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Northstar is known as a premier family destination, boasting a world-class ski school, a multitude of family-friendly activities,

diverse shopping and a wide-ranging selection of fine dining restaurants.

Less crowded than the larger ski resorts in California,

Northstar allows you to take full advantage of the Sierra Nevada terrain.


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Whether your ski vacations include carving corduroy, bashing through the bumps, sending it skyward in the Superpipe or relaxing by the fire recounting memories of the day with family and friends, at Northstar there are unlimited opportunities to play, relax and spend quality time with people you love. The people who choose Northstar over other ski resorts in California know this. They know that everything they love about being here will still be here, and that something new will always be added to what’s familiar. So grab your gear, get your lift tickets and head over. When you’re at Northstar, your experience will be the way it should be. From a self-titled "Timber Farm" to one of the finest year-round mountain resorts in North America, the story of Northstar began in the historic lumber town of Truckee, California. The resort is now proud to be called home to North Lake Tahoe’s largest snowmaking system, seven award-winning terrain parks and superpipe, a base area village offering 35 specialty shops and restaurants, and the largest lift-served mountain bike park in northern California. The Village at Northstar™ is one of the finest mountain villages in Lake Tahoe, California and North America. Here at Northstar's premier mountain village, you will find everything from ski & snowboard equipment and designer shoes to specialty retailers and hand-made jewelry to childrens' boutiques and toy stores. Thanks to the addition of new Village luxury condominiums, the new Northstar Lodge™ ~ Hyatt® Residence Club, and The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Northstar Resort now has an even wider variety of lodging options for you. From budget-accommodating hotel rooms, to family friendly condominiums, to 3-6 bedroom mountain homes, it's all here for you.