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Due to current restrictions placed on CA restaurants and recently ordered closures in neighboring counties, we have made the decision to implement a temporary closure of Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge effective March 17 – March 31, 2020. Your safety and the safety of our employees is our priority. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.
April 12, 2016 | Tim Hauserman Birders around Lake Tahoe are sure to prattle about the cheery and complicated songs emitted by a warbler, or the stunning yellow and red color of a tanager, but to many ordinary folks around Tahoe what we notice are the big birds that we can see as well as […]Read More
April 4, 2016 | Tim Hauserman 10) Wait for a warm, calm day to snow ski in the morning and water ski in the afternoon. Wear a wetsuit. 9) Hike to the Vikingsholm on a mid week day. You just might have the place to yourself. While it’s always beautiful, Emerald Bay is especially enchanting […]Read More
With the makings of a snowy winter underway, the hidden little gem that is the Tahoe City Winter Sports Park is set to shine this winter. Set on the summer grounds of the Tahoe City Golf Course, the Sports Park provides about four kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails, a walking trail to take your […]Read More
February 29, 2016 | Tim Hauserman Just seven miles from Sunnyside sits a hidden little gem of a place to go cross-country skiing: Sugar Pine Point State Park. When you visit you will ski on the same trails once used for the cross-country skiing and biathlon events for the 1960 Winter Olympics. At Sugar Pine, […]Read More
November 24, 2015 | Tim Hauserman At the beginning of the summer the Donner Memorial Park Visitor Center opened to the public near the shore of Donner Lake. If you have an extra hour available while traveling to or from Lake Tahoe, be sure to stop in and take a look. It sits just off […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman In the Tahoe region, trees tend to find the altitude niche that best provides for their needs. Both the sugar pine and incense cedar grow at lake level, but the most common trees found near 6200 feet are white fir and Jeffrey pine. When young, the Jeffrey pine is fairly nondescript. They […]Read More
August 4, 2015 | Tim Hauserman There is something special about a wooden boat on Lake Tahoe. Just watching one slowly putter along the west shore brings back memories of time gone by. A time when life was lived at a more gentle pace, and just being in a boat on a warm summer evening […]Read More
October 1, 2015 | Tim Hauserman Tahoe locals find great enjoyment in the off-season. There are lots of fun things to do, but without the crowds. Recently I posted a piece about all the great things to do here in September. Well, the good news is that usually October is also a wonderful time to […]Read More
October 21, 2015 | Tim Hauserman Anybody who loves Tahoe should make their way to the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno before January 10, 2016 for their extensive exhibit, Tahoe: A visual history. Covering two floors of the museum and more then two centuries at Lake Tahoe, the exhibit brings together the work of […]Read More
September 18, 2015 | Tim Hauserman Tahoe locals have a spectacular secret. It’s a wonderful story of joy and rapture. Of unicorns and golden treasure at the bottom of rainbows. We call it: mid-week in September! What makes September such a special time: The weather is usually just as pleasant as August, although perhaps just […]Read More