Lake Tahoe, California is well known as a tourist destination for travelers from all over the country. The lake lies on the border of California and Nevada, with about two thirds of the shoreline belonging to the state of California. This is the second deepest lake in the nation, and Lake Tahoe only finds a rival in depth in Oregon's Crater Lake. A California vacation especially in Lake Tahoe is usually associated with summer fun but there are many ski resorts located around the lake making it a wildly popular skiing destination. You'll find plenty to do here all year round.
Lake Tahoe is surrounded by mountains and has crystal-clear waters that descend to depths of over 1,500 feet. A good part of the shoreline is protected from development and is under the ownership of the United States Forest Service. The total surface area of Lake Tahoe is nearly 200,000 square miles. California is one of the most popular destinations for visitors seeking a vacation spot that transports them from the hustle and bustle of the city but which still gives them the opportunity to meet other vacationers and to socialize.
The activities available in Lake Tahoe are innumerable. There is possibly one activity that everyone in your group would like to do that is available here. During the summer, water skiing, boating, swimming and other water sports are the most popular. In winter Lake Tahoe is a winter wonderland with slopes converted into easy and expert ski runs. Or if you prefer, it is a lovely place to simply enjoy the tranquility of the landscape during the coldest months of the year while sitting by a fireplace.
No matter what time of year you choose to visit Lake Tahoe in California, you will most likely you will have one of the most relaxing vacations possible and a very memorable experience. This lovely area has many options that are affordable and within reach of anyone's budget.