Christmas Vacation Ideas in Lake Tahoe
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Lake Tahoe is the picture-perfect setting for a holiday getaway. With the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada's rising against the bright blue sky and lined by the azure waters of the lake, the scene is a gorgeous winter wonderland. With plenty of outdoor recreational activities, casinos, shops, shows, and more in the water, your family's Christmas getaway to Lake Tahoe will be a fabulous one.
While you are visiting Lake Tahoe this holiday season, stop by Northstar-at-Tahoe for the annual Christmas and Holiday Celebration. This festival runs on select dates only in December, and features holiday Christmas carols sung by a choir, festive bell ringers, Santa Claus, holiday savings on Christmas shopping done at the Village retail shops on-site, and twinkling lights illuminating the ice skating rinks. The Christmas and Holiday Celebration at Northstar-at-Tahoe is the perfect way to spend an afternoon during your holiday getaway.
Throughout the holiday season, you will want to stop by Squaw Valley for its annual Squaw Valley Festival of Lights. The festival includes visits with Santa, a huge Christmas tree illuminated in the center of the resort, festive holiday décor throughout the resort, shopping opportunities for last minute Christmas gifts, and more. The Festival of Lights gives your family a wonderful way to celebrate the season together.
If you want to take the hassle out of planning your holiday getaway this year, choose among the many pre-made vacation packages offered by VacationsMadeEasy.com. The Squaw Valley Winter Ski Vacation Package includes four nights of lodging at your choice of Lake Tahoe area hotels as well as a three day lift ticket for Squaw Valley. With your lift ticket, you will have access to the first-class ski setting in Squaw Valley which hosted both the 1960 Winter Olympics and the 1969 World Cup tour. You will find 177 runs for all ski levels, the Monster Park at Riviera, the Riviera Super Pipe, and the Ford Belmont Park. You can choose to stay close to Squaw Valley with lodging at the Resort at Squaw Valley just three miles away. This gorgeous resort boasts lodge-style accommodations, with most rooms offering scenic views. In the grand lobby, you will find a huge stone fireplace and large screen TV. This resort offers you the convenience of a ski in, ski out experience.
You can also take advantage of the Northstar at Tahoe Winter Ski Vacation Package, which includes four nights of lodging at your choice of Lake Tahoe area hotels. In addition, you will love the three day lift ticket at Northstar at Tahoe ski resort. Northstar is popular with both skiers and snowboarders alike, offering eight terrain parks, eight adventure parks, and 83 runs for all ski levels spread across 2,490 scenic acres. For lodging close to Northstar, you can choose to stay at the Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn just one mile from Northstar. The Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn provides you with everything you need for a great Tahoe experience. From the complimentary continental breakfast and shuttle service to local ski areas, to a heated outdoor pool and spa, steam room, and exercise facility, the Best Western is designed to give you the perfect home away from home on your getaway.
With special holiday events, ski resorts, and so much more waiting for you in the Lake Tahoe area this Christmas season, you are sure to have a memorable holiday getaway this year!