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Olympic Valley
Northwest of Tahoe City, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics still seduces ski fanatics to its slopes. Squaw Valley's impressive stats--34 lifts, 6 awesome peaks, 4000-acres of world-class terrain - give winter visitors a major high. High Camp's Olympic Museum provides skiers sights to aspire to.

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Squaw Valley Ski Area
Squaw Valley Ski Area
Famous ski area with Olympic memories.
Attraction type: Ski & Snowboard Areas
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Squaw Valley Aerial Tram
Squaw Valley Aerial Tram
Owner description: Take a panoramic 10 minute ride that climbs 2,000 vertical feet and soars above a mountainscape of granite rock, waterfalls and the iconic Tram Face. And that's just the... more Owner description: Take a panoramic 10 minute ride that climbs 2,000 vertical feet and soars above a mountainscape of granite rock, waterfalls and the iconic Tram Face. And that's just the beginning. Once you reach your destination at High Camp, located at 8,200', breathe in the fresh mountain air and immerse yourself in the High Sierra. Whether you're looking to set out on one of the many hiking and walking trails, cool off in the mountaintop pool and hot tub or take a spin around the roller rink overlooking Lake Tahoe, there is something to spark everyone's inner mountain explorer. less
Attraction type: Tramways
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Alpenglow Expeditions
Alpenglow Expeditions
Owner description: Alpenglow Expeditions is the premier mountain guiding service in Lake Tahoe, California. With AMGA certified guides Alpenglow combines their deep experience in international... more Owner description: Alpenglow Expeditions is the premier mountain guiding service in Lake Tahoe, California. With AMGA certified guides Alpenglow combines their deep experience in international mountain guiding and brings that same attention to detail to Lake Tahoe back country ski tours in the winter, and in the summer rock climbing, hiking, camping and more. Alpenglow Expeditions was founded in 2004 by IFMGA certified guide Adrian Ballinger and continues to be an industry leader when it comes to leading clients in the mountains of the world. less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails; Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks; Ski & Snow Tours; Climbing Tours; Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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Granite Chief
Granite Chief
Granite Chief is located next to and offers great views of Squaw Valley.
Attraction type: Mountains
Adventure Center
Adventure Center
In 1998, this ski area began offering challenge courses to strengthen teamwork, confidence and trust for individuals, business groups and college students.
Attraction type: Educational sites; Ski & Snowboard Areas; Sports Camps & Clinics

All places to eat » Places to eat

Fireside Pizza Company
Fireside Pizza Company
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Six Peaks Grille
Six Peaks Grille
Price: $22 - $60
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Steakhouse
Good for: Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Grahams
Grahams
Price: $1 - $50
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
PlumpJack Cafe
PlumpJack Cafe
Price: $15 - $80
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Sandy's Pub
Sandy's Pub
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Village At Squaw Valley
4.0 of 5
The Village At Squaw Valley
$105 - $572
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Olympic Valley
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Red Wolf Lodge at Squaw Valley
3.0 of 5
Red Wolf Lodge at Squaw Valley
$129 - $364
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Olympic Valley
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Squaw Valley Lodge
4.0 of 5
Squaw Valley Lodge
$160 - $274
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Olympic Valley
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn
3.5 of 5
PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn
$252 - $370
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Olympic Valley
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Resort at Squaw Creek
4.0 of 5
Resort at Squaw Creek
$230 - $454
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Olympic Valley
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Olympic Village Inn
3.0 of 5
Olympic Village Inn
$151 - $330
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Nearby recommended accommodations:

Harrah's Lake Tahoe
4.0 of 5
Harrah's Lake Tahoe
$124 - $517
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Stateline
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Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
4.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
$191 - $801
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Incline Village
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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
5.0 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
$326 - $1,213
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Truckee
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