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Discover Excitement & Beauty on Your Alpine Adventure

Lake Tahoe is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the border of Nevada and California. If you're looking for the perfect melting pot of vacation activities and scenery, you'll find it here. The versatile nature of Lake Tahoe can be found in every aspect of the area. With mountaintops and a deep, blue lake as the main features, you'll find exciting activities and new adventures year round. Spend your summer here kayaking across the lake and enjoying incredible hikes then come back in the winter for world-class skiing and snowboarding. No matter how you want to spend your vacation, the important thing is that you spend it at Lake Tahoe. 

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Around Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America and sits about 6,225 feet above sea level. Clear skies can be enjoyed almost any time of year and you'll never fail to find Instagram-worthy shots of the lake and the surrounding Sierra Nevadas. The area is comprised of towns and cities that surround the lake and make for a unique experience every visit.

North Shore Lake Tahoe offers a relaxing sanctuary that feels closer to the wilderness than other areas around the lake. If you're looking for a place to soak in nature, North Shore would be a great option. You'll be in close proximity to all kind of adventures. If you want for more of a historical flavor, try out the West Shore. Here you'll find museums and attractions dedicated to the early settlers of Lake Tahoe plus easy access to great spots on the lake for boating or kayaking. 

Finally, two great communities that offer plenty of history and local charm are Truckee and Tahoe Donner. These mountain towns offer excellent dining and host a lot of fun events throughout the year. You'll also be in close proximity to ski resorts and hiking trails to satisfy the wanderer in you. Check out the links to our pages on these communities below to start planning your visit today!

Lake Tahoe Activities

There is so much to explore and love about Lake Tahoe and the best part is you can do it any time of the year. Check out our full list of things to do so you can curate your perfect vacation.


What more can we say than the largest alpine lake in North America? Well, don't forget the mountains too! Lake Tahoe has everything you could ask for in a summer getaway. From boating around the 191 square miles to relaxing on the 72 miles of beach surrounding the lake, you you'll have fun where you're on or in the water. Enjoy incredible hikes through the Sierra Nevada mountains and cap it off with exciting nightlife and events that happen throughout the summer months. There are plenty of activities for families as well including ropes courses and zip lines! 


You'll see some of the most spectacular views of Lake Tahoe in the winter. As the mountains get covered in snow, the peaceful winter brings snow enthusiasts of all varieties. From skiing and snowboarding at the world-class ski resorts to snowmobiling and cross-country skiing, there are many ways to take in the mountains and the views that come with them. Don't miss out on some of the most fun you can have in the cold in Lake Tahoe. 

Browse our activities below to see all that Lake Tahoe has to offer you and your family!

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