Lake Tahoe is a
large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains of the USA between
California & Nevada.
skiing are a significant part of the area's economy.
Mountain & lake scenery are attractions throughout the year. The
Nevada side also includes large casinos.
The spring &
summer months draw water lovers from boaters to swimmers to the clear blue lake
& sandy beaches.
hundreds of hiking & mountain biking trails all around the lake.
is surrounded by a series of towns including:
Tahoe City -
on the northwest shore of Lake Tahoe. One of the two main towns on the
Historic western rail road town on northwest of the lake.
Tahoe - near the border between California & Nevada.
is just north of South Lake Tahoe
- on the North Shore.
Homewood - a
resort town west of Tahoe Vista
Village - on the north shore.