it, please tag us @getawayRT, #getawayRT and , @getawayrenotahoe. You might even be featured on our social media pages! Also, keep an eye out for our giveaways and prize packages. Feel free to visit our YouTube channel @getawayrenotahoe to view the videos of the extraordinary experiences that await. All of our issues can be downloaded and taken with you on issuu.com or the issuu mobile app, just search for Getaway Reno/Tahoe. Here at Getaway Reno/Tahoe we are a locally owned and operated business. Our entire team wants you to experience this area the way we love to live it. We only recommend places we have been and take our families and pals to. Think of us as your local friend showing you where to go and what to do. Our mission is a simple one: We want to point you in the right direction and help you make great memories! Be sure to let them know, “Getaway sent us!”
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Photos this page: Nevada Museum of Art (Jeff Dow), Figure in Profile (Jack Malotte); Photo opposite page: O'Keeff Portrait (Ansel Adams)
Nourish your traveler’s soul with a dose of art. By Amanda Horn
No wanderlust to Reno/ Tahoe is complete without a visit to the state’s shining art jewel, the Nevada Museum of Art. From works inspired by the Great Basin to the incomparable Georgia O’Keeffe, the state’s only accredited art museum delivers provocative, breathtaking exhibitions this summer that are guaranteed to nourish your traveler’s soul.
The Art of Jack Malotte On view June 8 – October 20, 2019 Jack Malotte makes artworks that celebrate the Great Basin, with a focus on contemporary political issues faced by Native American people. He infuses wry humor into his work, though the subject matter is sometimes serious and sobering. Born and raised in Reno, Malotte currently resides in Duckwater, Nev.. He is an enrolled member of the South Fork Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone. This major retrospective showcases the full breadth of Malotte's career, including drawings, sketches, prints, graphics and illustrations. An outdoor, public mural by Malotte on an exterior wall of the museum completes the exhibition. To round out your experience, take home a memory of the show in the form of a 240-page hardcover book published by the Nevada Museum of Art.
Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern On view July 20 – October 20, 2019 Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona— including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition expands our understanding of O’Keeffe by focusing on her wardrobe, shown for the first time alongside key paintings and photographs. It confirms and explores her determination to be in charge of how the world understood her identity and artistic values. In addition to select paintings and items of clothing, the exhibition presents photographs of O’Keeffe and her homes by Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, Philippe Halsman, Yousuf Karsh, Cecil Beaton, Andy Warhol, Bruce Weber, Todd Webb, and others. The Nevada Museum of Art is the only venue in the Western United States to host this exhibition, organized by the Brooklyn Museum in New York. To learn more about these and other exhibitions, visit nevadaart.org.
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y t i C thetics s e a Getting in touch with arts in the Great Basin By Mikaila Bird
Photos this page: Midtown Mural (Jeramie Lu Photography) Photos next page: Believe Sculpture (Jeramie Lu Photography), Midtown Mural (Lisa Cassidy), The Space Whale (Tucker Monticelli)
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Art connects us all while it decorates our city.
ARTS & CULTURE Public art humanizes the urban environment and influences each visitor’s experience, representing the area’s culture, society, people and perspectives. Art stretches throughout the Great Basin in various forms of self expression inspired by the surrounding beauty and rapidly changing landscape. Let’s take a look at a few places where you can take in all that is Reno/Tahoe.
Creative city escapes The Biggest Little City is a continuously growing public art metropolis, and every time I drive around, I see something new. Reno is also the gateway to Burning Man and is exposed to the works artists from around the world display on the playa. If you have yet to get to Burning Man, you can find some of these installations displayed in the Playa Art Park in downtown Reno’s Riverwalk District. Be sure to spot the Believe sign and the large, intricate Space Whale located right beside the Truckee River. renoriverwalk.org; artspotreno.com Reno is filled with 2D and 3D murals ranging from painted electrical utility boxes to large frieze on the sides of buildings. The Midtown District is particularly saturated with colorful displays and the best way to best navigate your way around is to take a self-guided or docent-led walking tour with ArtSpot Reno — learn about the artists, their concepts, and even find those hidden gems that can be easily overlooked in a bustling city. renomidtowndistrict.com; artspotreno.com
Waters edge The beauty of Lake Tahoe naturally brings out the best in artists and there are plenty of places to view the exceptional work inspired by the area. The Benko Art Gallery in South Lake Tahoe is an eclectic space featuring fresh, contemporary art in all forms, some by Lake Tahoe locals. Benko’s art exhibitions are always a blast, filled with live art and music, raffles, and lots of new friends. Stop by next time you’re in the area. I’m sure you’ll find something that will spark your interest and make you think of Lake Tahoe every time you look at it! benkoartgallery.com
Rural imagination The Carson Valley is a special place with a gorgeous, rural landscape nestled on the east side of the Sierra. There is just something humbling about the area; you’ll feel at home even if it’s your first time visiting. In a place where nature is the artist, you can picture amazing inspiration everywhere. The Carson Valley Art Council is the hub for handcrafts and if you’re planning a visit be sure to check out their diverse art happenings including artist receptions, concert series, local events, workshops and programs. cvartscouncil.com Whether viewing a beautiful painting or a taking a selfie in front of a mural, art connects us all while decorating our city landscape, enhancing the esthetic and telling a visual story. It forces you to slow your stride and take in the surrounding environment. Step outside and get connected to the expression of the city!
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Shred the gnar this summer! By Holly Zynda
Perhaps you went surfing last year in Hawaii and now you’re in love, maybe you recently moved from SoCal, or you’ve lived in the area for years and always wanted to try it, lucky you surfing is in extreme pursuit by visitors in the high desert. Despite the fact that it lies 200+ miles from the Pacific Coast (and an order of magnitude further from the Atlantic), the Reno/ Tahoe area offers a variety of opportunities for surfers. Whether the wind is blowing strong, creating surfable waves on the lake; boats are kicking up massive wakes; or the Truckee River is providing back-flow among the rapids in downtown Reno, surfers can get their fix along the Nevada/California “boarder.”
ON THE LAKE Straight up surfing the waves of Tahoe is a real possibility on very windy days where gusts can reach 70 mph. High winds create fetch, which after blasting over the vast 191.6-square-mile surface of the lake, organize and form head-high waves to carve or tube. Local surfers are truly dedicated, with a standard surfboard or quiver handy just waiting to brave these special days. The lake is scattered with beach breaks, from the waterfront behind Beach Retreat and Lodge in South Lake to the shores of Sugar Pine
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State Park in Stateline. And you can find breakers among the docks in King’s Beach. tahoebeachretreat.com On regular flat-water days, or even slightly choppy days, I like to engage in the “hiking of surfing” — a.k.a. paddleboarding. On all of those in-between days, I take out my touring board from VESL, which I purchased from SUP Tahoe. There are abundant opportunities to paddle-board around the lake on my own or with friends armed with gear from many rental outlets scattered around the lake. Notably, Zephyr Cove Resort and South Tahoe Standup Paddle rent boards, so out-of-town friends are within easy reach of the marshes of Reagan Beach and Kiva Beach on the west and the picturesque flat waters of Sand Harbor and Skunk Harbor on the east. supsouth-laketahoe.com; zephyrcove.com; southtahoesup.com When my inner adrenaline junky kicks in and I really want to catch a wave but the conditions just aren’t on my side, I make some of my own with a motorized watercraft.
Create a nice wake with a powerboat and, viola, you can enjoy wake surfing! Grab a longboard or wakeboard, along with the perfect boat rental, at Action Watersports of Tahoe or Tahoe Sports. For wakeboarding, wakesurfing, water-skiing and slalom-skiing lessons, Truckee Watersports is the place to go. With expert instructors specializing in summer-season watersports and snow sports in winter, pros including Ryan Swenson can help you get started or up your game. action-watersports.com; tahoesports.com; truckeewatersports.com
HIDDEN GEMS Lesser-known alternatives also exist for stoke seekers from the area and abroad. Reno has a little-known surfing alternative — a wellkept local secret — that is riding the rapids of the Truckee River. The Truckee River Whitewater Park in the Riverwalk District even has a rapid where the water flows backward enabling folks to surf upstream with a shortboard or inflatable board. renoriverwalk.org Oft forgotten but no less fun, wind surfing allows surfers to jet across the surface of Lake Tahoe with a bit of wind on days when the lines just aren’t forming. Though no longer giving lessons, Alvina Patterson holds the title of local legend in the sport. In similar windy conditions, kite surfing will help you get that thrill when the surf isn’t exactly up.
Truckee River Raft, where the guides will take you on the adventure of a lifetime. For a slightly more subdued experience, you can enjoy kayaking. Camp Richardson Resort Rentals will ensure you’re ready to paddle your way to adventure. Finally, if exploring under the surface of the water is more your style, Tahoe Dive Center can get you all set up to SCUBA, where you can explore the underwater parks, including those off the coast of D.L. Bliss, where huge granite boulders sit stacked in the clear, deep water. truckeeriverraft. com; camprichard-son.com; tahoedivecenter.com There are plenty of ways to enjoy the water this summer. If surfing is your thing, you don’t have to miss out just because you’re inland. Whether you’re from a surfing locale, are a local surfer, or just want to try something new, the Reno/Tahoe area offers a ton of waves to carve once the snowpack begins to melt.
OTHER ALTERNATIVES For those who like the idea of surfing but lack the execution, there are also a number of other water-based adventures available in the area, such as rafting. If this is your jam, check out
Photo opposite page: Wakeboarding (Matt Morning); Photo this page: Tahoe Dive Center
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Fill a free day with some fun in the Sierra. By Heidi Bethel
Wake up with nothing to do today? Well that’s an easy fix if you’re in Reno/Tahoe. This place is filled with experiences like no other that satisfy every desire. So, whether you’re looking for action-packed activities, a relaxing rendezvous or shopping galore, you have come to the right place!
GET OUTSIDE If you’re staying near Lake Tahoe or are within driving distance, lucky you! Not only can you enjoy all that is the largest alpine lake in North America, there are a whole slew of ways to experience Big Blue. First, let’s talk about getting out on the water with an Emerald Bay jet ski tour courtesy of Tahoe Sports. Not only do these folks have awesome water sports rentals, they offer exciting excursions to great spots around the lake. Want to stay dry and snap some Insta-worthy photos? Hop aboard the M.S. Dixie II at Zephyr Cove Resort for a daytime cruise on the 500-passenger paddle wheeler that is the largest cruising vessel on the lake. Those seeking a bit more adrenaline should check out the resort’s parasailing options. Their experienced captain and crew will having you soaring 1,000 feet above the lake in just minutes. tahoesports.com; zephyrcove.com Photos this page: Carson Valley Golf Course, National Automobile Museum
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Down the mountain, Reno and the surrounding areas pack their own punch of outdoor fun. The Riverwalk District nestled along the Truckee River is home to hundreds of memorable shops, restaurants and activities. While you’re there, be sure to stroll by the Truckee River Whitewater Park where you just may spot some professional water junkies kayaking and SUPing through some serious rapids. You can also take a dip, too! Or, head to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park where you’ll find some great trails along the wetland habitat, a historic Ranch House and the Wilbur D. May Center. renoriverwalk.org; washoecounty.us
The National Automobile Museum, The Harrah Collection in downtown Reno is the perfect way to spend a day, classic car aficionado or not. Ranking among America’s Top 10 Automobile Museums, this is a fortress encapsulating the rich history of the automobile. Here you can peruse vehicles owned by celebrities and those that are celebrities in their own right having starred in feature films such as the 1949 Mercury Series 9CM Six-Passenger Coupe driven by actor James Dean in the 1955 movie “Rebel Without a Cause." automuseum.org
Want to step back in time? Virginia City is the place for you! Here you can explore old mining shafts and tunnels, take walking tours through notable grounds lending to the Gold Rush, and even hunt a ghost, or two! If fancy footwork is more your style, a round of FootGolf at Carson Valley Golf Course will have you screaming, “Fore!” in no time on the first 18-hole FootGolf course in northern Nevada. visitvirginiacitynv.com; carsonvalleygolf.com
Who doesn’t love a great souvenir? There are really charming and chic local shops around town where you can find the best mementos. Replenish Tahoe Boutique in South Lake is the place to go for bath bombs, essential oils, home decor and more. If you’re running low on toiletries, bring your refillable bottles in for a top off from their bulk body bar. Nearby, Emanate Gallery has some truly spectacular art lining the walls — and you can find something at nearly every price point. Don’t forget a treat for your furry friends at Dog. Dog. Cat. in The Village Shopping Center. replenishtahoe.com; emanategallery.com; dogdogcat.com
INDOOR ADVENTURE LAND Sometimes you just want to stay inside. Whether it’s a not-socommon rainy day or you had a little too much fun in the sun, options abound for an enjoyable time under cover. In South Lake, Blue Granite Climbing Gym will have you scaling the walls in no time. This full-service gym features two roped climbing areas with self-belay courses and a bouldering area, plus you can get a workout in and enjoy a tasty smoothie. For a cool down, head to Lake Tahoe Ice Arena where you can practice your double axels or hit the stick time all year long, they do have rentals if you forgot your skates. bluegraniteclimbing.com; tahoearena.co For a true escape, head to one of many great puzzle rooms offering interesting themes and clever clues that will have you and your travel mates working together to conquer. Puzzle Room Tahoe in South Lake and Puzzle Room Reno in Reno’s Riverwalk District each have a few different escape rooms with creative, realistic, brain-teasing fun. puzzleroomtahoe.com; puzzleroomreno.com
Downtown Truckee boasts some great options, too! Stroll along Donner Pass Road where you’ll find Bespoke, Truckee Variety Co., Bluestone Jewelry & Wine, plus many other shops. bespoketruckee.com; @truckeevarietyco; bluestonetahoe.com In south Reno, South Creek Shopping Center has a little bit of everything. A few favorites include The Freckled Frog, BVW Jewelers and Serendipity Floral and Garden. This center is definitely worth the visit! thefreckledfrogreno.com; bvwjewelers.com; serendipityfloralandgarden.com Should you choose to fill you day with one of these great activities, be sure to tell us all about it. Can’t wait for your exciting Reno/Tahoe adventures!
