Alpine Meadows Travel Guide, California
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If you are looking for an ideal place for skiing or an affordable mountain adventure, it`s no doubt that Alpine Meadows is the place for you. You will find fresh air, wonderful mountain views and top notch facilities. Although Alpine Meadows is located only two hours away from Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County, (Reno and Stockton not being far either) you will feel like you are miles away from the polluted cities. An interesting fact about this location is that it`s home for the Jamaican ski team. Let`s get more into what Alpine Meadows is all about in the following sections of this Alpine Meadows travel guide.
Alpine Meadows, Travel Guide-Accommodation
You can choose from multiple accommodation options including hotels in Reno, North and South Lake Tahoe, which include suites, as well as king and queen size rooms. The Granlibakken and Mourelatos hotels in North Lake Tahoe have accommodation options with kitchenettes.
In the Northern part of Lake Tahoe you can rent a combo or townhome in the proximity of the ski resort. These options are ideal for longer vacations and are able to provide the atmosphere of a home. Also, in Alpine Meadows sleeping cabins, which can accommodate from 20 to 400 overnight guests, are available. Another variant is the VIP cabin, which is fully furnished and provides the atmosphere of a hotel.
Alpine Meadows, Travel Guide-Things to Do
Of course, the primary thing to do when in Alpine Meadows is to enjoy skiing and other winter sports. Alpine Meadows benefits from 11 chairlifts, so that you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding to its best. The vertical drop in this resort is of 550 meters (1800 ft), and the maximum altitude is 2633 meters or 8637 ft.
Other activities include horseback riding, hiking and sight-seeing. Also, exploring the surroundings on a snowmobile is a very rewarding activity, as you can enjoy spectacular views and breathe in the fresh mountain air.
Alpine Meadows, Travel Guide-Festivals and Events
As you have been reading in this Alpine Meadows Travel Guide, the resort has a lot to offer, including an early event which should not be missed: Lake Tahoe Music Festival. The festival is being held in partnership with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, and features word-class instrument players, jazz bands and talented vocalists.
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