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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.
By Tim Hauserman When the snow starts to melt, I start thinking about places to hike, and Sugar Pine Point is one of the first places that comes to mind. The trails melt out fast yet are easy enough to be a good first hike of the season. The views of both the lake and […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman Just a bit down the west shore from Sunnyside Lodge sits Hurricane Bay. While on a calm day in the summer you might wonder how this lovely little bay got the name Hurricane Bay, once a really big east wind delivers enormous waves to the shoreline, you will quickly begin to understand. […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman Here at Lake Tahoe there are many things that let us know that it’s officially winter. Snow of course, whether it is softly coming down as we ski on a trail or berming up the driveway just as we are about to jump in the car to go skiing. Winter celebrations such […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman It happens at the beginning of every winter. As the snow blankets the mountains around Lake Tahoe, we abandon our fall activities near the lake shore and head to the downhill slopes or the cross country ski trails. We revel in the joys of snow, it’s is what we are supposed to […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman The North and West Shores of Lake Tahoe are about to get free public transit along the Tahoe Area Regional Transit routes. Starting as early as next month, the TART bus routes, including the one which passes right in front of Sunnyside Lodge, will be free to passengers. According to Placer County […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman Just up the road from Sunnyside Lodge sits Page Meadows. It is Easily accessible via mountain bike or foot, the series of meadows are a showcase for the Sierra’s best tree for fall colors: the quaking aspen. The easiest way into Page Meadows is to hike or bike in from the end […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman When looking across Lake Tahoe to the area around Incline Village, you are not able to see the monkey hanging out in the forest above the lake, but he is there. Since he is made out of a huge piece of granite, he will still be there when you take the short […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman While Tahoe visitors come here for the beauty of the lake and the outdoor recreation opportunities, a lot of cultural and mind enhancing opportunities are available at the lake as well. One of the best places to find those is at the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) on the campus […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman If you are a guest at Sunnyside Lodge you are aware of the long history of Tahoe’s West Shore. It has been a place for folks to spend their summers for years. Beautiful homes have been built on lake front estates on the West Shore since the early 1900s: Vikingsholm and the […]Read More
By: Tim Hauserman Memorial Day weekend weather was a bit tricky. Snowing one minute, sunny the next. I woke up Sunday morning with a fresh dusting of snow on the lawn. Shortly after the sun came out and the snow melted, I decided I better get on it and get some exercise before the next […]Read More