Photos this page: Zephyr Cove Cruises, Blue Granite Climbing Gym
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By Rebecca David
Looking to cool off during these hot summer months and canâ€™t make it up to the lake? Check out the luxurious pool options Reno and the surrounding area has to offer. With everything from VIP cabana to a spashtastic waterpark and nightlife pool side, options abound for all ages!
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Truly feel like you’re on vacation when relaxing by the luxurious pools at Peppermill Reno and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Soak up the sun in one of the lounge chairs around the pool or upgrade to one of their VIP cabana rentals. And no need to go inside for food, enjoy their outdoor restaurants and bars. Peppermill Reno has gorgeous upper and lower pool decks along with a mini pool and waterfall. Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is Reno’s only resort with indoor and outdoor pools. peppermillreno.com; atlantiscasino.com
It’s always a great time for everyone at Wild Island Family Adventure Park! They have a little lagoon and mini slides for the younger ones, a lazy river, wave pool, and multiple slides for the big kids — they even have an adults-only area at Kokomo’s Island Bar. Be sure to take a look at their cabanas, you get early entrance into the park when you rent one. wildisland.com
Get that resort-style feel for the whole family! Grand Sierra Resort is newly renovated with multiple pool levels. There is a splash pad/water playground for the little ones, resort pool for all ages, and an adults-only VIP infinity pool with its own bar for the 21+ crowd. grandsierraresort.com Photos this page: Wild Island Family Adventure Park, Peppermill Reno
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The Carson Valley Swim Center in Minden is a fun-filled water environment for all ages. This play place offers everything from water slides and a rock wall above the water, to diving boards, swim lessons and classes. And if you’re looking to throw an event, they have great rental areas perfect for any special occasion. cvswim.com
Get out on the lake at the Sparks Marina. Enjoy sailing, windsurfing, swimming, scuba diving, fishing, boating and more. They also have walking path and beaches surrounding the lake, as well as volleyball courts, a dog park, playgrounds, picnic areas and a concession stand. There is a lifeguard at the north beach, see their website for dates and times they are on duty. If you want to make this a weekend getaway, check out the Sparks Marina RV Park. cityofsparks.us; sparksmarinarvpark.com
Continue your pool party into the night at LEX Nightclub inside Grand Sierra Resort. Although there is no swimming, the atmosphere is awesome with VIP booths and the dance floor surrounding the pool. They have guest DJ’s, professional dancers and performers, and a state-of-the-art lighting system that will keep you dancing all night. grandsierraresort.com No matter what kind of pool adventure you’re looking for, Reno has you covered. Tag us in all your fun pool adventures this summer using #getawayrt.
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Golfing Delight Picture-perfect views, a challenging course and entertainment await at Lake Tahoe Golf Course. By Richard “Dickie” Peraldo
An avid golfer for most of my life, I like golf courses that test my game and mesmerize my mind with outstanding views. Lake Tahoe Golf Course not only achieves this goal, it exceeds expectations. Swinging vistas Approaching the first tee, you’re smacked in the face with 360-degree views. Step up to the tee box with driver in hand and you’ll be staring at Dick’s Peak and Mt. Tallac. This is a sure sign for a spectacular day. Hole six is my favorite hole, not because it was my first birdie the last time I golfed the course, but rather for it’s beauty. The Upper Truckee River flows freely right in front of you on the tee box and then again on the green. Just listening to the river not only calms your nerves, it’ll make your jaw drop. This is a special hole. Many courses have one side or a few holes with great views, but after making the turn to the back nine you’ll realize it’s not the case here. Standing on the tenth tee, after an extraordinary front nine, the lush green fairway meets sky-high snowcapped mountains. The back nine will treat you just right with great golf and even greater views. The heart of the back nine includes even more holes with the Upper Truckee River, not only for your viewing pleasure but also in play! One time, I was on the green reading my putt to save par and two kayakers floated by absolutely immersed in their day. 18 holes and then some As much as I love the views, I also enjoy the challenge this course offers. The front nine are very open with a grip-it-and-rip-it-like-a-youngTiger-Woods feel, minus the 50+ yards of course. The back nine is a little bit more target golf, a risk/ reward vibe. The driver will still make it out of your bag, but there are a few holes an iron off the tee works just fine. With three different tee boxes and water coming into play on 13 holes, this course will be a challenge for any skill level. Lake Tahoe Golf Course is more than just golf and views, its ability to entertain is second to none. From weddings to banquets to bachelor parties (which I witnessed firsthand), this place is about fun. They have an amazing snack bar, a great bar (with their signature drink, the happier gilmore), a snazzy dance floor and an unbelievably friendly staff. They also offer Footgolf in the evenings.
Photos this page: Lake Tahoe Golf Course
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Lake Tahoe Golf Course is a reasonably priced showstopper. The golf is amazing, the views are to die for and they offer entertainment like no other. Sitting here on the patio enjoying the views and a happier gilmore after 18 holes, you’ll agree life doesn’t get any better than this. Book your tee time today at laketahoegc.com!
July 5 - August 25, 2019 Sand Harbor
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Whitewater and Wine Raft, relax and imbibe in Northern California’s El Dorado County By Natasha Bourlin
Places exist in the world where you can ski and golf, or snowboard and surf, in the same day. Now, a group of adrenaline junkies and oenophiles have come up with a new kind of wine pairing. Raft California blends whitewater rafting with wine tasting in an area that incited the Gold Rush, providing adventure with delectable bliss. Gold and wine In 1848, James W. Marshall made a discovery heard ‘round the world. He found gold in Coloma, Calif. and soon the area was teeming with hopeful miners looking to strike it rich. Along with a thirst for gold, miners and pioneers also brought a taste
for the alcohol-laden, grape-sourced nectar many had yearned for from their homes back east, or their European homelands. Root stocks were planted and wine soon rivaled mining as the area’s big business. Marshall even started a winery on the site of his gold strike, remnants of which can still be seen at the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. Today, El Dorado County vineyards repurposed largely as pear farms during Prohibition have been revived. Obscure European varietals such as Albarino and Mourvedre are found near luscious Syrahs originally sourced from the Rhone Valley.
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Exhilaration meets relaxation In Lotus, Calif., a haven for whitewater rafters and wine-lovers alike has bloomed along the banks of the American River’s South Fork. Raft California welcomes guests to its scenic and removed new campground with a knowledgeable guide who tours you through the property. A rack of wetsuits gives visitors a glimpse into their upcoming experience. Strolling past the rafting equipment, river goers settle into spacious canvas tents boasting comfy cots and porches to gaze over the surroundings. A campfire burns nearby, providing warmth and ambiance in the evenings. Meals are prepared in the outdoor kitchen by the friendly RC team, then eaten riverside in a covered area on picnic tables. Their hearty breakfasts fuel you for the excursions soon embarked upon. Take one of RC’s two-day Wine Tasting & Whitewater Rafting Experiences and explore several of the region’s awardwinning wineries and a brewery, with lunch served in between. In down-toEarth El Dorado County, you meet the
winemakers and get firsthand accounts of what inspires them, along with tours of their vineyards and winemaking facilities nestled amidst picturesque rolling hills. After breakfast the following day, gear up and gather your gumption to head down the great rapids of the American River. No worries, there’s an experienced river guide taking care of you the whole way, but that doesn’t mean you’re not part of the action. You’ll be navigating through class three and four rapids (and some mellower waves, too) with a crew of paddle-bearing others. Adrenaline coursing through your veins from the exhilarating adventure, return to the campground and stay another night, or head out to tell your friends and family all you’ve done. This is just one of RC’s many available excursions. Whether you’re a beginner to rafting or experienced pro, there’s a river with rapids to take your breath away, and a guide to steer you through them all. raftcalifornia.com Photos opposite page: Raft California, @abouttowndeb; Photo this page: @abouttowndeb
DANCING DAYS By Ashley Polan
From the beaches of Lake Tahoe to large amphitheaters, enjoy the area’s outdoor music scene.
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When it comes to live tunes in the great outdoors, Reno/Tahoe is your place! With venues tucked away in the mountains and dotting the vast desert, we’re rocking the music scene.
Let’s kick things off with a spot locals have counted down the days for ... The Nugget Hotel and Casino’s Sparks Amphitheater in downtown Sparks. Construction of this outdoor music venue was completed as this issue hits the stands and just in time for some epic summer concerts! Be sure to check out Hank Williams Jr. scheduled August 3. nuggetcasinoresort.com In addition to the new amphitheater, we have plenty of other rad venues bringing great tunes to the area! There’s a stellar lineup at Cargo Concert Hall inside Whitney Peak Hotel. Or, if you’re looking for a spot where you can grab a seat and enjoy craft cocktails or a bite, stop by Wild River Grille during their summer music series. And Pops on the River is a music lover’s must! cargoreno.com; wildrivergrille.com; renophil.com Moving on up the road, our next venue is TJ’s Corral at Carson Valley Inn. Are you a country music fan? What about 80s rock? If you said yes to either, this is the place for you! With acts like Easton Corbin, Martina McBride, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and Loverboy, get ready for an unforgettable summer lineup rocking the night sky. carsonvalleyinn.com Not a fan of the bright lights and big crowds? How does an outdoor porch party sound to you? We love ourselves a nice, intimate porch party here in northern Nevada! If you want to kick back, sip your favorite drink and enjoy some live music, Genoa Outdoor Porch Parties are where you should hang your hat every first and third Sunday of the month. genoabarandsaloon.com
Photo opposite page: Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena; Photo this page: TJ’s Corral, Live at Lakeview
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LAKE TUNES Now that we’ve visited a few desert places, let’s get to the lake. Delicious cocktails, epic views, sand between your toes, vacay vibes… you guessed it, Tahoe’s got it! We don’t mess around when it comes to beach concerts. Kick it off on the north side for Concerts at Commons Beach in Tahoe City. From bluegrass and southern rock to afro-samba-funk and alternative rock, prepare yourself for a summer concert with incredible views! concertsatcommonsbeach.com Let’s take it to South Lake for sunset and free live music at Live at Lakeview. But that shouldn’t be your last stop while touring the music scene here. Dance the night away during the concert series at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe with local favorites and tribute bands. And make your way to the Valhalla Tahoe Music Series to catch some incredible guitarists, jazz and more. liveatlakeview.com; hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com; valhallatahoe.com Last up, we’re going BIG with big shows and big names at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys Lake Tahoe. From country greats like Tim McGraw and Blake Shelton, to all-time favorites such as Lionel Richie and Steve Miller Band, it’s like no other venue you’ve ever been to. Surrounded by pines trees, fresh air and lake views, this outdoor amphitheater makes for a truly unforgettable show. ceasars.com Now that I’ve spilled all the hot spots for live outdoor music, what are you waiting for? Get out there and enjoy the show!
