Great Getaways Schaffer's Mill Lake Tahoe - NBC Bay Area
Mar 23, 2012

Schaffer's Mill Segment one

Schaffer's Mill Segment one

Situated on almost 500 acres of the loveliest land in the Sierra, Schaffer’s Mill is named for George Schaffer, often called the “Father of Truckee.” His original Mill, located here, produced much of the lumber...

Mar 23, 2012

Schaffer's Mill Segment two

Schaffer's Mill Segment two

Just minutes from Schaffer’s Mill’ opulent gate is Lake Tahoe, the glimmering blue jewel of the Sierra. This magnificent body of pure mountain water is meant to be enjoyed, and what better way to do just...

Mar 23, 2012

Schaffer's Mill Segment three

Schaffer's Mill Segment three

Great Getaways has taken viewers all over the world to many of our planet’s most beautiful destinations. But Dave, our show host, feels very strongly the golf course at Schaffer’s Mill may be the prettiest he’s...

Mar 23, 2012

Schaffer's Mill Segment four

Schaffer's Mill Segment four

Snow in the Sierra is what draws many people to this mountain playland. Northstar is just a snowball’s throw from the sprawling acreage of Schaffer’s Mill, and a private shuttle stands by to bring you there. Or,

Mar 23, 2012

Schaffer's Mill Segment five

Schaffer's Mill Segment five

This concludes our travel to Schaffer's Mill.

Follow Us
Top Stories
M3.8 Quake Strikes Near Yountville, Felt in SF
M3.8 Quake Strikes Near Yountville, Felt in SF

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake which struck near Yountville, California around 2 a.m. Sunday jolted people out of bed in San Francisco.

Nearly 3,000 Oakland Teachers Will Strike Thursday
Nearly 3,000 Oakland Teachers Will Strike Thursday

The union representing teachers in Oakland said Saturday that it will strike on Thursday Feb. 21, a day after a neutral fact-finding report was issued. At a news conference, Oakland Education Association...

San Francisco’s Trash Trucks Overloaded, Unsecured
San Francisco’s Trash Trucks Overloaded, Unsecured

San Francisco’s process for routinely hauling away garbage is inefficient and dangerous, according to whistleblowers, who spoke to the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit. Their concerns come amid a...

Jussie Smollet Assault Case Has 'Shifted': Chicago Police
Jussie Smollet Assault Case Has 'Shifted': Chicago Police

Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case, and attorneys for the "Empire"...

 Police Arrest Man After Car Chase at Caldecott Tunnel
Police Arrest Man After Car Chase at Caldecott Tunnel

One of two westbound lanes of Caldecott Tunnel was closed Saturday afternoon following a police chase in Antioch. Officers pursued a stolen vehicle from the parking lot of Sycamore Square in the 1000 block...

Recording Breaking Snow Shuts Down Highways in California
Recording Breaking Snow Shuts Down Highways in California

California Department of Transportation officials on Saturday afternoon briefly closed down Highway 20 just east of Nevada City due to heavy snow and vehicle spinouts. Eastbound traffic on Interstate 80 traffic...