Author Mark Twain called Lake Tahoe "The fairest picture the whole earth affords."
This is due to the simple fact that South Lake Tahoe is a beautiful centre for excitement. Take sugar-white snowfall, blend with 300 days of sunshine and add to this 18 snowboarding resorts, casinos and you get South Lake Tahoe.
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After you get off the mountainous slopes in South Lake Tahoe do not expect calm relaxation. South Lake Tahoe is a destination for non-stop vacation action with dining choices and clubs to dance the night away and spend a few dollars gambling in luxurious casinos. And skiing, camping then shopping, again gambling and dancing and so on until you stop the action to hit the city's sites.
- Kirkwood, the highest base elevations in the Sierra
- Diamond Peak, a family-oriented resort for all ski levels
- Mount Rose, the highest base elevation in the Tahoe Basin
- Boreal Ridge offers extensive night skiing
If you are in South Lake Tahoe, but want to escape its urban vibe then head to its North Shore. There you will enjoy the solitude and top rate spas, shopping, several historical walks and museums. Many Californians like this lack of excitement in the North Shore and buy homes there for vacations and tourists usually come to soak up its rural charm.
As a young ski resort incorporated in 1965, South Lake Tahoe became very popular among tourists. It capitalized on its beautiful scenery with the largest alpine lake in North America. It is well known for crystal-clear waters and snowcapped ranges. Among them you can find Alpine Meadows, Northstar, and Squaw Valley, while South Shore offers Heavenly, Kirkwood, and Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resorts.
This success greatly suffered from the Angora Fire in June 2007. It was the worst event in Lake Tahoe’s short history and led to 254 homes and 26 buildings burned to ashes. Today South Lake Tahoe has recovered from the loss and Booked.net can offer abundance of hotels in South Lake Tahoe.