Harrah's Lake Tahoe
Stateline, NV 89449
Where else can you get rooms decorated with sophistication from top to bottom accompanied by two bathrooms, each one with a telephone and television? Nowhere else but at Harrah's Lake Tahoe.
This hotel is often referred to as the "Cadillac" among all the gaming resorts in the area. The bustling casino offers table games including Pai Gow, Baccarat, craps and blackjack. It even has its own set of famous slot machines that accept coins and tokens ranging from five cents to $500. In here, laughter is just a corner away with its comedy nights at The Improv starting off at 10:30pm Monday and Wednesday through Saturdays and 8pm on Tuesday. Tickets are sold at $19.50. Another popular destination in this casino is the Friday's Station Steak and Seafood Grill on the 18th floor, where the view is as delicious as the cuisine.
Heavenly Ski Resort
Highway 50, Ski Run Boulevard, Stateline, NV 89449
You don t need more than three reasons as to why this ski resort earns the right to be called heaven. One, it has the longest mountain descent of 5.5 miles, two, it has a vertical drop of 3,500 feet, and three, it has the most skiable area of 4,800 acres. In this paradise of a place, you ll surely have the ultimate experience of your life that hell itself would freeze over in envy. Moreover, not only is this world-class resort only good for winter, summer is a perfect time as well, with the variety of activities you can enjoy like hiking, horseback rides and all-terrain vehicles. And to think that all of these activities are just minutes away from the casinos of Lake Tahoe, its truly the absolute getaway! An enclosed gondola brings skiers to the slopes for US$20 for adults and US$12 for children. It is open year round but ski season starts in November. Lodging and vacation time-shares are also available in full service.
Open Hours: 8am - 5pm, depending upon the weather
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe
111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, NV 89451-9305
With chalet-styled facilities that blend beautifully with the surrounding pine forest, this is one of Tahoe s fastest growing attractions. In its warm interior are open-beamed ceilings and lovely wooden decors which offer a delightful and comfortable atmosphere. A massive stone fireplace in the casino also adds a distinctive touch. Hyatt Regency also has three restaurants that serve a wide variety of cuisines to please even the most discriminating of diners. Lakeside cottages with private beaches are tagged within the $600-700 price range.
This is where the view of Lake Tahoe is at its best and simply stunning, right at the top of The Great Flume or Golden Eagle Bowl . Apart from that, the resort is also considered by many as the best area for a challenging ski course. Snowshoeing is also available, if you are daring enough to try it! Also offered are cross-country skiing, plus childcare services and a wonderful sports shop to cater to your needs. Not only that, a shuttle service is also available from most major hotels in the area and you can even bring your dog along.
Open Hours: 9a-4p M-Su (snow days only)