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Lake Tahoe, California
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The long shoreline of Lake Tahoe offers a family-friendly resort atmosphere on its California side, and a vibrant nightlife of high-rise casinos on the Nevada side. One of the country’s deepest bodies of water (measuring 501 m [1,645 ft] at maximum depth), the lake is nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and offers a range of activities throughout the warmer months of the year, including swimming, boating, kayaking, windsurfing, hiking, and camping. Winter brings lots of snow, transforming the mountain slopes surrounding the lake into popular ski and snowboarding destinations. You can start your day backpacking through the wilderness around the lake and end your evening with a meal and a show at a casino hotel in nearby Reno. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Lake Tahoe by using our Tahoe City family vacation planner.
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  • A nice place or nature is master. Of beautiful views. The tour takes about 2 hours with photo stops
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  • We live nearby and whether it's a family outing or a group of hikers etc., this area has so much to offer alongside beautiful scenery. Every season is full of great things you can do. Since winter is ...  more »
  • It was a really beautiful place and really worth visiting. Saw almost all of its periphery right from north to east to southern tip, each area is unique in its own way. The waters are different shades...  more »