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Carriage Rides open at South Lake Tahoe

Horse Drawn Carriages operating Daily from 11am till 3pm (weather permitting)

Rides start on the corner of Lake Tahoe Blvd & Stateline Ave. (4130 Hwy 50) in front of the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel next to Harrah’s. We travel along to the shores of Lake Tahoe, through a cute neighborhood and back. Rides are available on a first come - first service basis.

No reservations available.

30 minute group rides are $25 per person, $10 children 2-10 yrs

1 hour private rides are $50 per person, $20 children 2-10 yrs.

Happy Trails!

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Sleigh Rides at Sand Harbor State Park for the Holidays

Sand Harbor State Park is open and offering horse drawn rides daily through the holidays. Mother Nature hasn’t given us enough snow to take off those wheels, but on the bright side - the temperature are mild & the roads are clear! Dates are filling up, so Hold that Seat now!

 It’s Beautiful Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together with You!

It’s Beautiful Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together with You!

Open for Sleigh Rides @ Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada

It’s Beautiful Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together with You!

Mother Nature has left a few inches of Winter Snow and Sand Harbor State Park has been transformed into a Winter Wonderland! The park being one of the 'Prettiest Places this Side of Heaven’ is a must see! We DO hope you can spend a little time to stop by for a visit meet Chance, Ernie & Duke along with the rest of the crew for some stories, poems & a round of Jingle Bells!

We have had many sleigh ride enthusiast call for a chance to meet our horses and hop on a sleigh, so we plan to have extra sleighs available both, Sunday & Monday December 2nd & 3rd.

Borges Sleigh Rides at Sand Harbor State Park

Go in through the Main entrance to the Visitor’s Center

Open Sunday & Monday December 2nd & 3rd

11am til 3:30pm

$50 for adults; $20 for Children and Babes in arms (under 2) are free

We would like to thanks our Military, Firefighters & Peace Officers for their service with $5 off

Sand Harbor State Park, Incline Village is just 3 miles south of Incline Village, off of Hwy 28 in the Wonderful State of Nevada.

Our Stateline, Nevada locations (in the South Shore area) remain closed but that could change after the next series of storms next week. Keep doing that Snow Dance…It’s working!

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, LET IT SNOW!!

Everyone is very excited with the latest Winter Storms that have brought must needed rain for Mother Earth & white fluffy snow for us sleigh ride enthusiast! Our future is looking ‘Merry & Bright!!’ A great start to December!! Yahoo!!!

Unfortunately, road conditions & the extended winter storm warning for today, Saturday December 1st, will not allow us to open our sleigh rides or carriage locations at Sand Harbor State Park or Stateline, Lake Tahoe. Singing ‘Jingle Bells’ & ‘Dashing Through the Snow’ will have to be delayed until tomorrow.

Today, Saturday December 1st, 2018

WE ARE CLOSED.

We do hope to open tomorrow Sunday, December 2nd offering 1 hour sleigh rides at Sand Harbor State Park, 3 mile south of Incline Village, Nevada and If possible, Stateline, Lake Tahoe, Nevada location as well. More tomorrow in our post.

Enjoy the Day - Build a snowman, have some hot chocolate & enjoy the ones you’re with!!!

Let the Merriment Begin…

Closed Friday, November 23

Hello Sleigh Ride Enthusiasts

The weather outside is frightful, and a fire with friends, family & some left-over turkey sounds delightful… Unfortunately, today, we will be closed! Let it snow, Let it Snow, Let it SNOW!

 winter sleigh ride at Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada

winter sleigh ride at Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Everyone here at the Borges Family Sleigh & Carriage Rides would like to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving! Today, we are thankful for Mother Nature’s recent precipitation of rain & snow! Lookin’ Good for the winter sleigh ride season!!

During this time of reflection on our many blessings, it is also a time to remember those that are suffering great hardships & loss like our neighbors in California. Our thoughts, prayers & hopes are that a path of abundant blessings is heading their way.

Because of Weather & Road Conditions, TODAY, Thrusday, NOVEMBER 22: WE ARE CLOSED

The current weather is promising that the winter season will soon be underway. More will be posted regarding Friday, Saturday & Sundays schedule on this site.

However, today, we will NOT be able to open either activities -

Carriages or Sleigh Rides at both South Lake Tahoe & Sand Harbor State Park are CLOSED.

Enjoy the weather, each other & all things great & small!

Until then, Strive to be Happy!

