Where To Stay In Lake Tahoe North Shore or South Shore

Where to stay in Lake Tahoe North Shore or South Shore North Lake Tahoe vs. South Lake Tahoe for Vacation
Majestic Lake Tahoe is where California and Nevada meet.  Lake Basin is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada at a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it straddles the border between California and Nevada. The lake was formed about 2 million years ago, and is a part of the Lake Tahoe Basin with the modern lake being shaped during the ice ages.

Lake Tahoe is a major tourist attraction in both Nevada and California. It is home to the nation top ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area’s economy and tourism. Mountain and lake scenery are attractions throughout the year for all

Whether you’re traveling to ski for vacation, business, tourism, sport, or just for fun, Lake Tahoe is a premier vacation destination year-round for all ages. Depending on your travel style and preference your companions, you can pick either north shore or south shore. The North Shore is in California and South Shore is mostly in Nevada. The California portion of  North Tahoe is home to Tahoe City, Truckee,  Donner Lake and  Village Resort , Squaw Valley , Alpine Meadows, Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts, Incline Village, Kings Beach and Norhtstar village. The South Shore has Heavenly, Tahoma, and Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resorts along with Kirkwood, but also villages like the towns of Incline Village, Zypher Cove, and Stateline.

The most touristy part of both shores of Lake Tahoe is defiantly South Shore area, the casinos and bars of the Stateline and South Lake Tahoe make it more attractive for those who are looking for action, day and nightlife and shopping malls, boutiques, it’s more crowded than the Northshore but offers more  events and opportunities to visitors as well.

If you want to get away from everyone go North because the Northshore on the other hand is more quiet , nature oriented and less crowded in main towns like Tahoe City, Truckee,  Donner Lake and  Village Resort , Squaw Valley , Alpine Meadows, Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts, Incline Village, Kings Beach and Norhtstar village. Some locally sourced and highly acclaimed dishes can and fine cuisine be found.You find more homes and chalets style than big hotels resort unlike the  south shore. The choice is your yours based on your preference, needs and expectations.

Each of these small communities and resorts have their own style, things to do, and places to stay and eat as well as pros and cons. It all depends on what you want to do and experience during your stay in Lake Tahoe.

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