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Gold Pass Quest Fall Photo Credit Ben Arnst

Autumn Getaways in Reno/Tahoe

Escape to these nearby areas for a fun-filled fall.
By Natasha Bourlin
Summer went by in a flurry of activity, and now, as the fall colors emerge and winter looms, you’re pining for a getaway. There are plenty of easy, entertaining and relaxing autumn sojourns to explore right here in the Reno/Tahoe region that require no lengthy travel times, and often offer some good shoulder season deals. We’ve put together some sample activity-based itineraries for you here, now it’s time to point yourself in any direction and make an adventure of it.

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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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Northstar Elisabeth Biebl

New Adventure to Try This Spring

“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.

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Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe Rachid Dahnoun

Go Parking

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.

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