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April 21, 2016 | 12:00 PM

Earth Day is this Friday, April 22nd, but Resort at Squaw Creek Honors Mother Earth All Year Long

Squaw Creek works on a number of green initiatives all year long to keep Lake Tahoe Blue and our earth green. Recycling and saving water is ultra-important to North Lake Tahoe and promoting sustainability is at the top of our list. Energy conservation is the common denominator in all our eco efforts. Here’s a list of all the things we do to celebrate Earth Day in Lake Tahoe.

We are encouraging guests to save energy, water, and paper and reduce air pollution by:

  • Turning off lights & closing drapes in guestrooms
  • Requesting room confirmations sent via email
  • Participating in our decline service program
  • Using our free shuttle service to the Village at Squaw or enjoy a nature walk through Squaw Valley’s meadows

Resort at Squaw Creek, an eco-friendly resort practices green initiatives daily.

  • RSC is recognized by Audubon International as a Certified Cooperative Sanctuary & uses ecologically sound maintenance practices to ensure a safe haven for both people and wildlife
  • RSC is in the process of installing a hydroponic garden on the roof to grow veggies, herbs and salads right in our backyard
  • RSC is introducing a bee program to produce our own honey
  • We offer charging stations to overnight guests arriving in Hybrid vehicles
  • Housekeeping has an opt-out service and in return, guests receive a $5 coupon to redeem in outlets
  • We have recycle bins and donate retired linens to charity
  • Our spa products are made from natural herbs and organic ingredients

April 11, 2016 | 03:10 PM

Fun Things To Do in Lake Tahoe in April

"April showers bring May flowers" is null and void here in Lake Tahoe where on average, we get 307 days of sunshine per year! 

Spring activites in Lake Tahoe range from spring skiing in the morning, to paddle boarding in the afternoon. Spring is the one time of year when you can ski the slopes, bike, and boat or relax by the lake in the afternoon. So take advantage of your time here, make sure to pack both winter and summer clothes, and use our handy list to guide your spring Lake Tahoe vacation.

Spring Skiing

Spring skiing is at the top of our list. The resort is, after all, located at the base of Squaw Valley, which is projected to stay open through May 30. Lather on the sunblock and dress in layers because the mornings are cool and the afternoons are warm! Prime skiing is from 9 am to 1 pm. Relax by the Squaw Creek pool for apres!

Biking

After skiing, jump on your bike and cruise around Squaw Valley or even ride to Tahoe City for lunch and a look at the lake. Resort at Squaw Creek begins renting bikes the week of April 18 and we have both cruisers and mountain bikes.

Snow Golf

Check out Alpine Meadow's 33rd Annual Snow Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 16 at Alpine Meadows ski area. The event tees off at 9 am and the course starts at the top of Summit Chair and ends at the base of Alpine Bowl Chair. It's free to enter and the grand prize is roundtrip airfare for two on Alaska Airlines. There will be an after party and costume contest - great people watching!

Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival 

On Saturday, April 16 at the Village at Squaw Valley. This free event is from 11 am to 5 pm and gives kids and adults the opportunity to learn about recycling, composting, alternative energy, and sustainability through hands-on activities that the whole family can enjoy.

26th Annual Cushing Crossing

Sponsored by Alaska Airlines, GoPro, and KTKE 101.5, North Tahoe's local radio station, this iconic pond skimming event returns to Squaw Valley for its 26th consecutive year on Saturday, April 23. Participants must cross the pond on skis or a "snowboard-based-vessel," which always results in amazing people watching! People swimming with skis on, hilarious costumes, and creative contraptions designed to help skiers cross the pond all add up to some great Lake Tahoe fun. Starts at 1 pm and the pond is next to Squaw's KT Base Bar. If you want to compete, it's $20 to register and you'll win amazing prizes, but trust us, the event is fun enough to simply attend and cheer everyone on!

