2010 Ski Vacations - Lake Tahoe
As summer starts to fade and it's time to pack the bikini and swimming trunks away, and thoughts turn to winter ski holidays, Lake Tahoe is a top ski
holidays destination for skiers of all types and ages.
Located on the border of California and Nevada this location has much to offer. Lake Tahoe is the second largest alpine lake in all of North America. It
is located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the scenery there is breathtaking.
This area provides the largest concentration of ski resorts in all of North America. With over 17,520 skiable acres there is sure to be a perfect terrain
for anyone interested in skiing. In fact twenty-eight percent of the terrain is defined as being fit for beginners, forty-two percent for those at the
intermediate level and thirty percent for advanced or expert skiers.
This beautiful area has an average base elevation of 6,831 feet and the average summit elevation is 9,246 feet. The typical skiing season is from
November to May. But although the snow skiing may end at that time it does not mean the fun ends.
Lake Tahoe has much to offer for year round fun and entertainment. There are world famous golf courses that offer the mountain backdrop and views
of the beautiful lake itself in Incline Village.
You can pick and choose how you would like to view or tour the area. Various options are available as there are helicopter rides as well as cruises
around the Lake. Additionally you can choose to enjoy carriage rides, biking, and boating, hiking, and horseback riding.
But that is just the beginning. When we talk about Lake Tahoe it is essential that we mention the casinos. You will find that there are several
resort/spas in the vicinity waiting to provide you with a luxurious stay and lots of fun.
It would be doing an injustice to this wonderful place if the river rafting was not discussed. The Truckee River is located close to Reno and North Lake
Tahoe. There you will find a whitewater rafting adventure that you will never forget. It is a seven mi