California Travel Articles
Vacationing In Lake Tahoe by N Spin
Bordering California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is a popular vacation destination year round. With over 72 miles of shoreline, deep crystal blue waters with clarity up to 100 feet and beautiful scenery, the lake is the perfect draw for adventure seekers. While the lake is the main attraction, vacationers will be excited with the surrounding entertainment options from art galleries, museums, golf courses and casinos. A Lake Tahoe Vacation provides the perfect setting for family, friends and couples to have plenty of fun, relaxation and entertainment.
In the spring and summer, Lake Tahoe is bustling with vacationers who are ready to have a great time. Water recreation is plentiful with swimming, kayaking, parasailing, canoeing, jet skiing, wake boarding and everything else imaginable. If you don't happen to have your own watercraft, there are several locations that offer hourly and daily rentals. Take a small afternoon excursion and paddle in your canoe or kayak to explore more secluded and private waters of the lake.
If everyone is looking to kick back and enjoy some sightseeing on the lake, embark on a boat tour. With most boat tours running from June through October, enjoy lunch, sunset or happy hour cruise. A party boat tour will allow for you to relax with friends and family while enjoying a chilled beverage, a delicious meal and seeing a great part of Lake Tahoe.
Year round fishing charters on Lake Tahoe make every fisherman and the beginner excited. Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with the finest tackle and equipment, taking you to the best fishing locations on the lake for you to bring in the catch of the day. The lake is known for a variety of fish including rainbow trout, brown and kokanee salmon, mackinaw and mack, so get ready to cast your line out into the water.
Home to several parks and recreational areas, visitors will have an abundant selection of places to go hiking, biking and rock climbing. Explore the several trails that wander through the thick tall trees or take a professionally guided tour from Tahoe Adventure Company. Offering a variety of trips that include land and water adventures, learn about the history of the area during your journey.
When winter approaches and the snow begins to fall, vacationers flock to the Lake Tahoe's several ski resorts. With snow fall between 125 to 500 inches of snow, the mountains are ideal for snowboarding, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling or cross country skiing. Heavenly Ski Resort, located near the California and Nevada border, offers 4800 acres of skiing with 27 lifts and 82 runs. Skiing and snowboarding lessons are available for all ages, so everyone can learn to hit the slopes like the pros. After a long day on slopes, everyone can relax by a warming fire and enjoy a delicious dinner at the resort.
If skiing isn't your interest, try a guided tour of Tahoe National Park on a snowmobile. Explore over 200 miles of snow covered trails, discovering the wilderness on a guided tour that lasts two hours or two days! Enjoy the refreshing feeling of being outdoors.
No matter what time of year you find yourself in Lake Tahoe, there are activities to keep you occupied and having a great time. The casinos located in Nevada offer a variety of gambling for adults from tables to slot machines. Try your luck at a game of blackjack or poker and you could go home with a great reward. Or, if everyone is looking for the perfect gift or keepsake to bring back, Lake Tahoe has several art galleries, boutiques and shopping centers full of local crafts and merchandise. There are many golf courses open for most the year. Tahoe Donnor Golf course is open from May through October providing you a great round of golf on the 18 hole course.
The beauty and excitement of Lake Tahoe draws vacationers year after year. When traveling that way, consider staying in a vacation rental that allows you to avoid the over crowded hotels, but close to all the action you desire. Imagine staying in a beautiful vacation home located just steps from the lake with your own private dock, or a ski-in and ski-out condo nestled right on the snowy slopes. A vacation rental home provides everyone with the privacy, space and amenities of a home away from home. It's easy to find and reserve your dream Lake Tahoe Vacation Rental within your price range and that has all the amenities to make your vacation as soothing and comfortable as possible.About the Author
Whether its friends, family, couples or a large group, you're bound to find the perfect Lake Tahoe Vacation Rental on www.TripHomes.com. Begin your search today for a vacation condo, villa, or home rental that makes your vacation memorable.
About California | California Hotels and Resorts | California Attractions | California Art and Entertainment
California Restaurants and Dining | Shopping | California Real Estate
California Visitor Information | California Calendar of Events | Visit California Online Home Page
all contents copyright © ci-Interactive
design and programming by ci-Interactive