Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Lake Tahoe Resort Review + Instagram Roundup

Happy Tuesday! It's been a while since I last did an instagram roundup (if you don't follow me on instagram, you can here) so today I'm sharing a bunch of insta pictures from my recent trip to Lake Tahoe. I had a ton of emails/comments asking where we stayed, so I'm giving you all the resort details at the end of this post!

This was the view out of our room on Christmas morning... we stayed in a room with a "forest view" instead of "valley view."


Every room in the resort also has a fireplace! The temperature in Tahoe was below freezing most of the time, so we took advantage of the fireplace a lot. It was so nice to wake up and sit by the fire with a cup of coffee!


This was the view from Crystal Bay. We went here our first day before the blizzard hit!



One of our favorite things to do in Lake Tahoe is visit Olympic Village. There are tons of restaurants and shops, and you can take a tram to the top of the mountain, which is a really cool experience. It was so cold that we were constantly taking breaks for hot drinks!


J.Crew jacket (my version is from last year), similar HERE //  Leith pink sweater // knit beanie

This was the morning it started snowing! I love wearing pastel colors in the snow.

Louis Vuitton Neverfull, buy pre-owned HERE


Snowball fight! :)


I wore this look on Christmas, I LOVE white on white outfits in the snow. Behind me you can see a little bit of the resort.

 Leith pink sweater // Patagonia puffer jacket, comes in more colors HERE
white pants // Stuart Weitzman boots, similar HERE // similar white beanie

There's a skating rink on the resort too.... we went one morning. I used to take skating lessons for years so I thought I would be okay, but I still ended up wiping out one time haha. 

 pink cardigan // scarf (on sale!) // beanie (on sale) // Current Elliott jeans // Raybans

Another fun thing to do is drive into Tahoe City. You'll find amazing coffee shops, restaurants, a CVS and grocery store. Plus it's right on the lake and you can walk right down to the water.

double pom pom beanie // black tee // tan vest (old), similar HERE & HERE

 Patagonia puffer jacket, comes in more colors HERE // mittens
white pants // Sorel boots

We found this little bridge one day just by driving around. Everywhere you looked, the views were so beautiful!


Like I said, we really took advantage of this fireplace! It made the room so warm and cozy.


I would definitely recommend renting a car (with four-wheel drive!) in Lake Tahoe. We used ours almost every day to drive to Olympic Village, Tahoe City or just exploring.


Being in Tahoe for Christmas was magical. Our resort had a gorgeous Christmas tree up in the lobby and had hung lights on all the trees outside.


The view of the resort!


Okay now for the resort info! We stayed at Squaw Creek Resort in Squaw Valley. You may remember that my family actually came here last January and we loved it so much that we wanted to go back for Christmas (plus California was an easy destination for my brother to fly to). If you ski or snowboard, you will definitely love Squaw Creek, there's a slope right on the property. My family doesn't ski but there was still plenty to do while we were there... we went sledding, tubing, ice skating, visited Olympic Village, Tahoe City and drove all around the lake exploring. We ate almost all of our meals at the resort... my family loves Sandy's Pub - a little restaurant that serves burgers, salads, sandwiches, etc.  I've heard that it's also a lot of fun in the summer... there are several pools and a lot of lake activities you can do in the summer. 

If you have a specific question, let me know in the comments! :) 

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51 comments:

  1. This has me feeling all dreamy! I love the snow. Looks as though you had an absolutely lovely trip!

    Arum Lilea

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  2. So pretty! Being that I'm from Wisconsin, I normally don't get too excited about snowy weather, but this looks like a dream!!

    Katie | WillowAndWhiteBlog.com

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  3. Wow.... what a dream location!!! Perfect for winter cuddles <3

    xo Vanessa from www.Trendique-Magazine.com

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  4. LOVE this! You have such an amazing aesthetic. All of your images just go so perfectly together! Keep up the amazing bloggin girl! Loving it :)
    -Amanda Carmela
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  5. I haven't made it up to Tahoe this year but the snow looks great!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com

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  6. Looks like you had a wonder time.

    Happy New Year!

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  7. How beautiful! My family has been tossing around the idea of staying somewhere for Christmas - I will definitely be bringing up Lake Tahoe! I can't get over how dreamy your photos of the snow are!

    Carrie | http://carrieelise.com/

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  8. Gorgeous! A beautiful winter wonderland for the holiday season. ♥ A.
    The Yellow Petunia

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  9. These snaps are just absolutely gorgeous! You have me wishing for some snowfall!

    By Lauren M

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  10. SO cute and pretty! Love every single look:P

    Shall We Sasa

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  11. I am so inspired by your blog & love all of your posts/outfits! The trip looked amazing and I hope you have a great new year ! :) xoxo

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  12. It looks absolutely amazing for Christmas time! I definitely need to go back there someday soon!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

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  13. Loved following along with your vacation on Instagram! Wishing for some snow in SC this winter!!
    Ariana Mount
    http://arianamount.blogspot.com

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  14. Love the first photo! ;)

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  15. Ah I've been wanting to go to Lake Tahoe to ski so bad! All your photos and winter outfits are so perfect for the occasion! Glad you had a good time with your family <3
    xx Tess | Sequins are the New Black

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  16. Such a beautiful photo roundup, thanks for sharing!

