Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Lake Tahoe is a world-class, year-round resort destination, luring over three million people annually to its sapphire waters. The area offers boundless recreational opportunities, including skiing, golf, cycling, fishing, hiking, boating, watersports and pristine beaches, as well as exceptional shopping, dining, casinos and nightlife. It’s no wonder Lake Tahoe is part of so many family traditions and cherished memories.
Lake Tahoe is a magical destination any time of year. Click to see our top recommendations for fun in the snow and sun.
NORTH LAKE TAHOE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
There's no shortage of happenings in North and South Lake Tahoe, Truckee and nearby Reno. Click to see what's happening in the area.
Lake Tahoe calendar of events
Reno calendar of events
Whether you're seeking casual, family-style, lakefront or fine dining, there's a restaurant to satisfy every palate. Click to see our favorites.
Lake Tahoe dining
Take a break from nature to experience fun and relaxed shopping at the Village at Northstar, the historic downtown Truckee, or on the lakeshore towns. From art galleries and local crafts to the latest sportswear, you'll find a memento of your Northstar vacation.
Lake Tahoe shopping
ENTERTAINMENT AND NIGHTLIFE
Hit the town with LakeTahoe's endless entertainment options. Belly up to a Village at Northstar bar; make the short drive to lively downtown Truckee or vist Crystal Bay or Incline Village, Nevada for gaming, live music and nightlife.
Lake Tahoe casinos
Just moments from the Village at Northstar and Old Greenwood is charming Truckee, California. Visitors to the Tahoe area should make a point of visiting this quaint, railroad town. Wander the streets of historic downtown for boutique shopping, wonderful dining and historic points of interest. Or, spend the day playing on Lake Tahoe's lesser-known cousin, Donner Lake. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Truckee's extensive hiking and mountain biking trails as well as paved cycling paths, including the stunning, riverfront Legacy Trail.
Cruises on Lake Tahoe
Fun Facts About Lake Tahoe
History of Lake Tahoe
Map of Lake Tahoe
Escape to Lake Tahoe this 4th of July weekend and enjoy gorgeous weather, a small town parade, fireworks over the water and enticing discounts!
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This not-to-be-missed event happens every Thursday throughout the summer, in historic downtown Truckee.