As far as playgrounds go, Lake Tahoe is one of our nation's biggest and most diverse. From winter skiing, to spring hiking, to summer boating, to fall mountain biking, there is something for everyone. And when you are ready to go indoors, the casinos offer world-class entertainment and gaming. Just a short drive away, history reinvents itself in Virginia City, Genoa and surrounding towns. There is never a dull moment in Tahoe!
Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. It is 12 miles wide, 22 miles long, and has 72 miles of shoreline.
Lake Tahoe's surface elevation is 6,223 feet above sea level.
Lake Tahoe has a dry and comfortable climate with an 80 percent chance of sunshine throughout the year. The area averages 409 inches of snowfall per year.