Attractions in North Lake Tahoe
From the thrill of mountain skiing and white water rafting tours to fabulous golfing, lake cruises and shopping, Lake Tahoe has a wide range of activities and attractions to choose from.
Whether you visit Lake Tahoe in the winter or summer, you’ll find a myriad of great things to do for the whole family to enjoy.
North Lake Tahoe Skiing & Snowboarding.
Home to the largest concentration of ski resorts in North America, Lake Tahoe invites you to explore a different world every day. Each ski area and mountain resort delivers a distinctive spin on the Tahoe experience, offering skiers and snowboarders diverse terrain - from leisurely bowls to heart-pounding steeps, from gentle cruisers to groomed boulevards, from powder fields to outrageous Superpipes and fun all-terrain parks.
Squaw Valley USA.
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley lures visitors to its 4,000 skiable acres (the most skiable acres in Lake Tahoe!) and six Sierra peaks of open-bowl terrain. Combine incredible terrain with three half pipes including one Superpipe, three terrain parks, mountain restaurants, shopping, sightseeing and ski events galore, Squaw is a sporting paradise. Squaw Valley Lodge is located on the slopes of Squaw Valley USA. [Top]
Squaw Valley Night Skiing & Snowboarding.
Squaw Valley offers Lake Tahoe's most extensive and exciting night terrain, including the 3.2 mile Mountain Run, and the Riviera half pipe, under the special floodlight system that allows for superior contrast and vision on the snow.
A local's favortie recognized for its widely diverse terrain and deep snowfall, Alpine Meadows offers 2,400 acres for everything from top to bottom groomers and wide open powder bowls to chutes to hike and tree runs. [Top]
Heavenly Valley is a 4,800 acre skiers and snowboarders paradise. Heavenly offers magnificent terrain, high altitude snow tubing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and awesome views of Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Basin.
Combine 2,300 acres of truly skiable terrain with some of the nation’s deepest snow and you‘ll understand Kirkwood. The resort boasts cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, bars and restaurants. [Top]
Northstar at Tahoe.
Northstar boasts 3,000 skiable acres and a variety of restaurants and activities. Offering particular appeal to families, the ski resort features award winning children programs, a Superpipe, snowshoeing and excellent cross country skiing.
Mt. Rose offers Lake Tahoe’s closest skiing to Reno/Tahoe International Airport. Tahoe’s highest base, Mt. Rose ensures excellent snow conditions. Mt. Rose terrain includes an exciting area between the east and west bowls, known as "Chutes.” [Top]
The resort appears unassuming at the base lodge but secrets lie beyond. With more than 1,260 acres of terrain, Homewood offers the perfect union of unparalleled Lake Tahoe views and varied ski terrain, with open groomed boulevards, gladed runs, pristine powder and steep faces.
Home to the first chairlift in California and the first gondola in the country, Sugar Bowl is the grand dame of Tahoe resorts. Known for its rich history and deep powder plus 1,500 acres of challenging terrain. The four picturesque mountain peaks are serviced by thirteen lifts. [Top]