North Lake Tahoe is made up of many small lakefront communities from Sand Harbor in Nevada, to Tahoe City in California. North Tahoe Business Association serves communities in the heart of North Lake Tahoe including Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, and Kings Beach in California, and Crystal Bay in Nevada. These communities are connected by the common threads of a shared shoreline, spectacular south facing lake views, and some of the most expansive and sandy beaches on the lake. Considered Tahoe’s “banana belt” because of its south facing exposure and lower snowfall totals, North Lake Tahoe has abundant lake access and recreational opportunities, offers the best sunsets, and has an authentic mountain and lakeside environment. It’s a place where one can enjoy lake and land recreation, retail shops, historic sites, arts and culture. For more information and activities in Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach and Crystal Bay, click on the towns below.
Although North Lake Tahoe is predominately considered a summer destination, in the winter months, it offers an authentic experience with unique charm and winter visits to North Lake Tahoe for skiing and riding are not complete until visitors experience picturesque Lake Tahoe up close to check out quaint lakeside lodging properties, restaurants and shops.
Lake Tahoe provides 4-season recreation including snowsports in the winter with 17 world-class Alpine and Cross-County Ski Resorts within close proximity. Lake Tahoe is the largest concentration of downhill ski resorts in North America) and watersports, mountain biking, hiking and more in the summer and fall.