If you are planning a trip to scenic Lake Tahoe then you might find the lake’s history interesting and allow you to appreciate one of the most beautiful places anywhere on earth.
First things first. Lake Tahoe is a fresh water lake found in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It is the largest alpine lake in North America and also the second deepest lake in the entire United States.
As you can imagine, this deep blue alpine lake has been around for a long time. What many people may not realize is that Lake Tahoe has been around for over two million years.
Lake Tahoe is part of the Lake Tahoe Basin and the area that now exists was formed all the way back in the Ice Ages.
It can be an incredible rush of excitement and amazement that your luxury Lake Tahoe hotel room overlooks a stunning lake in between reading a novel or maybe try your luck gambling at one of the many lakeside casinos.
It’s quite possible that many years ago, early man viewed this very same lake. You will quickly notice that Lake Tahoe’s water is extremely clear and that the views of the surrounding mountains are simply stunning.
It is therefore no wonder that Lake Tahoe has become a popular place for tourists to visit, whether they they are in Nevada or California.
The area surrounding Lake Tahoe offers so much depending on the month you visit. The world class ski resorts in particular are very popular from Winter into Spring.
If nature is not your thing, there are plenty of casinos where you can spend many a happy hour. Many people love coming to Lake Tahoe to gamble.
Some of the best casinos anywhere can be found in Lake Tahoe.
But all year round, people come just for the amazing Tahoe Basin scenery. The Sierra Mountains and Lake Tahoe itself are breathtaking.
If you ever get a chance to visit Lake Tahoe …. please do it! It will be a memorable experience.
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