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Lake Tahoe is located on the border of California and Nevada about 200 miles north east of San Francisco. Virtually undeveloped until the mid 1960s, the Lake Tahoe region now boasts numerous residential and retail developments, but still retains the character of its historic past and provides for the preservation of its natural wonders.

Explore the depth and breadth of this storied and historic land. See why this area of beautiful sierra mountains holds a special place in the hearts of its inhabitants and in those fortunate enough to visit. Make plans to come and experience for yourself the fresh air, mountain breezes, vibrant sunshine, wildlife and the myriad activities waiting for you in the Lake Tahoe region which includes Reno, Sparks, Pyramid Lake, Carson City and Virginia City on the valley floor. Incline Village, Kings Beach, Truckee, Squaw Valley and Tahoe City on the Northern Shore. Stateline and South Lake Tahoe on the southern shore. The eastern shore is mostly wilderness.

Lake Tahoe is unusual in that its waters flow out throught the Truckee River inland down through Reno and to Pyramid Lake. Pyramid Lake is the largest reminant of the massive Lahonatan sea which once covered the state of Nevada. This is very unusual as most rivers tend to flow towards the ocean and Lahonatan was an inland sea.

History of the lake tahoe region reveals american indians, spectacular wild west landscapes, silver and gold country billionares, hollywood celebraties, migrants and the lost donner party. The struggle to coexistence between man and nature is as dynamic as the seismic activity that formed the lake. The Washoe Indians who are the first to have lived in the tahoe region begin the story [read more...]

There is plenty of fun to be found in the Tahoe area all year long. Winter brings you skiing, snowmobiles and sledding while summer affords inspiring hikes and views of the lake. We have put together a list of places we recommend you see while in the area including snow sports, golf, summer hikes and scenic byways you can do by car.

Tahoe may be surrounded by the desolation wilderness and 154,000 acres of national parkland, but Tahoe boasts the highest concentration of ski resorts in the world. The national parks include beaches, hiking and biking trails, wilderness, historic estates and developed recreation areas such as campgrounds and riding stables. You can find both world class and affordable accomodations, places to eat, community connections, free classifieds, services and real estate.

The area that surrounds Lake Tahoe has many opportunities to relax from casinos in Reno and South Lake Tahoe to gem hunting in the desert to short excursions to unique natural formations and topography. We encourage our visitors to explore the rich history and natural surroundings of Reno, Pyramid Lake, Carson City, Virginia City, Truckee while here to see Lake Tahoe.



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