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Lake Tahoe and Truckee Activities

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.


Seasonal Activities  

Lake Tahoe is a magical destination any time of year. Click to see our top recommendations for fun in the snow and sun.  

Winter Activities

Summer Activities


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 



North Lake Tahoe, Truckee and The Village at Northstar offer an abundance of excellent eateries. Whether you're seeking casual, family-style, lakefront or fine dining, there's a place to please every palate. Click to see our favorite Lake Tahoe restaurants



Take a break from nature to experience shopping at the charming boutiques of the Village at Northstar and historic downtown Truckee. From art galleries and local crafts to the latest sportswear, you'll sure to find a cherished memento from your mountain vacation. Explore 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. Explore Lake Tahoe casinos.



Just moments from the Village at Northstar and Old Greenwood  is charming Truckee, California. Visitors to Tahoe should make a point of visiting this quaint, railroad town. Wander the streets of historic downtown for shopping, 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


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