Hiking

   Vikingsholm
Hiking in Tahoe is our favorite pastime.

Photos of our hike to Vikingsholm at Emerald Bay

   Tahoe Rim Trail
The Tahoe Rim Trail is one of the world's premier trails and is marketed as a 165 mile loop trail. It is a trail that offers something for everyone. We have a copy of The Tahoe Rim Trail guide book in our Tahoe house for you to use.
The Tahoe Rime Trail on Amazon.com

The official site has plenty of information and events:
http://www.tahoerimtrail.org/

Some hikes in our area:
West Shore Hikes
North Shore Hikes

Everyday Dining

   Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet
For morning coffee, freshly made breads and pastries and lunch we highly recommend Tahoe House. They have several fireplaces inside, itís very cozy and warm in winter. Check out their website for the variety of their products and services:
http://www.tahoe-house.com/
Address: 625 West Lake Blvd., Highway 89 (7-10 min walk from our house)
Phone: (530)583-1377

Rubicon Deli
If you like sandwiches for lunch, make sure you visit this deli. They make delicious sandwiches! They are located on the north-west corner of the intersection of Granlibakken Rd. and Hwy 89 (about half-way between us and Tahoe City 10-15 min walk).
Address: 401 West Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: (530) 583-0577

Fine Restaurants

Wolfdale's
http://www.wolfdales.com/
Address: 640 N. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: (530)583-5700
Frommer's Review
Fodor's Review

   Evanís American Gourmet Cafe
This fine restaurant is located in South Lake Tahoe, but it's an absolute must if you like excellent food or on a special occasion. Just take a look at their incredible menu:
http://www.evanstahoe.com/
Address: 536 Emerald Bay Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
Phone: (530)542-1990

Nearby Boat Launches

Tahoe City Marina -- 2 miles North from us
Address: 700 No. Lake Blvd. (Hwy. 28), Tahoe City, CA
Phone: (530)583-1039
Open June through August, 8 AM - 6 PM Daily
Open Sept. through May, 9 AM - 5 PM, Tuesday - Saturday
Launch Fees: Forklift -- $40 each way, $75 round trip
                  Travelift -- $200 min to 25'; $12 for each additional foot over 25'

Sunnyside Resort & Marina -- 1.5 miles South from us
Address: 1835 W. Lake Blvd. (Hwy. 89), 2 mi. south of Tahoe City
Phone: (530)583-7201
Open June through September, 9 AM - 5 PM Daily (forklift launching only)
Launch Fees: $75 minimum each way (adjusted for boats over 20 ft.)

This web site has more information on boat launches (we are on West Shore):
http://www.boattahoe.com/boat_launches.htm

To be continued...