To some people, an ideal vacation could mean leaving everything behind and escaping to some place new with a different view and offering complete relaxation. While some flock to cities and go on a shopping spree and enjoy spending, still some think it is a place that offers a lot of outdoor recreation. There are others who prefer an adventurous trip that would be filled with adrenaline pumping activities.
So the next time you plan a vacation with your family or friends, be sure to take into account the interest of everyone who is coming along. The next thing to do will be find a spot where everyone can have fun. Although it may sound impossible to find such a place, there are some locations that never fail to instill fond memories in all who visit them. One such place is Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the U.S.
Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. If you have already visited Lake Tahoe, you will almost certainly agree that it is a truly exceptional vacation destination, but if you haven’t visited Lake Tahoe yet, you may begin planning your trip by the time you finish reading this article. The lake is located on the California and Nevada border is a major tourist destination. It has some of the best ski resorts and summer outdoor recreation found anywhere in the world and its mountains and lake scenery that will charm anyone who visits.
For those who want to be closer to nature, Lake Tahoe has much to offer. Breathtaking forests that words will fall short to do justice in describing; snow covered in winters and reaching out for the heavens under the blue sky in the summers. There are a lot of flora and fauna that you can explore in this area.
If you love winter sports, head out to the major ski areas. Some of the best know places are the Heavenly Mountain Resort, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Diamond Peak, Northstar at Tahoe, Kirkwood Mountain resort and many more. Snowmobiles, snowshoeing, rope tows, snow tubing (alternative sport) etc are some fun activities offered by the area.
For water sports there are scuba diving, sailboat racing, guided cruises, firework shows over the lake and more. There are also hiking and mountain biking trails all around the lake. You can hardly run out of recreational activities in Tahoe. Major casinos await you on on the Nevada side of Tahoe if you are interested in trying your luck.
Accessing Tahoe is easy. The Reno-Tahoe international airport is only 30-40 minutes away from most Lake Tahoe area destinations. Sacramento is another option with a good sized international airport.
For a unique lodging experience, visitors should try the Lake Tahoe rentals that are spread across the best spots around the area. Affordable and complete with all amenities, these rentals are a smart choice for any type of vacation – long or short. Each place has something special to give you, obviously, when the whole surrounding is exceptional