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR ... Your guide to fun summer happenings in Reno/Tahoe. By Rebecca David
Hello summer! Time to explore all those outdoor events and adventures you’ve been waiting for. There are so many fun happenings, check out some of our favorites.
SUM MER 19 Photos this page: Sample The Sierra, Burning Man (Jeramie Lu), Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Great Reno Balloon Race (visitrenotahoe.com)
July 5 - August 25: Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Incline Village
August 18: Tahoe Blue Bloody Mary Competition, Tahoe Beach Retreat & Lodge South Lake Tahoe
Sept. 6 - 8: The Great Reno Balloon Race Reno
Enjoy “Taming of the Shrew” and "Million Dollar Quartet" with your toes in the sand and with a Tahoe Sunset as the backdrop. Bring your own picnic or enjoy the delicious food at Shakespeare's Kitchen. laketahoeshakespeare.com
Enjoy a Sunday funday at the Bloody Mary Competition on the beaches of Lake Tahoe. Featuring 15+ bloody mary drinks using one of the best local spirits, Tahoe Blue Vodka, live music, beach bars, and more! Get your tickets! @tahoebeachretreat
August 2-3 | August 6-7: Hot August Nights Virgina City | Reno | Sparks
August 25 - Sept. 2: Burning Man Black Rock Desert
Every August, we welcome classic hot rods and sexy muscle cars to Reno, Virginia City and Sparks. Hot August Nights is the largest classic car event in the country. Take part in this regional event with activities including night cruises, drag races, burnouts, sock hop, prom and more! hotaugustnights.net
Tens of thousands of people gather every year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to populate Black Rock City. The streets are filled with creative camps, friendly interactions, art, performances and an overall experience unlike any other. This once-in-a-lifetime adventure will find you coming back every year. burningman.org
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This is the world’s largest free balloon race featuring more than 100 different balloons with over 20 different shapes! People come from all over the world to see the spectacular Glow Show, Dawn Patrol and Mass Ascension events. With plenty of food vendors and specialty souvenirs, this is a family affair you won’t want to miss. renoballoon.com
Sept. 11 - 15: National Championship Air Races Reno Named one of the “10 Best Air Shows” in the word by USA Today, this is the world’s longest running air race. It is truly an event for thrill seekers and plane enthusiasts as pilots race across the sky at top speeds. Get up close and personal in the pits with the competing aircrafts, pilots and crew. airrace.org
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Photos this page: Oktoberfest (Camp Richardson), Hot August Nights
Sept. 14: Sample the Sierra South Lake Tahoe
Sept. 28 - 29: Genoa Candy Dance Genoa
Calling all foodies! This farm-to-fork festival brings together local chefs and restaurants with neighboring growers and producers to create scrumptious samples for you to taste. Pair the morsels with the appropriate craft beer or wine, shop for locally made crafts at the Festival Marketplace, dance to live entertainment, and catch their signature Sierra Chefs Challenge. samplethesierra.com
Spend some time in the quaint town of Genoa as 300 craft and food vendors take over this historic town during the annual two-day event. For an added experience, don’t miss the Candy Dance Dinner & Dance on Saturday evening at the Genoa Town Park on Nixon Street. genoanevada.org
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GENOA PORCH PARTIES Sept. 25 - 29: Street Vibrations Virginia City | Reno The annual Street Vibrations Fall Rally is free to the public, with more than 80 vendors, live entertainment, slow bike races, poker run, scavenger hunts, and more. roadshowsreno.com
Oct. 5 - 6: Oktoberfest At Camp Richardson South Lake Tahoe Wrap up summer at Oktoberfest. It’s fun for the entire family, with games, craft booths, face painting, live music, competitions, a kid’s carnival, beer and wine garden, and more! Ride your bike and drop it in front of the Mountain Sports Center to receive a coupon for free ice cream! camprichardson.com
Love live music? Check out who is coming to the Genoa Porch Parties:
One Way Street (Rock, Blues, Funk and Alt.)
MuddBonz (Blue’s at it’s Best)
Wesley Orsolic Band
(Country, Rock, American) (Funk, Jazz, Blues)
September 01: Trippin’ King Snakes (Rock, Blues, Funk and Alt.)
September 15: Mo’s Motley Blues (Blues, Rock, Pop and Soul)
October 06: Wunderlust (Tribute to One Hit Wonders)
Dougie L. & the Lost Reverend’s (A Good Old Fashioned Rock)
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S D KI E H T E L U r LD R O W Explore the Sierra with fun for the little ones.
By Heidi Bethel
For the first 15 years that I lived in Reno, I did not have children. Sure, my wonderful nieces and nephews (there are nine of them) came for visits and several even spent a few years living nearby, but a majority of the time it was my husband and I adulting away in the Biggest Little City. That all changed three years ago when we welcomed our son, Rowan, into the world. Now, we have another little squirt on the way and I can tell you the way we experience all that is Reno/Tahoe has completely changed. We still enjoy date nights and going out with friends, but this area is made for the kiddos. If you happen to have a few from your brood in tow during your visit, there are some great places catering to them where they’re sure to have an absolute blast … I suspect you’ll have a little fun, too.
Tahoe take over Spectacular views and inspired serenity aside, Lake Tahoe is a mecca for amusement. With two shops in South Lake, Shoreline Bike Rentals lets you get around with ease on a variety of pedal-powered contraptions and excursions. For a day indoors, Kidzone Museum is filled with stimulating activities. If it’s the trees you seek, take a gondola ride to the ropes course atop the mountains at Heavenly Lake Tahoe. Or, head to the Squaw Valley Treetop Adventure Park for beginning and intermediate treks accompanying exciting vertical climbing elements. Get way high in the sky with Tahoe Helicopters and HeliTahoe — each provide truly memorable flights above the lake. shorelineoftahoe.com; kidzonemuseum.org; skiheavenly.com; tahoetreetop.com; tahoehelicopters.us; pnh-us.com
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Running Reno In the city, you and the fam will find all sorts of fun, quirky and creative entertainment. Race around the track at Need 2 Speed and experience the new Hologate, a virtual reality attraction like no other. Inspire little minds at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum. For outdoor frolic, Idlewild Park features several play areas, a duck pond, rose garden, even a train ride looping around the area. Basecamp at Whitney Peak Hotel is a climbing experience like no other, with boulders to fit all ages (even those toddling around) this is a must do! need2speed.com; nvdm.org; reno.gov; basecampreno.com
Master of the surrounding areas Located 20 miles north of Reno, Sierra Safari Zoo is home to several rescued animals including lions, lemurs, monkeys and more. Headed south? Stop by Bowers Mansion Regional Park off Highway 395 where you’ll find a great pool, playgrounds and plenty of picnic spots. Visit the V&T Railway and Nevada State Museum in Carson City. In Genoa, grab your suits and drop in 1862 David Walley’s for a dip in several natural hot springs and a geothermal-heated pool. sierrasafarizoo.org; washoecounty.us; vtrailway.com; nvculture.org; davidwalleys1862.com There’s nothing quite like experiencing this area through the eyes of a child. Here, you are sure to make great memories that will last a lifetime! Photos this page: Tahoe Tree Top Adventures, V&T Railroad (Jeff Dow), The Discovery (Matt Morning)
LET US MOVE YOU. More than 200 thought-provoking, awe-inspiring pieces of automobile history on display to ignite your imagination.
Available for Banquets & Special Events • Museum Open Daily Corner Lake & Mill Streets • Downtown Reno • 775.333.9300 • AutoMuseum.org
CRYSTALIZED LUXURY FOR THE SOUL GEMSTONE MASSAGE AT SPA EDGEWOOD - THE ONLY SPA OFFERING THIS SPECIAL TREATMENT IN THE SIERRA Nestled between Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters and the towering pines of the Sierra Nevada, Spa Edgewood knows the power of nature. Featuring the region’s only gemstone rituals and massages - which draw on the natural properties of gems, stones, and crystals - these exclusive treatments will restore balance, remove toxins, and stimulate healing.
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By Mikaila Bird
If you’re looking for a great place to grab a drink and have some fun, then Reno/ Tahoe aims to please. Interesting bars and restaurants with creative concepts are popping up everywhere!, Here's a peek at some of the best spots to socialize, drink and play in the Sierra. TAHOE TAPS AND MAGIC Tucked in the tall pine trees with a minimalistic and modern look, The Hangar Taproom and Bottle Shop in South Lake Tahoe has 30 rotating taps, plus a large bottle and can selection. It boasts an ample outdoor patio space in the woods with a dog park, corn hole and bocce. What's better than enjoying a brew at a dog park with all of your best friends? @thehangarlaketahoe Independence is essential. With two locations in South Lake, Tahoe AleWorx gives you the freedom to decide what and how much you would like to drink by using their wristband-activated self-serving tap system. If you're like me and sample everything, then this is the perfect place to explore and soak up the experience. At the Y location, enjoy the sounds of live music on the outdoor patio equipped with games and a forest backdrop. On Friday and Saturday nights they even offer alternative nightlife from the casinos with Silent Discos at their Stateline location! tahoealeworx.com
The Loft Theatre-Lounge-Dining, located in South Lake Tahoe, serves a vibe for any age. The Loft Theatre has 107 seats featuring "Tahoe's #1 rated show" Magic Fusion with seven shows per week starring world-class magicians, who shock even the biggest disbelievers. It also has an edgier version, Magic After Dark that's just for adults! I enjoy the lounge where you can sit beside an indoor fire pit with s'mores and cocktails. Whether it's a magic show, dancing all night, or enjoying tapas and cocktails while people watching on the outdoor patio, The Loft will add magic to your memory. thelofttahoe.com GAMES AND GUZZLES IN RENO The Glass Die in Midtown Reno is every board game lover’s heaven! Withover 725 free board games to explore and twelve rotating craft beer, cider and cold brew taps, The Glass Die lets you and your freinds embrace your inner child! theglassdie.com If you're more of a video gamer, Press Start in Midtown is a mashup of arcades and alcohol. It has rotating arcade games, craft beer and pinball. Enjoy playing one of the lost classics with a Manhattan, or what they call the donkey kong, in hand. pstart.net
Photos this page: The Loft Theatre-Lounge-Dining (Brian Walker), Bundox Bocce
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Designed as a collaborative community, The Eddy in downtown Reno offers an outdoor play yard, local art, fitness classes, and three bars constructed out of shipping containers right on the Truckee River. You never know what to expect when going to The Eddy — I once enjoyed a slice of pizza while dancing in a Silent Disco next to dozens of people dressed as zombies. All ages and well-behaved dogs are welcome during the day but it's restricted to 21+ at night. theeddyreno.com Bundox Bocce, located in downtown Reno, is a massive game room for all ages! It has seven indoor bocce courts, two regulationlength outdoor bocce courts, nine skeeball machines, a shuffleboard table, ping pong, dart boards, plus their full bar and menu. One of the best parts is their glow-in-thedark bocce offered weekly! bundoxbocce.com Reno/Tahoe is all about recreation and creating experiences. The hardest part of your plan will be picking out a place to go!
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Sip Your Way Through Summer
Cool off with some of Tahoe’s top cocktails. By Natasha Bourlin
Summer’s hot sun often ushers a desire for ice-cold cocktails. Mercifully, there’s no shortage of exceptional summertime libations around Lake Tahoe. Sip your way around the lake with these creative drinkable concoctions.
