Panoramic lake views, first-class casinos, and top sights from Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park to Heavenly Gondola—discover Lake Tahoe, a destination also famous for its skiing.

Known for

Skiing, Casinos and Lakes

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Where to stay in Lake Tahoe

Lakeside Park
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Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Al Tahoe
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Al Tahoe

Al Tahoe is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Brockway
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Brockway

Lakes, Family-Friendly, Beaches

Brockway is a welcoming neighborhood. The lakeside setting and beaches showcase the area's natural beauty.

Sierra Shores
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Sierra Shores

Sierra Shores is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Pineland
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Pineland

Pineland is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Lake Forest
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Lake Forest

Lake Forest is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Top Hotels in Lake Tahoe

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
50 Highway 50, Stateline
$69/night
Aug 18 - Aug 19
3.5/5Good! (4,039 reviews)

"Great location.clean.grest valet parking.only complaint the hostess and waitor at the restaurant we chose."…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
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Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe
$119/night
Aug 13 - Aug 14
4.1/5Very Good! (5,814 reviews)

"The hotel no longer offers guests free access to Lakeside Beach, something that was included back when it was an Embassy Suites."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
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Harveys Resort & Casino
4 out of 5
Hwy 50 And Stateline Ave, Stateline
$89/night
Jul 22 - Jul 23
3.8/5Good! (6,516 reviews)

"Close to restaurants, Heavenly Ski, the Village. Fun for the kids that you straddle California and Nevada. Kids loved the arcade that’s downstairs! Gym is a good size, though we didn’t use it. They charge for parking and Wifi if you connect to more than 2 devices and the fridge in the room doesn’t ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Harveys Resort & Casino

Popular things to do in Lake Tahoe

Heavenly Ski Resort
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Heavenly Ski Resort

Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, climbing and partying at this massive resort with heavenly views of Lake Tahoe and the desert.

Squaw Valley Resort
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Squaw Valley Resort

Two expansive ski resorts in North Lake Tahoe have joined to provide some of the finest snow experiences on the whole continent, with an added dash of celebrity sparkle.

Northstar California Resort
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Northstar California Resort

Amid the beautiful landscapes along Lake Tahoe is a mountain resort with family-friendly snow sports, hiking trails, golf and boutique shopping.

Heavenly Gondola
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Heavenly Gondola

Glide across the sky and appreciate breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Tahoe on this scenic gondola ride to a summit where exciting adventure activities await.

Sugar Bowl
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Sugar Bowl

This Bavarian-style ski resort with spa, restaurants, shops and powdery slopes is a favorite with visitors year-round.

Homewood Mountain Resort
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Homewood Mountain Resort

This intimate and sheltered ski retreat, popular with couples, families and small groups, offers spectacular lake views from its slopes.

Top activities in Lake Tahoe

Guided Lake Tahoe Photography Tour
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Guided Lake Tahoe Photography Tour

$179

Admire the rugged beauty of the Sierra Nevada and brush up on your photography skills during a guided tour of Lake Tahoe. Under the tutelage of a skilled nature photographer, this tour takes you to Tahoe's southern and western shores for the chance to snap image after image of the dazzling alpine scenery.

Lake Tahoe Jet Ski Rental
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Lake Tahoe Jet Ski Rental

$167

Squeeze the throttle of a quick-starting, water-spraying, adrenaline-pumping jet ski and cruise around the waters of scenic Lake Tahoe. On this aquatic adventure, tour the sandy shores, quiet coves, and turquoise bays of this stunning mountain lake with a high-powered water toy.

Guided Lake Tahoe & Olympic Valley Luxury Shuttle Tour
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Guided Lake Tahoe & Olympic Valley Luxury Shuttle Tour

$55

Explore the breathtaking beauty of Lake Tahoe and the nearby Olympic Valley on this luxury shuttle tour around the entirety of the lake. Stop along the way for photo ops at various lookouts, see the site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games, and learn about the spectacular flora and fauna throughout the region.

Kayak Rental on Lake Tahoe
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Kayak Rental on Lake Tahoe

$49

Discover the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe by kayak. Choose from a 1 or 4-hour rental to explore the lake at your own pace. Navigate your way to the gorgeous Emerald Bay and soak in the stunning snowcapped mountain peaks all around you.

Lake Tahoe Stand-Up Paddleboard Rental
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Lake Tahoe Stand-Up Paddleboard Rental

$22

Grab your paddle and jump on a board for a thrilling adventure out in the deep blue waters of Lake Tahoe. Stand-up paddleboarding is a great way to explore the shores of this sprawling expanse of water, taking in the stunning mountain scenery and getting a great workout along the way.

Private Session with a Local Photographer in Lake Tahoe
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Private Session with a Local Photographer in Lake Tahoe

$42

Connect with a local photographer to capture your most memorable Lake Tahoe moments during this private photo shoot. Get insider tips on what to eat, see and do and return from your trip with beautiful, high quality, holiday memories. The best souvenir ever.

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Winter family adventures in Lake Tahoe
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Winter family adventures in Lake Tahoe

Enjoying North Lake Tahoe on a multifamily vacation with young kids

Summer family fun in Lake Tahoe
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Summer family fun in Lake Tahoe

Making the most of warm-weather months on the ski slopes of Lake Tahoe

Hiking Lake Tahoe with kids
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Hiking Lake Tahoe with kids

Exploring the best of North Lake Tahoe with the family, on foot

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