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It’s Lake Tahoe Oktoberfest-Time Again!

Dust off the dirndl, latch those lederhosen, grab your stein, and don’t forget the kids. Camp Richardson’s 25th Annual Oktoberfest is Oct 5-6! We’ve been celebrating Oktoberfest in Tahoe like nowhere else in the basin since 1994. And with 25 years of good vibes under our belts, we’re about to make Camp Richardson’s Oktoberfest 2019 our […]

10 easy (and delish!) camping food recipes

Unofficial outdoor recreation fact: camping food tastes better. At Camp Richardson, we think this is especially true of campsite cuisine prepared in the great outdoors on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Why not try these easy camping-food recipes next time you head out? You just might start a new tradition. #1 – S’moreos Take your […]

These 3 Lake Tahoe cruises are exactly what you’re looking for

When you consider the sandy shores, crystal clear waters, Ponderosa-pine-lined vistas and rugged surrounding peaks, it’s no wonder Lake Tahoe’s beauty is 100% legendary. But until you’ve experienced North America’s largest alpine lake from aboard one of the famous Emerald Bay Lake Tahoe cruises, you simply cannot fully appreciate the beauty of the Big Blue.

5 Lake Tahoe Traffic Hacks You Need

With these 5 insider tips, you’ll spend more time sipping Rum Runners and less time sitting in traffic. Lake Tahoe traffic ebbs and flows depending on the season, day of the week, and road conditions. Most times, it’s no big deal. Other times—especially in summer—it can give rush hour in downtown Los Angeles a run […]

Vikingsholm, Lake Tahoe – Interesting Facts

Lake Tahoe’s most spectacular natural feature—Emerald Bay State Park is home to both Fannette Island and the historic architectural wonder called Vikingsholm mansion (known affectionately as Vikingsholm Castle). Built in 1929 by a woman named Lora J. Knight, it’s no wonder the 38-room, granite-built vacation home is referred to as a castle.

Lake Tahoe Spring Break – 6 Things to Do

Expect some seriously powderful fun for Lake Tahoe spring break 2019! As you probably know, we have SNOW—and lots of it. That said, here are some things you can do to get the most out of your spring snow getaway in the mountains of Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe Weather Trends – Fun (& Useful) Facts

Understand Tahoe Weather & Know How to Pack One of the best things about Lake Tahoe’s weather trends is that they make this place one of the best in the world for year-round outdoor fun. And we speak from experience. After all, Camp Richardson has been a year-round South Lake Tahoe resort for almost a […]

Snowshoeing Lake Tahoe – A Basic Checklist

Snowshoeing Lake Tahoe—there’s no better way to enjoy a wintery adventure in the Sierra. Low-snow conditions or obstacles like downed trees might delay cross-country skis, but they’re no match for snowshoes. And what’s especially great about snowshoeing Lake Tahoe (or anywhere) is that it’s ultra easy and super fun for the whole family. If you […]