The SpaceOne bedroom available in this two bedroom apartment with King bed, dresser, night tables, cable TV & WiFi, one bath, kitchen, living room with fireplace and patio on second story of building. Across from meadow with stream, great bike trail to Nevada Beach. Close to Edgewood Golf Course & Heavenly Valley Ski Resort (view of Gondola from apartment). Located in Stateline NV on the border of South Lake Tahoe, CA. Close to Casino's, restaurants, shopping, public transportation, bike rental shop, nightlife, year-round outdoor recreation. Fifteen minute walk to Lake Tahoe beach's, boat rentals, paddle-board or sailing. Room available to rent seasonal or just a weekend getaway!
Come visit Lake Tahoe! Beautiful pristine, clear, clean waters of 72 miles of shoreline that offers endless things to do. Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it is located along the border between California and Nevada, west of Carson City. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.Its depth is 1,645 ft (501 m), making it the second-deepest in the United States. Additionally, Lake Tahoe is listed as the 26th largest lake by volume in the world at (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) acre·ft ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)).
This mountain town offers lots of entertainment, nightlife, gambling, outdoor music venues, endless hiking and biking trails. Mount Tallac is a mountain peak on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. The peak lies within the Desolation Wilderness . It is quite visible from State Route 89. A "cross of snow" is clearly visible on the mountain's face during the winter and spring months.
Of the several trails leading to the summit, the Mount Tallac trailhead is the most-frequented. This 5-mile (8 km) one-way trail with elevation gain of 3,250 feet (990 m) is rated "difficult" by the United States Forest Service. The trail takes hikers past Floating Island Lake and Cathedral Lake on their way to the summit. On the southern side, next to Lilly Lake, is Glen Alpine trailhead. While providing a slightly longer route to the summit, (5.7 miles (9 km)), this trail brings hikers to Gilmore Lake. At approximately 8,300 feet (2,530 m) this lake is only 1,400 feet (427 m) below Tallac's summit.
There are hundreds of hiking and mountain biking trails all around the lake. Attractions such as Emerald Bay with Tea House Island, Fallen Leaf Lake & Angora Lakes. They range in length, difficulty and popularity. One of the most famous of Tahoe's trails is the Tahoe Rim Trail, a 165-mile (270-km) trail that circumnavigates the lake. Directly to the west of the lake is the Granite Chief Wilderness, which provides great hiking and wilderness camping. One of the most popular trailheads is the Eagle Lake Trailhead. The Flume Trail is one of Mountain Biking Magazine's Top 10 Trails in the US. There are also several paved off-road bicycle paths.
The Desolation Wilderness is a 63,690-acre (257.7 km2) federally protected wilderness area located along the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, just southwest of Lake Tahoe in El Dorado County, California, United States. It is a popular backpacking destination, with much barren rocky terrain at the edge of the tree line: it has extensive areas of bare granite. Lake Aloha is a feature of the wilderness area, with shallow, clear waters sitting in a wide granite basin carved by glaciers in the last ice age. The Crystal Range is within the wilderness with Pyramid Peak as the highest point in the range and in the wilderness at 9,985 feet (3,043 m) in elevation. Among the many waterfalls within the wilderness is Horsetail Falls. Mountain bike with a view on the Pacific Rim trail which runs on the East Shore of Lake Tahoe.
During late Spring to early Fall, the lake is popular for water sports and beach activities. The two cities most identified with the Lake Tahoe tourist area are South Lake Tahoe, California and Stateline, NV.
Other popular activities include para-sailing, jet ski rentals and Eco-friendly paddle sport rentals. There are rental locations located around Lake Tahoe. Kayaking and stand up paddle boards have also become very popular.
Boating is a primary activity in Tahoe in the summer. The lake is home to one of the most prestigious wooden boat shows in the country, the Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance, held every August. There are lake front restaurants all over the lake, most equipped with docks and buoys. There are all sorts of boating events, such as sailboat racing, firework shows over the lake, guided cruises, and more. As an interstate waterway, Lake Tahoe is subject to the United States Coast Guard. Lake Tahoe is home to Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe.
SCUBA diving is popular at Lake Tahoe, with some dive sites offering dramatic drop-offs or wall dives. Diving at Lake Tahoe is considered advanced due to the increased risk of decompression sickness (DCS) while diving at such a high altitude.
The Winter months choose from 12 Ski Resorts situated around the lake.
Heavenly Mountain Resort: the largest ski area in California and Nevada, located near Stateline
Squaw Valley: the second largest ski area, known for its hosting of the 1960 Winter Olympics, located near Tahoe City
Alpine Meadows: a medium sized ski area on the north shore only a few miles from Squaw Valley
Diamond Peak: a small ski area located in Incline Village, Nevada
Northstar at Tahoe: a popular north shore ski area
Kirkwood Mountain Resort: a ski area which gets more snow than any other ski area in the Tahoe region
Sierra-at-Tahoe: a medium sized south shore ski area
Boreal Mountain Resort: a small ski area on Donner Pass
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort: a medium sized ski area in Donner Pass
Donner Ski Ranch: a very small ski area on Donner Pass
Homewood Mountain Resort: a medium sized ski area on the west shore
Mount Rose Ski Resort: a medium sized ski area north-east of the Lake, on Slide Mountain
Visitors can reach Lake Tahoe under ideal conditions within two hours from the Sacramento area, one hour from Reno or thirty minutes from Carson City. In winter months, chains or snow tires are often necessary to reach Tahoe from any direction. Traffic can be heavy on weekends due to tourists if not also from weather.
The primary routes to Lake Tahoe are on Interstate 80 via Truckee, U.S. Highway 50, and Nevada Highway 431 via Reno. Most of the highways accessing and encircling Lake Tahoe are paved two-lane mountain roads. US 50 is a four-lane highway (from the canyon of the South Fork American River at Riverton, over the Sierra Nevada at Echo Summit, and into the Lake Tahoe Basin, is a mainly two-lane road) passing south of the lake and along part of the eastern shore.
California Highway 89 follows the western shore of the lake through the picturesque wilderness and connects camping, fishing and hiking locations such as those at Emerald Bay State Park, DL Bliss State Park and Camp Richardson. Farther along are communities such as Meeks Bay and Tahoe City. Finally, the highway turns away from the lake and heads northwest toward Truckee.
California Highway 28 completes the circuit from Tahoe City around the northern shore to communities such as Kings Beach, Crystal Bay, and into Incline Village, Nevada where the road becomes Nevada Highway 28. Highway 28 returns along the eastern shore to US Highway 50 near Spooner Lake.
Airports serving Lake Tahoe
Reno-Tahoe International Airport/KRNO (Reno, Nevada)
Sacramento International Airport/KSMF (Sacramento, California)
Lake Tahoe Airport/KTVL (South Lake Tahoe, California)
Truckee-Tahoe Airport/KTRK (Truckee, California)
Minden-Tahoe Airport/KMEV (Minden, Nevada)