South Lake Tahoe Blog

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Welcome to our South Lake Tahoe Vacation Blog. At RnR Vacation Rentals, we love creating special vacations for our guests. We invite you to explore our local Tahoe tips for enjoying this special part of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Find a hidden ski run, discover the perfect beach, plan a trip with your family, or attend a fun festival. The many wonders of Lake Tahoe await.

Explore Downtown South Lake Tahoe

June 7, 2024

Situated along the shores of Lake Tahoe, downtown South Lake Tahoe is a vibrant hub brimming with opportunities for exploration. With charming boutiques, delicious dining options, outdoor adventures, and dynamic entertainment spots, this downtown area offers something for everyone. 


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Attend the American Century Championship in Tahoe

March 21, 2024

Each summer, South Lake Tahoe hosts the American Century Championship, drawing over 80 celebrities from sports and entertainment. RnR offers convenient access to this renowned event at Tahoe's exclusive lakefront golf resort. Plus, enjoy picturesque golf courses like Edgewood at Tahoe, Bijou Municipal Golf Course, Tahoe Paradise Golf Course, and Lake Tahoe Golf Course for unforgettable experiences amidst breathtaking scenery.


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Exploring Pet-Friendly Adventures in South Lake Tahoe: Your Ultimate Guide

March 5, 2024

If you're a pet owner looking to embark on an unforgettable adventure with your furry friend, you've come to the right place. In our blog, we'll delve into everything you need to know about experiencing the beauty of South Lake Tahoe while ensuring your pet feels right at home. From pet-friendly accommodations and outdoor activities to dining options and local attractions, we'll cover it all to help you plan the perfect getaway with your four-legged companion.

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Best Après-Ski in South Lake Tahoe

February 20, 2024

Discovering the best après-ski spots in South Lake Tahoe involves seeking recommendations from local experts like the RnR team. The tradition typically begins in the late afternoon, following the day's final run, and extends well into the evening. South Lake Tahoe's après-ski scene offers diverse options, ranging from vibrant nightlife to family-friendly activities, catering to various preferences.

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South Lake Tahoe Family Activities for Spring Break

February 9, 2024

Spring marks the "shoulder season" in Tahoe, characterized by warmer weather, fewer crowds, reduced prices, and enhanced accessibility to resorts and restaurants. It's a time of mild, sunny days with occasional snowy interludes, offering the perfect conditions for outdoor enthusiasts. As the snow melts, it gives way to cascading waterfalls and flowing rivers, further enhancing the region's picturesque beauty.

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Driving to South Lake Tahoe

January 23, 2024

Countless vehicles hit the roads, adorned with skis and snowboards, all heading towards the coveted Jewel of the West—Lake Tahoe. While some of these adventurous travelers may be fortunate enough to encounter clear roads and short travel times, the reality often involves navigating through traffic delays, unfortunate accidents, and occasionally encountering harrowing situations as the weather conditions take an unpredictable turn for the worse. Discover our driving tips when heading to South Lake Tahoe this winter. 

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Top 8 South Lake Tahoe Outdoor Activities 

January 9, 2024

Start planning your 2024 vacation to South Lake Tahoe by viewing our top outdoor activities for your family. From summer to winter, there is no shortage of outdoor adventures for you to embark on in Lake Tahoe. Enjoy the shining sun from the water or ski down the mountain on a fresh powder. No matter what time you plan on visiting Lake Tahoe, you'll always have something to do outdoors. 

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Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe in the Winter

December 21, 2023

Nestled amidst the picturesque Sierra Nevada Mountains, South Lake Tahoe transforms into a snowy paradise, offering various activities for all winter lovers. South Lake Tahoe is a hub for all the best winter activities, from outdoor activities and breathtaking views to cozy indoor escapes. Find all the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe when you visit during the winter. 

