Lake Tahoe

When it comes to year-round water sports, you can't go past Lake Tahoe. In both summer and winter, people flock to the "jewel of Nevada" to take advantage of the largest alpine lake in North America. Hikers are also in luck, as the Tahoe Rim Trail passes through two states, six counties, one state park, three national forests and three natural wilderness areas. With 115 kilometres of pristine shoreline, those less active can just sit and enjoy the breathtaking views.