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Looking for things to do this holiday weekend?

Looking to spend Memorial Day Weekend in Lake Tahoe? Check out the Top 5 List of local picks for things to do around the lake this holiday weekend.

1. Check out the Made in Tahoe Festival in Squaw Valley
Celebrate all things Local with the Made in Tahoe Festival taking place from 11 am to 7pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday. Featuring dozens artisan vendors, the event will also include live music, performances by Tahoe Flow Arts Studio and more!

2. Make a dinner reservation at the all new Montagna Restaurant at Resort at Squaw Creek
Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the all new Montagna over Memorial Day Weekend by stopping by for dinner! Opening for service starting Thursday, May 24 from 5 to 9pm Resort at Squaw Creek will be celebrating the new restaurant all weekend long!

Dishes are crafted using locally sourced and sustainable ingredients and the menu is highlighted by a variety of pastas, fresh seafood, and featured items prepared in our wood fire oven. All of these entrees are perfectly paired with an eloquent wine list.

3. Bike the Truckee River Bike Path
The Truckee River Bike Path is a must do this Memorial Day Weekend. Catch the path from a variety of locations including from Squaw Valley and enjoy river and forest views. Once you get in Tahoe City you can choose to follow it North through Tahoe City or head South and head down the beautiful West Shore for stunning panoramas of Lake Tahoe.

4. Kayak or Paddleboard
Take a trip on Lake Tahoe’s water trail! Tahoe offers over 72 miles of shoreline and over a dozen sandy beaches and inlets making it a perfect lake for paddleboarding and kayaking. Be sure to check out Sand Harbor for one of the best beaches in the area – plus you can take a short paddle to the well-known Bonsai Rock.

5. Hike in North Lake Tahoe or Truckee
Check out some of the local favorites this Memorial Day Weekend and explore what Tahoe has to offer!

Eagle Rock – A short but very rewarding hike located on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. Featuring 360 degree views of Tahoe this hike is approximately 1.5mi (out and back) and has about 250 feet of elevation gain.

Shirley Canyon – A beautiful hike through a breathtaking canyon surrounded by granite walls and flowing waterfalls. This picturesque location is an ideal way to spend an afternoon. This is a 3.6 mile moderate hike that gains 1,378ft. Looking to have a guided hiking experience? Contact Resort at Squaw Creek’s Recreation Department for details.

Brockway Summit, Tahoe Rim Trail – Head up the well know Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) and find spectacular vistas at the top of Brockway Summit. This is an out and back which gains elevation quickly. Note that there may be patches of snow in the higher elevations. Also this trailhead can fill up quickly so be sure to get there early!

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