South Lake Tahoe Local Guide
South Lake Tahoe is one of the more unique ski communities in North America. You have Heavenly Lake Tahoe, a wonderful ski resort with insane tree skiing and then you have the casinos, gambling, & live shows. Ski one run in Nevada, and then hit up California next. You could have sunny days for a long stretch of time and then get hit by a monster snow storm where it snows for 2 weeks straight. South Lake Tahoe keeps you on your toes and you are never short of entertainment when visiting.
Resort Highlights: Heavenly Ski Resort offers spectacular views across Lake Tahoe. There are great cruisers for intermediates and the wide open tree skiing is great for those strong intermediates to advanceds skiers and riders. When the snow is on, it’s on, and guests are provided with world class powder days. Additionally, there are many varieties of lodging to suit budgets and needs across the board.
Off-Hill Activities: Cross country skiing, snowshoeing & snowmobile tours, all easily accessible in South Lake Tahoe. When not ripping the runs hard you can relax and take in the views and still feeling like your getting your exercise in. Hope Valley Outdoors offers 60 miles of trails for the cross country skier and beginner snowshoer. Zephyr Cove Snowmobile center helps the fast paced enthusiast navigate the backcountry where one can find incredible panoramic views.
Restaurants & Apres: The Bistro, sharply designed in wood and stone, serves every meal of the day and it’s located in the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe. Go at night and take in the breathtaking $100 million LEED-designed, luxury lakefront views. The Loft Live Theatre-Lounge-Dining, located in the village of Heavenly resort. Enjoy a great wine list, craft cocktails, eats that showcase Italian standards and it’s worth sticking around to take in a show whether it be a TED talk, magic show, movie or more. South Lake Tahoe does not go to sleep when the sun goes down. Nightclub with gogo dancers and bottle service to hipster dive bars, the night has just begun in South Lake Tahoe.
Looking for even more info on South Lake Tahoe? Stick around for part two of the local guide, coming soon.
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