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Transportation & Lodging

Tahoe City, CA

Granlibakken Resort
725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145

http://granlibakken.com

Granlibakken Tahoe, located in beautiful Tahoe City, CA, provides an opportunity to meet in a relaxed, invigorating atmosphere. Their conference center offers a wide variety of conference rooms that allow them to accommodate groups from 4 to 400 with ease.

Located near the slopes, this Tahoe City resort is in the mountains and within 1 mi (2 km) of Granlibakken Resort Ski Area, St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, and Gatekeeper's Museum. Tahoe City Golf Course and Commons Beach Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).

The Granlibakken’s secluded forest gives guests the chance to feel the natural quiet of the Sierra Nevada Mountains while being only minutes from dining and shopping at Lake Tahoe. The property is big -- 74 acres -- with many buildings scattered about, so guests should be prepared to do a fair bit of walking to get from rooms to the main hotel or heated pool.

The Granlibakken featuring many restaurants and shops. Lake Tahoe is divided across California and Nevada, with 70 percent in California. Because of this, Tahoe is generally spoken of as two distinct areas, North and South Lake Tahoe.

When traveling to the area there are some things to keep in mind: The elevation of the lake is more than 6,000 feet, and the ski resorts surrounding the lake have runs that begin at 10,000 feet. Be careful when engaging in physical activity before acclimating, which usually takes a couple days, as the thin air means the body will need to work harder.

The average summer temperature in Tahoe City, CA is 72 – 81 degrees Fahrenheit (3-27 degrees Centigrade) although the temperatures can drop into the 40’s in the evening.

If you request a single or a double occupancy room, the registration fee covers 5 nights of lodging (Sunday through Thursday night, checkout Friday morning).

If you plan to arrive early or stay beyond the conference dates, you must make your own reservations for the extra nights you require.  You are responsible for payment upon check out.

Group Activity

Step outside your door and enjoy the area’s scenic beauty or ask your conference coordinator to assist you with a recreation itinerary customized for your group.

Summer Recreation

On-site, you'll find the Treetop Adventure Park, secluded hiking/ biking trails, tennis courts, swimming pool and par-course. World-class golf, biking trails and water play adventures, including rafting, kayaking, paddleboarding and more, can be arranged at nearby locations. Ask your conference coordinator for assistance or details.

TreeTop Adventure park

This action-oriented adventure program will provide a catalyst for improved teamwork within your organization. The adventure park is nestled among the pines and offers a series of progressively attainable challenges, allowing your team to gain confidence, better communication and an increased level of trust.

*Pets are not permitted at any of the lodges.

Airport Information

Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is located near Reno, Nevada. The airport is the principle airport serving the Reno metropolitan area and is close to the Lake Tahoe area.

Driving Directions

From Reno/Tahoe International Airport (51 miles)

  1. Start out going north on Terminal Way toward E Plumb Ln.
  2. Turn left onto Villanova Dr.
  3. Merge onto I-580 N/US-395 N/M.L. King Memorial Fwy toward Susanville.
  4. Merge onto I-80 W toward Reno/Sacramento (crossing into California).
  5. Take the CA-89 exit, Exit 185, toward Lake Tahoe.
  6. Enter next roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Frates Ln / CA-89.
  7. Enter next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto State Highway 89/CA-89.
  8. Stay straight to go State Hwy 89/CA-89. Continue to follow CA-89.
  9. Turn right onto W Lake Blvd/CA-89.
  10. Turn right into Granlibakken Road.
  11. Turn right to stay on Granlibakken Road.
  12. 725 Granlibakken Road is on your right.

From Sacramento International Airport (121 miles)

Depart toward Airport Exit

  1. Bear right onto Airport Exit
  2. Bear left onto Airport Blvd
  3. Take ramp right for I-5 South toward Sacramento
  4. At exit 522, take ramp right for I-80 East toward Reno
  5. At exit 185, take ramp right for CA-89 South toward Lake Tahoe
  6. At roundabout, take 1st exit onto CA-89 S
  7. Turn right to stay on CA-89 / W Lake Blvd
  8. Turn right onto Granlibakken Rd
  9. 725 Granlibakken Road is on your right

Shuttle Services

Granlibakken Resort offer airport shuttle service to and from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport through the North Lake Tahoe Express. Guests wishing to book the shuttle though the hotel should call at 800.543.3221. Or if you wish to make your own reservations call North Lake Tahoe Express at 866.216.5222.

North Lake Tahoe Express Rates One Way Per Person:

  • 1-2 people $49.00
  • 3-4 people $45.00            
  • 5-10 people $42.00            
  • 11-12 people $32.00           

Rental Cars

Car rental companies at Reno/Tahoe International Airport and Sacramento International Airport (SMF):

Offsite Accommodations

For those who choose to register as an “Off Site” attendee, (registration and meals only) it is your responsibility to make and pay for your own lodging arrangements.

Please Note: FASEB does not have a rate agreement with any of these hotels. The list is provided for information purposes only.

Pepper Tree Inn      
645 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.583.3711 

American Best Inn
455 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
866.588.8246

Basecamp Tahoe City
955 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.580.8430

Tahoe City Inn
790 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.581.3333
Cottage Inn
1690 West Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.581.4073
Mother Nature’s Inn
551 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.581.4278

Child and Family Care Resources

FASEB provides detailed information for each conference site on the Science Research Conference (SRC) website and also provides venue information directly to each attendee. Although FASEB does not directly provide child care services, attendees are welcome to have guests (including spouses, children, nannies and babysitters) accompany them to the conference to provide such care. FASEBoffers an alternative off-site registration fee at all conferences, to accommodate those with special family care needs (the off-site fee includes the conference and all meals but enables attendees to book their own accommodations). Both the FASEB and venue websites include information on nearby off-site accommodations that may assist attendees with locating licensed child care providers and daycare services. The venue management may also provide any assistance to attendees regarding child/family care issues or concerns, if available. Please contact FASEB SRC staff with any special needs that they may have.

 

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