Donner Lake Vacations

Visit the attractions in Donner Lake, which is located 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest of Lake Tahoe. Coming from Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake lies 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southwest.

Donner Lake is a popular place to visit while you are in Lake Tahoe as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy reach. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Emigrant Trail Museum and the ever-popular Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area. And don’t miss Sugar Bowl and the Boreal Mountain Resort.

During the cooler parts of the year, check out Donner Lake’s most popular ski slopes at Alpine Meadows in South Lake Tahoe, the Squaw Valley Resort in Olympic Valley and the Funitel Ski Lift in Tahoe City.

When you’re ready to relax after a busy day discovering the charms of Donner Lake, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. The Hotel Truckee Tahoe, the Resort at Squaw Creek - Destination Hotels & Resorts, Olympic Valley and the Village at Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.

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