300 days of sun. 12 communities. Thousands of stories.
Lake Tahoe is the crown jewel of the Sierra. Formed approximately two million years ago, it is the largest alpine lake in North America and the second deepest in the United States. North Lake Tahoe spans two states and boasts two dozen beaches, twelve ski resorts, hundreds of miles of biking trails, half a dozen communities, and a growing number of nationally recognized human-powered events, races and festivals. North Lake Tahoe offers the ultimate mountain experience. With North America’s largest alpine lake as the centerpiece and massive granite peaks as the backdrop, the scenery is unparalleled.
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Year-Round Fact Sheet
That’s right, scenes from The Godather II and Bonanza were filmed in North Lake Tahoe. One of the nation’s most popular festivals, Wanderlust, has its roots in Squaw Valley. Lake Tahoe is 22 miles long and 1,685 deep at its deepest, making it the largest Alpine lake in the nation. From fun facts to the climate, North Lake Tahoe stands out for many reasons.
Fall and Winter Press Kits
Fall is an unhurried time to enjoy North Lake Tahoe with perfect weather hiking and biking, human powered paddling on the Lake and beautiful Autumn scenery. Home to 12 ski resorts, North Lake Tahoe boasts North America’s largest concentration of ski resorts for all ski levels. For non-skiers, head off-mountain for winter festivals, the annual Polar Bear Swim, new après ski dining options and a variety of winter activities.
Spring and Summer Press Kits
As winter snows melts, spring weaves in patches of wildflowers throught North Lake Tahoe. The arrival of warmer weather opens trails for hiking and biking and Lake Tahoe invites those ready to cruise on the water. Memorial Day weekend officially marks the Lake’s opening day, beckoning in a season of beachside live music, thrilling water sports, and endless mountain adventures. This summer brings back acclaimed events, new dining experiences and more.
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