Archive for June 2010

4th Of July Weather

June 30, 2010

Hi folks. It is looking like the weather for the 4th of July weekend is going to be near perfect. Daytime temperatures should be in the mid to upper 70s while at night we’ll be looking at mid to upper 30s. Maybe add in a cloud or two floating by and a light daytime breeze.

Looks like the makings of a non-stop fun in the sun holiday. Be sure and bring some sun block so you won’t go home with a bright red nose.

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Special Information About July 4th

June 28, 2010

Hi folks. I thought I’d pass along a few bits of information relating to the 4th of July celebration at Tahoe. Those of you who have been here on previous years may already know some of this but a refresher won’t hurt and if it’s your first time  then you’ll be glad to know these things in advance.

  • Runoff from the snowmelt is causing the rivers and creeks to run especially high and swift. Be extremely careful if you go near any of them.
  • Although we had a wet spring, the past couple of weeks have really seen a quick drying out of the forest. Fire danger is increasing daily so please be careful with all sources of ignition. Campfires and charcoal grills are not permitted on the Forest Service beaches nor in the forest.
  • Usage or even possession of any kind of fireworks, including sparklers, within the Tahoe Basin is illegal and enforcement is strict.
  • Alcohol is banned on many of the area beaches, especially Nevada Beach, Zephyr Cove, and Zephyr Shoals.
  • Many of the Day Use areas charge higher fees on holidays so be prepared for it.
  • Traffic will probably be incredibly heavy and parking scarce so you might consider riding the Nifty 50 Trolley, which stops at most of the beaches and the casino area.

Above all, have a fun and safe holiday weekend and come back soon.

Where To Watch The Fireworks

June 24, 2010

Hi folks. Each year when the 4th of July comes around the two questions most often asked are, “Where is the best place place to watch the fireworks?” and “What time do they start?”

The answer to both of the above questions are best provided on the TahoeSouth website. Click Here to be directed to their events page.

More soon.
Lou

4th Of July Skiing

June 23, 2010

Greetings folks.

For those of you wishing for just a few more runs on the white stuff, Kirkwood will open for skiing and boarding over the July 4th weekend.

To check out their website, Click Here.

Summer Has Finally Arrived

June 22, 2010

Greetings folks. It’s been awhile since the last post but with summer now upon us I’ll try and present some interesting and fun things things for you to do while you’re here.

After a long winter that just kept hanging on it appears that the summer season has finally arrived. Daytime temperatures are mostly in the mid 70s while nightly lows are hovering around the upper 30s to mid 40s. Typical for early summer.

If you’re coming up and plan to be out and about after dark be sure you bring a light jacket.

The 4th of July holiday celebration is just around the corner, complete with the beautiful fireworks display and numerous other events.

More soon.
Lou