20 Oct 2019
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
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.