Go to any mountain town in the winter and Apres ski is something you will realize isn’t an activity that only happens in the Swiss Alps. In fact, it is a daily thing that basically means post skiing happy hour. If after a long day on the slopes you aren’t ready to retreat to your South Lake Tahoe vacation rental, you are in luck. We have plenty of places to keep the party going.
If it is yummy food and a cocktail around a fire pit with friends, South Lake Tahoe has plenty of spots to choose from. In fact, most of them are walking distance from the Heavenly Village gondola. Fire & Ice, Base Camp Pizza and Azul Latin Kitchen are a few spots and they are usually served with a side of live music. Close by is the Base Camp hotel which features a great outdoor area. Jimmy’s at the Landing Resort and Spa Fort Lauderdale has a fantastic happy hour and an unbeatable lake side location. Another popular spot that has outdoor fire pits, fantastic food and is right on the lake is the Artemis located at the Ski Run Marina. If you are looking to stay in this vicinity so that you can either walk or take quick cab rides, consider a South Lake Tahoe vacation rental in the Ski Run or Heavenly Valley area.
If your vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe is located on the other end of town, you are in luck. Coldwater Brewery and Brother’s Bar & Grill are located within minutes of the Y. So if your South Lake Tahoe vacation rental is in the Tahoe Sierra neighborhood, Tahoe Keys, off Pioneer Trail or in Meyers, these spots are great choices. Plus they are local favorites.
If you would rather enjoy apres ski inside, South Lake Tahoe has fantastic happy hours conveniently located throughout town making it easy for you to access from your vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe. Off The Hook Sushi on Highway 50 is a local favorite. It starts from 4-6 and has plenty of options with prices ranging from $3-$9. Blue Angel Cafe is another great spot that has a cozy atmosphere and a variety of plates that can please both the vegan and the meat lover. Nearby is Chimayo Street Grill which also has a fantastic happy hour and mexican bbq style food. If your South Lake Tahoe vacation rental is on the Nevada side, Chart House offers a menu that locals favor and comes with stunning Lake Tahoe views from above. Truly, the sunsets here are unbeatable. In fact, if you are looking for a great happy hour, you should put this on your list regardless of where your South Lake Tahoe vacation rental is located. If you ski the Nevada side of Heavenly, you will pass this on the way down, so may as well pull over and enjoy the views over a plate of fabulous food.
For more information on things to do during your Lake Tahoe getaway, be sure to ask us. We are more than happy to offer local tips and give advice on great places to go.