swimming hole

The Old Swimmin’ Hole BY JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY Oh! the old swimmin’-hole! whare the crick so still and deep Looked like a baby-river that was laying half asleep, And the gurgle of the worter round the drift jest below Sounded like the laugh of something we onc’t ust to know Before we could remember anything but […]

Lake Tahoe Blue

“A noble sheet of blue water,” Mark Twain wrote of Lake Tahoe in 1871, “As it lay there with the shadows of the mountains brilliantly photographed upon its still surface, I thought it must surely be the fairest picture the whole earth affords.”

Zephyr Beach Cove – Lake Tahoe

Zephyr Cove Resort Beach is a popular location for weddings and receptions. Common trees found surrounding the shoreline include Jeffry Pine, Lodgepole Pine, White Fir and Quaking Aspen. Recreation opportunities nearby include the M.S. Dixie Mississippi-style sternwheeler cruises to Emerald Bay and horseback riding across the street at Zephyr Cove Stables.   Zephyr Cove Resort Beach is […]

Emerald Bay – Tahoe

Skunk Harbor This stretch of the Tahoe coast is a mile from the nearest highway. A hike or bike ride down an old fire road will take you to one main cove and several smaller coves. Though the area is popular as an anchorage for boats, weekdays can offer solitude. If other beachgoers are present, […]

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