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20 Oct 2019
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Trip Planning

The holiday where Americans consume over 40 million turkeys is one of our favorites, because it's the start to 6 buzzing weeks of family-friendly holidays in the area.

Spend the Day Skiing

Many resorts (weather permitting) open their doors to skiers/riders before Thanksgiving Day! That means you can get out for a few turns before feasting with friends and loved ones. Here are 2019 / 2020 opening days for resorts that will be open on Thanksgiving (tentative dates based on snow conditions):

  • Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows: November 15, 2019
  • Northstar California Resort: November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving Dinner in Lake Tahoe

If you don’t have a home-cooked meal lined up, or simply don’t feel like doing dishes on vacation, check out the following spots for tasty a Thanksgiving dinner (check back as local restaurants are updated):

  • Squaw Valley at Bar One
  • The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe Harvest Buffet
  • Granlibakken Resort Thanksgiving Dinner

Get Fit Before You Feast

Start the day right with an invigorating yoga class at Alpenflow Yoga or Wanderlust Yoga. Or try out a barre or TRX class in Truckee at The Bar Effect.

Kick off Holiday Shopping

Get a head start on holiday shopping during Thanksgiving weekend at Tahoe City's Holiday Hop - Small Business Saturday on November 30 from 12 pm to 5 pm. Enjoy wine, snacks, and festive cheer while you support locally-owned Tahoe businesses. 

Plan your Tahoe Thanksgiving vacation today!