Sunday, November 15, 2009

Sun And Snow In Lake Tahoe Family Vacations

On the California/Nevada border lies the ideal location for Lake Tahoe family vacations. Spring, summer, fall or winter there is always a massive selection of activities available on your Lake Tahoe family vacations. Although Lake Tahoe family vacations packages are plentiful, book early as this is a world-famous vacation destination.

A four night Lake Tahoe family vacations package could include: breakfast and supper each day with a choice of water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, horseback riding, kayaking and fishing. In addition complimentary bikes are available to explore the beauties of Lake Tahoe in your free time.

The region is blessed with 300 days of sunshine every year. The low humidity levels make it a popular summer retreat and 420 inches of snowfall make it a must for Lake Tahoe family vacations in the winter. To cater for this there are at least 18 ski and snowboarding resorts, a choice of golf courses and a vast selection of hotels and rental homes.

Situated 200 miles north-east of San Francisco, Lake Tahoe is twenty-two miles long, twelve miles wide and over 1500 feet deep. It has a surface area of almost 200 square miles and a 72 mile shoreline. The surrounding mountains rise to 10,000 feet above sea level, there are 182 ski trails and the longest run is 5.5 miles. It sounds like there is enough space for everybody to enjoy Lake Tahoe family vacations.

If you want to take advantage of the fishing on your Lake Tahoe family vacations, perhaps you�ll charter a boat and attempt to beat the record 37 pound 6 ounce Mackinaw (lake trout). The lake is open for fishing all year round, although a 300 foot no-fish zone around stream mouths is enforced during the spawning season (1st October to 30th June). Otherwise you are free to fish for Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Golden Trout, Rainbow Trout and Kokanee Salmon.

A great place for adventure or relaxation, sport or fun; Lake Tahoe family vacations packages are available in all shapes, sizes and content. You can live on the edge a little and try white water rafting. Everyone in your Lake Tahoe family vacations from 6 years old upwards can participate. Everything is designed to make Lake Tahoe family vacations unique.