A boozy beacon It’s nearly legendary at this point. The Beacon at Camp Richardson in South Lake is well-known for epic views, summer fun … and their notoriously delicious and potent blended tropical concoction, the rum runner. They even have a cruise named after it which departs from the resort’s marina three times daily each summer, bound for Emerald Bay and boasting a seemingly endless supply of the beverage. Made from a blend of passion fruit, pineapple and orange juices and, well, plenty of rum, you can enjoy more of them at an $8 price point on their Wild Wednesdays or during happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday - Friday. You can even take home a bottle of the tasty mix, just add booze. camprichardson.com
Wily woodies Similar in notoriety, yet across the lake, is another fruity beverage ideal for summertime. A restaurant named for the classic wooden
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boats still spotted like an endangered species on Tahoe, Gar Woods owner Tom Turner brought his cheeky sense of humor to their signature cocktail, the wet woody. It’s made from a blend of 151 rum, light rum, cranberry, pineapple and orange juices, peach schnapps and sweet and sour, then mixed together and frozen in a smoothie machine and topped with a Bacardi Black floater. More than a dozen variations of the wet woody, some with even more playfully risque monikers, now exist, so make a day — or perhaps three — of sampling them all. garwoods.com
Tiki time Get a taste of the tropics in South Lake at the Beach Retreat and Lodge’s Tiki Bar. Lead bartenders Sean McDaniel and Shawn Meyers (aka the Sean and Shawn show) created a concoction called the sneaky tiki, comprised of light rum, orange and pineapple juices, blackberry brandy, banana liqueur and a dark rum floater, garnished with fruit. A bartender of 30 years, McDaniel grew up on Oahu and wanted to bring some Hawaiian flavor to the Tahoe shores. Only open during summer months, the Tiki Bar truly transports you to a tropical island with its thatched roof, bamboo and beachfront cabanas. Just ignore the snow that may still mount the mountains well into the warmest season. tahoebeachretreat.com
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Magical potions Everyone loves when a cocktail magically appears before them in summertime, though usually it’s not magic, just an observant server. But at The Loft Theatre-Lounge-Dining, it just might be. Glimpses of the cerulean lake dot the walls of this intimate, literally magical space at the base of Heavenly. Bar manager and mixologist Nick Giordano explains that their cocktail program invokes the world of illusion, each drink crafted around a different element such as smoke, fire, levitation or transformation, providing customers with a befitting and visually stimulating imbibing experience. Take the smoke and mirrors, one of their most popular libations, made from 100-proof bourbon, Sapling Maple liqueur, housemade old fashioned syrup and tobacco bitters, then garnished with Luxardo cherries and candied bacon. A one-of-a-kind concoction, it’s then placed in a glass smoking box with hickory wood chips and infused with smoky goodness. It magically appears before the guest after being completely consumed by smoke in the box, a presentation worthy of its name. thelofttahoe.com
Caribbean-inspired concoction Before opening Round Hill Pines Beach Resort, the team felt they’d entered an alpine Caribbean with its exquisite sunsets, blue waters and pristine, sandy beach. They wanted to create a signature drink that embodied this feeling, and the popular pain killer was born. Complemented by a Caribbean-themed menu, the cocktail is a frozen blend of pineapple, coconut, orange juice and white rum, topped with Mount Gay dark rum and freshly grated nutmeg. Take the daily Happy Hour Serenity Cruise aboard the resort’s 63-foot luxury yacht and score a free pain killer, which somehow tastes even better on the water. roundhillpinesresort.com
Recovery in a glass After a day or evening of summertime cocktail exploration, you may need to dive into yet another to help recover. Headachy and hungry? Head immediately to McP’s Taphouse Grill, where you can find a meal-worthy bloody mary to help heal you. They put an Irish spin on the renowned drink with a corned beef garnish and float of Guinness that adds richness and helps balance the spiciness. Jalapeno pickles, pickled green beans and a lime add some greenery in true Irish fashion. After one, maybe two, you may just be ready for a jig. mcpspub.com Tahoe summers and deliciously chilled cocktails are the perfect recipe for bliss. Temperatures feel idyllic, brisk waters are warmer, days seem longer, the sun even brighter and your cheeks ache from smiling. Somehow, everything is just better lakeside. 44 getaway reno/tahoe • planmygetaway.com
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SIZZLING SUMMER Local meat master shares summer barbecuing tips. By Natasha Bourlin
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When his parents opened South Lake Tahoe’s Overland Meat and Seafood Company in 1987, current owner Brian Cohen never imagined he’d be taking over the business 18 years later. As most tend to do, his parents wanted to retire and Cohen saw an entrepreneurial opportunity. Come 2005, Cohen left his job at a grocery store to carry on the butchering legacy. He kept the business afloat despite extraordinarily hard times including tragic fires and recessions. He turned it into a thriving go-to spot for Tahoe residents seeking quality meats, seafoods and more. “We specialize in filling a void that grocery stores here have left and offering items not found anywhere else,” Cohen says. “Offering the best quality and fresh items is what we strive for. You get what you pay for. You can buy cheaper products, but you can’t buy better.” Meeting customer demands for quality over quantity is a daily duty for Cohen and his team. The full-service meat market carries a consistent selection of meats with no hormones, antibiotics or animal by-products, plus fresh seafood, organic, free-range poultry and many other complementary products. For the past 11 years, they’ve overnighted fresh fish from Hawaii, bringing a weekly dose of the Pacific Ocean to Tahoe. Now, nearly every Friday when the seafood is sold, lines of fish-fancying customers eagerly await the aquatic Hawaiian harvest. They also offer fresh wild cod on Tuesdays and Fridays, plus popular, housemade poke bowls.
GET GRILLING With barbecue season in full swing, take some tips from a meat master. Cohen says it’s crucial to let steaks warm up to room temperature before cooking, so place them on the counter for oneto-two hours before they hit the grill. One of the most important guidelines for any grill chef is to only flip your meat, poultry or fish once. Every time you flip it, juices are expelled. Then, test the temperature with a meat thermometer, but never cut into it to check if it’s done —you’ll just let all those precious juices out. Instead, let it rest after taking it off the grill for about 20 minutes to let the juices set up within the meat properly, creating mouthwatering results. As for spices, a high-grade piece of meat should be tasted in its full glory, so he recommends only a sprinkling of salt and pepper prior to cooking. Should you want a bit more flavor, Overland Meat and Seafood Company is stocked with tried and true seasonings that work well with the items they sell. Find out more at overlandmeatco.com.
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Where to find the best cheese in the Sierra. By Troy Matthews, Elevation Eats
cientists say cheese is an addicting substance. At Elevation Eats, we don’t condone drug use, so cheese may be our next best bet. The beauty of cheese is its simplicity while remaining enormously complex in texture and flavor.
There are literally hundreds of types of cheese that all share the same basic recipe and whether it’s cow, goat, buffalo, sheep, or even combinations thereof, there are plenty of cheese experts around here offering the good stuff.
The best of Sierra Charcuterie
Great restaurants know a simple plate of fine cheese and cured meats, known as charcuterie, is an easy and excellent first round to a top-notch meal.
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In South Lake Tahoe, definitely check out The Lake House. The charcuterie plate will be just the beginning of a beautiful meal. Chef Jimi Nakamatsu is a local legend who loves to surprise guests with spur-of-themoment specials not featured on the menu. thelakehousetahoe.com Hit up The Bistro at Edgewood Resort for a fine dining lunch after a morning of golf (golf definitely optional). With incredible lake views and some of the best food in Tahoe, The Bistro offers an artisan cheese plate complemented by assorted fruits, in addition to the charcuterie which also features crispy breads with mustards and jams. edgewoodtahoe.com
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FOOD & DRINK Sierra Nevada Cheese Company in Willows produces a wide range of locally sourced cow and goat milk dairy products from small, family run ranches. They are committed to producing raw milk cheese (straight from the cow) with zero processed ingredients. sierranevadacheese.com
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To make your own charcuterie at home and impress your friends, purchase cheese from these producers and others at some amazing specialty wine and cheese grocery stores. The Cork & More in South Lake Tahoe is a locals’ favorite family run wine shop and deli with top-quality meats, olives and, of course, cheeses that you can sample while tasting the latest vintages from local wineries. thecorkandmore.com If golf followed by lunch is your thing, also check out The Grille at the Chateau on the North Shore. Overlooking the 18th hole at the Incline Village Championship Golf Course, The Grille serves delicious Americana favorites for lunch and a great happy hour, with a cheese plate that features jardiniere, a sweet Italian pepper relish. yourtahoeplace.com Just at the bottom of the mountain in the quaint town of Genoa, is the fabulous Pink House (yes, it’s pink). Have tea and scones with friends in a 19th century Gothic Revival style mansion while sampling gourmet local faire, including a customizable cheese board platter with a house-baked baguette, honey and fruit. thepinkhousegenoa.com In Reno, don’t miss Liberty Food & Wine Exchange. Chef Mark Estee puts charcuterie at the center of a shared plates menu featuring high-quality farm-to-table ingredients. Try their charcuterie plate with jardiniere, pickles, and olives, a cheese board with nuts and chutney, AND cheese fondue with sausage and potatoes. A must. libertyfoodandwine.com Also, in the biggest little city, The Cheese Board is a bistro and catering company that describes itself as a “cheese and wine boutique.” Enjoy the relaxed vibe in a great dining room and sample the warm brie with apple garlic jam, and the cheese board with a wedge of buttermilk blue, manchego, and port salut cheese served with fresh and dried fruit, candied mixed nuts, apple jalapeno jam, baguette and crackers. cheeseboardcatering.com
Tucked away in a corner of Main Street Placerville, Dedrick’s Cheese is a must for locavore connoisseurs. Featuring over 200 cheeses, fresh baked breads, and desserts, Dedrick’s is a one-stop shop to prep a picnic for foothill wine tasting. @dedrickscheese For a mind-blowing selection of all thing’s gourmet, check out Market 28 Specialty Foods in Tahoe City. Featuring tasting flights of olive oil, honey, mustard, salt, and, oh my goodness, chocolate, Market 28 is a foodie dream come true. They offer a seasonal selection of handcrafted artisan cheeses satisfying any palate. market-28.com Finally, The Pour House Wine Shop in Truckee is like Disneyland for winos complete with an entire wall of cheese selections from around the world. Check out their great selection of wine and cheese gift baskets for someone you truly care about. thepourhousetruckee.com Cheese is universal. Good cheese complements every meal. Like wine and chocolate, cheese is a cornerstone of living the good life. Thankfully, excellent high-quality natural cheese and the best ingredients to pair it with are never too far away, right here in the Sierra.
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While these great restaurants get the credit for assembling inspired artisan charcuterie, the real star of the cheese world is the producers who create all that delicious gooey goodness. Two are right here in the Sierra. Based in Reno, Pacific Cheese Company has been in the Gaddis family for nearly 50 years. They were instrumental in laying the groundwork for the west coast/California cheese industry and continue to be a premium supplier of high-quality natural cheeses to both restaurants and food retailers. pacificcheese.com
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BEACH OR PARK, THERE ARE PLENTY OF OPTIONS. Hot summer days are perfect for picnics. Whether you prefer a beach or park, there are plenty of options in the Reno/Tahoe area for eating al fresco.
