The Northstar California Resort is renowned for its top-notch services and unparalleled amenities. Whether you’re looking forward to an amazing dining experience or an adventurous get-away you can enjoy alone, with friends or family, Northstar delivers. Each and every corner displays a proud collection of luxurious facilities equipped to meet the needs of modern travelers.

Located in northern California, near the north-west shore of Lake Tahoe, around 200 miles from San Francisco Bay Area, and about an hour’s drive from Reno. Its 3,170 acres features alpine terrain with a vertical drop of 2,280 feet, which can be accessed by 19 lifts. Some of Northstar’s most notable features include a cross-country center, on-site accommodations, a quaint village with shops and restaurants, a snowmaking system, a mountain bike park served by lifts, and an 18-hole championship golf course.

Whether you visit in the winter or summer, you’ll have plenty of awesome things to do. Here are some of the top things to do while staying at the Northstar California Resort.

Skiing/Snowboarding: With a great variety of trails, 60% of them are perfect for intermediate skiing. There are beginner slopes and lessons available plus plenty of advanced runs for the adrenaline junkies. All the trails are groomed.


Snow Tubing: Giving sledding a whole new meaning, this popular winter activity is an old-fashioned blast with a modern twist. Hop on a tube and take the twists and turns with a friend. What’s not to love?


Gondola: Having aerial views of the resort’s beauty, snow-covered mountains and forests is pure bliss.


Mountain Biking: A popular summer activity at Northstar California Resort’s Bike Park. There are several biking trails across the resort, through which you can test your riding skills while enjoying the incredible views. Safety gear is provided. The resort also has a rock garden for the more skilled rider—a real challenge for anyone.


Golf: Ready for a relaxing way to spend a day in the mountains? Northstar California Resort’s 18-hole championship golf course is the ticket. It is an impeccably-maintained property, with a beautiful, challenging layout. If you didn’t bring clubs with you on your vacation, you can rent a set at the clubhouse.


Hiking: If you’re into hiking it’s hard to beat the Lake Tahoe area. The resort has hiking trails of all difficulty levels, which means you can choose a trail to fit your skill and fitness level. You’ll see some of the most scenic views of the sierra mountain range. (

Lake Tahoe Beaches: Spend some quality time with your family or friends and head to the lake. It’s a short drive and well worth it. In the middle of the summer the lake is still pretty cold but refreshing. And since the lake is sitting at around 6,224 feet, don’t forget your sunblock.


Star Gazing: Staying at the Northstar California Resort brings you closer to the stars and away from city lights. Without any pollution and haze, the skies are clear giving you an unforgettable view.



Dining: Northstar California Resort offers several pubs, restaurants, and wine shops for you to enjoy. Renown chefs make local as well as international cuisines to satisfy your taste buds.


Shopping: Who doesn’t love to shop? You will find a variety of shops throughout the village where you can shop to your heart’s desire.


For mountain get-aways, whether in the summer or winter, the Northstar California Resort is a fantastic choice. Plenty to do and see. Skiing, golfing, hiking, shopping and dining. What's not to love?