Boom Boom Cup Hockey Tournament Coming to SLT

Come on down to the South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena and get ready to watch a biscuit in the basket! Get ready to watch some hockey, that is. The Boom Boom Cup is coming to the South Shore on June 2nd – 4th.

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This event is for players and spectators alike, so grab your stick and puck or pull up a seat, and prepare yourself for some good clean fun.

When: Friday, June 2nd – Sunday, June 4th

  • Each tournament will start on Friday, two games will follow for each division on Saturday, then championship games take place Sunday
  • Each team is guaranteed 3 games, 4 games if they are in the championships

Where: The South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena

  • 1176 Rufus Allen Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Click here for directions

Who Can Play?

  • Men’s Teams: Divisions of 21+ 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ 65+ 70+
  • Women’s Teams: Divisions of 21+ 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ 65+ 70+
  • This tournament is open to teams from the USA and Canada

For more details and to register your team:

The tournament will end with the awarding of the championship trophy and post-game beverages. There will also be souvenirs available to commemorate this bound-to-be-stellar experience.

Need a place to stay?

  • Bijou’s Best is only 0.1 miles to the ice arena. You couldn’t park any closer than that! Walk 2 minutes to the ice from this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom comfortable home with hot tub, BBQ, room for the family dog, gas fireplace, and beds galore to relax in after the tournament.
  • Craig’s Cozy Cabin is a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home right next door to Bijou’s Best, so you, your teammates, and supporters can all walk to the tournament together. This home also has a hot tub, BBQ, gas fireplace, and a fenced yard for the family dog.

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  • The tournament’s website suggests staying in the convenient location of Lakeland Village to be close to the arena, the lake, as well as the casinos, restaurants, and shops down at Stateline. We manage seven properties in Lakeland Village, ranging from a 1 bedroom studio up to 4 bedroom townhouses. Space for every member of the team!

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Fallin’ for Spring in South Lake Tahoe

Spring 2017 in South Lake Tahoe is shaping up to be an extension of winter for all ski and snowboarding enthusiasts, but it is also sprinkled with days that are ideal for hiking fanatics. While the extra wet season has done wonders for the lake levels and snowfall on the mountains, it has also created even more plentiful streams and cascading waterfalls to adventure to.

Waterfall Hikes Around SLT

Hike: Cascade Falls – this 1.6 mile hike takes you above Emerald Bay and beyond Cascade Lake to incredible heights with excellent rocks for picnicking on.

Directions: http://www.tahoeadventuresports.com/hikeindex/west/cascade.htm

Stay: Heavenly Mountaintop – this 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home keeps the theme of up-high views going as you have space to sprawl out in multiple living areas atop the mountainous neighborhood on Bridle Road.

Hike: Glen Alpine Falls – these falls promise widespread beauty rushing over a span of rocks just beyond Fallen Leaf Lake. The lower falls are accessible from the one-lane road off of HWY 89 beyond the Fallen Leaf Lake campground. If you’re looking for more of a challenge, you can do this 5.3 mile route to glimpse more falls and surrounding nature. Directions: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/glen-alpine-falls 

Stay: Paul’s South Shore Escape – this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home offers restoration in its upstairs living area with all new electronics, appliances, and furnishings, plus a spacious backyard with a hammock strung between the tall trees to continue your love of the outdoors.

Hike: Horsetail Falls – a 2.8 mile hike in the El Dorado National Forest will get you to these flowing falls with swimming holes along the way, and Avalanche Lake at the very top for those willing to brave an extra distance
with a steep climb.

Dogs are welcome on this trail.
Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/

Stay: Blitzen Bliss – this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is just 17 miles down the road from the Horsetail Falls trailhead. The home offers views of surrounding mountain tops, a peaceful neighborhood, a spacious backyard, and a cozy living room to curl up in after the adventure.

For More…

For more waterfall hikes in South Lake Tahoe and beyond, check out the app and online website All Trails, which provides a guide for hikes of varied skill levels and distances.

For more places to stay in South Lake Tahoe,  visit RnRvr.com to find the perfect setting for your group to rest their legs after a day of exploration.

Featured Image Photo Credit: http://www.gregclurephotography.com/

Celebrate Easter 2017 in South Lake Tahoe

The Easter Bunny has South Lake Tahoe on its list of places to stash eggs and supply fun this year. This Sunday, April 16th you can celebrate Easter with a champagne brunch, a family-friendly egg hunt, a traditional church service, or up on the mountain for an egg-tremely good time.

Egg-Tivities:

On Saturday, April 15th the Lake Tahoe Community College is hosting their 50th annual Easter Egg Hunt on the campus. This is a free event for children ages 1-11 years old. Eggs will be strewn about the parking lot by the gym. There will also be a costume parade, bonnet contest, and visit from the Easter Bunny himself. The festivities begin at 10:30am and go until 12:00 (or until all eggs are found). All you need to bring is an Easter basket and a smile!

On Sunday, April 16th the Lake Valley Fire Protection District will be hosting its 2nd annual egg hunt at Tahoe Paradise Park. They will be hiding 10,000 eggs this year, so bring a big basket! They ask that participants arrive at 9:30am to the park. Also bring a camera to snap memories with the Easter Bunny.

Sierra-at-Tahoe is having their annual Easter Eggstravaganza atop the mountain on Sunday, April 16th at 10:30am. You can bring the family, a basket to gather your goods, and ski gear to Solstice Plaza. They will be hiding hiding eggs full of candy and toys, and the mountain will be open for skiing all day long.

Easter Brunches Around Town:

Hop on board the M.S. Dixie II this Sunday and join them for their 2 hour Easter cruise around the lake. The cruise will include a decadent buffet, a tour of Emerald Bay, historic lessons, and bound to be great company. The cruise is from 12:00pm – 2:30pm, and the cost is $85 for adults and $35 for children. Reservations are recommended.

Edgewood will be offering a brunch with bottomless champagne and mimosas, a special menu including your choice of prime rib, ham, or roast turkey breast, and a dessert station full of sweet treats. They will also be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn for any children in attendance. Brunch begins at 8:30am, and the egg hunts will occur from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Adult entry costs $55, children 4-10 entry costs $19.50, and children under 4 are free of cost.

The Loft Tahoe at Stateline, the Fresh Ketch in the Tahoe Keys Marina, and Riva Grill in the Ski Run Marina are all hosting their own Easter brunches as well, click their links for more information and details about the day’s events.

Church Services:

St. Theresa Catholic Church will be holding Easter Masses at 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 7:oopm (this evening service will be in Spanish).

Lake Tahoe Community Presbyterian Church will be holding a “Son Rise Service” at 6:30am and a traditional “Easter Worship Service” at 10:00am.

Sierra Community Church will be holding Easter Sunday services at 9:00am and 10:45am.

For more local churches with Easter Sunday services, click here.

Homes to Make Easter Traditions in:

As always, RnR Vacation Rentals has you covered when it comes to finding a home to start making family traditions in. Our Tahoe Keys Waterfront Fun home has 5 bedrooms, an expansive dining table for hosting your own Easter brunch, and a spacious backyard–ideal for an Easter Bunny visit!

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