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Tahoe City

Frothy Cocoa-liciousness

Frothy Cocoa-liciousness

Taking hot cocoa to the next level in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Is there anything better than breathing in the aroma of hot cocoa as you watch the seasons change? The tasty concoction goes way back, and I mean way back, to the Mayan era of 500 BCE. While not very recognizable as today’s sweet treat, it was loved nonetheless!

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Downtown Truckee

Five Fun Fall Safe Getaways

Quick and quaint regional escape ideas. By Natasha Bourlin. After the hectic summer pace, a leisurely regional getaway may be just the thing to ease you into autumn. Within about an hour’s drive, several charming towns welcome visitors with open arms, and a multitude of ways to keep entertained.

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Cheese Board

Wheying The Options

Where to find the best cheese in the Sierra. By Troy Matthews, Elevation Eats. Scientists 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.

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Tahoe Tree Top Adventures

Kids Rule The World

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.

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Spontaneous Itineraries

Spontaneous Itineraries

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!

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Zephyr Cove Restaurant

Do We Do Breakfast or Do We Do Brunch?

The most important question of the morning while vacationing at the lake. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Breakfast and brunch may seem synonymous but choosing between them will, in fact, determine the course of the rest of your day. And when you’re on vacation here at Lake Tahoe, with so much to see and do, this is a crucial decision.

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The Brewer’s Cabinet Tap Room (Jeff Dow)

Tap Me In

A lineup of favorite free-flowing beverages in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Welcome to the draft, though this is not every college athlete’s dream, I’m referring to some tasty draught drinks right here in the Sierra. Beverages from the tap, of course, started with beer, and date back as far as the 17th century (possibly further). Originally, the beer was in wooden casks and gravity was the primary mode of conveyance.

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