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  17. Beautiful resort and GORGEOUS photos! Looks like such a fun trip!

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  18. it looks so beautiful! May I ask which camera do you use? xx

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  19. It looks beautiful! May I ask which camera do you use?

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  20. Hope you had a wonderful holiday there!! My question is: what size are you wearing in the Let it snow jumper? And could you possibly include sizing infos a bit more in future posts on blog and Insta? 🙏🏻💖

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  21. Your photos are so stunning. I grew up in Reno, Nevada so Lake Tahoe was a place we visited often. This post makes me want to spend next Christmas there! <3
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  22. Thanks for sharing your resort! I was just DYING waiting for you to mention it on your posts! My bf and I planned on going to New York for Christmas and when I saw your snaps of how beautiful Lake Tahoe was, I had to show him and it won him over!!

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  23. I love your Sorel boots! I own a different pair of Sorel boots and they are so great to wear in the snow!

    Polly
    http://gemsandjoy.com

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  24. These pictures are absolutely breathtaking!! P.s. I totally need those knee socks! :)

    Xo,

    Megan at Lush to Blush

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  25. Great post! Would definitely go for a visit! I also love your comfy chic looks on the trip!

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  26. Loved looking through these photos! I love how you style white pants in the winter! So chic and cute!
    xoxo,
    Abigail
    http://www.belleofthebrier.com/

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  27. Omg Tahoe looks amazing around Christmas time! Now I want to plan my trip there!

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  28. Great pics! This is my home -- I live in Tahoe City and snowboard at Squaw. Next time if you want restaurant recs just let me know. I've eaten everywhere and there are definitely a ton of great restaurants besides Squaw Creek!

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  29. You are officially the queen of beanies! Haha :) You look so beautiful in all these photos <3
    XO Janina ❤
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  30. Both links to the fuzzy pink cardigan went erroneously to a faux fur coat at Nordstrom. Can you please post the correct link; it's such a pretty cardigan and looks so soft! Thank you!

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    1. Hey Kristie,

      I'm so sorry about that!! I just fixed the links, but here is the right one: http://rstyle.me/n/cbgh6ernq6

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  31. I was obsessed with all of your photos from your Lake Tahoe trip!! <3

    BlondieInTheCity.com

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  32. You are the cutest! All of your outfits are on point and that view looks amazing!

    Brittany :)
    www.kingdomofsequins.com

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  33. That looks like such a great trip!! The view looks amazing! Glad you had fun! :)

    Erin
    Top Knots & Sweatpants

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  34. I loved your post. I grew up in Reno/Tahoe and you did a fabulous job showing people what a hidden gem it is. I loved all the places you showed. Next time your there, try these places; Garwood's in North Lake Tahoe, Lone Eagle Grille in Incline Village at Hyatt, The Beacon in Tahoe Keys, 19 Kitchen Bar at Harvey (they serve cotton candy) and Northstar resort Village. The Ritz Carlton is there and they do Marshology (smores)at 4:30-5:30 by their firepit. It complementary to their guests. It is the best!! There are just so many wonderful place to go. Your pictures were so beautiful of Tahoe!!

    Thanks,
    Meg

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    1. Thanks for the comment!! I wish we had done more exploring!! (And eaten at different restaurants beside the resort's) So jealous that you grew up in Reno/Tahoe... it's one of my favorite places in the world!! :)

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  35. I wish I looked as cute as you during the winter! My pajamas consist of my husbands baggy shirts and sweats and my outdoor outfits are a winter coat and boots! Thanks for sharing all the outfit inspo!

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  36. Oh my goodnesss, Your photos have left me breathless!!! Such beauty...you and the scenery. Guess I 'REALLY' need to step up my photography!!! Awesome, awesome job!!!

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  37. These are probably some of my favorite pictures of yours EVER! Snow makes everything so magical!

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  38. You look gorgeous with those outfits! The place is amazing too, makes me miss the snow ;)

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  39. Looks like you had a wonderful time! All your photos are amazing!

    xoxo
    Sharan
    www.MyGoldenBeauty.com

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  40. I live just 3 hours away from Tahoe. I can't believe I never head up there. It's so beautiful!
    Kari
    http://sweetteasweetie.com/antioxidant-smoothie-post-raisin-bran/

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  41. CAIT! Your photos are always such perfection!!

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  42. Love this, your photos are incredible!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR
    & Much love,
    HER FASTEST FASHION

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  43. Such a pretty vacation!

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  44. Oh my gosh! What a fantastic place to spend Christmas! It looks like a postcard. So picturesque and your outfits are perfect for the setting.

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  45. You look so pretty, love the fluffy ones! X

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