Lake Tahoe is a preferred vacation, wedding and romantic getaway destination. Vacation at Lake Tahoe is a perfect rendezvous with nature. Lake Tahoe promises the splendor of nature at its best - captivating scenery, quaint chapels, alpine lake, snow-clad mountains and more! A trip to Lake Tahoe will appease your quest for a perfect vacation - fresh air, tempting leisure activities for adults and kids, comfortable holiday rentals to suit all budgets, gourmet restaurants and alluring nightclubs.
True to its nickname, 'America's All Year Playground', Lake Tahoe experiences snow every month of the year, making it a year-round ski vacation destination. Be it a summer vacation retreat, romantic honeymoon destination, ski vacation destination or adventure holiday, abundant excitement awaits everyone at Lake Tahoe ski resort.
The word 'Tahoe' means 'big water'. Located at 6,200 feet above sea level along the border of California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is a natural lake. The striking shoreline of Lake Tahoe is shared by California and Nevada and measures close to 72 miles. It is the second deepest (1685 ft) lake in United States next to Crater Lake, Oregon.
Ranked tenth deepest in the world, Lake Tahoe is admired for its crystal clear water with clarity level close to 100 ft (30 m deep). With 63 streams flowing into the lake and surrounded by mountains of granite, Lake Tahoe is 22 miles long and 12 miles wide. Visitors can fly in to the nearby Reno Airport or choose to drive on all-weather highways from Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Lake Tahoe vacation
Adding to the beauty of the lake area are 31 beaches and picnic areas. While you can reserve the mornings for water and snow adventures like rafting, skiing, sledging and snowmobiling, enjoy the nights dancing and dining in famous casinos. Prepare an itinerary so that you can savor the attractions of Lake Tahoe and enjoy a vacation of a lifetime.
Apart from skating, skiing, hiking, snowmobiling, the kids vacationing at Lake Tahoe get to enjoy a variety of other activities designed especially for them. Entertainment in the form of kits, shootouts and magic shows make Lake Tahoe vacations an unforgettable experience.
Lake Tahoe attractions
Lake Tahoe ski resort
With nearly 16 world-class ski resorts, Lake Tahoe promises a wonderful skiing and snowboarding holiday. With an annual snowfall of about 10m, Lake Tahoe ski resorts provide skiing challenges for children and adults alike. Various snow activities such as skating, snow-mobiling, snow-shoeing, ice climbing, mountain biking, sleigh riding, ballooning or even playing snow golf are a major attraction at the ski resorts of Lake Tahoe.
Lake Tahoe holiday rentals
Vacationers favor the South shore of Lake Tahoe as it offers a wide range of outdoor activities. Entertainment coupled with dining facility in the casinos seems to be a perfect way to wrap the day after an adventurous morning. You have an option to choose economy and moderate hotels, rental homes, cabins, lodges, condos, luxury resorts, casinos or inns. It is best to select a central location, which allows you easy access to sall the lake and mountain activities.
Enjoy gambling at the numerous casinos or watch a cabaret, sample delicious cuisine or go bowling, shop for Native America crafts or take your nuptial vows. Shopping boutiques, adventure activities, leisurely walking trails, casinos and ski resorts - vacations in Lake Tahoe are made of these!