Life in Lake Tahoe with a bit of real estate news


Thai Delicacy is located just outside of Truckee off Brockway Road in The Rock.  They offer all the authentic Thai dishes from appetizers, to soups and salads, to lunch specials and main dishes.  They have great specials and serve beer, sake, and teas.

Thai Delicacy



The Blue Coyote is located just outside of Truckee near Sierra Meadows on Palisades Rd.  It is approx 6 miles to Northstar Ski Resort



This is a local's hangout and Truckee's sports bar with 21 flat screen t.v.s and games for the little ones.  The menu consists of piz...


El Toro Bravo is located near Commercial Row in downtown Truckee.  They have outdoor seating in the summer months.  The bar area is cozy with a couple t.v.s and they have great food.  It is kid freindly and they offer take out.

El Toro Bravo


The Lodge Restaurant and Pub is located in the middle of Tahoe Donner adjacent to the golf course and in between the Trout Creek Rec Center and the Fire Department.  They have a lively pub or a quieter dining room.  Their menu offers shared plates, soups, salads, entrees, desserts and a kid's menu.  They offer some very nice dessert wines and liqueurs as well as specialty drinks.  They have a very nice wine list and Tuesdays is No Corkage Tuesdays.  They have a great happy hour and Wednesdays is Wilder Wednesdays when they have happy hour all night long...


Pizza on the Hill is located in Tahoe Donner at the Northwoods Clubhouse.  They have a play room, movie nights, trivia nights and outdoor seating when the weather permits.  Other than pizza they also serve pasta dishes, salads, appetizers, desserts, and they have a kids menu.  They serve wine, beer and sodas.


The Tahoe Rim Trail winds through the woods and the forests surrounding Lake Tahoe and is 165 miles long.  Hiking and horsebaack riding are allowed on all trails but mountain biking is not permitted on all segments.  There are 8 trail heads and the segments range from 12 to 33 miles long.  On this segment you can see Watson Lake and good views of the Truckee River corridor.  This segment is approximately 20.2 miles long.

Tahoe Rim Trail


The Tahoe Rim Trail is approximately 165 miles long and circles Lake Tahoe.  Horseback riding and hiking are allowed on all parts of the trail and mountain biking is allowed on most, check the maps and trail heads.  The Pacific Crest Trail shares a few miles with the Rim Trail.  There are 8 trail heads and the trails range from 12 to 33 miles.  When you complete the whole trail you can become a member of the 165 mile club.  There are fabulous views and the highest part of the TRT is found in this segment.  This segment is just over 20 miles long.


Tahoe City Golf Course is located in the heart of Tahoe City.  It is a 9 hole course over 5261 yards with a par of 66 and 18 holes is an option as well.  They have reasonable rates for green fees, rentals, and meals.  It is a locals favorite due to the close proximity to town and is easy to get in a quick 9 after the work day is done.  They offer golf cart, pull cart and club rentals as well as twilight rates.  The restaurant and bar serves breakfast and lunch.  It is a great place to revel in your shot of the day after a round of golf.


The Old Brockway Golf Course is located in Kings Beach just off of Hwy 267.  There are 9 holes covering 3400 yards with two par five holes.  The first two holes run along Hwy 267 then the course meanders through groves of Jeffrey pine trees then ends with views of Lake Tahoe.  They have a driving range and a pro shop as well as a bar and grill.  Old Brockway is a great nine hole mountain course and offers a good experience for all golfers alike.

Link to Old Brockway Golf Course


The golf course at Northstar is an 18 hole par 72 course designed by Robert Muir Graves.  The back nine and the front nine play like different golf courses.  The nine holes that play toward Hwy 267 have flatter and longer holes.  The other nine sprawl through towering pines and is a little more hilly.  They have a full bar, driving range and club house with a pro shop.  They offer season passes and lessons.

Northstar Golf Course

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