Christmas at The Ridge Resorts

Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada are the perfect backdrop for a holiday ski vacation! Families, couples and friends can enjoy a fun-filled day on the slopes and playing in the snow, followed by a relaxing evening snuggled up in front of the fire with hot chocolate or a glass of wine. Christmas at The Ridge Resorts at Lake Tahoe offers a celebratory and comfortable environment that will make you feel like you’re home for the holidays.


Go Full On Fall this Month

Autumn goes by way too fast and sometimes there isn’t enough time to wrap yourself in your favorite scarf, grab a Pumpkin Spice Latte and revel in the fall of it all. To ensure that you have a full on fall experience that will get you through until the next year, we’ve compiled a list of must-dos this fall at Lake Tahoe.

A classic fall experience is available at Apple Hill, right outside of Lake Tahoe. Photo courtesy of Apple Hill

Apple Hill
Apple Hill is a fall fan’s favorite, with rolling apple orchards, wineries, and tons of baked goods made from fresh produce. You can pick your own apples, sip apple cider, pick out that perfect pumpkin, have a picnic, eat your weight in fudge… and much more.

Get Crafty
Spooky sun catchers and scary paintings are the names of the game this fall season at the Kids Club! Parents can get a break – and so can the kids with fun crafts that also double as souvenirs. The Kids Club is in the Terrace building on the third floor. Dial #4FUN when on-site to register for one of the many Kids Club activities.

Hope Valley is alive with autumnal colors and photo opportunities! Credit: Rachid Dahnoun / Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority

Hope Valley
One of the best spots for fall colors is Hope Valley. South of Lake Tahoe, this area is full of aspen groves that turn the golden tones that Instagrammers dream of and you can capture after a quick 30-minute drive from the Ridge Tahoe.

Scary Movies
Daily showings at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in our Movie Theater in the Ridge Resort Center will feature seasonal favorites. See the weekly Ridge Guide for our current movie line up. Or opt for a night in with a fire roaring in your Ridge Tahoe suite. Curl up with a loved one and scare yourself senseless with a scary movie!

Cruise the open waters and take in a classic Tahoe sunset. Credit: Rachid Dahnoun / Aramark

Cruise the Lake
Lake Tahoe Cruises operates through the fall season with the M.S. Dixie II cruising from Zephyr Cove to Emerald Bay and back daily. Ridge guests receive discounted tickets when purchased at the Ridge Market Place.

Beach Days
While it’s a bit too chilly to swim in the water this time of the year, beach days are still possible and a great option for a picnic or sunset. Pick up a few to go items from the Bistro or Market Place and make yourself at home on one of Tahoe’s many shores.

Remember the season with fall photos at colorful spots in Tahoe. Credit: Brad Scott / Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority

Photo Shoot
The golden hour, which happens right before sunrise or sunset, is an ideal time to take photographs. What could make it even better? Autumn hues! Head to one of your favorite spots adorned with fall foliage and start snapping away!

Happy Fall!

September at The Ridge Resorts

September is Locals’ Summer at Lake Tahoe

The kids are back in school and the calendar reads September, but there’s good news: Summer isn’t over.  From Labor Day weekend festivities and live music to signature food and wine events — not to mention perfect weather for hiking, biking, and golf — find out why September is one of the best times to visit The Ridge Resorts.


Holiday Parties at The Ridge Tahoe

It’s time for the annual holiday party!

Break out your reindeer sweaters, raise a glass, and create a memory with your co-workers as your team wraps up another great year. With sweeping valley views, a rustic mountain setting, and easy ski-in-ski-out access to Heavenly Mountain Resort, The Ridge Tahoe is the perfect place to hold a festive Lake Tahoe holiday party.


New Look, New Logo

We have big news! With our first logo change since 2006, The Ridge Resorts is pleased to present our new logo and website. You’ll see the new look wherever we are online — like our website and social media channels; very soon you’ll see it in all of our printed products, as well.

For over thirty five years, The Ridge Resorts has been a premier vacation destination at Lake Tahoe. As we’ve grown as a resort, our logo and brand has stayed pretty much the same. Now, with a fresh, modern logo across all of our properties, we are ready to step into the future — while staying true to who we are as a resort.


You’ll Be Seeing Fireworks This Fourth of July

If there’s one place to celebrate the Fourth of July right, it’s Tahoe South. Recognized as the home of one of the best fireworks displays in the country, Tahoe South hosts “Lights on the Lake” on July 4. Tune your radio to KRLT-FM 93.9 or KOWL-AM 1490 for the synchronized music broadcast. Listen to the latest rock and pop hits while your eyes dazzle with visions of red, white and blue during the 9:45 p.m. show.