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November 17, 2014 | 12:52 PM

Mountain Biking in Lake Tahoe

Fall is absolutely the best time of year for a weekend of mountain biking in Lake Tahoe. Explore some of the best alpine mountain biking trails in the country, with some of the best views in the world. 

It's no secret autumn is a fantastic time of year to get outside. Crisp mountain air, cool temps, and tacky dirt make it more fun than ever to be on two wheels in the backcountry.

These last few weeks before winter lays her fluffy blanket down over the Sierra Mountains are the perfect time for a dirt-focused getaway to Lake Tahoe. So throw the bikes on the car, or rent them on-site when you get here, but make sure you make one last fall foray into the mountains. 

For some great descriptions of local trails including Emigrant Trail, the Flume Trail, Hole in the Ground, and Sawtooth Trail, check out

Or, if you want to ride some of the incredible trails in South Lake Tahoe, including Mr. Toad's and Corral Trail, check out TAMBA's trail descriptions

We'll see you out there. 

Photo by CT Perez

November 10, 2014 | 03:00 PM

Spa at Squaw Creek offers $99 Signature Treatments

Through December 19, Spa at Squaw Creek will offer two signature treatments for $99 each.

The 50-minute Swedish massage uses a combination of light stokes to relax the body and improve circulation, relieving tension and restoring balance to the body. 

The Signature Organic Facial is an anti-aging aromatherapy facial that treats the skin with organic ingredients in order to reverse the effects of sun damage and premature aging, restoring your skin at the cellular level. 

See full treatment descriptions here »

Please call 530.583.6300 to book the $99 Spa special. Please note the Spa at Squaw Creek will be closed from November 10 - 25, 2014 for deep cleaning and minor renovations. 

November 03, 2014 | 12:22 PM

Resort at Squaw Creek supports 3 local charities with Magical Memories

North Lake Tahoe residents and guests of Resort at Squaw Creek can join the community effort to support three local charities by participating in the 10th Annual Magical Memories festival this holiday season.

"We strive to be a valuable member of the North Lake Tahoe community. These types of events are a win-win - both for the people they benefit, and for our associates, who are passionate about helping people and animals in our town who could use a boost around this time of year," said Eric Sather, General Manager. 

The 10th Annual Magical Memories celebration will kick off on November 28 with the Gingerbread Village Unveiling and Grand Tree Lighting ceremony. Representatives from all three charities will be on hand to speak about the work of their organizations and the benefits to the local community.

From November 26 through December 21, 2014, bring a new, unwrapped toy to the front drive to receive complimentary valet parking for the day. Toys will be donated to Tahoe Safe Alliance, a local organization that provides assistance to survivors of intimate partner/domestic violence and sexual violence, and provides the only safe house in the North Lake Tahoe/Truckee area. 

Resort at Squaw Creek associates will also be adopting families through the Tahoe Safe Alliance, providing clothing, household items, holiday decorations, and presents so that everyone can enjoy a merry holiday season.  

On December 11, animal lovers can Dine Out for Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe. It will be a fun evening with delicious food in Six Peaks Grille, Resort at Squaw Creek's signature restaurant. Ten percent of all proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Truckee Tahoe Humane Society. Reservations are suggested - 530.581.6621. Don't forget to bring a toy for complimentary valet! 

On December 18, Sandy's Pub will host Dine Out for High Fives Foundation, an organization that provides support to winter athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury. Ten percent of all proceeds from the evening will be donated to High Fives Foundation. No reservations required - just come on by. Don't forget to bring a toy for complimentary valet. 

Additionally, Resort at Squaw Creek has given over $100,000 of in-kind donations in 2014 to local organizations, including school groups, PTAs, medical needs, community providers, and more. 


Resort at Squaw Creek associates & Tahoe Safe Alliance will make sure ten local families have a tree and gifts this holiday season. 

October 27, 2014 | 10:27 AM

Thanksgiving in Lake Tahoe: Reconnect with your family

Celebrate the holiday at our California luxury resort and enjoy two of North Lake Tahoe's best restaurants. 

Thanksgiving is one of our nation's favorite holidays - and for good reason. Celebrated by just about everyone, it brings families and friends together for a weekend of good food, conversation, and relaxation.


Escape to the mountains in Lake Tahoe this Thanksgiving with your family and let us take care of you. Invite as many people as you like - we'll take care of the cooking and the clean-up. You can eat as much as you like, and then plop down in front of the TV for the game, head out on the trails to work off the extra stuffing, or start your holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday in Historic Truckee. 

With rates under $200/night, two choices for Thanskgiving dinner, and all the football action you could want on the big screens in Sandy's Pub, Thanksgiving at Resort at Squaw Creek is wonderful tradition to start with your family this year. 



October 24, 2014 | 09:43 AM

Celebrate your team with a North Lake Tahoe Holiday Party

Resort at Squaw Creek, a luxury hotel in North Lake Tahoe, is offering a 2014 Holiday Party Special that offers everything you need to offer your group a festive kickoff to the season and a great big thank you for their hard work.


Our on-site coordinator will make planning your party a breeze, and the Holiday Party Special makes it easy to budget for groups of any size. 

