Lake Tahoe Destinations

Lake Tahoe Destinations

Lake Tahoe Destinations

Lake Tahoe from the east shore (in Nevada)
Lake Tahoe Location California and Nevada
Lake Tahoe Coordinates 39°05′30″N 120°02′30″W
Lake Tahoe Type Geologic block faulting
Lake Tahoe Primary Outflows Truckee River
Lake Tahoe Basin Countries United States
Lake Tahoe Max. Length 22 mi (35 km)
Lake Tahoe Max. Width 12 mi (19 km)
Lake Tahoe Surface Area 191.588 sq mi (496.21 km2):
  • Placer Co CA (40.961%)
  • El Dorado Co CA (28.626%)
  • Douglas Co NV (13.207%)
  • Washoe Co NV (10.955%)
  • Carson City NV (6.251%)
Lake Tahoe Average Depth 1,000 ft (300 m)
Lake Tahoe Max. Depth 1,645 ft (501 m)
Lake Tahoe Water Volume 122,160,280 acre·ft (150.68249 km3)
Lake Tahoe Residence Time 650 years
Lake Tahoe Shore Length1 71 mi (114 km)
Lake Tahoe Surface Elevation 6,225 ft (1,897 m)
Lake Tahoe Frozen Never
Lake Tahoe Islands Fannette Island (only island)
Lake Tahoe Settlements South Lake Tahoe, California
Stateline, Nevada
Tahoe City, California

Are you interested travelling to the most beautiful place to spend a some pleasurable time with your family, friends or beloved? You can just rock on your holidays to the fullest if you find out a place of complete entertainment. You may hear people often say about the great place, Lake Tahoe of the United States. Lake Tahoe should be your first choice if you are looking for a place for total enjoyment and having various kinds of exploration. Lake Tahoe was shaped nearly 2 million years ago and is now a place of great entertainment. 

Location: How to reach there?

Lake Tahoe is in the USA, a famous place of holiday entertainment, situated between California and Nevada. Lake Tahoe is about 200 miles east of San Francisco and 30 miles west of Reno, Nevada. It is a large fresh water lake. Lake Tahoe is well connected by all means of transportation. The nearby cities of Lake Tahoe are Reno and Nevada.  The San Francisco Bay Area airport is 4 hours away from the airport of Lake Tahoe. You can also get other private airports closer to the Lake. The popular mode of transportation to this lake is to get there by private cars. But it is advisable to go there by air for new or first time visitors because you may not experience much hassle travelling by air.

A Good Holiday Lake Tahoe Destination:

Lake Tahoe is a home to a number of ski resorts and summer outdoor recreation. It is one of the most delightful places by tourists worldwide. There are many significant areas of attractions including Snow and skiing. The nature is taking obviously a bold part there having scenic beauty of its mountains and lake views.

Lake Tahoe Weather

In summer, the maximum average temperature is 78.7 °F (25.9 °C) in the month of August. In winter, the minimum average temperature is 39.8 °F (4.3 °C) in January. However, freezing temperatures also occur at a point of time. Most of the rainfalls set in from November to April as heavy showers are likely to depend on the present weather condition.

Why Only Lake Tahoe?

It is surely a good decision to you plan for a tour at a beautiful Tahoe beach. Lake area is also covered with a wildlife sanctuary and you will see and be able to photograph many species of local birds and other mammals. Lake Tahoe is the answer for your complete holiday spot as it has all kinds of sight-seeing places to entertainment areas.

Entertaining Facilities in Lake Tahoe

  • Winter sports
  • Climbing, trekking
  • Ski slopes overlooking Lake Tahoe
  • Beach activities
  • Lake Tahoe Gondola Ride
  • Water sports
  • Hiking and bicycling
  • View from the Tahoe Rim Trail
  • Gambling
  • Casinos in Stateline, Nevada


Ski season is the most popular at Lake Tahoe for its panoramic beauty and well known blizzards. Water sports are also famous here for its streamlined beach activities. Boating is a main sport here in summer. You will find all sorts of boating events. You can also play gambling as it is made legal here.

Some Important Factors to Remember Before Travelling to Lake Tahoe:

  • If you book only for 1 passenger, you will be required to pay a 50% surcharge.
  • If you go by helicopter that can carry 3, 4 or 5 passengers depending on the helicopter being flown.
  • You will be allowed to carry weight up to 250 pounds (113kg) for each person.
  • You have to get advice for carrying weights at the time of booking.
  • Age restriction is from 2 years.
  • Your children should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Pilots’ approval is required for handicapped and disabled passengers.

Lake Tahoe Winter Sports

  • Heavenly Mountain Resort
  • Squaw Valley
  • Alpine Meadows
  • Diamond Peak
  • Northstar at Tahoe
  • Kirkwood Mountain Resort
  • Sierra-at-Tahoe
  • Boreal Mountain Resort
  • Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
  • Donner Ski Ranch
  • Homewood Mountain Resort
  • Mount Rose Ski Resort

Lake Tahoe Gambling

North Shore - Crystal Bay:

  • Cal Neva Lodge & Casino
  • Crystal Bay Club
  • Jim Kelley's Tahoe Nugget
  • Tahoe Biltmore Lodge & Casino

North Shore - Incline Village:

  • Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino

South Shore - Stateline:

  • Harrah's Lake Tahoe
  • Harvey's Lake Tahoe Casino and Resort - owned by Harrah's
  • Horizon Casino Resort
  • Lakeside Inn
  • MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

Lake Tahoe Transport

Airports Serving Lake Tahoe

  • Reno-Tahoe International Airport / KRNO (Reno, Nevada)
  • Sacramento International Airport / KSMF (Sacramento, California)
  • Lake Tahoe Airport / KTVL (South Lake Tahoe, California)
  • Truckee-Tahoe Airport / KTRK (Truckee, California)
  • Minden-Tahoe Airport / KMEV (Minden, Nevada)

Lake Tahoe Hotels and Resorts

Hotel / Resort Name Address
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club 931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
Tahoe Keys Resort South Lake Tahoe, CA
The Blue Lake Inn 944 Friday Ave South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
968 Park Hotel 968 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
Horizon Casino Resort South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa 930 Bal Bijou Road, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
Tahoe Vacation Resort South Lake Tahoe
Inn By The Lake 3300 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA USA
Embassy Suites Hotel & Resort South Lake Tahoe
Super 8 Motel 3600 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
Rooms in Lake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Stardust Tahoe 3600 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
Americana Village 3845 Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club 931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150