Lake Tahoe getaways are a great way to spend vacation time. There's something to do in all seasons. Below we've listed some great ideas for both summer and winter holidays and our favorite resorts for each.
Whatever time of the year Lake Tahoe has some great getaway options. While there are great ski vacation options in winter it is in summer that Lake Tahoe really attracts the crowds looking to escape the cooler temperatures below. Summer is also a great time to see many of the best tourist attractions which are only open this time of the year. The Shakespeare Festival is in July
As the seasons roll on and the leaves start to fall the crowds exit and the prices drop until the winter when the skiers arrive.
From late spring to the beginning of fall, you can take part in water sports in Lake Tahoe. There are a number of places to rent water sport gear or you can choose a resort that provides those.
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The Hyatt Regency is a one of the great resorts in this area and if you would like to make boating part of your getaway, they've got private boats, beach access, pools and more.
Hiking and biking is another great option for outdoor activities. There are many trails with a range of lengths and difficulty levels. You may also want to choose a resort with these right there.
Aston is a resort that is less expensive than the luxury options we've listed. It gets great reviews and is a good all-round choice. Lot's of water activities, golf and hiking around here. It's also on the quieter side.
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There are a number of great ski resorts around Lake Tahoe. Heavenly Ski Resort is the largest and there are some wonderful places to stay in that area.
The Landing Ski Resort and Spa is the best ski resort around the Heavenly Ski Resort according to our research. It's a luxury resort and has a shuttle to the Heavenly gondola's. Click above for more information.
Northstar Ski Resort is another favorite and on the north shore. It's a great spot for expert skiers and families alike.
The Ritz in Lake Tahoe is a ski-in / ski-out resort at Northstar Ski Resort with a great children's program. It's a luxury resort. Click above to learn more.
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