Northstar Ski Vacations Skiing & Snowboarding at Northstar - Lake Tahoe


Northstar is a well run high end ski resort sitting at the top of Lake Tahoe and is one of the premier family ski holiday destinations in California - it was deemed the ‘Best Resort for Families’ by Outside Magazine.

With over 3000 acres of skiable terrain and 100 trails for all levels of skier plus 7 world class terrain parks, a ski holiday at Northstar means there is ample variety to keep everyone entertained.

Off the slopes, the apres-ski scene in the village is fairly relaxed with shops, boutiques, bars and high quality restaurants for fine dining.

Key information (whole area)
Top lift2624m
Ski area (acre)3170
Nearest airportReno (64km)

Northstar Ski Vacation Lodging

The mountainside village at Northstar has some fantastic ski-in, ski-out accommodation with around 220 vacation rental condominiums and lodges.

However, many visitors choose to base themselves at on the shores of Lake Tahoe in towns such as Kings Beach (6 miles) or Timberland (12 miles) where there is a larger selection places to stay plus more apres-ski options.

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Our view on Northstar ski vacations

Northstar is a wonderful chic and sophisticated resort with modern infrastructure, excellent service and easy airport transfers making it a very popular choice for family ski holidays.

For more information on skiing at Northstar, apres-ski and accommodation options, please see our Northstar resort guide.

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