The largest alpine lake in the United States with a surface elevation that averages 6,225 feet, Lake Tahoe has acquired quite a reputation. Named by Rand McNally and Orbitz as the number one ski destination, number one travel destination by Trip Advisor, and “America’s Best Lake” by USA TODAY, August 10, 2012, Lake Tahoe is one ski destination that should top everyone’s list on squawalpine.com. Bordered by California and Nevada, visitors enjoy breathtaking views. Divided into Lake Tahoe North and South, each portion of the lake has unique experiences. South Lake Tahoe offers family-friendly activities, bike paths, hiking trails, water sports, casinos, winter recreation, and much more. North Lake Tahoe offers biking, camping, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and plenty of winter activities.
Squaw Valley was voted by USA Today’s 10 Best as North America’s Best Ski Resort in 2016 and was host to the 1960 Winter Olympics. With one the longest ski and snowboard seasons in the country, Squaw Valley offers some of the top winter recreation. Offering skiers 3,600 acres and North America’s most advanced lift network, Squaw Valley continues to rate among the top ski resorts in the world.
Alpine Meadows is perfectly situated between Truckee and Tahoe City. Discovered accidentally by a group of skiers in 1961, Alpine Meadows has transcended into a unique ski destination and later united with Squaw Valley in November 2011. Alpine Meadows offers skiers of all levels thrilling experiences, and with over 2,400 acres of mountain terrain and more than 100 trails, there is plenty to explore.
Today, Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows continues to stun skiers from around the world. Together they are named one of the Best Places to Ski on Earth by CNN and Best Ski Resort for Families with Preschoolers and Toddlers by Trekaroo for the 2014-2015 season. Offering skiers over 6,000 acres of immaculate trails and 42 lifts leading to steeps that test any level of skier or snowboarder. Winter is not the only season boasting with activities, summer provides visitors with lots to discover. From bike trails to ropes courses, this lodge has something for everyone. For those who prefer indoor activities, Squaw Valley has the Trilogy Spa, Wanderlust Yoga Studio, and abundant shopping. Discover the tranquility and excitement that Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows has to offer.