Life in Lake Tahoe with a bit of real estate news


McKinney Road is located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe approximately 1 mile from Homewood Ski Area.

McKinney Road Lake Tahoe CA

This is a great trail to run, hike, bike and to run the dog.  This connects to many trails behind the neighborhood and over to Sugar Pine State Park.


Barker Pass Road crosses the Tahoe Rim Trail from Blackwood Canyon Road.  

Barker Pass Lake Tahoe CA

Blackwood Canyon is approximately 4 miles south of Tahoe City then it is a 7 mile drive up to Barker Pass.  This section of the Rim Trail is 16.7 miles to Tahoe City.  This brings you past Twin Peaks and Stanford Rock, through Ward Canyon and Paige Meadows then ends near Tahoe City in 64 Acres.



64 Acres is located just South of the"Y" in Tahoe City.  The park provides parking, public restrooms, access to the Truckee River, access to the bike trail down the West Shore and the bike trail toward Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley.  

This is also the location of the TART Tahoe City transfer center which provides indoor waiting and seating, restrooms, bike lockers and bus routes.

One of the segments of the


Speedboat Beach is located in North Lake Tahoe near the stateline and Kings Beach.  

It is also known as Buck's Beach.  It is at the end of Harbor Ave and there is a walkway down to the beach.  There are large boulders to climb on and plenty of sand to dig your feet in.  In the summer months it can get very busy as it is relatively small and parking can be hard to find.  ...


Sandy Beach is easy to find in Tahoe Vista just off of Hwy 28 / North Lake Blvd.

This is a great North Lake beach with great views looking south.



Patton Beach is located on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe in Carnelian Bay.

This beach has more pebbles than sand.  Waterman's Landing offers snacks and drinks and they have kayak and paddleboard rentals.  Nearby is The Old Post Office, The Sierra Boat Company, Garwood's Grill and Pier, and C.B.'s Pizza.  This is located close to residents in Carnelian Woods and the Carnelian Bay community.  There is a parking lot but not that big. &n...


Moon Dunes Beach is located in Tahoe Vista, a short distance from North Lake Blvd / Hwy 28.

Moon Dunes Beach Lake Tahoe CA

There is parking on the street, there are picnic tables and in the summer there are portable restrooms.  The Old Range Steakhouse and Sancho's Mexicana are a couple places to eat.  Tahoe Vista is inbetween Kings Beach and Carnelian Bay where there other options for food and water toy rentals.  Bring a...


This beach is located in between Kings Beach and Tahoe Vista.  Safeway and The Old Brockway Golf Course are directly across the street and the intersection of Hwy 28 and Hwy 267 is nearby.

There are picnic tables, restrooms and volleyball courts as well as a grassy area with trees to possibly get some shade for the young ones and the dog.  There is a decent amount of parking but the lot can fill up quickly since this is very access...


Kings Beach is located in the heart of Kings Beach.

This is a large stretch of sandy beach on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe.  There is parking, a basketball court, kids playground, grassy area, picnic area and restrooms.  A day can be spent walking the shoreline and the restaurants and shops in Kings Beach.  For food options there is Jason's Beachside Grille, The Char-Pit, Las Panchitas, The Log Cabin, Hiro Sushi, Steamers Beachside Bar, J...


Secline Beach is a small sandy beach at the end of Secline Ave in Kings Beach.

This is a neat little hideaway in North Lake Tahoe.  Grab some food to go and enjoy your meal with awesome views looking south over Lake Tahoe.  Food options to name a few: Hiro Sushi, Steamers Beachside Bar, Jasons Beachside Grille, Java Hut, La Mexicana Meat Market, The Grid Bar & Grill and Las Panchitas.