Get trendy with local brands and shops celebrating all things headwear. By Ashley Polan. Hats are everywhere. Look around, I bet you see someone rocking some headwear right now. Or, maybe you have one on! Hats are a great way to express yourself and show off your favorite team, a place you’ve visited or where you’re from.
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.
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.
“IT’S THE PERFECT SEASON TO REVEL IN THE REGION’S MANY EXHILARATING OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES.” By Natasha Bourlin. Spring fever can spark longing for new adventures. Plus it’s the perfect season to revel in the region’s many exhilarating outdoor experiences. This year, instead of watching the wide grins of folks adept at these activities from afar, join them. Most places provide expert instructors, or you can make it a mission to learn on your own and just rent the needed equipment. Some are weather reliant and only available in late spring, so confirm they’re available before trekking out.
Enjoying adults-only activities in Reno/Tahoe. By Holly Zynda. Whether on a hot date, celebrating an anniversary, or planning a girls/guys night out be sure to experience our 21+ nightlife for an unforgettable evening out on the town. Sure Reno/Tahoe is one of the best family friendly vacation destinations, but did you know there are many hot spots here that offer exclusively 21-and-up entertainment? Here’s a quick look at some places to checkout sans kiddos.
Explore the region’s most interesting and out-of-the-box happenings. By Natasha Bourlin. Eclectic events dot the Sierra annually. Reflections of the area’s quintessential quirky character, they range from, “Wow, never seen that before … ” to, “I’ve always wanted to do that!” Get your dose of weird and wonderful at these annual gatherings.
Take home some of our region’s finest art. By Holly Zynda. Encircling the beauty of Lake Tahoe in full spring bloom are a number of premier boutique art galleries that house some of our region’s most alluring pieces. Local artists and those from abroad have witnessed the charm of the Reno/Tahoe area and captured it in various artistic mediums.
Find the best bloody marys in Reno/Tahoe! By Britton Griffith. The leaves are falling, football season is starting and crisp autumn nights are making for perfect memories. Sometimes my favorite season has late nights that lead to mornings with me craving a cold, spicy, tall glass of the best kind of hair of the dog … bloody marys!
Where to relax on the water this summer. By Natasha Bourlin. Cool water beckons on hot summer days. With many opportunities to drift your days away in the area, let the season float by blissfully at any of these refreshing area waterways.
Explore California and Nevada’s state parks this summer. By Annie Flanzraich. When summer comes to the Reno/Tahoe area, my favorite activities happen outside. Hiking, camping, swimming, exploring, adventuring and lounging are best experienced with sunshine, fresh air, friends and a hefty dose of SPF. State parks can be an epicenter for all of the above, and luckily more than 20 parks are a 45-minute drive or less from Reno. Here are my favorite seven to visit.