Lake Tahoe, the clear, cobalt blue lake tucked into the snowy Sierra Nevada mountain range, welcomes athletes, adventurers and casual travelers to its easygoing and pine-scented atmosphere. It has something to offer for all types of travelers in each season as it is a vacations active destination throughout the year.
It’s known for its picturesque beaches and ski resorts and it straddles the state line between California and Nevada, west of Carson City.
Why you should visit Lake Tahoe – It’s called the jewel of Nevada, and once you see it, you get it.
If you like Casino, and gambling is your thing then you will find many casinos on the street inside the hotel itself Like Harrah’s, Harveys.
For the love of Gondola Rides – The Heavenly gondola is approximately 30 minutes from the resort, just a half mile from the California/Nevada border. Tickets cost $42 for adults,$35 for teens and seniors, and $20 for children, though rates and schedules are subject to change.
Aerial Tram on higher camps – Climb over 2,000 feet on the Aerial Tram with 360° views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra. Skiers, riders, and sightseers alike will love the panoramic 10-minute ride that climbs 2,000 vertical feet and soars above a snowy mountainscape of granite rock and the iconic Tram Face. Click here for more details
Of course for Hiking – Lake Tahoe is not only the largest alpine lake in North America, it lies in a basin containing seemingly boundless hiking trails. The best North Lake Tahoe hiking trails range from easy strolls to steep switchbacks leading into the clouds.
Camping – The numerous campground and RV Park options in South Lake Tahoe will offer as little or as much as you need. Lake-front, forest sheltered, walk-in or full RV hook-ups, South Lake Tahoe is the perfect camping destination. Campgrounds in the Lake Tahoe area are generally open from mid-May through mid-October. Click here for more details
Ski Lovers can find many Ski Resorts Some of the best resorts are Heavenly Mountain Resort, Squaw Valley – Alpine Meadows, Kirkwood
Go stand-up paddleboarding SUP is very popular at Lake Tahoe. There are many places to rent paddleboards, but if you’d prefer, you can rent a kayak instead. The water is calm and clear–it’s no wonder that so many people are out on the lake in the summer
Relax at the Beaches – South Lake Tahoe beaches are diverse in their offerings and with 72 miles of Tahoe shoreline there are plenty of hidden coves and large public beaches to get tanned. Sand Harbour is One of Tahoe’s more popular beaches, due to its soft sand, crystal clear waters, and rocks that are fun to climb on.
If you are in Westcoast and looking for a long weekend destination then Lake Tahoe is one such place!! So why not visit it in coming long weekend 🙂
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