Spring Music Series

Live music will be every Saturday and Sunday through April 24 on the deck at Alpine Meadows Lodge, from 1 - 4 pm. These free outdoor shows are the perfect ending to a day on the slopes! View the complete band lineup.

March 24, 2016 | 08:32 AM

Resort at Squaw Creek is a finalist in the 2016 Sunset Travel Awards

Resort at Squaw Creek is proud to announce that we are a finalist in the 2016 Sunset Travel Awards for Best Mountain Hotel/Resort. There are four finalists in the category and all of these resorts and hotels offer a consummate mountain experience for travelers.

Winners will be announced in August 2016 and will be featured in the September 2016 issue of Sunset. For more information, check out the contest’s Advisory Board. Sunset was founded by the Southern Pacific Railroad to promote travel in the West. They introduced the Sunset Travel Awards to honor excellence and innovation in the tourism industry across thirteen western states, British Columbia, and Alberta. The awards recognize achievement in lodging, dining, cultural tourism, and outdoor adventure.

Resort at Squaw Creek embodies all of those characteristics and more, and offers guests a stunning mountain location; six fantastic restaurants; a spa and fitness center; family and children's activities; year-round outdoor adventure activities; and much more. Visit us and experience the fun of Lake Tahoe, Squaw Valley and the Resort at Squaw Creek.

March 14, 2016 | 01:43 PM

Squaw Valley Easter Weekend and Lake Tahoe Easter Activities

Easter weekend is coming up quick and there’s no better place to enjoy family fun than Lake Tahoe!

If you’re wondering what to do in Lake Tahoe in March, and want to find activities for Easter weekend, look no further, we’ve got plenty of family fun. If you are looking for Lake Tahoe accommodations for Easter weekend, we have rooms available: please visit our homepage to check availability for Easter weekend stays.

If you’re staying with us and would like Easter Basket Delivery, please contact our concierge at 530.581.6610 to order a beautiful array of treats and to have it delivered to your child on Easter morning. Please order by 5 pm on March 26, $25 per basket.

Easter Weekend family activities include campfire s’mores, family movies, and crafts. Fun begins Friday and goes for the duration of the weekend. Visit our event listing for times and details.

The Traveling Keys Dueling Pianos will be performing live, at the resort, on Saturday, March 26 from 4 – 8 pm in the hotel lobby. Whether you’re staying with us, visiting Squaw Valley for the day, or dining at one of our restaurants, make sure to enjoy live music along the way!

Enjoy the best Easter Brunch in Lake Tahoe! Easter Brunch will be at Six Peaks Grille, our fine dining restaurant with panoramic views of Squaw Valley and Olympic Valley. Brunch is from 9 am to 2 pm and will include everything from Dill Cured Salmon; to Game Sausage and cheeses; to Spring Lamb and Boston Bibb greens.

View the full menu to get an idea of all the delicious brunch options that you and your family can enjoy. Easter Brunch is $65 for adults and $25 for children. Reservations are required with the hotel concierge at 530.581.6610

Egg Hunts!

Resort at Squaw Creek will hold Lake Tahoe’s best Easter Egg Hunt, also known as our Underwater Egg Hunt! On Easter Sunday, March 27, we will be hiding Easter Eggs in our pools and children ages 8 and under will meet at the pool at 3 pm, while children ages 9 – 12 will meet at the pool at 3:30 pm.

Five golden eggs will be mixed in with 2000 candy and toy filled eggs that will be hidden for the Easter Sunday Lake Tahoe egg hunt. Any lucky child who finds a golden egg will win one of the large chocolate bunnies that we make in house and will be displayed in Cascades Restaurant. All egg hunts are complimentary.

Our classic Squaw Valley Egg Hunt will be on Sunday, March 27, from 10 - 10:30 am at Resort at Squaw Creek.

Ages 4 and under meet at our Poolside Lawn

Ages 5 - 12 meet on the sledding hill. 




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