The long shoreline of Lake Tahoe offers a family-friendly resort atmosphere on its California side, and a vibrant nightlife of high-rise casinos on the Nevada side. One of the country’s deepest bodies of water (measuring 501 m [1,645 ft] at maximum depth), the lake is nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and offers a range of activities throughout the warmer months of the year, including swimming, boating, kayaking, windsurfing, hiking, and camping. Winter brings lots of snow, transforming the mountain slopes surrounding the lake into popular ski and snowboarding destinations. You can start your day backpacking through the wilderness around the lake and end your evening with a meal and a show at a casino hotel in nearby Reno. Plan to visit Lake Tahoe and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Tahoe City attractions using our Tahoe City online trip builder.
Tours To Lake Tahoe
M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $98
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Duration: 8 hours
Lake Tahoe Reviews
My Boyfriend has a ski pass, so we go here often. This is definitely my second favorite place in the United States at the moment. It's so beautiful, quiet, and fresh. I could sit next to the lake for.... more »
My latest visit at Lake Tahoe was the 3rd for me . The two visits were just a stay mostly in the Hotel as I had to travel with "tire chain" . The lake was very much appreciated then, at the hotel..... more »
Beautiful lake. It is cold so be prepared. Emerald bay is also a beautiful place to visit.
great graphics, too much water
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