The 2014 Holiday Party Special includes:

  • Three course plated dinners starting at $40++
  • Buffet and custom menus are also available
  • Dance floor
  • Holiday decor including linens & centerpieces
  • Discounted day valet parking for $5
  • Discounted rooms for the party starting at $99
  • Plus one complimentary room on the night of the party 
  • Or a complimentary gift card to use as a raffle prize

Book by November 1 and receive a complimentary champagne toast to amplify the holiday spirit of your celebration.

For more information on holiday parties, contact our Catering Sales Office at 530.584.4018.


October 20, 2014 | 09:35 AM

5 ways to spice up your Lake Tahoe meeting

Planning a conference in North Lake Tahoe? Here are a few ideas to spice up your meeting and keep your attendees actively engaged, eagerly participating, and coming back for more.


1) It's all about the Lake! Ask your conference planner to schedule some time enjoying Lake Tahoe. There are activities year-round that can get your attendees near, in, or on those crystal clear waters. 

2) You can bike right from Resort at Squaw Creek. No need to waste time transporting everyone to an off-site location to incorporate physical activity into your meeting. We can have bikes tuned-up and ready to go right from the hotel front door. Explore Squaw Valley and then head down the paved bike path along the Truckee River to Tahoe City. More info » 

3) Spa break! Spa at Squaw Creek is a wonderful spot to spend a relaxing afternoon, but if your agenda doesn't have time for that, schedule 15 minute chair massages for your attendees during session breaks.

4) Oktoberfest in May? Yes! We can make it happen. Or any other banquet theme you can think of - even Burning Man. Get creative. Take advantage of our distinctive location. 

5) Ride the Squaw Valley Tram up to High Camp. Open year-round, the Tram has an incredible view of the entire Olympic Valley and beyond to Lake Tahoe. In summer, a heated swimming lagoon, hot tubs, and pool side bar are a relaxing spot to hang out and get some sun. In winter, the Tram gives skiers and non-skiers alike a ride to the top to enjoy to snow. More info »

Ask our Lake Tahoe conference planners for more ideas on how to spice up your North Lake Tahoe meeting.

October 16, 2014 | 12:14 PM

Two recent awards highlight Meeting and Spa experience at Resort at Squaw Creek

Resort at Squaw Creek was recently recognized by Meetings Focus and Insider's Guide to Spas for excellence and sustainability. The awards highlight two of the signature experiences at this North Lake Tahoe resort. 

Each year, Meetings Focus polls planners who hold events around the world to determine the best hotels and resorts for meetings and events in North America. The properties are judged on: quality of meeting space; guest rooms; services and amenities; food and beverage; tech and bandwidth support; recreational facilities/activities; helpfulness of staff; and overall value and experience.

Resort at Squaw Creek's conference and meeting venues have been meticulously designed to facilitate productivity and foster breakthrough moments.  Thanks to state-of-the-art multi-media capabilities and rooms set to your specifications, our Lake Tahoe conference center enjoys the unique distinction of meeting all of the requirements set forth by IACC (International Association of Conference Centers). We are pleased to be recognized again this year as a Best of the West property. 

Destination Hotels & Resorts was recognized as the best Corporate Brand Dedicated to Sustainability by Insider's Guide to Spas. Criteria for winning included achieving the highest level of sustainability compared to their peers; continuous improvement; setting an example of best practice for the industry to follow; making sustainable practices inviting and desirable to consumers and employees.

“These are the foremost leaders pushing the edge of innovation in our industry,” said Green Spa Network Executive Director Paul Schmidt.  “It is our privilege as a non-profit voice for sustainability to recognize the work of these visionaries whose examples can truly help set the standard for the spa and wellness industry around the planet.  These awards help acknowledge the investment each has made in the name of sustainability and recognize them for a job well done.”

Spa at Squaw Creek, part of the DH&R Spa Collection, offers facials, massage, and body treatments. Radiating with natural colors, materials and textures that bring the beauty of the outdoors in, Spa at Squaw Creek features regionally sourced products both in the treatment menu and in the boutique.

October 13, 2014 | 03:54 PM

Kid-Friendly Things To Do in North Lake Tahoe

The Truckee Haunted History Tour takes place this weekend and is a fantastic way to get into the Halloween spirit with your kids.

Hosted by several businesses in downtown Truckee, the Haunted Historic Tour skillfully weaves together dramatic, downright haunting and funny stories inspired by times of yore. There are plenty of tricks & treats to go around. 

For those ages 3-6, the KidZone Museum is hosting a Not So Haunted Night at the Museum with fun activities and pizza.

Celebrate the fun of Halloween and the history of Truckee this weekend. Costumes are encouraged. 

October 07, 2014 | 03:31 PM

Ski In Ski Out in Lake Tahoe this winter

Roll over and hit that snooze button one more time. When you stay at Resort at Squaw Creek, a California luxury resort, you are staying just a few steps from the Squaw Creek chair lift. Forget the sleepy-morning-drive-cold-boots-in-the-parking-lot routine and enjoy the perks of Squaw Valley lodging.

Convenient access to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows isn't the only perk of staying at this Tahoe luxury hotel. A heated swimming pool with surrounding hot tubs, private ice rink, sledding and activities for kids, Spa at Squaw Creek, fine dining, and casual sports bar make it easy to just park the car for the week and forget about it.

Which means time spent off the slopes will be just as relaxing as time spent on the mountain. Isn't that why you're coming to Squaw Valley, after all?



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