It is no secret that Lake Tahoe offers some of the most pristine resorts for skiing and snowboarding in the United States, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Diamond Peak Ski Resort and Squaw Valley Resort just to name a few. However, there are copious amounts of other activities for wintertime fun in Lake Tahoe. Around Tahoe Tours is an exceptional experience for those who desire to learn about the intriguing history of the region focusing on areas ranging from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee, offering everything from private and group tours to self-guided CD tours. Camp Richardson Resort features an outstanding selection of snow shoes and skis for cross country skiing at the Mountain Sports Center with magnificent groomed and marked trails. Enjoy the exhilaration of a scenic helicopter ride for breathtaking panoramic views offered at many of the resorts located throughout North and South Lake Tahoe. Sledding and ice skating is great family fun; some of the local favorites are Adventure Mountain, Sawmill Pond, Kahle Park, and the Village at Squaw Valley. Visit the Wild Alaskan Fish company for dog sledding tours providing a relaxing family friendly experience to explore the immaculate forest of the Sierra Mountains.