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North Lake Tahoe Weekend

Donner Lake Overlook

A few weekends back I took a little getaway without the family, to spend a weekend in North Lake Tahoe. My cousin was getting married on a Friday and Aiden couldn’t miss school during the first week, so the kids stayed home with Steve while I spent a little time with extended family. For the drive up Lexus set me up in an IS350 F-Sport, which was not only luxurious, it was a ton of fun to drive. We stayed at the Hyatt Regency in the small town of Incline Village, on the shore of North Lake Tahoe. It’s an area that I haven’t explored much, so I was excited to spend more time there.

I spent a good amount of time in or next to the lake, it always feels so magical during summer months. The rest of my time was spent enjoying good company. My cousin’s wedding was absolutely breath-taking. I’m a little sad I didn’t bring my larger camera to snap a few photos, but I never end up using it anyway out of respect for their big day. One thing that makes my skin crawl is when I see camera phones, iPads, or other people’s cameras in wedding photos. There is nothing like looking at a beautiful photo of the couple walking down the aisle as husband and wife with 30 cameras in the photo to distract you.

It always feels weird to me to travel without the rest of my family, like I’m breaking some sort of rule. After the first day or so I settle right in, and I always feel so much more refreshed (and patient, ha!) when I come back home to them.

Driving a Lexus IS350 F-Sport King's Beach in North Lake Tahoe Hyatt Regency at Incline Village Hyatt Regency at Incline Village Hyatt Regency at Incline Village Paddle Boarding Lake Tahoe Standing on the dock Alpine trees at dusk Jumping in the sunset Sunset in Incline Village, Nevada Donner Lake Overlook Lexus IS350 F-Sport

I’m so thankful that Lexus provided a car for our trip. To learn more about Lexus and the IS350 F-Sport, please visit their website. Thank you so much for supporting the sponsors that make life here at Team Wiking a little sweeter.

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12 comments

  1. It was snowing and absolutely freezing when I went in May 2011 (from the UK).
    Looks lovely in your pics

  2. What an absolutely gorgeous place!

  3. looks beautiful! love the sunset shots!
    xoxo. | cymone.

    http://theblockishaute.com

  4. Gorgeous photos! Looks like it was a fabulous trip.

    Molly | Hey There Sunshine

  5. Wow! I didn’t know Nevada was this beautiful! Hopefully I will get to visit there within in the next couple months! Great photography as always!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

  6. Bravo as always! I love how you can tell a story with photos! So amazing!

    Sportsanista

  7. These photos are breathtaking. Looks like an amazing time. You are such a talent!

    Christina

    Fashion & Frills

  8. The car is beautiful. The destination was even more so. I would love to get away to North Lake Tahoe. We are in desperate need for a long drive and a short vacation.

  9. Love Lake Tahoe…it is such a gorgeous peaceful place to visit and how fun that you got to drive that amazing Lexus!

    xo,
    Brooke | KBStyled

  10. Love Love Love all these photos! It makes me want to getaway to Lake Tahoe asap!

    Hannah Shanae
    hannahshanae.com

  11. I am SO in love with all of your pictures! You are one talented gal. Your trip looked amazing!!

    xo Ivette

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