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Nevada – Sand Harbor State Park

Climbing boulders in Lake Tahoe at Sand Harbor

Have you ever picked a vacation destination using Pinterest? I believe that Sand Harbor State Park on Lake Tahoe might be the first place I’ve visited after discovering it on Pinterest. It was this sunset photo by Joshua Cripps that made me want to go there. What I didn’t realize at the time was that this photo was taken in January. After visiting there last summer I discovered that there is no way Joshua Cripps could have taken this photo in the summer because there would be too many people in the way! As with many of our country’s awe-inspiring […]

Nevada – Round Hill Pines Beach & Marina on Lake Tahoe

Stand up paddleboarding at Round Hill Pines Lake Tahoe

Our trip through Nevada was a short one, with not many stops. Visiting Lake Tahoe was a must for us and the representatives from Tahoe South recommended that we stop at Round Hill Pines Beach & Marina which they consider to be a hidden gem for families. We were game.

Round Hill Pines is open in the summer only and has a sandy beach and water sports available. The parking fee ranges from $8-10. You can either bring your own chairs and tents or rent them there. The sand was grainy and pebbly–not the best for building sand castles. […]

Nevada – Illusion Fusion Starring Alex Ramon

Illusion Fusion show with Alex Ramon

The Illusion Fusion Magic Show in the South Lake Tahoe area is a very popular show. I was not familiar with the star, Alex Ramon, but the reviews I found online were glowing. I mentioned it to my sister and she told me that she had seen Alex in a performance at her local library a few years ago and enjoyed it very much. So I was very happy when the PR Agency for the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority offered to arrange for complimentary tickets for my family. The show is performed nightly, except Wednesdays, at 8 p.m. at the […]