North Lake Tahoe
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Alpine Meadows, Carnelian Bay, Crystal Bay, Donner Summit, Incline Village, Kings Beach, Northstar, Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Truckee, West Shore
Called the “crown jewel of the Sierra Nevada”, Lake Tahoe is home to the largest alpine lake in North America. Spanning two states and boasting two dozen beaches, twelve ski resorts, year-round community events, boating, hiking, bars and restaurants, North Lake Tahoe offers the ultimate mountain experience.
In the summer, follow the North Lake Tahoe Water Trail to the Tahoe Vista Recreation area and boat launch – offering movies on the beach, watercraft rentals, and a dip in Tahoe’s refreshing waters. In the winter, ski resorts like Squaw Valley and Diamond Peak provide a bevy of services and activities for winter sportsmen and leisure travelers alike. Need to wind down after an intense day on the trail or run? Craft beer enthusiasts can sample locally-made brews year round on North Lake Tahoe’s Ale Trail.