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Ski Resorts in South Lake Tahoe

Top South Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts

October 25, 2023

Whether you’re planning your first winter sports adventure or you are a veteran skier or snowboarder, there is always something new to explore at Lake Tahoe’s legendary ski resorts. South Lake Tahoe provides easy access to some of the best resorts in the west. And with an average of 300+ days of sun a year and 350 inches of snowfall, conditions are optimal for the perfect winter adventure.  

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9 Lake Tahoe Biking Events You Need to Check Out

July 27, 2023

Whether you're a diehard cycling superfan or just enjoy getting out to ride every now and again, you're going to love the cycling scene here at Lake Tahoe. From late spring through fall, Tahoe hosts several biking events that are great fun to watch or participate in. Click the link to learn more about our nine favorite cycling events.

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Why Summer 2023 Might Be the Best Time Ever to Visit Lake Tahoe

June 4, 2023

If you've ever dreamt of visiting Lake Tahoe but haven't made time to go, then this is the sign you've been looking for to vacation there now! A few factors make summer 2023 possibly the best time EVER to visit Tahoe. Read this post to learn more.

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30 Things to Do at South Lake Tahoe in 30 Days

May 12, 2023

Need some travel inspiration for your extended stay at South Lake Tahoe? We've prepared the ultimate list of 30 things to do and see in South Tahoe over 30 days. After reading this list, you'll have no trouble filling up your extended stay itinerary!

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Couple Toasting Wine Glasses at a Romantic Dinner Evening in Lake Tahoe

3 Romantic Days in South Lake Tahoe

March 22, 2023

South Lake Tahoe is one of the world's most idyllic destinations for a relaxing romantic getaway. Discover the PEAK at Sierra Shores, and learn about the many exciting activities to try and lovely restaurants to dine at on your romantic trip to Tahoe.  

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6 Homes We Love For Ski Lease At Tahoe

September 27, 2022

Winter is coming again to South Lake Tahoe, and we have a wonderful selection of great ski lease rentals for the 2022/2023 ski season. From cozy cabins fit for couples and small families to spacious villas and homes built to accommodate large groups, you'll have no trouble finding a ski lease to love this season at Tahoe. Click the links to check out our 6 favorite homes for ski lease this year!

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Our 5 Favorite Places For Viewing Fall Colors In South Lake Tahoe

August 2, 2022

Fall at Lake Tahoe is a breathtaking spectacle. Golden colors amidst shimmering blue waters and magnificent evergreens make for an awe-inspiring scene! Read on to find some of the best places to view fall colors around South Lake Tahoe.

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Our Favorite Pet-Friendly Hang Outs In South Lake Tahoe

July 25, 2022

Taking your furry friend(s) with you on an upcoming South Lake Tahoe vacation. We can help you find all the best pet-friendly things to do and places to see during your Tahoe Trip. Read on to discover our favorite local pet-friendly hangouts.

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Friends Enjoying Outdoor Live Music In South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe's 6 Best Live Music Venues And Events

July 8, 2022

Get ready to dance and listen to some phenomenal music at these 6 great South Lake Tahoe live music venues and events. Visits to Tahoe are incomplete without checking out at least one live music show, and these venues and events are sure to deliver wonderful performances you'll remember long after your trip!

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Man On Hiking Trail In South Lake Tahoe

Top 5 Hiking Trails To Explore In South Lake Tahoe

June 14, 2022

Set off on your Tahoe hiking adventure with these 5 great hiking trails around South Lake Tahoe. No matter your experience level, there's a hiking trail on this list that's perfect for you! 

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5 Fun Family Reunion Activities In South Lake Tahoe

April 28, 2022

South Lake Tahoe is the ideal setting to host your next family reunion, and coming during the springtime is just icing on the cake! Read on to discover our 5 favorite family reunion activites to try out on your Tahoe vacation!

