Northern California - Lake Tahoe (PDF Chapter)
This is the Lake Tahoe chapter from Lonely Planet’s Northern California guide-book.
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 sum-mer and winter activities.
- survey the shimmering expanse of Lake Tahoe from a kayak or from the sandy beach at Zephyr Cove
- swoosh down the vertiginous double-black-diamond runs of Heavenly ski resort
- trek Rubicon Trail from Vikingsholm Castle on sparkling Emerald Bay to DL Bliss State Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: South Lake Tahoe & Stateline, Lake Tahoe Western Shore, Emerald Bay State Park, DL Bliss State Park, Meeks Bay, Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park, Tahoma, Homewood, Sunnyside, Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Truckee & Donner Lake, Lake Tahoe Northern Shore, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach, Crystal Bay (Nevada), Lake Tahoe East-ern Shore (Nevada), Incline Village, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Reno (Nevada).
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