Set on the California and Nevada border, Lake Tahoe is where you'll find world-class ski resorts, endless outdoor excitement, aquatic adventure, legendary links and more. Experience the "jewel of the Sierras" with a stay at one of our Best Western hotels in Lake Tahoe.
Escape to the blue water and fresh air of Lake Tahoe, where world-class ski resorts, amazing golf courses and unique boating adventures await. Stay with Best Western, offering over 6 Lake Tahoe hotels within 25 miles of the Lake Tahoe area.
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Breathtaking, inspiring, "the jewel of the Sierras"; these are a few descriptions of this premier recreation destination set on the California and Nevada border. What should be at the top of your to do list in the Lake Tahoe area? It's up to your own taste for adventure and season. Cool off from the summer heat and take in the fresh mountain air Tahoe offers in abundance. The Lake Tahoe area boasts a dozen state and county parks which provide excellent trails for hiking, backpacking with great spots for kayaking and sailing. Thick pine forests and bright blue skies will rejuvenate your spirit even during a rigorous hike. The Tahoe Rim Trail is a152-mile path that follows the ridges and mountain tops of Lake Tahoe.
Keep in mind Lake Tahoe has over 300 days of sunshine. Water sports are frequent and abundant during the summer months. Despite the lake's cold blue waters, visitors love to parasail and windsurf. Waterskiing, wakeboarding, and jet-skiing can be found on both the lake's North and South shores. Lake Tahoe also offers great river rafting on the near-by Truckee River. Even though summer is considered high season, Lake Tahoe hotel rates can be well within budget of any traveler.
The winter season brings almost 400 inches of annual snowfall to Lake Tahoe's 7 ski resorts-Alpine Meadows, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Mt. Rose, Northstar at Tahoe, Sierra at Tahoe and Squaw Valley. Many resorts stay open through April and May. The area also offers snowmobiling, cross country skiing and other popular winter sports.
The adventures don't just take place on the ski slopes during the day, at night Tahoe is full of options for dining and entertainment. All-night gaming action is available at the casinos that surround Tahoe and a short drive away in Reno.
In addition to sporting and recreation Lake Tahoe attractions, you'll also find great restaurants and shopping bargains. Dining options are diverse as the area activities and range from budget to gourmet. With plenty of restaurant choices to suit any taste bud. Tahoe offers shopping at many of the ski resorts and in both the North and South shore areas. If you are looking for great bargains, check out the Factory Stores at the Y located at Highway 50 & 89.
Your adventure is calling and no matter the season, there is always a reason to escape to Tahoe.
Looking for more Lake Tahoe travel & vacation information including your own Lake Tahoe visitor guides? Simply visit the Official Lake Tahoe Visitor Bureau Websites. To find the right Lake Tahoe hotel start with Best Western offering over six unique hotels within 25 miles of the Lake Tahoe area. Begin your search here for more information on Lake Tahoe hotels, or for Lake Tahoe vacation packages and other Lake Tahoe information visit the Best Western California Hotels website or the Best Western Nevada Hotels website.
As the gateway to the Bay Area, Lake Tahoe is a vibrant, modern city with rich cultural and historic heritage. Best Western offers visitors six different Lake Tahoe hotel options within 10 miles of the Lake Tahoe area.