THE JOYS OF THE WEST SHORE
The West Shore, or as the locals call it, "The Best Shore" has a lot to offer! Below are some of the amazing things you can find just a short distance from Cedar Crest Cottages.
BEACH ACCESS - Just across the street you can find the neighborhood's sandy beach. It is a wonderful place to relax, play in the water and see the whole lake.
HIKING - There are many places to explore nearby. Just to name a few, there is Eagle Rock, Blackwood Canyon, Emerald Bay, Mt. Tallac, Fallen Leaf Lake, and Eagle Falls. When you arrive, our guestbook has a comprehensive list of hikes with descriptions about lengths and difficulty.
RENT KAYAKS|BIKES|PADDLE BOARDS - You can rent all of these items just 1/2 mile from the cottages at WestShore Sports! Feel free to check out their website for more details at www.westshoresports.com.
RENT JET SKIS|BOATS - Once again, just 1/2 mile from the cottages, you can rent jet skis and boats. Check out Homewood High and Dry Marina for all rental details at www.homewoodmarina.net.
WATERSKI|WAKEBOARD LESSONS - Learn all water sports at the High and Dry Marina. Take lessons with the High Sierra Water Ski School. Visit their website at www.highsierrawaterskiing.com.
SKIING|SNOWBOARDING - Skip the skier traffic and get right to the mountain! The cottages are located 1/2 mile from Homewood Mountain Ski Resort. They offer affordably priced lift tickets and the lake views are breathtaking! They also offer lessons for adults and children. For more information you can visit their website at www.skihomewood.com.
SLEDDING - There are many places to go sledding in Tahoe in the winter, but some free places close to the cottages can be found at Blackwood Canyon and 64 Acres Lakeside located just a few miles away.Another great place is up Mt.Rose Highway. Some places to pay for sledding are Granlibakken and Boreal.
SNOWMOBILING - Experiencing the snowy forests of Lake Tahoe on a snowmobile is something you will never forget. Take a look at Lake Tahoe's Premier Snowmobiling Tour Company and see for yourself. You can get more information about their services at www.laketahoesnowmobiling.com.
SNOWSHOEING TOURS - Experience the beauty of the outdoors on a snowshoeing tour. Check out Tahoe Snowshoe Tours for a World Class experience at tahoesnowshoetours.com
Lake Tahoe has many restaurants to choose from. Below are some restaurants just a mile or two away.
FIRE SIGN CAFE
Some of our favorite restaurants are in Tahoe City, just a short 7 minute drive.
JAKE'S ON THE LAKE
Of course there are many more and we have a very comprehensive list of restaurants in the Tahoe/Truckee area in our guestbook which is provided in every cottage.