Lake Tahoe in Pictures, California/Nevada

California, Lake Tahoe Guide (B): Lake Tahoe in Pictures, California/Nevada

At an elevation of 1897m, Lake Tahoe is the largest Alpine lake in North America. With mountains surrounding the lake on all sides, it is an extremely popular skiing destination in winter while the mesmerizing lake/mountain scenery captivates visitors all year round.

Located right on the border between California and Nevada; the western half of Lake Tahoe is in California while the eastern half is in Nevada. It is also home to a number of casinos on the Nevada side.

By car, Lake Tahoe is ~4 hours from San Francisco and ~2 hours from Sacramento. By flight, the nearest major airport is Reno-Tahoe Airport (RNO) which is 40 minutes to Incline Village (northern end of Lake Tahoe).

I was lucky enough to be invited to a seminar at Harvey’s Resort and Casino (South Lake Tahoe), and stayed there over a four-day period in Sept-2014.

The period was at the tail-end of Lake Tahoe’s warm season. However, it is a pity that the weather was mainly cloudy with intermittent rain when I was there; with my resultant photos not doing justice to the absolute beauty of the place. Not surprising, the temperature was cold enough that I did not observe anyone doing water sports in the lake. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lake Tahoe in Pictures, California/Nevada
Guide Location: USA » Lake Tahoe
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Allan See Toh
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