Book a Lake Tahoe winter holiday with The Co-operative Travel, and get ready to experience one of the world's most versatile destinations.
Perhaps the ultimate example of a year-round holiday resort, catering for different crowds as the seasons change, Lake Tahoe boasts 300 days' sunshine every year and pure, clean mountain air that will make you feel completely invigorated!
Although it is best known as a winter sports resort, magnificent golf courses, first-class hotels and casinos are among the other attractions which bring in millions of holidaymakers every year.
Most of the popular resorts, which boast evocative names such as Alpine Meadows, Heavenly and Squaw Valley, have recently undergone extensions and facelifts.
For a holiday at Lake Tahoe, visitors can fly in to the nearby Reno/Tahoe Airport, or drive on all-weather highways from Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco and Los Angeles in just a few hours.
Skiers just love the perfect powder, groomed and machine-made snow which a Lake Tahoe winter holiday promises from November through to April. There are 15 alpine and 13 cross-country ski areas, which will test and exhilarate all levels of skiers and boarders. Some of the area's more famous runs provide adrenalin-pumping challenges for advanced skiers. All the resorts offer ski instruction and child-care facilities.
Free trolley shuttles and cheap surface transportation will take you to the wealth of shopping centres in the Lake Tahoe area, while great bargains can be unearthed at the various factory shops in South Lake Tahoe.
With hundreds of restaurants and eateries to select from in the Lake Tahoe area, you can quickly find yourself spoilt for choice. Delicious seafood is served at the Fresh Ketch Lakeside Restaurant on the Tahoe Keys Marina. On the north shore in Tahoe City is the casually elegant Christy Hill, and the Wild Goose is also a lovely restaurant.
All your nightlife needs will be catered for on a Lake Tahoe package holiday or all-inclusive holiday, from gambling or shooting pool, to kicking up your heels in an Irish pub, or watching a raunchy cabaret show. For those into the pub scene, at Mulligan's Irish Pub in Lake Tahoe Boulevard it's happy hour all the time. Mc P's Pub Tahoe on the south shore features live music every night year-round. Clubs and casinos will let you stretch your days well into the evening and beyond, should your stamina last out after all that clear, mountain air!
All Lake Tahoe holiday resorts are dedicated to ensuring their guests have a whale of a time, both on and off the ski slopes, with a staggering amount of activities on offer. Besides the 15 alpine and 13 cross-country ski areas available, you can make the most of the white, powdery stuff by going snow-mobiling, snow-shoeing, ice climbing, sleigh riding, ballooning, or even playing snow golf.
A Lake Tahoe winter holiday is a truly refreshing experience, which will satisfy your thirst for adrenalin, and offer you great facilities for winding down at the end of it all. To experience this all for yourself, check with The Co-operative Travel today for late deals and offers available on your chosen winter holiday dates.