GREAT PLACES TO PICNIC AND WHERE TO FILL YOUR BASKET. By Jen Peng
Lakefront dining Enjoy a meal with a view in the heart of South Lake Tahoe at Lakeview Commons at El Dorado Beach. There’s a large grassy area to spread your blanket. Prefer to grill your own food? They’ve got you covered, with standing barbeques and picnic tables. Pack your basket with gourmet sandwiches and salads made from the freshest ingredients from Bella Tahoe. Enjoy free concerts on Thursday evenings over the summer. fs.usda.gov; bellatahoe.com Located between the Taylor Creek Visitor Center and Tallac Historic Site, Kiva Beach is a hidden gem. Dog-friendly and offering great views of Mount Tallac, the site also offers picnic tables. Bring along specialty salads, sandwiches, and gourmet platters from Tahoe Pourhouse. fs.usda.gov; tahoepourhouse.com
For all your grilling needs, head to Overland Meat & Seafood Co., where you can find top-quality meats, wild-caught seafood, and homemade sausages. Want to enjoy a barbecue without the hassle of grilling? Fill up with favorites like chicken and ribs from Chicken in a Barrel. For the full-service treatment, call ahead to Cork & More, and they’ll pack a basket with everything you need for a spectacular picnic. overlandmeatco.com; chickeninabarrel.com; thecorkandmore.com Biggest little picnic spots For convenience, Wingfield Park in downtown Reno can’t be beat. There are dedicated picnic areas in the broader park, or spread your blanket on the lawn. Enjoy a huge selection of cheeses (plus charcuterie and accompaniments) from Wedge on Wheels, a full-service, cut-toorder mobile artisan cheese shop. Cool off afterwards in the Truckee
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FOOD & DRINK purchase provisions to grill. They'll even clean up for you. It doesn’t get much easier than that! Did I mention they have a fully stocked bar (plus Revision taproom) and frequent live music? @pignicpub Sweet valley views For an idyllic picnic with a side of history, head to historic Genoa. Grab deli cheeses, meats, sandwiches and local products (including beer and wine) at the charming Genoa Country Store, then spread your blanket on the lush lawns of Mormon Station State Historic Park. There are also picnic tables, barbecues, a large gazebo and museum featuring pioneer-era artifacts. @genoacountrystorenevada; parks.nv.gov Wherever you decide to picnic this summer, there are a few things to keep in mind for the perfect meal alfresco … Unless you’re planning to grill, stick with something easy, such as finger foods, sandwiches, salads, and other pre-made food. Avoid anything that will spoil (mayonnaise) or could melt (chocolate). Stay hydrated, and if you bring adult beverages, do so responsibly. Finally, don't forget the basics including a basket and blanket, utensils, plates, napkins, bottle opener, corkscrew, and wipes for easy cleanup. Enjoy!
FOR AN IDYLLIC PICNIC WITH A SIDE OF HISTORY, HEAD TO HISTORIC GENOA.
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River, which literally runs through the park. Add live concerts, movies, and Artown events in July, and you may never want to leave. reno.gov; wedgecheeseshop.com; artown.org
pavilions. Make sure you pack a big basket — there’s lots to do among the park’s multiple playgrounds, trails, wetlands, an arboretum, and museum. washoecounty.us
For a more traditional park to picnic in, head to Rancho San Rafael Park. The largest park in Reno, there are plenty of individual picnic areas, barbecues and
For a unique experience, head to Pignic Pub & Patio, a community grill and sports parlor. You can bring your own meat (in the original packaging, with receipt) or
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There’s No Place Like Home — Summer Edition By Heidi Bethel
ot to bring it up this late in the game, but did this winter just seem to go on and on? While my family and I braved the snow-filled season in a travel trailer parked in Kansas, we watched from afar as the flurries continued to pack the Sierra with the good stuff. Sure our water pipes froze up a few times despite my husband’s very committed attempt to skirt and insulate our home on wheels, but the snow that fell upon us was nothing compared to the five-feet-in-one-day accumulation in Lake Tahoe. Wow! And with that amazing snowfall comes a whole lot of summertime fun. In late June, we’re headed back from Fort Leavenworth where the hubs earned his masters degree at the Army Command and General Staff College. And, I should mention I’ll have just entered the third trimester with our new baby boy. I’m extremely excited to join you, awesome visitor, because we both get to enjoy some amazing activities and food in the place we call home. Here are just a few things I can’t wait to get back to this season. Awakened summertime energy There’s nothing quite like hiking along a bubbling creek streaming freshly melted snow in absolute sunshine. The renewed action as everything continues to thaw from the winter chill is a sight to see. Taking long walks and
exploring nature are among our favorite things to do as a family and especially with our four-legged friends. We suffered two sad losses this year as our fur babies went to the rainbow bridge, but we adopted another loving pup from a rescue shelter and named her Tonganoxie (Noxie for short) after the county road we lived on in Kansas. Noxie will surely love the amazing treks the mountains of Reno/Tahoe have to offer — especially Whites Creek Trail and Steamboat Ditch Trail. galenacreekvisitorcenter.org Sierra tastes Did you know Reno is the self-proclaimed all-you-can-eat sushi capitol of the world? The plethora of itamaes (a.k.a. sushi chefs) slinging fresh fish in the Sierra is quite impressive. If you’re in the Biggest Little City, head to Kei Sushi, Tha Joint with two locations, or one-of-four Ijji Sushi restaurants. South Lake hosts a whole slew of great options, too, including Fortune at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa and Samurai Restaurant. keisushi.com; thajointsushi.com; ijjisushiandhibachi.com; montbleuresort.com; sushitahoe.com
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Hanging with friends We have some of the coolest folks in our group of close friends, sure I might be biased but I absolutely adore our people and the fun times we have together. We’ve enjoyed creative nights out at Board & Brush and Picasso & Wine in Reno. And, I can’t forget to mention the amazing day spas filling the area with endless relaxation. Our cherished spots include Tahoe’s BioSpirit Day Spa, Spa Toscana inside Peppermill Reno, and the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno. boardandbrush.com; picasso-wine. com; massagetahoe.com; peppermillreno.com; atlantiscasino.com While you’re in Reno/Tahoe, be sure to stop by some of our favorites. If you want to explore some of the other places we miss dearly, head to issue.com/getawayrenotahoe and search for the There’s No Place Like Home series.
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Sierra summer is calling! With days filled on the lake, adventures on the mountain, pool time in the BLC and brunching along the Truckee River, we hope you packed some stylish essentials for your visit. If not, here are some places to find the latest trends.
Sierra shopping The Shops at Heavenly Village are a daydream for touristy take homes. This shopping experience will allow you to get all of the basics like sunglasses at Sunglass Hut, adorable outfits at What a Girl Wants and outdoor necessities at Earthbound Trading. You can find the cutest pieces for the little ones at Little Blue House by Hatley, which has bathing suits and other summer pieces specifically for children. Sealed with a Kiss is one of the key places to make a stop, with everything you need for a date night, summer wedding or beach look. theshopesatheavenly.com Taking an afternoon to spend shopping is one thing, but to feel really spoiled you have to head to the Village Center Tahoe. This tourist and local hotspot is full of art galleries, designer brands and sassy salon shops. Sidestreet Boutique is one of my favorite locations to change over my closet each season. This shop is coined “Best Clothing Store in South Lake Tahoe” and is even more charming as it has been family owned and operated since 1972. Check out Savvy Lake Tahoe where you can accessorize your suit with the cutest jewelry and snag some flip flops. villagecentertahoe.com
Truckee River tops and shops Along the Truckee River in downtown Reno, definitely check out the Patagonia Outlet Reno. Summer offers so many wonderful activities in the sunshine. If you’re into hiking, biking, swimming or just exploring the mountains, Patagonia has everything you need to kick off an adventure! Also, if you plan on camping under the stars, this is a one-stop shop for any and all of your recreational needs this season. With so much to enjoy in the Sierra, you need clothes that work for you while exploring this beautiful region. Once downtown give yourself a reward for shopping and pop in to any of our local bars and restaurants with great patios and views of the water. patagonia.com While downtown, take a break from the sun and check out Tahoe Nevada Love in The Basement. This locally owned and operated brand embodies their region and their mission for a “rugged body, conscious mind lifestyle.” Great for both men and women, this is where you’ll find that perfect trendy hat, patches or gifts for family back home.
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"With so much to enjoy in the Sierra, you need clothes that work for you while exploring this beautiful region. "
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Satisfy your sweet tooth in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats
oney might be one of the most fascinating food substances in the natural world. It has likely been a part of the human diet since before we were technically human. There are ancient cave paintings that depict people foraging for honey. It is, of all things, an insect biproduct that is ready to eat without any heat or processing, and it never spoils if sealed properly, even after thousands of years. Honey can also contain beneficial antioxidants, has antimicrobial properties, and makes a great alternative to sugar, even in baking.
Bee natural Honey is made when bees visit flowers and bring the nectar back to their hive. It takes a visit to two million flowers to make one pound of honey. Purchasing honey direct from local farmers supports these active pollinators as they help our agriculture. Halleluyah Honey in Carson City not only distributes honey throughout the region but also sells beeswax and beekeeping kits. You can also try creamed honey or honey right out of the comb. In addition to cattle, lamb and horses, Murry Ranch in Reno keeps bees and sells their raw honey. Just north of Reno is Misbeehaven Farm in Sun Valley. They 64 getaway reno/tahoe â€˘ planmygetaway.com
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make several types of flavor-infused honeys including garlic or ghost pepper. Holly Family Farms in Dayton is a full-fledged, multi-generational, fully organic farm offering everything from poultry to produce, and, yes, honey! Their bee colonies roam freely throughout the farm, helping to propagate their crops, and their honey is available by appointment. Al Bees Sierra Nevada Honey maintains an impressive 120 hives throughout the Reno/ Carson Valley area, all on pesticide-free properties, and their raw honey is widely distributed. halleluyahhoney.com; murryranch.com; misbeehavenfarm.com; holleyfamilyfarms. com; sierranevadahoney.com
Bee diverse Shopping for honey can be like shopping for wine. Honey has a “terroir,” as the color and flavor is a direct result of the flowers that the bees visit. There are light honeys, dark honeys, fruity honeys, and strong honeys. Orange blossom honey, for example, comes from bees whose territory is dominated by orange trees, and so the honey has a sweet citrus flavor. Buckwheat honey, on the other hand, is a dark amber and has a rich malty flavor. Most honeys are a mixture as bees tend to travel quite a distance in search of nectar, but beekeepers can influence their surroundings and come up with a certain “varietals.” Honey can also be raw or pasteurized. Most honey you see on the grocery store shelves is pasteurized. Raw honey is basically straight out of the hive, and because of honey’s anti-microbial properties, raw honey is generally safe to eat as long as it’s handled properly. It is often pasteurized to kill off any wayward yeasts that may eventually cause fermentation and to slow down the granulation process. Proponents of raw honey argue that pasteurization kills the beneficial microns as well. Really, it’s just a matter of preference. When shopping for honey, be on the lookout for color, location of origin, raw versus processed, and any stated varietal flavors. Smaller grocers specializing in local fair are excellent places to find new types of honey, as are local farmers markets. Village Market in Incline Village is a great spot to buy local on the North Shore. Grass Roots in South Lake Tahoe and Minden Meat and Deli in Carson Valley both sell HalleluYah Honey. Tahoe Oil & Spice in Truckee sells such delectable honey varietals as pomegranate or sweet clover. New Moon Natural Foods in Tahoe City and Truckee are proud supporters of local farms through the Tahoe Food Hub. And you can find Al Bees Sierra Nevada Honey at Great Basin Food Coop in Reno, as well as Mountain High Sandwich Company in Incline Village. villagemarketincline.com; grassrootstahoe.com; mindenmeat.com; tahoeoilandspice. com; newmoonnaturalfoods.com; greatbasinfood.coo;, mountainhighsandwichco.com We locals know how sweet it is to “bee” in Reno/Tahoe, but now you can taste it too!
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31 Hwy 50 Ste #105 Stateline, NV 89449 (775) 580-6163
2050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (530) 600-0442
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@ THE STATELINE/SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
40 BEERS ON TAP
fresh menu LIVE MUSIC
fire pits 1. DRINK TAHOE TAP Don't buy bottled water, Tahoe Tap is the best
Here are eight insider tips to help take care of Tahoe:
2. BE #1 AT PICKING UP #2 If it's your dog, then it's your doody.
3. NO ONE WANTS TO SEE YOUR DIRTY BUTT Cigarettes leach toxic chemicals into the Lake.
4. TRASH BELONGS IN THE CAN What happens in Tahoe shouldn't stay in Tahoe.
5. YOU GOING TO EAT THAT?
screens come watch your favorite team
Human food hurts wildlife. Dispose trash properly.
6. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! From storms to potential fire evacuations, be prepared.
7. BLAZE A TRAIL OF KINDNESS Enjoy Tahoe with everyone, be a good neighbor.
8. DRINK LIKE A FISH. SKIP THE STRAW Help reduce waste from single-use plastics!
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Job’s Peak is the first crown to catch the sun every day. It’s also the one that’s captured Kate’s heart since childhood, the mountain she shares with adrenaline junkies in search of a healthy serving of jaw-dropping views and means for justifying the inevitable Basque meal at the end of the day. Raw, real and unprocessed. That’s how life rolls in Carson Valley.
