The Hive - January 2013

Check out this month’s 10 most “buzz-worthy” things to see and do in Reno/Sparks/North Lake Tahoe, according to our multi-generational, “What-To-Do Crew”:


The Hive #1

Free Lake Tahoe Ski Shuttle

Getting to North Lake Tahoe’s snowy ski slopes just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the region’s first-ever Free Ski Shuttle, serving North Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Donner Summit. The service runs between area lodging properties to 10 different ski resorts on weekends and holiday weeks through March 31, 2013.

775-324-4452
www.laketahoetransit.com


Free Lake Tahoe Ski Shuttle


The Hive #2

"Get Icky with Somebody"

Great Basin Brewing Co.'s flagship beer, the "Icky," is a thirst-quenching IPA named after Nevada’s official state fossil, the Ichthyosaur. Just say, “Gimme an Icky!”

www.greatbasinbrewingco.com
846 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 355-7711


Get Icky with Somebody


The Hive #3

Mountain House Diner

Located right inside Reno Tahoe International Airport, this hip diner is a great stop on the way in or out. Try the delicious buffalo burger for a wild western treat.

www.renoairport.com
2001 East Plumb Lane
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 328-6400


Mountain House Diner


The Hive #4

Ski Mt. Rose

Reno’s own ski resort is less than a half hour away, and you don’t have to trade off terrain for convenience! Some of the best skiing in the Sierra Nevada awaits… and the scenic drive up is great too.

www.skirose.com
22222 Mount Rose Highway
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 849-0704


Ski Mt. Rose


The Hive #5

Bite On This!

Bite in Incline Village is the locals’ go-to place for American tapas. Favorites include the BLT – bacon, Maine Lobster and roasted tomato sliders and the grilled wild halibut silver dollar tacos with chipotle aioli, cilantro and lime.

www.bitetahoe.com
907 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV 89451
(775) 831-1000


Bite On This!


The Hive #6

A Cross Country Skiing Mecca

Over 330 km of pristine groomed trails and hospitable staff greet visitors at the largest cross-country resort in the United States – Royal Gorge Cross Country Resort – in North Lake Tahoe. Ski to Devil’s Peak if you dare to see some breathtaking scenery.

www.royalgorge.com
9411 Pahatsi Road
Soda Springs, CA 95728
(530) 426-3871


A Cross Country Skiing Mecca


The Hive #7

In the Moment Ski equipment

Made in the USA is a beautiful thing, but when it comes to top-of-the-line ski equipment, we can do you one better: Made in Reno Tahoe USA! Sparks is the home of Moment Skis. Making turns in handmade, local equipment is just better. Shop local!

http://www.momentskis.com
1060 Marietta Way
Sparks, NV 89431
775.527.1595


In the Moment Ski equipment


The Hive #8

Brasserie Saint James

There’s still no sign on the building, but it’s worth the effort to find this cool new microbrewery/restaurant just a block off of South Virginia in hip Midtown. Try, “The Snow Day” – tasty!

www.brasseriesaintjames.com
901 South Center Street
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 348-8888


Brasserie Saint James


The Hive #9

The Ultimate Snowmobile Adventure

For an exciting option for scaling the heights of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in style! Located in North Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours’ guides will lead you through fresh and packed snow on a fleet of new, top tier Ski-Doos!

www.laketahoesnowmobilingtours.com
California 267
Kings Beach, CA 96143
(530) 546-4280


The Ultimate Snowmobile Adventure


The Hive #10

Unwind in the Red Chair

Peruse a wide range of funky furniture, items for the home, jewelry, local clothing and handmade items like greeting cards and ceramics. It’s called retail therapy!

redchairandestateofenvy.blogspot.com
6135 Lakeside Drive
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 770-0111


Unwind in the Red Chair