The Borges Family

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2018 Holiday Special Events with the Borges Family Sleigh Rides

Holiday Celebration are underway with

free Sleigh Rides,

Twinkling Lights &

Jolly Ol’ St Nick!

Check out what might be in your neighborhood

November:

Friday 11/16 thru Sunday, 11/18

3pm - 6pm

Welcome Winter Weekend at NorthStar

www.northstarcalifornia.com

Friday, 11/23

3pm - 6pm Tree Lighting at

The Resort at Squaw Creek

www.destinationhotels.com/squawcreek

7pm Community Tree Lighting

at Heavenly Village

theshopsatheavenly.com


December:

Fridays 7, 14 & 21

5pm - 8pm

Noel Nights at NorthStar

www.northstarcalifornia.com

Wednesday, 19 - Sunday 23

12 - 5pm

Merry Days & Holiday Nights at

Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows

squawalpine.com/events-things-do/merry-days-holly-nights-event-schedule

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Thursday, 11/29

4pm - 8pm

Town of Gardnerville Christmas kick off

Tree lighting & Fireworks.

www.townofgardnerville.com/events

Friday, 11/30

5pm - 7pm

Carson City Silver & Snowflakes

carsonnow.org

5pm - 8pm

Noel Nights at NorthStar

www.northstarcalifornia.com

Saturday, 15

9am - 12pm

Breakfast with Santa at Old Greenwood

Tahoe Mountain Club

tahoemountainclub.com

5pm - 7pm

Incline Village IVGID

Community Tree Lighting

yourtahoeplace.com/events

5pm - 7pm

Lake Tahoe Historical Center

laketahoemuseum.org

Update for January 12, 2018 until snow arrives

Mother Nature continues to offer Lake Tahoe beautiful warm sunny days well into the month of January. 

 Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides at Sand Harbor State Park 

Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides at Sand Harbor State Park 

We try to remember that the snow will come and 'Dashing' will again be a part of the program!

But for now-- No Snow = Safe Roads!  So, we encourage you to get out, drive around the lake and see the sight that might not be available if frigid temperatures and road controls were in our forecast.  Some of my Favs are:  Virginia City is like stepping into the 1800's, Genoa's Hot Springs - Love It!, Reno's River Walk (good food there and some Music Hot Spots, the National Automobile Museum is amazing & the Discovery Center (for those of you with children) Is Awesome! Kids should be the only ones to enjoy this....

Until then, the Borges Family will be offering horse drawn sleigh/carriage rides on wheel at both of our locations.  Stateline & Sand Harbor

North Shore at Sand Harbor State Park offers spectacular views.  The main entrance is off Hwy 28 and we are located inside the State Park by the Visitor's Center.  On Saturdays & Sundays many times you can stop by and go for a ride from 11am - 3pm.  Fridays & Mondays call first to be sure reservations available.  775-588-2953

South Lake Tahoe on the corner of Stateline Ave & Hwy 50 (4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd.) conveniently located between Harrah's Casino and the Heavenly Gondola.  We offer a city tour which will take you down to the Lake, along her shores and back.                                                  Thursday thru Monday from 11am - 3:30pm.  Reservation not necessary. 

We will offer a 30 minute group ride for $25 per adult, $10 children under 10 years old.

Our private 1 hour ride is $50 per adult, $20 children under 10 years old and $5 off for seniors, military & Students.

Good Morning and Happy New Year!

 From all of Us...to all of You!

From all of Us...to all of You!

Sleigh Ride Enthusiast are excited with the changes the weather pattern is forcated in the coming weeks.  Of corse, Mother Nature is slow is changing things up so the East Coast can get a breather from the Snow & Cold Temperatures and the West Coast can get their share of the Magic of Winter!

But until the raining pattern turns into snow at Lake Tahoe level (6,200 ft) we are on a Weather Hold.  This means we are not taking reservations until Sunday January 6th.  Dates after 1/6/18 are open as usual. 

As of Sunday, 1/6/18, Sand Harbor State Park will be open and accepting 1 hours reservation from 12pm until last ride at 3pm. 

South Lake Tahoe Carriage Rides have been open accepting riders on a First/Come - First/Served basis 11am - 3pm (last rides) on the Corner of Stateline Ave & Lake Tahoe Blvd. in front of the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel.

As soon as the White Fluffy Stuff arrives and Dashin' thru the Snow is available.  I will post it here!

Til then,