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Lake Tahoe Attractions

Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake located on the border of Nevada and California in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Its elevation is over 6 000 feet which makes it the biggest alpine lake on the North American continent. Next to Crater Lake in Oregon it is the deepest freshwater lake in the U.S.

Renowned for its crystal clear waters and panoramic mountain vistas from all directions

Lake Tahoe is one of the country's favorite spots for leisure and relaxation.

Attractions in Lake Tahoe include a variety of winter sports such as skiing snowboarding snowmobiling snowshoeing and sledding. The region features many ski resorts ranging from the best possible 5-star accommodations to rustic lakeside cabins where the adventurous tourist can be close to nature. For good deals on winter vacations contact us here at Expedia for the latest information on special offers. You should also get a map of the area so you won't miss any of the must see attractions in Lake Tahoe during your visit.

Lake Tahoe CA isn't just for winter sports lovers. Things to do in Lake Tahoe abound during the summer months as well. Because the water is so clear and clean the lake is a mecca for those who love beach activities and water sports. Diving swimming boating and water skiing are all favorite warm-weather Lake Tahoe activities. Other Lake Tahoe excursions include exploring the many top mountain biking and hiking trails located around the lake and gambling at the local casinos on the Nevada side of the lake. Despite its popularity as a tourist destination there are still many wild places around the lake where you can view wildlife in its natural habitat.

If you have questions about Lake Tahoe tours or accommodations contact us here at Expedia so we can provide you with the answers you need. Whether you are traveling as a family with a group of friends or as a single person looking for an adventure Lake Tahoe is a great four-season destination.


Where to stay in Lake Tahoe

Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park might not have many top sights, but Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Al Tahoe

If you're spending some time in Al Tahoe, Regan Beach and El Dorado Beach are top sights worth seeing.

Lake Forest

While there might not be top attractions in Lake Forest, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area and Tahoe City Marina.

Tahoe Paradise

While Tahoe Paradise isn't home to many top sights, Tahoe Paradise Golf Course and Lake Tahoe Golf Course are some notable places to visit nearby.


If you're spending some time in Downtown, Commercial Row and Old Jail Museum are top sights worth seeing.


Unique features of Brockway include the lake views and beaches. Make a stop by Stateline Lookout or Agate Bay while you're exploring the area.