The Northstar ski resort is an excellent mountain resort near Lake Tahoe to visit year-round, as there are plenty of amenities and resources in any season. Although it’s primarily a ski resort, with its own snowmaking system and lots of trails, there are also summer activities as well. With a variety of tickets and passes available, guests are encouraged to create their own vacation itinerary at the Northstar resort. Lessons, equipment rentals, and programs are also offered to improve the overall experience while you’re exploring the mountains around the resort.
The resort includes 3,000 acres, with nearly 2,300 vertical feet of trails going downhill. There are nineteen lifts as well, ensuring that it’s easy to get in plenty of runs during a day on the slopes. The lodge is open for special occasions, corporate events, and events such as Tahoe weddings, and it offers some of the finest services and amenities in the area. The area has also added shops, jewelry boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants in recent years, so in addition to enjoying the numerous activities, guests can be assured of finding excellent accommodations at the Northstar ski resort, as well as plenty of entertainment and shopping for a complete holiday at Lake Tahoe.
Northstar at Tahoe is open all year, with various activities to try throughout the seasons. During the winter months, when fresh snow is abundant, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and other winter activities top the list of things to do. When the weather warms up, visitors can go mountain biking, hiking, or play golf, along with several other activities. The Northstar Resort offers lessons for all types of activities as well, including skiing and snowboarding, biking, tennis, and fly fishing. Other activities on-site include horseback riding, a trampoline and ropes course, live entertainment, an adventure day camp for children, outdoor movies, gondola rides, shopping, dining venues, and spa treatments—there is truly no place like Northstar for a complete Tahoe vacation.
When planning a visit to Northstar at Tahoe, vacationers can choose their desired activities, packages, and passes. During the winter, passes vary when it comes to activities and amenities, such as lift tickets, activity equipment rental, and ski packages. In the other season, passes begin to cover such activities as golf, mountain biking, skating, fly fishing, lift rides for hiking, rental equipment, and special outdoor events, including wine walks and star gazing tours. Various season passes are offered throughout the year, covering a variety of activities for each season.
More than just a simple ski area, Northstar at Tahoe provides guests with an ample supply of accommodations, from simple guestrooms to cabins to five-star hotels. Visitors planning to focus only on the outdoor activities can book basic hotel rooms at the on-site village, while anyone looking for a luxurious place to stay can look into the mountain homes owned by the resort, the Northstar Lodge by Hyatt, and the exclusive Ritz Carlton Highlands. All provide an exquisite lodging experience for guests of the Northstar ski resort.
Whether you visit in the summer or you come to ski at Northstar, the activities are abundant, views are spectacular, and more than that, the overall experience is divine for visitors of all ages and interests. Staying at the Northstar resort means Tahoe vacation like no other.
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