Tahoe Vista, California
Tahoe Vista really is paradise on Earth. This spectacular destination offers picturesque scenery, an abundance of year-round attractions, and many discount hotel options. When beginning your stay in Tahoe Vista, the Lake needs to be your first port of call. Hike around it, swim in it, kayak straight across or simply admire its beauty. You will not regret it. The surrounding mountains and resorts offer a bevy of mountain bike and hiking trails and impressive downhill ski and snowboard runs for those who like to get their blood pumping. There are also plenty of local eateries that offer everything from cheap and cheerful cuisine, to world-class multi-course meals.