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10 Reasons Why You'll Love Visiting South Lake Tahoe This Spring

April 22, 2022

Discover 10 reasons why South Lake Tahoe needs to be on your Spring Break itinerary. From epic skiing and snowboarding to fantastic dining options and welcoming local communities, you'll soon see why Lake Tahoe is the perfect Spring vacation destination!

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3 Beautiful State Parks In South Lake Tahoe You Need To Explore

April 2, 2022

Lake Tahoe, or the Jewel of the Sierra, is natural wonderland that demands exploration from its visitors. Here in South Lake Tahoe, the best places to experience the incredible landscape are the California and Nevada State Parks dotted around the lake. Of the many state parks in each state, these are our 3 favorites and the ones you need to check out on your next visit!

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3 Golden Rules of Sledding in Tahoe

November 15, 2021

Here in South Lake Tahoe the snow gods have finally answered our prayers! This means endless opportunities for fun snowy activities that the whole family will love, including sledding. RnR Vacation Rentals would love to help you get the most out of your vacation. Our team members are here to help. Here are some great resources to find safe sledding locations near you...


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4 Reasons to Experience the PEAK of Perfection

March 22, 2021

The PEAK at Sierra Shores is the Ultimate in Tahoe Lakefront Luxury. These few high-end homes on the water’s edge offer an elevated vacation experience never before attained in the Tahoe region. The PEAK unit owners are committed to setting and maintaining the highest possible standards for their homes and completely exceeding their guests expectations. After one stay at the PEAK, you’ll have a new, expanded definition of the word “vacation.” Here’s what we mean...

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5 Types of People Who Love Vacationing at Tahoe Woods

July 20, 2020

Tahoe Woods is all about location, location, location… and air conditioning! The private, gated complex is comprised of modern, newly-built townhomes with all the comforts of home, plus unbeatable proximity--we’re talking walking distance--to the Lake, the casinos at Stateline, the Gondola to Heavenly Resort, and more. You’ll definitely want to stay at Tahoe Woods if you are a...

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Tahoe Keys

5 Choices You’ll Never Have to Make at Tahoe Keys

March 10, 2020

At RnR Vacation rentals, we believe your stay in South Lake Tahoe is your time to have it all. When it comes to choosing between relaxing or adventuring, cooking in or dining out, enjoying nature or perusing the village, our motto is pretty simple--why choose? Have it all! Tahoe Keys is the perfect destination for travelers who want an unrestricted vacation experience! Here are 5 choices you’ll never have to make while vacationing at the Tahoe Keys.

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Lake Tahoe Beaches

Top 7 Lake Tahoe Beaches

December 12, 2019

Even though Lake Tahoe is in the mountains, it’s a beach-lover’s paradise. If you’re staying in the South Lake Tahoe area, there are many incredible beaches and lakeside spots to visit. Of course, some are better than others based on access, amenities, watersports activities, and mountain views. Here are some of our favorite South Lake Tahoe beaches, as well as some local tips and recommendations on how to best experience these pieces of paradise.

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Lakeland Village Beach & Mountain Resort

5 Reasons We Love Lakeland Village Beach & Mountain Resort 

January 6, 2020

Whether you are coming to South Lake Tahoe to Ski Heavenly or bask on the beautiful shores of North America’s largest Alpine lake, Lakeland Village Beach & Mountain Resort offers amazing accommodations. With its central location, beautiful units, and private beach, it’s no wonder Lakeland Village remains one of the South Shore’s most popular destinations for visitors. Here are 5 reasons we absolutely love Lakeland Village.

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Clean Lake Water

3 Ways We Work to Keep Lake Tahoe Blue

November 30, 2019

Here at RnR Vacation Rentals, we are proud to be the first vacation rental company in South Lake Tahoe to join the list of Keep Tahoe Blue Corporate Sponsors. Since we started back in 2013, our mission has been simple - “be the best little company in the world”. We are passionate about sharing the beauty of Lake Tahoe with visitors from across the world and in order to do that for years to come we are committed to preserving our lake. 

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