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The time to grab your gear, grab your family or friends, and make your way to South Lake Tahoe is nearly upon us. With the recent snowfall and cold temps allowing for the snow guns to run, Heavenly Resort has announced the move of their opening day from November 20th to this Saturday, November 14th!
Welcome summer in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, named the “No. 1 Travel Destination in the U.S” and the “No. 10 Destination Worldwide” by TripAdvisor. Escape the urban life and join us at one of South Lake Tahoe’s family friendly resorts, the Forest Suites and feel the stress begin to melt away. Bask in the warm sunshine on Lake Tahoe’s sandy beach, take a dip in the clear blue water or skim the shimmering surface on a jet ski. Enjoy many of our Lake Tahoe’s summer recreational activities, boating, water skiing, golfing, parasailing or a delightful day/evening cruise just blocks away from our South lake Tahoe hotel. Explore the pristine mountains with a rejuvenating day hike at the Van Sickle State Park located right across the street, or hike to the top of Mount Tallac or take an adventurous 4 wheeling tour. Whether you will be here with friends or family, Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village is the perfect South Lake Tahoe resort for your summer vacation.
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Ever hit a golf ball at 6,000 ft elevation? It truly is an experience. With the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains as a back drop and Tahoe’s crystal blue waters it doesn’t get much better than golf in Lake Tahoe. Whether you consider yourself a beginner or an expert there are plenty of courses to match and challenge your ability level in Lake Tahoe. With over 300 days of sun a year in Lake Tahoe, no matter when you visit you are sure to have great weather for many rounds of golf! Join us in July for the annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship; look for special Lake Tahoe hotel packages at Forest Suites Resort for this event every year.
If you plan your Lake Tahoe vacation during the spring season, you can also be fortunate enough to ski and golf in the same day! Located in South Shore, our Lake Tahoe resort is just minutes away to Edgewood and other local courses. There are also over 25 golf courses within an hour drive of South Lake Tahoe. Just remember that at Lake Tahoe’s higher altitude, golf balls fly farther, about 10% farther than at sea level.
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In 2011, the gate to Van Sickle Bi-State Park opened to welcome visitors and we are incredibly lucky that this 573 acre park is across the street from Forest Suites Resort. Every year the park opens for the summer & fall months. The park is a perfect setting for hiking, picnicking, mountain biking & horseback riding. Henry Van Sickle donated the land in 1989 to create a new Nevada State Park. The State of California purchased the adjacent land, the Van Sickle family’s former Crescent V Ranch, to connect the park to the community of South Lake Tahoe. Straddling the California-Nevada border, the park is the product of a partnership between the states of Nevada and California. The park’s unique location provides the opportunity for our guests to access Tahoe’s outdoor environment without having to drive from their accommodations — the adventure begins right outside of the hotel door. The newly-constructed infrastructure for the park – including an access drive for vehicles, utilities, restrooms, picnic sites, trails and trailhead – will enable the park’s gate to open for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians to enjoy their public land. The Daggett Summit Spur trail, the Tahoe Rim Trail connector being constructed down slope from the ridge line to the park, further expands the park’s recreation opportunities well beyond its boundary.