Why visit Lake Tahoe on Easter? It’s simple, the eggs! Here are a few ‘eggscellent’ reasons to spend your Easter Sunday in our neck of the woods.
Easter Egg Hunts:
Take the tradition a step further and send your little ones searching for eggs mountain style in the snow.
Northstar California Resort in Truckee hosts an all-day Easter event including an Easter egg hunts in the village and on the hill, photos with the Easter Bunny, complimentary face painting, live music, parade, jelly bean contest, and scavenger hunt. On the hill, find the Easter Bunny making turns on his skis and roaming the Lodge at Big Springs.
PlumpJack Café in Squaw Valley offers an Easter brunch menu from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm with prices to suit all budgets. Squaw Valley Ski Resort is still open, making a seamless transition from the ski slopes to the breakfast table. Entrees range between $10 and $30 dollars. We love the Maine Lobster Benedict and the PlumpJack mixologists make the best Bloody Marys in town. Don’t like eggs? Try the organic strawberry Belgian waffles with apple wood smoked bacon and pure maple syrup. Reservations recommended-you can see why.
Riva Grill in South Lake Tahoe offers Easter Brunch on Lake Tahoe from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Enjoy a veritable feast of salads, waffles and French toast, fruit, artisan cheeses, omelet station, carving station, and seafood station including sushi rolls! Dessert also included. Adults dine for $39.95 and children under age 10 dine for $18.95. Reservations recommended.
Double whammy – Hunt and brunch all in one place:
Garwood’s Grill & Pier hosts its 25th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Lake Tahoe in Carnelian Bay. The search for the “Golden Egg” starts at 11:00 am, offering four age categories including 0-3; 4-7; and 8-12 years old. Adult guests love this event for the “Adult Bottle Hunt”- for ages 21 and older. Brunch is complete with omelet and carving stations, elaborate menu, made to order items, and dessert for $44.95. Champagne brunch is also available at $54.95. Children under age 10 eat for $19.95, and children in high chairs eat for free. Brunch is served from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, with reservations strongly recommended for this scenic lakeside event.
Lone Eagle Grille in Incline Village offers 180 degree views of Lake Tahoe, as well as an extensive Easter buffet menu from 10 am – 3 pm accompanied by live music. Kids meet at the Lone Eagle Grille Fire Pit for an Easter egg hunt from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Everything you can imagine is on the buffet menu from pastries, eggs Benedict, quiche, omelet station, pancake station, full entrees, small plates, Caesar salad station, seafood display, savory display, soups and salads, international dessert presentation, and desserts. Kids decorate their own cookies and dine at ‘Kid’s Corner’ for child-friendly menu options and portions. $75 for adults and $35 for children ages 5-12. Reservations recommended.
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