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Northstar California Resort: A fun mountain resort all year round

With the winter months behind us and summer fast approaching, the Northstar California Resort is one Destination in every season.

Located at an elevation of 8,610 feet in Truckee, North Lake Tahoe, the mountain offers an array of winter activities, plus summer golf packages and mountain biking options to appeal to all types of travelers from around the world adventurous to the luxurious.

Northstar California Resort in winter

Northstar California Resort is one of the most popular ski resorts in Lake Tahoe.

Northstar Mountain receives 350 inches of snow per year and collects 50 percent of the snow cover. The mountain is classified as an intermediate skiing experience. 60 percent of the trails are a “blue square”. Northstar offers riders long trails, clearing skiing and a variety of Black Diamond runs for fun Skiers of all levels of difficulty. With seven off-road parks across the mountain – some designed by pro snowboarder Shaun White – Northstar offers riders the chance to perform tricks on pipelines and superpipes when weather and conditions permit.

In addition to skiing, the resort offers snow tubing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and telemark skiing. There is also one 9,000 square meter ice rink Located in the middle of the village at Northstar, just one more activity to keep you busy when visiting Northstar.

Ski resorts in Lake Tahoe, USA

Northstar California Resort in summer

Northstar not only offers adventurous hiking trails and mountain bike trails of more than 100 miles, which are considered the largest mountain bike park with lift in the western United States, but also golf on the Village’s 18-hole golf course and fly fishing in the 10th -acre-stocked reservoirs are also pleasant opportunities in summer.

Accommodation at Northstar California

Hotel, condominium and house rental There are accommodations next to Northstar and all are within walking distance of the gondola or mountain lifts. Northstar accommodation offers rooms, lofts, studios, condos and hotel-style houses for parties of all sizes.

There are also luxury villas inside Tahoe Mountain Resorts Accommodation and piste options at Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts. For an upscale retreat, Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is a luxury option at Northstar.

Northstar Village

This open cabana-style pedestrian village has plenty of restaurants and shops, a movie theater, and plenty of fire pits, plus comfy cabana seating to warm your feet after a long day on the mountain or to get some vitamin D in the summer. The relaxed atmosphere allows travelers to relax and complete their experience while visiting Northstar. The Village at Northstar has plenty of year-round entertainment and snack and beverage kiosks to relax in. This is where you can hang out in the late afternoon and early evening of your visit.

Northstar Village also features an ice rink where travelers can either ice skate or roller-skate depending on the season. Fun activities in the village also include a bungee trampoline that you can jump around on.

There are centers too Rent equipment or demo equipment as well as Lockers to store your things.

A free shuttle makes the way to and from the village extremely easy. Just call ahead, wait for the next shuttle pickup and you’ll be where you need to be in no time.

Northstar Resort Accommodation Guests also have the option of using the leisure center in the village. Enjoy the lap pool, sauna, tennis courts, health club and game room for just $ 2 per day. Remember to bring your own towel to avoid the cost of renting a towel. Sign up for spa treatments and other holistic treatments to rejuvenate your body. The center provides the general relaxation needed after an adventurous day on the mountain.

Northstar Village in Lake Tahoe, CaliforniaNorthstar Village in Lake Tahoe, California

Family-friendly activities at Northstar Village

Northstar is a very family oriented resort that gets quiet early at night. For parents, take advantage of the many afternoon activities for children while you relax in the village. And for those without children, there are plenty of taverns, bars, and five-star restaurants to spend an evening in. Ultimately, the mountain resort offers travelers one homely experience where they can take advantage numerous amenities and satisfy their adventurous calling no matter what time of year.



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