Life in Lake Tahoe with a bit of real estate news


Top 10 Hikes in North Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is packed with nature trails to explore for people of all levels. Check out this guide to the top 10 North Lake Tahoe hikes.

Do you feel the need for adventure? Do you have a soul that can't be caged? Then you need to set out for the North Shore of Lake Tahoe and catch some of the most beautiful sights in the country. From sweeping vistas to rolling hills and spectacular lakefront homes.

The North Tahoe community features a cozy, small town feel with locally owned and operated businesses. You'll find something new at...


Meeks Bay

Meeks Bay is a great place to spend the day on a beach of Lake Tahoe.  It is located between Sugar Pine State Park and D.L. Bliss State Park.  There are many local activities in the area including hiking, biking, boating and running.  Or just relax on the beach for the day and barbecue a meal.


Gatekeeeper's Museum is located on the original site where the water master lived who controlled the water flow out of the dam.  It was reconstructed in the 1980's after a fire.  Now the cabin features Lake Tahoe's history from Native Americans to logging and mining to the tourism industry.

North Tahoe Museums


Tahoe Tree Company

The Tahoe Tree Company is located approximately a half mile south of Tahoe City on Hwy 89.  They stock indigenous plants and trees and have a good selection of flora for your garden and landscaping.  They offer landscaping construction services as well as landscaping restoration and BMP work.  They will also maintain your landscaping as needed.



New Moon Natural Foods has a store in Truckee and a store just south of Tahoe City off of Granlibakken Rd.  They are open 7 days a week.  From natural supplements to organic produce to bulk foods, beer and wine, you will find all you need with the help of friendly staff.  The Truckee location has a juice bar open daily.

New Moon Natural Foods



Tahoe House is located just 1 mile south of Tahoe City on the west shore of Lake Tahoe.  They offer many breakfast items, pastries, breads, cookies, tortes, and to go items.  From lattes to mochas to cappuccinos to hot chocolate, this is a local's and a visitor's favorite alike for a boost of caffiene to get through the day.  They also offer many gourmet sauces, dressings, mustards, rubs, salsas, oils and condiments.  There is too much to list and everything is enticing, so just stop in and pick up 2, 3 or 10 items.

West Shore Market


Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge is lcoated just over 2 miles south of Tahoe City and sits on the shores of Lake Tahoe.  With great views and large outdoor decks, this is a very popular destination when year round but especially in the summer months.  Sunnyside Marina is just steps away and High Sierra Water Ski School is next door.  The lodge has 23 rooms and suites and has a comfortable Tahoe atmosphere.  The restaurant offers appetizers, salads, soups, seafood and different meat dishes.  The bar has a great feel and some of the favorites from the cafe menu are t...


Sunnyside Marina and Storage:

Sunnyside Marina Lake Tahoe Ca

Sunnyside Marina and Storage is located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe approximately 2 1/2 miles south of Tahoe City

It sits in front, or on the l...