Northern California - Lake Tahoe (Chapter)
This is the Lake Tahoe chapter from Lonely Planet’s California guidebook.
Lake Tahoe is the USA’s second-deepest lake and, at 6255ft, it’s also one of the highest. The sun shines on Tahoe three out of four days in the year, making it a top destination for both summer and winter activities.
- survey the shimmering expanse of blue Lake Tahoe from the sandy beach at Zephyr Cove
- thunder down the Flume Trail on a mountain bike to tranquil Spooner Lake
- restaurants & accommodation
- trek the Rubicon Trail from Vikingsholm Castle to DL Bliss State Park
Coverage includes: Tahoe Ski, Snowboard & Snowshoe Areas, South Lake Tahoe & Stateline, Western Shore, Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Truckee & Donner Lake, Northern Shore and Eastern Shore.
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