More recently it was owned in part by Frank Sinatra until the state gaming authorities yanked his license (later restored) for having unsuitable playmates.
The Cal-Neva today is as respectable as any gambling house in the state, and the largest at Crystal Bay with 200 rooms in a ten-story tower overlooking the Lake. The state line slices through the swimming pool and the lobby, but the gambling rooms are firmly on the Nevada side.
The Crystal Bay Club and the Biltmore add to the interest at the California line. “The season” has finally become a 12-month affair here, although some local businesses still close for the winter.
California begins at the west edge of Crystal Bay, and California 267, an all-weather highway north from King’s Beach, puts Truckee and Interstate 80 only a dozen miles away.
Disco Tubing returns to SnoVentures with colorful LED lights, lasers, and live DJs for 1-hour sessions from 5-8pm. Disco tubing is a fun activity for the whole family. This event runs from December 26, 2021 thru January 1, 2022 everyday. Starting January 8, 2022, the event will run every Saturday thru March 12, 2022. Book […]Find out more »
The 12th annual UllrFest, to raise funds for the Diamond Peak Ski Team (DPSEF), will be held this year on Friday, Feb. 4. The celebratory weekend kicks off Friday night with a Torchlight Parade, bonfire, party and music. Come dressed in the best Ullr attire as the event is named for the Scandinavian god of […]Find out more »
North Lake Tahoe's Snowfest is a 10-day winter carnival with numerous events and activities celebrating the Lake Tahoe winter scene. Fun to be had by all ages..be it kids, families, adult only, or animal events...SnowFest! has it all! Snowfest began in spring of 1982. The event celebrates life in the High Sierra and features: parades, […]Find out more »
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Epic Rides comes to Carson City in June. The Event features iconic Sierra trails and landmarks like Spooner Lake, Marlette Lake, Tahoe Rim Trail, Sunflower Hill, Snap Dragon Trail, Red House Flume and "Kings to Ash", the Carson City Off-Road is sure to serve up a gritty soulful mountain bike experience to beginners, seasoned amateurs […]Find out more »