EXPLORE TAHOE DINING THE BAKED BEAR
Indulge your sweet tooth with custom ice cream sandwiches made with homemade cookies and brownies, creamy ice cream and a variety of toppings. 4118 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. 5, South Lake Tahoe, thebakedbear.com
CIERA STEAK + CHOPHOUSE
Choose from an exquisite array of steaks and chops, fresh seafood and vegetarian/vegan entrees complemented by an international selection of 300 wines and champagnes. Open for dinner only. Inside MontBleu Casino, 55 U.S. Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, 775-588-3515 montbleuresort.com
BELLA TAHOE CATERING & DELI
Enjoy gourmet lunches and dinners to go using sustainable, locally grown products and produce. Delicious catering for parties of two to 200, and more in Tahoe, Carson City and Reno. 152 U.S. Hwy 50, Stateline, 530-416-0401 bellatahoe.com
ECHO LOUNGE RESTAURANT
Echo Lounge Restaurant offers you tasty appetizers, light lunches, hearty dinners, a casual atmosphere and plenty of flat-screen TVs for watching the game. 4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-543-2140 tahoeresorthotel.com
The Timbers provides a relaxing dining environment with open beam wooden ceilings coupled with contemporary decor. The Timbers is a Tahoe local's go-to restaurant. Inside Lakeside Inn & Casino, 168 U.S. Hwy 50, Stateline, 775-588-7777 lakesideinn.com
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ARTEMIS MEDITERRANEAN GRILL
Enjoy exceptional service and authentic Greek cuisine at Artemis with delicious Mediterranean and Greek classics like gyros, spanakopita, falafel, hummus, souvlaki, kebab plates, plus much more. Two locations, King’s Trading Post 2229 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. A, South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-2500 and Artemis Lake Front Cafe at Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-3332 artemismediterraneangrill.com
LAKE TAHOE ALEWORX
An adventure for your taste buds! AleWorX has local and limited release craft beer on self-pour taps. Create your own sampler, order a wood-fired pizza and enjoy a seat by the fire pit! Plus, enjoy two locations. 2050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. 2050, South Lake Tahoe; 31 Hwy 50 Stateline, 530-600-0442 laketahoealeworx.com
Start your day or wind down at Tahoe Pourhouse. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving farmto-table breakfast, entrees, tapas and cheese boards along with certified fair trade coffee and self-serve wine on tap. 2042 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. 2042, South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-3775 tahoepourhouse.com
FOX AND HOUND
This smokehouse takes barbecue to the next level with meats cooked low and slow for up to 16 hours over a blend of fruit and hard woods. The “2012 People’s Choice” Carson Station Ribmaster Rumble award winner complements every cut of meat with the finest selection of dry rubs and sauces. 237 Tramway, Stateline, 775-588-8887 foxandhoundtahoe.com
Alpine chateau-inspired architecture, wooden archways, vaulted ceilings, and two graduated levels gives diners a panoramic lake view. Enjoy high-end dining mixed with an appreciation for simplicity. 100 Lake Pkwy., Stateline, 775-588-2787 edgewoodtahoe.com
THE LOFT THEATRE-LOUNGE-DINING
All-in-one family friendly destination. Awardwinning chef, handcrafted cuisine TASTE at The Loft - American Tapas, specialty cocktails, fine wines and beers, high-end lounge, and worldclass magicians performing in Magic Fusion featured in the 107-seat theatre. Inside the Shops at Heavenly Village, 1001 Heavenly Village Way Ste. 50, South Lake Tahoe, 530-523-8024 thelofttahoe.com
MOTT CANYON TAVERN
Longtime #1 local tavern and grill featuring a patio, outdoor fire pit, 13 beers on tap, full liquor bar, gaming machines and a variety of great food served until 3 a.m. daily. 259 NV-207, Stateline, 775-588-8989 @mott.canyon.tavern.and.grill
ZEPHYR COVE RESTAURANT
Known by locals as “The Lodge,” they serve American favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Features a large windowed dining room with amazing views of the lake, trees and mountains, and a stone fireplace facing the full-service bar with flat-screen TVs. 760 U.S. Hwy 50, Zephyr Cove, 775-589-4968 zephyrcove.com
LAKESIDE INN & CASINO
For over 30 years, Lakeside has been a locals' favorite place to eat, drink, play and sleep. Hands down, they are the "Best Bet" in Tahoe. 168 Hwy 50, Stateline, 775-588-7777 lakesideinn.com
Whether savory, sweet or breakfast style, you can get a taste of Paris with the piping-hot, made-to-order crepes. 4118 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-3700 @creative-crepes
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CHICKEN IN A BARREL
Taste their one-of-a-kind smoked barbecue chicken, ribs, beef and pork. While it’s not a fancy place, they know how to serve darn good meats! 2100 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-4480 chickeninabarrel.com
BROOKS’ BAR AND DECK
Located off Edgewood Tahoe’s picturesque 18th hole, Brooks’ Bar and Deck has postcard-like views, flat-screen TVs, casual dining, deluxe appetizers and sophisticated comfort food. 18th Hole: Edgewood Golf Course, 100 Lake Pkwy., Stateline, 775-588-6183 edgewoodtahoe.com
Enjoy New Orleans favorites such as mussels, oyster shooters, hearty gumbos, and traditional jambalaya prepared right before your eyes at Lake Tahoe’s first and only raw seafood bar. Inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, 50 U.S. Hwy. 50, Stateline, 775-589-7679 hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com
LEWMARNEL’S STEAKS AND SPIRITS
Known to have “the best steak at the lake,” LewMarNel’s serves choice cut steaks, sumptuous seafood and daily chef’s specials. They have a great wine menu, too! Inside Best Western Station House Inn, 901 Park Ave., South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-1072 stationhouseinn.com
BISTRO AT EDGEWOOD TAHOE
Inside the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe, this full-service space open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is a refined, yet casual, dining option for families, friends and foodies alike. Inside the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe,100 Lake Pkwy., Stateline, 775-588-2787 edgewoodtahoe.com
MY SHABU SHABU/MY THAI & NOODLE Get your Thai food fix or have some createyour-own fun at this local favorite. My Thai & Noodle and Tahoe Hot Pot serves authentic Thai cuisine made with only the best ingredients. 177 U.S. Hwy 50, Stateline, 775-586-8757 thairestaurantsouthlaketahoe.com
This casually comfortable restaurant serves American and Mexican faire. Enjoy live entertainment in “The Living Room” and their daily happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m. 212 Elk Point Rd., Zephyr Cove, 775-586-1822 caseystahoe.net
THE BEACON BAR & GRILL
Winner in four "Best of Tahoe 2018" categories, this local lakeside hotspot has food, drinks, and views to die for. Camp Richardson, 1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-541-0630 camprichardson.com
U H C N L DINNER
Enjoy live music, grub, brews, and views through Labor Day â€” the Echo patio is officially open for summer!
Follow your taste buds to Echo Restaurant at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel.
LAKE TAHOE RESORT HOTEL
E X P L O R E T TAAHHOOE E PARK PRIME INSIDE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO
Local ranchers inspired this modern steakhouse that offers a sophisticated bar and stylish atmosphere with upscale cuisine. The menu features local grass-fed, free-range beef and premium seafood. Inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, 50 U.S. Hwy. 50, Stateline, 775-589-7680 hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com
MCP’S TAPHOUSE & GRILLE
Come by this local favorite for some of the best food and atmosphere in South Lake Tahoe. Boasting a state-of-the-art kitchen, 40 beers on tap and 20 flat-screen TVs. 4125 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. A, South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-4435 mcpstaphousetahoe.com
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SHOPPING THE CORK & MORE
Visit The Cork & More for the best selection of wine, cheese, beer, gourmet food, take-out deli, pastries, textiles, glassware, cookbooks, coffee accessories and so much more. 1032 Al Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-5253 thecorkandmore.com
Peruse the work of local artists with a special focus on physical art and custom framing. Many pieces represent a component of the Sierra that you can bring home to cherish your stay. 2030 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-4477 emanategallery.com
Enjoy an interactive grill and bar that goes beyond your wildest expectations when it comes to satisfying each and every appetite. 4100 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-6650 fire-ice.com
MACDUFF’S PUBLIC HOUSE
Started by two brothers from Aberdeen, Scotland, and two friends from Connecticut, this restaurant features a menu of authentic Scottish pub fare from family recipes and handmade pizzas from a wood-fired oven. Lively ambiance, tartan decor, great food and good times make MacDuff’s a local favorite. 1041 Fremont Ave., South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-8777 macduffspub.com
SIDELINES SPORTS PUB
Catch your favorite team while sipping on an icecold beverage and munching on some sports pub grub at this new sports bar. Inside Beach Retreat & Lodge, 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-541-6722 tahoebeachretreat.com
BOAT HOUSE ON THE PIER
Located on top of the longest pier at Lake Tahoe, Boat House on the Pier is known as one of the best places to sip wine or indulge in one of their famous signature cocktails while taking in Lake Tahoe’s legendary sunsets. 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-545-4338 tahoebeachreatreat.com
PRIMO’S ITALIAN BISTRO
Serving southern Italian cuisine using the finest ingredients. Savor sauces, pastas and desserts made in house from scratch for a truly authentic experience. 2180 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-2220 primositalianbistro.com
THE VILLAGE CENTER: LAKE TAHOE ART CENTER
Located just a block from the casinos and next door to Heavenly Village, this bustling shopping center houses the greatest density of art galleries anywhere in the Tahoe Basin. They have it all, with treasures such as handcrafted jewelry, Tahoe landscape photography, and original and limited edition paintings. 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, villagecentertahoe.com
DOG. DOG. CAT.
Tahoe’s #1 Pet Store wants to provide your best friends with products that will enhance their health and enrich their lives. Choose from human-grade food and snacks, earth-friendly grooming products, top-notch toys, collars, name tags, leashes and more. They have some really cool stuff for humans, too. Inside Village Center, 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. C-17, South Lake Tahoe, 530-541-2322 dogdogcat.com
OVERLAND MEAT & SEAFOOD COMPANY
Visit the only full-service butcher shop in Lake Tahoe where the meats are free range with no antibiotics or hormones, and the seafood is wild and shipped fresh overnight every Friday from Hawaii. You can pay for your meat, have it cooked to order and ready to pick up. They will even rotisserie any of their meats free of charge. Inside King’s Trading Post, 2227 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-3204 overlandmeatco.com
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THE VILLAGE CENTER: SPECIALTY SHOPS
Satisfy all your shopping needs at The Village Center. Offering a fabulous assortment of boutiques, art galleries and specialty shops. It’s just a hop and a skip from your hotel in South Lake Tahoe. Convenience, quality, variety and affordability — what more could you want? Go ahead, release your inner shopaholic and indulge! 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, villagecentertahoe.com
THE HEAVENLY VILLAGE
This unique collection of shops and eateries offers a blend of local flair and national brand items. Enjoy outdoor fall mini golf, winter ice skating and a year-round eight-plex cinema. 1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, theshopsatheavenly.com
Visit Trunk Show in Tahoe City for a revolving collection of locally made art, jewelry, gifts, and souvenirs. Awarded “#1 Gift Shop in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee!” Inside Cobblestone Center, 475 N. Lake Blvd., Ste. 103, Tahoe City, 530-584-7554 tahoetrunkshow.com
Find a wide array of designer clothing and accessories for men, women and children. Locally owned and operated, Sidestreet Boutique was voted the “Best Place to Shop” in South Lake Tahoe. 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. 19, South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-3315 sidestreetboutique.com
SHORELINE OF TAHOE
Established in 1985, Shoreline of Tahoe specializes in skis, snowboards, bikes, and other outdoor recreational needs. This fullservice retail, rental and repair shop stocks everything you need to enjoy your time on the mountain. Two Locations including a dedicated bike rental shop on Kahle drive. Main Location: 259 Kingsbury Grade, Stateline, 775-588-8777, Bike Shop: 193 Kahle dr., Stateline, 775-580-7722 shorelineoftahoe.com
HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO LAKE TAHOE
More than 500 slot machines, a state-ofthe-art William Hill sports book, a variety of table games, plus live entertainment, comedic acts and world-class dining await at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. 50 U.S. Hwy 50, Stateline, 844-588-ROCK (7625) hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com
CC’S PIRATE TREASURES, A.K.A. THE PIRATE STORE
MY SHABU SHABU Fresh • Healthy • Nutritious • With excellent house dipping sauces
Argh matey! Discover your inner pirate and explore yer pirate booty at this one-of-a-kind store. Find eclectic party attire for all occasions. Buccaneers will enjoy a chest of treasures, from Tahoe trinkets, to funny gag gifts, collectables and neat items you won’t find anywhere else. Inside the Lakeview Plaza Center, 3330 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. 13, South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-9777 ccspiratetreasures.com
BENKO ART GALLERY
Voted “The Best Art Gallery on the South Shore,” here you’ll find contemporary fine art celebrating all the beauty that is Lake Tahoe. Take home a reproduction printed on paper or canvas as a great way to remember your stay. 3979 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Ste. 2, South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-3264 benkoartgallery.com
Lunch Special • Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm (except holidays)
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Open Thursdays - Tuesdays 11am-9:30pm
A shop fit for any biking aficionado. Head to Mountain West to get out on the trail with the best gear including helmets and accessories, mountain bikes, biking rentals and more! 2052 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-4144 mountainwest.rentals
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With a mission to enrich the community, this boutique is filled with handmade, fair-trade and non-toxic products. Stop in for unique gifts, soaps, lotions and essential oils. 2028 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-4607 replenishtahoe.com
• HAPPY HOUR! Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm
LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
• Full Bar
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival produces world-class professional theater and presents a robust Showcase Series in an exceptional setting on the shores of Lake Tahoe. 2005 Hwy 28, Incline Village, 800-747-4697 laketahoeshakespeare.com
• Easy, free parking • OPEN MIC
DOG-FRIENDLY OUTDOOR PATIO! Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner - 7 days a week!
