Lake Tahoe Overview
The “Jewel of the Sierra”, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America; deep and wide, bluer than blue and surrounded by the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains.
With world class skiing, 300 sunny days per year and endless activities to pursue, the Lake Tahoe area is a complete all-season travel destination. Choose from 19 ski resorts around the lake with terrain to challenge at all levels. Other winter pursuits include skating, sledding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. In the summer, water enthusiasts will enjoy kayaking, boating, sailing, water-skiing or wakeboarding on the sapphire waters of Lake Tahoe. Dry land activities include hiking, biking, backpacking, sightseeing, and shopping. Capture the Old West by strolling through historic downtown Truckee and visiting landmarks such as the Ehrman Mansion and the Watson Cabin.
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