Ringed by mountains, the blue waters of Lake Tahoe make Heavenly Valley an attractive holiday destination on the Nevada/California border at any time of year.
Heavenly Valley cabins make a splendid base for visitors to enjoy the many outdoor activities in this scenic area. During the winter, skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and other winter sports can be enjoyed in the area. In summer the area is perfect for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and horseback riding in the surrounding hills. The lake itself provides plenty of fun, from swimming, kayaking and waterskiing to boat trips and dinner cruises. Sailing, fishing, hot air ballooning and exploring the area by car make this an action-packed destination. After dark there are many restaurants and bars, along with casinos and theatres over the border in Stateline, Nevada.
A drive around the lake’s 72-mile shoreline will take in many small communities and harbours including Incline Village, Kings Beach and Carnelian Bay. The landmark Chapel at Lake Tahoe is a popular place for weddings. Logan Shoals Vista Point at Zephyr Cove is a great place to stop for a picnic and Sugar Pine Point State Park is home to the Hellman Ehrman Mansion. Visitors staying in Heavenly Valley lodges are just a short drive from the beautiful inlet of Emerald Bay. Here you can take a guided tour of Vikingsholm Castle, a 38-room mansion and take a trip to Fanette Island, the only island on Lake Tahoe. Nearby, Eagle Falls is a popular place to hike to.
Heavenly Valley holiday rentals at Lake Tahoe enjoy cold snowy winters and hot sunny summers, with something for visitors to do all year round. Winter is the peak season when skiers and snowboarders enjoy temperatures around 7°C (45°F) in the day and well below freezing at night with deep snow. In summer, temperatures soar to 34°C (93°F) in the area. Heavenly Valley has showers throughout the year which are heavier in the winter months.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Lake Tahoe is the Reno-Tahoe International (RNO) Airport and it has regular flights from many US cities with American Airlines, United, US, Southwest and Delta Airlines. International visitors can also fly direct to Sacramento (SMF) airport which is 130 miles from Lake Tahoe, or Oakland International (OAK) Airport which is 207 miles away. The best way to reach Heavenly Valley is by hiring a car at the airport to complete the journey. A car is recommended for those staying in Heavenly Valley.