Welcome to Lake Tahoe
A world-renowned location in a serene landscape with a refreshing climate.
Lake Tahoe is known throughout the United States and abroad. A majestic place on the Nevada–California border, nearly three million visitors make their way to Lake Tahoe every year. The area around the amazing lake that gives Lake Tahoe its name, offers residents and visitors hiking trails, mountain views, and amazing ski slopes. Lake Tahoe is one of the most geographically unique areas in the United States. Many people have vacationed at Lake Tahoe in the past, but today more people are becoming full-time residents and enjoying everything that life in Lake Tahoe has to offer.
The upscale restaurants and shops have transformed Lake Tahoe from an outdoorsman’s paradise to a shopper’s mecca. Young adults, retirees, and children can all find something enjoyable at Lake Tahoe. Of course, those who love skiing, boating, and fishing can still experience one of the most impressive bodies of water in the United States. Many residents find Lake Tahoe to be a majestic place to live with small-town charm and a friendly community of year-round residents. Living in Lake Tahoe is a great experience that is unmatched by other places in the United States.
What to Love
Lake Tahoe is sometimes compared to Aspen, Colorado, but the two areas are distinctly different. Lake Tahoe offers more options to those who are interested in exploring the outdoors. Residential housing in the area is unique, and many homes with a “cabin feel,” and some are modern and contemporary in style. The lifestyle in Lake Tahoe is dominated by the lake and the majesty of mother nature. But great restaurants, shops, cafes, and boutiques all make Lake Tahoe more domesticated today than it was decades ago. Those who reside in Lake Tahoe appreciate being free and unencumbered by anything or anyone. Being in the wide-open spaces offered by Lake Tahoe is to be available for new experiences and challenges. Hiking, skiing, fishing, and camping are some of the favorite activities residents choose to engage in all year long. Living in Lake Tahoe is truly liberating and rewarding.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Garwoods Grill is a fabulous restaurant in Lake Tahoe. Entrees that residents try again and again include the prime rib French dip, teriyaki salmon salad, and fresh Hawaiian seafood. At Jake’s on the Lake you can have a picturesque lakefront experience while dining on sea scallops, ora king salmon, and macadamia nut sablefish. Hell’s Kitchen is a Gordon Ramsay restaurant serving oysters on the half shell, beef wellington, and dry-aged tomahawk steak.
Things to Do
If you are interested in exploring the areas around Lake Tahoe one of the best places to go is Emerald Bay State Park. It is one of the most stunning areas in the entire region around Lake Tahoe. Those interested in geology and chemistry will find it interesting to learn about the formation of Lake Tahoe and the other bodies of water in the area.
Hiking is another great thing to do at South Lake Tahoe. The Rubicon Trail and the Fallen Leaf Lake Trail are two great places to hike and take in some amazing views along the way. Desolation Wilderness attracts visitors from around the country. Alpine skiing is up for grabs in the winter and early spring. The Sierra Nevada Mountains contain some of the best alpine skiing in the western United States. Two of the most notable ski resorts in Lake Tahoe include Heavenly and Palisades, formerly Squaw Valley.
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