Offering activities, views and unique experiences for every type of traveler, planning a great escape to a Lake Tahoe vacation rental unlocks a world of adventures. Tahoe is more than just the meeting place of California and Nevada; it includes the crystal blue waters of Lake Tahoe, snow-capped mountains, and long hikes through lush natural forests. From lakefront cottages to cozy ski cabins, Tahoe vacation homes offer access to world-class skiing at resorts like Heavenly, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, and Northstar. Enjoy the sparkling nightlife at area casinos Crystal Bay and Harvey's Resort, and practice your golf swing at any number of greens - Old Brockway, Coyote Moon, or the Bijou, just to name a few.
Through our partnership with Lake Tahoe Deluxe and Spruce Grove Cabins, we're working to bring you an ever-expanding selection of vacation rentals in this beautiful region of California.
Lake Tahoe Restaurants
Foodies also have much to get excited about in this cosmopolitan mountain region. Local eateries showcasing fresh, regional ingredients in a variety of establishments for every taste and mood is the norm. Whether it's a plate of Sierra Powder Sushi Rolls at The Naked Fish in South Lake Tahoe, pints of Manifesto Pale Ale and Chicken Wings at Fifty Fifty Brewing Company in Truckee, or Durham Ranch Filet Mignon at Wolfdale's Cuisine Unique in Tahoe City, everyone will be sure to find something that delights their palette.
Truckee and Donner Lake
Nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, outdoor-focused Truckee
is just a hair west of the Nevada state line. Boasting 270 trails, 43 ski lifts, eight mountain peaks, and six terrain parks, this town is for the true outdoor adventurer. But wait: there's also an abundance of dining options, coffee houses, galleries and shops to satisfy a variety of visitors. Nearby Northstar-Truckee is home to the famous Northstar Resort, with year-round activities from skiing and snowboarding to golfing and hiking.
North Lake Tahoe
Right on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe is Kings Beach, a community brimming with outdoor activities! Kings Beach State Recreation Area has over 700 feet of sandy beach for beachcombing, sand castle building, and just plain relaxing. Close to skiing and fishing as well, there's also casino gambling and entertainment nearby just across the Nevada state line at Crystal Bay.
An outdoor lover's dream, Tahoe Vista is a small community just west of Kings Beach, joined by its charming neighbor, Carnelian Bay
. Picture yourself in a cute vacation getaway right near the water in either of these two postcard-perfect spots!
If you like a little more liveliness in your destination, lively Tahoe City
is a vibrant, fun-filled playground right on the lake, with three great beaches - Tahoe City Commons, Tahoe State Recreation Area, and Lake Forest Beach. From here, you can take your pick of activities - enjoy a cruise around the lake, play golf at Tahoe City's historic course, raft the river, or in winter make the short drive to a number of ski resorts.
Ski Resorts in Lake Tahoe
Just northwest of Tahoe City along Highway 89, Olympic Valley lies on the banks of the Truckee River. Home to Squaw Valley Ski Resort, this is the spot for world-class skiing and snowboarding. With a stay in a cozy ski condo, in addition to all the winter sports, you'll be ideally located to take the aerial tramway 8,200 feet to the resort's High Camp to enjoy dining, swimming in the heated pool, and a spectacular view of the surrounding peaks.
Not too far away, the ski resort towns of Alpine Meadows
and Homewood are veritable winter wonderlands. From a private vacation lodge to a ski-themed condo, these two locations are a great choice for avid winter sports enthusiasts.
South Lake Tahoe
Just south of Homewood lies Tahoma, an area surrounded by natural scenic wonders. From your cabin in the woods, it's just a short distance to dog-friendly Bliss State Park, with its amazing mountain and lake views. Close by there's also Meeks Bay Resort and Marina, a popular place for water skiing, picnicking, and relaxing on the pristine sandy beach.
What can we say about activity-filled South Lake Tahoe
? There's the restaurants, clubs, and casinos. But then there's also canoeing on the lake, golfing on a sunny afternoon, and hiking in a grove of pines - all with the backdrop of the majestic Sierra Nevadas. This is a truly unforgettable destination with something special in store for every kind of traveler!
The communities and cities around Lake Tahoe are as diverse as the many different year-round activities available in this scenic outdoor utopia - and we have the perfect Tahoe vacation rental just waiting for your next adventure!