Today, Lake Tahoe still retains its pioneer charm while displaying an ancient respect for nature. For complete listings of all that South Lake Tahoe has to offer, visit tahoesouth.com.

The Jewel of the Sierra

Lake Tahoe is a world-class year around vacation destination located along the eastern edge of El Dorado County. While hotels and ski resorts draw millions of guests each year, the area’s main attraction continues to be the restful silence of the wilderness and the awe-inspiring beauty of the Lake. As the Washoe Indians realized centuries ago, the “edge of the lake” is a unique and special place.

Today, Lake Tahoe still retains its pioneer charm while displaying an ancient respect for nature. For complete listings of all that South Lake Tahoe has to offer, visit tahoesouth.com.

Trip Picks

Skiing, Snowboarding, and Other Snowsports

You’ll find three world-class ski resorts here – Heavenly, Kirkwood, and Sierra-at-Tahoe – that boast a combined 8,000 acres of unparalleled terrain. From groomed corduroy to steep chutes, magical glades to award-winning parks, you’ll quickly learn why Tahoe is a snow mecca for skiers and snowboarders.

There are so many other ways to enjoy the snow here, too. Think cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and snow play.
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Mountain Biking

Emerging as one of the nation’s premier mountain biking destinations, South Lake Tahoe is home to numerous mountain bike trails, from flat scenic paths to hair-raising downhills. The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) website is a great resource for trail info, including springtime trail conditions if snow might be a consideration.
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Paddleboarding, Boating, and Other Lake Activities

Lake Tahoe is magnificent up close and personal. Experience the majesty of the lake in a host of ways. Think stand-up paddle board, boat cruises, rental boats, personal watercraft, or canoe.
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Vikingsholm and other Historic Sites

From the Tallac Historic Site, home to the Baldwin Estate, the Pope Estate, and Valhalla, to Vikingsholm, ‘Tahoe’s hidden castle’ located in Emerald Bay, you’ll find plenty of unique Tahoe stories, all of them with unforgettable views of the lake.

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Plan Your Stay in Lake Tahoe

Use the map directories below to help plan your visit.

Lodging in Lake Tahoe

Things To Do In Lake Tahoe

Dog-Friendly Lodging in El Dorado County

Dog-Friendly Activities in El Dorado County

Upcoming Events in Lake Tahoe

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