United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Miami Transportation Mid-Beach to South Beach
  2. 2 6 days in Boston - review itinerary & other recs needed
  3. 3 Seattle to Portland- ideas for places to stay?
  4. 4 Trip Report Alaska Trip Report: Anchorage, Denali, Seward, Juneau & Glacier Bay
  5. 5 Cody, Wyoming rodeo
  6. 6 Trip Report Our Badlands, Black Hills, Yellowstone Adventure, June 2015
  7. 7 Best route to Cody?
  8. 8 Help finalize my Colorado activities & lodging
  9. 9 Trip Report NYC Vacation Packages - Two Thumbs Up!
  10. 10 Las Vegas
  11. 11 Los Angeles 4 nghts/5days
  12. 12 Trip Report Yosemite and Sequoia
  13. 13 Bath County, VA - anyone ever been?
  14. 14 national/state park in November
  15. 15 Road trip NYC to Dallas
  16. 16 Family trip to San Diego. Itinerary help!
  17. 17 50th in Hawaii
  18. 18 Florida Family vacation in California
  19. 19 Western Trip - CO, Utah, NV
  20. 20 Driving route: Monument Valley to Moab on hot day
  21. 21 traveling to Nashville
  22. 22 Trip Report The Big Island, Kauai, and Maui: A Songdoc Trip Report
  23. 23 Trip Report Trip Report - San Francisco advise for 1st timers like us!!
  24. 24 Trip Report San Francisco California
  25. 25 Trip Report My Topic Tennessee; no makeup or hair products
View next 25 » Back to the top

Best place to stay in North Tahoe for beginner skiers?

Jump to last reply

Hi,

My boyfriend and I are planning a skiing holiday in North Tahoe but I'm really confused about how to organise it. There seem to be "resorts", like Squaw Valley and Northstar, which refers to the actual area on which you ski; and some resorts run their own hotels and lessons (like Northstar) but you can also choose to stay in a smaller hotel (like the Mourelatos Lakeshore in Squaw Valley, for instance) - and sort out your own lessons from a different company - is that right?

What is the advantage of staying at a resort - is it the 'Village'? Is it closer to the slopes? Is it just easier because you can get everything you need at one place, like lift passes, renting equipment and booking lessons?

Basically I'm looking for a cheap-as-possible holiday where I can have some beginners' lessons and get some practise in - I'm not bothered about staying in a big hotel with lots of amenities (although perhaps I should be?) I've never skied; my boyfriend has done it twice.

All advice welcome! This is going to be a really expensive holiday so I'm trying to make sure I make the best choices, but it's proving really difficult when I have never been to a ski resort before…

Thank you

Kate

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement