Things to do on Tahoe’s West Shore this summer

THE WEST SHORE OF LAKE TAHOE was home to the S.S. Tahoe, a famous steamship that opened the area to tourism in 1900. It was home to the rustically elegant Tahoe Tavern, whose passengers arrived by train from San Francisco after a stopover in Truckee.
The West Shore hosted the Nordic trails in the 1960 Winter [...]

California Mille race to pass through Sierra foothills, Tahoe on April 27-May 4

The 24th running of the California Mille, a motoring tribute to Italy’s most-famous open road race, the Mille Miglia (thousand mile), will begin with a free car show atop San Francisco’s Nob Hill on April 27 followed by a four-day, thousand-mile back roads adventure.
Some 77 entrants from four foreign countries and 14 U.S. states will [...]

Tahoe’s West Shore: A magical escape

LAKE TAHOE’S SERENE WEST SHORE HAS star power going back to 1951, when it was the backdrop for A Place in the Sun, starring Elizabeth Taylor. “Every time you leave me for a minute, it’s like goodbye,” Liz whispers to her lover, Montgomery Clift, from the archway of a lakefront estate.
Though the rest of Lake [...]

Tahoe’s West Shore: Unspoiled beauty

IMAGINE KAYAKING OR PADDLE BOARDING OVER sparkling blue water, and hiking or biking along a pine- covered path by the shoreline.
Or waking up in a cabin or lodge to the sound of birds and fresh smell of pine trees. Lodges, with old-world names such as Granlibakken, also have a sparkling swimming pool and tennis [...]