|By Marketwired .||
|March 18, 2014 10:07 AM EDT||
LAKE TAHOE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/18/14 -- With so many amazing things to do with kids in Lake Tahoe, it's easy to find activities that can be enjoyed by both parents and kids while on vacation. Today, VirtualTahoe.com, a Lake Tahoe tourism site, announced its guide to a family vacation in Lake Tahoe. The list includes things to do with kids to make the trip memorable, so don't worry about hearing any "I'm bored"'s on your next Tahoe escape.
"Everyone knows that Lake Tahoe offers a multitude of events and activities for all age groups," says Lindsey Skinner, editor of VirtualTahoe.com. "So we've put together some ideas that are not only family friendly, but are a ton of fun!"
Kid Friendly Activities
1.) Fishing with kids
Grab the tadpoles and enjoy the day out on the Lake, or at one of the other incredible places to fish in Lake Tahoe. Fishing is permitted year-round in Lake Tahoe, but fishing licenses need to be purchased ahead of time. Use the Virtual Tahoe fishing guide to learn more and plan the perfect day with the kids: http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/SummerActivities/FishingTahoe.html
2.) Gondola Rides
Both North and South Lake Tahoe offer breathtaking views from trams. Not only can parents enjoy the wonders of Lake Tahoe, but kids find these tram rides to be a hoot. Squaw Valley's tram in the Northern region of Lake Tahoe, and on the South Shore try the Heavenly Gondola. Heavenly's gondola costs $26 - $45, and the ride is 2.3 miles. The Squaw Valley tram costs from $10 (child) - $39, and takes visitors to High Camp where they can enjoy numerous activities.
3.) Public Ice Skating
South Lake Tahoe Arena offers guests ice skating fun! Check the website for skate schedule and public skating times. General Admission is $15 for anyone over 6, and children 5 and under are $8. The arena also provides the program stick time, which offers hockey lessons for $12. Find more information about programs about South Tahoe Ice Arena on their site: www.tahoearena.com
4.) Skiing in Lake Tahoe
With a few more weeks of great skiing opportunities, enjoy the slopes and many incredible ski resorts in Lake Tahoe. Try the bunny slopes first with beginners, and you'll be surprised to find that it's not long before they are zipping past you on the black diamonds. Many hotels in Lake Tahoe offer incredible ski/stay packages, so check out this guide to skiing in Lake Tahoe (plus some tips on where to stay): http://www.virtualtahoe.com/SkiTahoe/index.html
5.) Boat rides
With over 300 days of sunshine, Lake Tahoe boasts amazing cruise opportunities -- year round! For cruises in South Lake, try one of the Zephyr Cove Resort cruises (including the M.S. Dixie and Tahoe Queen). Find tickets and more information here. The Tahoe Gal offers cruises out of Tahoe City in the summer, with different options. Kids love getting out on the water, and it's so fun on a beautiful cruise ship.
For a complete list of top things to do with kids in Lake Tahoe visit http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/childsplay.html
VirtualTahoe.com, Lake Tahoe's number one online guide, provides quality information on all things Tahoe. Use VirtualTahoe.com to find information on everything Lake Tahoe from vacation lodging and casinos to ski resorts and boat rentals.
800 450 7805 ext 10809
Early adopters of IoT viewed it mainly as a different term for machine-to-machine connectivity or M2M. This is understandable since a prerequisite for any IoT solution is the ability to collect and aggregate device data, which is most often presented in a dashboard. The problem is that viewing data in a dashboard requires a human to interpret the results and take manual action, which doesn’t scale to the needs of IoT.
Jul. 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,847
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it’s important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. “Fly two mistakes high” is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee...
Jul. 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,309
Internet of @ThingsExpo has announced today that Chris Matthieu has been named tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 6thInternet of @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Jul. 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,870
Continuous testing helps bridge the gap between developing quickly and maintaining high quality products. But to implement continuous testing, CTOs must take a strategic approach to building a testing infrastructure and toolset that empowers their team to move fast. Download our guide to laying the groundwork for a scalable continuous testing strategy.
Jul. 24, 2016 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,834
What does it look like when you have access to cloud infrastructure and platform under the same roof? Let’s talk about the different layers of Technology as a Service: who cares, what runs where, and how does it all fit together. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, an IBM company, spoke about the picture being painted by IBM Cloud and how the tools being crafted can help fill the gaps in your IT infrastructure.
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,007
CenturyLink has announced that application server solutions from GENBAND are now available as part of CenturyLink’s Networx contracts. The General Services Administration (GSA)’s Networx program includes the largest telecommunications contract vehicles ever awarded by the federal government. CenturyLink recently secured an extension through spring 2020 of its offerings available to federal government agencies via GSA’s Networx Universal and Enterprise contracts. GENBAND’s EXPERiUS™ Application...
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,785
Much of IT terminology is often misused and misapplied. Modernization and transformation are two such terms. They are often used interchangeably even though they mean different things and have very different connotations. Indeed, it is somewhat safe to assume that in IT any transformative effort is likely to also have a modernizing effect, and thus, we can see these as levels of improvement efforts. However, many businesses are being led to believe if they don’t transform now they risk becoming ...
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,089
"We provide DevOps solutions. We also partner with some key players in the DevOps space and we use the technology that we partner with to engineer custom solutions for different organizations," stated Himanshu Chhetri, CTO of Addteq, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,570
SYS-CON Events announced today the Enterprise IoT Bootcamp, being held November 1-2, 2016, in conjunction with 19th Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Enterprise IoT Bootcamp is not just based on presentations but with hands-on demos and detailed walkthroughs. We will introduce you to a variety of real world use cases prototyped using Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Spark, and Intel Edison. Y...
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,289
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability. He addres...
Jul. 24, 2016 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 882
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Jul. 24, 2016 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,125
Aspose.Total for .NET is the most complete package of all file format APIs for .NET as offered by Aspose. It empowers developers to create, edit, render, print and convert between a wide range of popular document formats within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. Aspose compiles all .NET APIs on a daily basis to ensure that it contains the most up to date versions of each of Aspose .NET APIs. If a new .NET API or a new version of existing APIs is released during the subscription peri...
Jul. 24, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 562
SYS-CON Events announced today that LeaseWeb USA, a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LeaseWeb is one of the world's largest hosting brands. The company helps customers define, develop and deploy IT infrastructure tailored to their exact business needs, by combining various kinds cloud solutions.
Jul. 24, 2016 09:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,060
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, ...
Jul. 24, 2016 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 813
As companies gain momentum, the need to maintain high quality products can outstrip their development team’s bandwidth for QA. Building out a large QA team (whether in-house or outsourced) can slow down development and significantly increases costs. This eBook takes QA profiles from 5 companies who successfully scaled up production without building a large QA team and includes: What to consider when choosing CI/CD tools How culture and communication can make or break implementation
Jul. 24, 2016 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,507