A year-round adventure destination in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: North Lake Tahoe, provides a world class ski experience in the winter and exceptional variety of activities in the summer.

With more than 274 days of sunshine, boasting variety, accessibility and value for money – North Lake Tahoe is the ideal holiday destination.

Marketing topics include:

1. Outdoor Recreation
Summer in North Lake Tahoe is full of hiking or biking our mountains and kayaking or paddleboarding our shoreline. A couple highlights include hiking Eagle Rock, hiking and biking the Flume Trail.

Hiking at Squaw Valley is fun because you can hike up and then take the tram down. Shirley Lake is a favorite and includes waterfalls in the Spring and early Summer. The Pacific Crest Trail – PCT runs through Tahoe and the Tahoe Rim Trail is another epic providing panoramic backpacking experiences to immerse oneself in the solitude the mountains provide. Accessing the Tahoe Rim Trail from Martis Peak Fire Lookout is popular. Reference our Ale Trail for an interactive map which represents the dirt and water trails connecting to our area’s breweries. Winter in North Lake Tahoe is all about snow sports. Skiing and snowboarding our seven resorts, with Squaw Valley and Northstar being the two with ski-in/ski-out villages.

Here are those resorts:
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Ski-in/ski-out Resort and village with over 50 restaurants, bars and boutiques.

Northstar California Vail owned Ski-in/ski-out Resort and village with 15 restaurants, shops and accommodations.

Homewood – located on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe

Sugar Bowl – located near Truckee NW of Lake Tahoe

Mt. Rose – located between Reno and Incline Village on the NE shore of Lake Tahoe

Diamond Peak – located between Reno and Incline Village on the NE shore of Lake Tahoe

2. Health & Wellness

North Lake Tahoe’s jutting mountains and crystal blue waters evoke a sense of majesty perfect for a nature retreat. This natural landscape is home to a massive yoga specific retreat which occurs at Squaw Valley July 19-22 and is called Wanderlust. Wanderlust combines various yoga practices, clean eating, live music, mountain exploration, meditation, education and community.

It focuses on mind and body balance from a holistic approach, rather than isolating one aspect. Our high end accommodations feature some of the finest spa’s, which can be found at the Hyatt Regency, Resort at Squaw Creek and The Ritz-Carlton. North Lake Tahoe’s laid back luxury vibe is sure to enhance anybody’s pursuit of health and wellness.

3. Family Friendly

In the summer, the lake becomes a hot spot for families who enjoy snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking. The mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe are full of hiking and biking trails with some of the best views in the world! The Tahoe Gal is another means to get on the water.

4. Culinary

Experience fine dining at lake side restaurants to include the Lone Eagle Grille, Garwoods, Christy Hill, Jakes on the Lake and Sunnyside. Attend the culinary event of summer at Northstar California, the Autumn Food & Wine Festival which combines the region’s best chefs with immersive imbibe and dining, including progressive picnics throughout the Toiyabe Forest and Mountain Top Dinners.