PEEK NIGHTCLUB AT HARRAH’S TAHOE
Peek into the lives of the rich and fabulous inside PEEK Nightclub. Grab a drink at this Tahoe hot spot and dance the night away under stunning lights, lasers and video boards, or reserve a VIP booth for real superstar treatment. 15 U.S. Hwy 50, Stateline, 775-588-6611 caesars.com/peek
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XHALE BAR & LOUNGE
Dance the night away at this full-service bar and lounge offering both tobacco and non-tobacco hookah. With guest DJs and weekly drink specials, this is the place to go for a fun night out! 27 Hwy 50, Ste. Basement, Stateline, 775-580-7221 xhalelaketahoe.com
Nowhere else in the central Sierra will you find as perfect a mountain experience as Sorensen’s Resort. It’s ideally situated in a picturesque alpine valley ringed by aspens and stunning peaks, offering endless year-round possibilities. Special workshops and activities such as stargazing, watercolor painting, fishing, rafting, photography and more. 14255 U.S. Hwy 88, Hope Valley, 530-694-2203 sorensensresort.com
LAKE TAHOE YOGA STUDIO, SCHOOL & RETREATS
Since 2008, Lake Tahoe Yoga has offered educational yoga classes inside and outside — on the beach, on a paddleboard, lawn, boat and more. 100 McFaul Way, Zephyr Cove, 775-580-7224 laketahoeyoga.com
ZEPHYR COVE RESORT DAY TRIP
There are plenty of things to do to make your visit to Zephyr Cove Resort unforgettable. Year round, cruise the lake on a Mississippi-style paddlewheel boat and, during the summer, relax on the beach or adventure with a jet ski. Stop in at Zephyr Cove Restaurant and enjoy a delicious meal next to their grand fireplace. 760 U.S. Hwy 50, Zephyr Cove, 775-589-4995 zephyrcove.com
LAKE TAHOE CRUISES
The M.S. Dixie II affords some of the most spectacular views of Lake Tahoe, including Emerald Bay with its breathtaking natural vistas. Aboard this classic paddlewheel boat, you’ll experience beautiful daytime scenic journeys or picturesque sunset dinner cruises with live entertainment and delicious entrees. 760 U.S. Hwy 50, Zephyr Cove, 800-238-2463 zephyrcove.com/cruises
SKI RUN BOAT COMPANY JET SKI TOUR TO EMERALD BAY
THE PARTY BOAT AT SKI RUN BOAT CO.
Cruise Lake Tahoe on The Party Boat! Create lasting memories on the 52-footlong Harbor Master, which takes you out to beautiful Emerald Bay. Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-2111 tahoesports.com
LAKE TAHOE SKI RUN BOAT COMPANY BOAT RENTALS
When you rent from Ski Run Boat Company and sister company, Tahoe Keys Boat Rentals, expect Lake Tahoe’s finest, safest and largest watercraft fleet. Rent everything from high-performance wakeboard boats to relaxing pontoon boats. Enjoy a day of sightseeing on the water or grab some toys to go tubing, wake surfing, waterskiing and wakeboarding. Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-0200 tahoesports.com
Rent a boat or wave runner, join them for a cruise on a yacht or 65-foot sailboat, parasail high above the lake, or speed to Emerald Bay on Tahoe Thunder. 4041 Lakeshore Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-541-9800; 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-2942; 1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-5426572; 7901 W. Lake Blvd., Tahoma, 530-525-5588 action-watersports.com
SKI RUN BOAT COMPANY PARASAILING
Parasailing adventures await! Sail high above the pristine water of Lake Tahoe or just come along as an observer. Need a boat rental for a few hours or the day? Rent The Party Boat, perfect for private parties for any occasion. Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-0200 tahoesports.com
Creating photo-realistic 3D printed replicas, this is the perfect way to capture a special moment from your trip to the Sierra! Celebrate life’s biggest and smallest moments with a personalized memento. 1001 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe 530725-8338 doob3d.com
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Looking for a fun adventure on the crystal blue waters? The Ski Run Boat Company offers tours of Lake Tahoe by boat or on a jet ski. The Emerald Bay Jet Ski tour is two hours of exhilarating fun. Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-544-0200 tahoesports.com
Discover the history and secrets of the lake with your family and friends on The Tahoe, a beautifully restored high-speed woody cruiser that seats up to 21 passengers. Offering South Tahoe’s only public cruise to the historic Thunderbird Lodge. 2500 Located at Zephyr Cove Marina, 760 U.S. Hwy 50, Stateline, 800-GOTAHOE (for tickets), 775-230-8907 (general questions) cruisetahoe.com
EPIC DISCOVERY AT HEAVENLY MOUNTAIN
Take a ride up the Heavenly Gondola to the top of the mountain and discover a variety of activities including zip lines, adventure ropes courses, climbing, hiking and dining. Ticket office located in Heavenly Village, 4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 1-800-HEAVENLY skiheavenly.com
RUM RUNNER CRUISES
Experience the aweinspiring beauty of Emerald Bay aboard Camp Richardson’s comfortable and spacious 55-foot yacht, The Rum Runner. Get a water-level view of Vikingsholm Castle, Tea House Island, Eagle Falls and a scenic shoreline. A must-do during your trip to Lake Tahoe. Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina, 1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-6570 camprichardson.com
Explore the historic Thunderbird Lodge with an extraordinary tour of the castle, its grounds and the famed Thunderbird yacht. Enjoy special Wine & Cheese tours or fundraising events including Winemakers’ Dinners and the Thunderfaire Food & Wine Festival during the spring and summer months. For tickets call 1-800-GOTAHOE or visit Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau, 969 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village. For more info call 775-832-8750 thunderbirdtahoe.org
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Enjoy incredible Lake Tahoe views while playing our par-58 Mountain Course or the par-72 Championship Course; or play both for a great low rate! Championship Course 955 Fairway Blvd., Incline Village; Mountain Course 690 Wilson Way, Incline Village 877-468-4397 yourtahoeplace.com
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Get pumped for this high-altitude, carbonneutral, human-powered fitness facility focusing on dynamic, scientific workouts. Take a class or a personal training session for a healthy pause during your Tahoe vacation. 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530318-8666 elevatedtahoe.com
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TAHOE DIVE CENTER
This 5-star PADI dive center specializes in all aspects of diving, from dive travel, equipment and equipment repair, to dive certifications including open water up to course director and dive specialties. 209 Kingsbury Grade, Ste. 1D, Stateline, 775-884-3483 tahoedivecenter.com
LAKE TAHOE GOLF COURSE
OUR CUSTOMERS HAVE RATED US 4.5 STARS ON YELP!
Surrounded by the Sierra and nestled in a natural mountain Meadow, let the snowcapped mountains be the backdrop to your next special event in our 2000-square-foot event space offering fully catered packages for small and large parties. 2500 Emerald Bay Rd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-577-0788 laketahoeegc.com
SERVICES TAHOE CENTER FOR ORTHOPEDICS: BARTON HEALTH
As the official medical providers for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams, the surgeons have extensive experience in orthopedics and sports medicine. They’ll help you “Heal like a Champion!” South Lake Tahoe, North Lake Tahoe, Carson City, 877-543-5554 toll free or 530-543-5554 tahoeorthopedics.com
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LAKE TAHOE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
At 6,229 feet above sea level, Lake Tahoe Community College is located at the highest elevation of any college in Northern California. Visit their website for a list of community events while you’re here! 1 College Dr., South Lake Tahoe, 530-541-4660 ltcc.edu
BIOSPIRIT DAY SPA
Experience pure bliss and relaxation with a facial, massage, or visit to their steam room, infrared sauna and more. Voted “Best of Tahoe” three times! 1116 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-4095 massagetahoe.com
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(530) 600-4144 • 2052 LAKE TAHOE BLVD, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA 96150 find us online @TAHOEMOUNTAINWEST
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South Lake Tahoe's newest beauty destination combines uptown sophistication with downtown modernity. Take your look lakeside with a new cut with color, event style, coloring and makeup application. 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, 530-600-1616 imaginesalontahoe.com
DINING WILD RIVER GRILLE
Featuring classic American cuisine with an innovative twist, a full bar, and scenic patio set against the picturesque Truckee River. They offer a wide selection of signature cocktails, wines, local brews and liquor infusions, plus weekly happy hour specials, Sundays Uncorked food and wine pairing and occasional live music. 17 S. Virginia St., Reno, 775-284-7455 wildrivergrille.com
YOSH'S UNIQUE DELI
South Reno’s go-to specialty sandwich shop offering local catering, delicious salads and sandwiches, and deserts made with a twist. Checkout their weekly specials for a tasty meal! 85 Foothill Rd., Ste. 4, Reno, 775-853-9674 yoshsdeli.com
Enjoy American-inspired cuisine at Roundabout Grill where small plates are 25-percent off Monday – Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Free valet parking for restaurant guests. Inside Whitney Peak Hotel, 255 N. Virginia St., Reno, 775-398-5454 roundaboutgrill.com
Known for their traditional East Coast approach to making New York-style bagels, this comfy cafe serves up the best baked goods, cronuts, bagels and breakfast sandwiches. They have delicious coffee and offer vegan and glutenfree options, too! 294 E. Moana Lane, Ste. 10, Reno, 775-329-0800 roundsbakery.com
LOUIS’ BASQUE CORNER
This long-standing, family friendly restaurant has been serving delicious, authentic Basque food since 1967. Stop by and try their famous picon punch! 301 E. 4th St., Reno, 775-323-7203 louisbasquecorner.com
This fun and modern French-inspired eatery brings a refined taste, affordable high-class cuisine and welcoming feel that complements the cultural fabric of the museum. Inside the Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St., Reno, 775-284-2921 chez-louie.com
SHOPPING SOUTH CREEK SHOPPING CENTER
With two locations, Noble Pie Parlor upholds the principles of incredible pizza, craft beer and craft cocktails shared in the company of friends and family. 777 S. Center St., Ste. 100; 239 W. Second St., Reno, 775-323-1494 noblepieparlor.com
Your one-stop destination featuring some of the best shops, eateries, boutiques and highend bars. Discover local clothing, food and drink at Beer NV, Dorinda’s Chocolates, Yosh’s Unique Deli and Home Means Nevada. 95 Foothill Rd., Reno, shopsouthcreek.com
PIGNIC PUB & PATIO
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Craving a little time at the grill? Bring your favorite protein, get ready to dawn an apron and enjoy some delicious craft libations. Pignic has a great local beer selection, too! 235 Flint St., Reno, 775-376-1948 @pignicpub
This one-stop shopping, dining and entertainment destination has the region’s only IMAX theatre and 25-to-70-percent off deals on name brands such as Nike, Gap, Guess and many others.1310 Scheels Dr., Sparks, 775-358-3800 outletsatsparks.com
THE DEPOT CRAFT BREWERY & DISTILLERY
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As Nevada’s first brewery and distillery, The Depot offers you tasty food, exceptionally brewed craft beer and award-winning spirits in a historic setting. 325 E. 4th St., Reno, 775-737-4330 thedepotreno.com
Stop by Bavarian World for Old World charm and Bavarian-German cuisine. It’s a restaurant, bakery, delicatessen, gift shop and grocery store rolled into one. 595 Valley Rd., Reno, 775-323-7646 bavarianworldreno.com
Looking for a unique piece of high-end jewelry, watch or rare coin? Head to Northern Nevada Coin’s three locations. In Carson City, they have an expansive selection of diamonds, diamond engagement rings, wedding bands and more. 1280 E. Plumb Lane, Ste. C, Reno, 775-828-2646; 601 N. Carson St., Carson City, 775-884-1660; 1329 Highway 395 N., Ste. 6, Gardnerville, 775-828-2646 northernnevadacoin.com
HOME MEANS NEVADA CO.
Selling stylish clothing and wares celebrating the hard-working, big hearted, straight talking people from the big city lights to the Black Rock Desert. 55 Foothill Rd., Ste. 2, Reno, 775-376-1115 homemeansnevada.com
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ACTIVITIES RENO ACES BASEBALL CLUB
Catch the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in their 11th season at Greater Nevada Field this Spring and Summer 2019. Inside Greater Nevada Field, 250 Evans Ave., Reno, 775-334-7000 renoaces.com
RENO 1868 FOOTBALL CLUB
Professional soccer is back! Catch Reno 1868 FC, top affiliate of the San Joe Earthquakes, at Greater Nevada Field this Spring and Summer 2019. Inside Greater Nevada Field, 250 Evans Ave., Reno, 775-334-7000 reno1868fc.com
WILBUR D. MAY CENTER
This museum is a year-round destination for all ages featuring rare and exotic artifacts and animals from around the world. Don’t miss the beautiful arboretum and botanical garden! 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno, 775-785-5961 maycenter.com
NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART
The Nevada Museum of Art is the only accredited art museum in Nevada and offers creative programming and stellar exhibitions. The museum is open Wednesday – Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays until 8 p.m. Admission is $10, $8 Seniors/Students, $1 children six to 12; free for members and kids ages five and under. 160 W. Liberty St., Reno, 775-329-3333 nevadaart.org
NEED 2 SPEED
Need 2 Speed is Reno’s premier indoor kart racing experience. Enjoy thrilling wheel-towheel racing in highperformance electric karts. Try blacklight racing every Friday – Sunday night. After your race, play a round of mini golf on our one-of-akind blacklight course or experience one of the award-winning VR experiences available only on Hologate.6895 Sierra Center Pkwy., Reno, 775-851-7223 need2speed.com
TERRY LEE WELLS NEVADA DISCOVERY MUSEUM (THE DISCOVERY)
The Discovery offers eight ever-changing galleries ranging from Nevada’s history to the ideas of Da Vinci. Try Cloud Climber, a three-story climbing structure shaped like Northern Nevada’s unique cloud formations. 490 S. Center St., Reno, 775-786-1000 nvdm.org
EXPLORE C ARSON VALLEY NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM (THE HARRAH COLLECTION)
Carson Valley’s favorite golf course since 1965
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Voted one of the top five automobile museums in the country and one of the best 16 in the world, the National Automobile Museum houses an astounding collection of decades-old automobiles. Stroll down period-style street scenes and stand inches from cars once owned by the rich and famous — even Elvis. 10 S. Lake St., Reno, 775-333-9300 automuseum.org
Stroll through the Riverwalk District in the heart of downtown Reno between Powning St. and Lake St. along the Truckee River. Discover an abundant group of restaurants, delicatessens, coffee houses, vintage shops, art galleries, taverns, live theatre and museums. Enjoy the Wine Walk on the third Saturday of every month from 2 to 5 p.m. Along the Truckee River, Downtown Reno, 775-825-WALK (9255) renoriver.org
Carson Valley Golf Course
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1027 Riverview Dr. Gardnerville 2 miles south of Gardnerville NV Approx. 25 minutes scenic drive from South Lake Tahoe
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Cargo features nationally and internationally touring rock bands and local talent within the indie rock, country and alternative fusion genres at their 1,000-capacity venue. Inside Whitney Peak Hotel, 255 N. Virginia St., Reno, 775-398-5400 cargoreno.com @CARGORENO | #STAYwhitneypeak
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BASECAMP BOULDERING & TALLEST CLIMBING WALL
Get your climb on at the home of the Guinness Book of World Record’s tallest climbing wall! Challenge yourself in their 7,000-square-foot indoor bouldering park. Includes a supervised kid’s room. 255 N. Virginia St., Reno, 775-398-5443 basecampreno.com
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With fun for the whole family, Wild Island is the place to cool off during the hot summer days! Enjoy the water park, Coconut Bowl, go karts, laser tag and more. 250 Wild Island Ct., Sparks, 775-359-2927 wildisland.com
DINING THE GENOA PORCH PARTIES AND SALOON
Every first and third Sunday head to The Genoa Porch Party at Genoa Bar and Saloon for live music, great food and drink, and some old town fun. Here you’ll enjoy “Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor” since 1853 and take a step back in time where many famous folks have been known to pull up a seat at the historic bar. 2282 Main St., Genoa, 775-782-3870 genoabarandsaloon.com
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Nestled in the heart of the Carson Valley, this fashion boutique boasts the largest selection of Brighton jewelry, accessories, handbags and gifts in all of Northern Nevada. Shop for fashion, gifts, seasonal home decor and more. Open six days a week, Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1218 Eddy St., Gardnerville, 775-782-1966 efy-online.com
With fine art reproductions, graphic design and photography lining the walls, Prism Photographics features great works including oil, porcelain and tile masterpieces by Joyce Pike. 1615 U.S. Hwy 395 N., Ste. B, Minden, 775-783-1985 prismphotographics.com
ACTIVITIES HISTORIC TOWN OF GARDNERVILLE
Visit Gardnerville and enjoy the hometown feel in a historic setting. Locals and tourists alike join together to eat, drink, shop, and much more, in this cultural settlement. gardnerville-nv.gov
CARSON VALLEY GOLF/ FOOTGOLF COURSE
FootGolf, the exciting sport combining soccer and golf, can now be played at Carson Valley Golf Course. Just kick a soccer ball into a 21-inch cup! Open year round. 1027 Riverview Dr., Gardnerville, 775-265-3181 carsonvalleygolf.com
CARSON VALLEY ARTS & ANTIQUE TRAIL
Find your treasure on this drivable arts and antiques trail in the picturesque Carson Valley. Search for the perfect gifts and souvenirs to take back home. Pick up your guide at the Carson Valley Visitors Authority. 1477 U.S. Hwy 395 N., Gardnerville, 775-782-8145 cvartsandantiques.com
Take a step back in time at the historic Genoa Bar, “Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor” since 1853. Complete with original decor, fixtures and a trap door to the cold storage cellar. Scenes from famous films shot here include The Shootist with John Wayne, Honky Tonk Man with Clint Eastwood, and Misery with James Caan and Kathy Bates. 2282 Main St., Genoa, 775-782-3870 genoabarandsaloon.com
Visit Gardnerville and enjoy the hometown feel in a historic setting. Locals and tourists alike join together to eat, drink, shop, and much more in this cultural settlement. U.S. Hwy 395, Gardnerville, 775-782-8027 mainstreetgardnerville.org
FIND YOUR TREASURE IN CARSON VALLEY! YE OLDE HOUSE 2288 Main Street, Ste B, Genoa, NV 89411 775-220-7873 (Call Ahead) Open: Tues.-Sun. 10am-4pm
RED BARN ANTIQUES 1578 US HWY 395 N, Minden, NV 89423 775-392-1328 • Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm www.rbarnantiques.com
Red Barn Antiques is a family-owned business that features barn wood, farm items, local antiques.
DANGBERG HOME RANCH HISTORIC PARK
CARSON VALLEY MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER
1450 State Route 88, Minden, NV 89423 • 775-783-9417 Tours available year-round by reservation dangberghomeranch.org
HEARTSTRINGS GALLERY AND GIFTS 1572 US HWY 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423 775-782-8207 • Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm www.cvartscouncil.com
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Carson Valley Arts Council hosts free exhibits of local artists each month in its Copeland Gallery. The changing exhibits include watercolor, oil, multi-media, sculpture and photography.
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1477 US HWY 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-2555 • Open: Mon. - Sat. 10am-4pm Closed Sun visitcarsonvalley.org
CARSON VALLEY ARTS COUNCIL COPELAND GALLERY 1572 US HWY 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423 775-782-8207 • Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm www.cvartscouncil.com
Carson Valley Arts Council hosts free exhibits of local artists each month in its Copeland Gallery. The changing exhibits include watercolor, oil, multi-media, sculpture and photography.
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Over 49 years in downtown Minden, Tumbleweed has 18 dealers in 4,000 sq. ft. offering linens, crystal, furniture, tools, bottles, glassware and kitchenware. “We sell memories.”
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TUMBLEWIND ANTIQUES 1600 Esmeralda Ave., Minden, NV 89423 775-782-2444 • Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm
2304 Main Street, Genoa, NV 89411 • 775-782-4325 Open: May - October, daily 10am-4:30pm genoanevada.org
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Wide range of art and photography from local artists. Prism also offers art photographic and reproduction services utilizing archival inks, papers and canvas.
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PRISM GALLERY 1615 US HWY 395 N, Ste B, Minden, NV 89423 775-783-1985 Open: Mon.-Thur. 9am-5pm, Fri. 9am-4pm Evenings & weekends by appointment www.prismphotographics.com
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Located in the center of Genoa, Ye Olde House is full of antiques, collectibles, old jewelry, quilts, wreaths, placemats and books.
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CV ART CENTER / STUDIO 775 1539 Hwy 395 Unit 2, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-392-4848 Open: Tues.-Sat. 10am-10pm, Sun. Noon-9pm www.carsonvalleryartcenter.com
The Carson Valley Art Center is a full-service center featuring a gallery, studio classroom, ceramics and a paint ‘n’ sip venue.
ACCOLADES TROPHIES ENGRAVING, GIFTS, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES 1532 US HWY 395 N, Ste 10, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-2338 • Open: Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm Antiques, collectibles, unique gifts, trophies, plaques, shoe bronzing, engraving, corporate awards, name badges, memoral plaques, custom gifts for any occasion.
EAST FORK GALLERY 1503 US HWY 395 N, Ste K, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-7629 • Open: Tues.-Sat. 11am-5pm
East Fork Gallery provides affordable, original art from 40 local/regional artists. This Gardnerville art co-op has offered an incredible variety of art and gifts since 1979.
GADZOOKS! A CREATIVE PLACE 1492 US HWY 395 N, #104, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9665 • Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm gadzooksnv.com An artistic collaboration offering fine arts, collectibles, creative furnishings and vintage unusual objects from nine well-known artists and 20 consignors.
CHESHIRE ANTIQUES 1423 US HWY 395 N, Ste 10, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9117 • Open Daily: 10am-5:30pm
CUSTOM FRAMING AND DESIGN 1404-B Industrial Way, Ste 10, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-783-9730 • Open: Tues.-Fri. 8am-4pm
Custom Framing and Design offers picture framing, shadow boxes, gallery wraps, stretches and more at the Valley’s most reasonable prices. If you can picture it, we can frame it.
Cheshire Antiques had 50 vendors spread over 12,000 sq. ft. in an historic 1896 building, featuring fine furniture, books, pottery, garden, kitchen, jewelry, paintings and textiles. Inventory changes daily.
PENNY LANE CONSIGNMENT 1236 Baltic Ave (on the corner of Service Dr. and US HWY 395), Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-392-1222 Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm Sun. 10am-2pm www.pennylaneconsignmentnv.com
Penny Lane features a unique ever changing selection of home decor, furniture, kitchen items, light fixtures, crystal, antiques and collectibles.