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What are the best family friendly hotels in Lake Tahoe?

Submitted on: 2/20/14 | by Lindsey Carlson
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Everyone knows that Lake Tahoe is an awesome place to take the kids - with unbeatable outdoor activities and fun things to do, so grab the kids and enjoy a trip to Tahoe with the whole gang! There is a plethora of family friendly hotels in Lake Tahoe, and sometimes it’s impossible to tell which is a shining star, and which will have you saying ‘I wish we had just camped… even if it is snowing’. Sift through the possible hotel regrets and enjoy these ideas for top kid friendly hotels!

So...which hotels in Lake Tahoe are kid friendly?

1.) Resort at Squaw - Squaw Valley

One of the top lodging options for Tahoe family vacations, the Resort at Squaw Creek boasts family friendly activities to make the trip memorable. From dog sled tours in the winter to pony rides in the summer, the Resort at Squaw Creek has it all! They even offer the Mountain Buddies program, a year round kids camp designed to take kids on Lake Tahoe adventures while parents enjoy the day to themselves.

2.) Olympic Village Inn - Squaw Valley

Another incredible option in Squaw Valley is Olympic Village Inn. Olympic Village Inn offers guests (and their kids!) great onsite activities. Enjoy hiking tours, craft activities, and bicycle rentals! Get out and explore the beauty of Lake Tahoe from this great lodging option! They even offer an arcade room with free games for the kids.

3.) Granlibakken Lodge - North Shore

Located just outside of Tahoe City, Granlibakken Lodge offers families an array of fun filled activities that will have everyone talking about the trip for months to come. Enjoy sledding during the winter, and the Treetop ropes course in the summer. They also provide on-site bike rentals, tennis courts, and other family favorites!

4.) The Village at Northstar - Truckee/Donner

If you’re looking to be in the hub of the action, The Village at Northstar is the place to be. From rollerskating in the summer, ice skating in the winter, to the bungee trampoline, kids will never want to leave. Other village activities include candle making, pottery painting, and live music! Yup, they’ve got it all.

5.) Heavenly Inn - South Lake Tahoe

Only three blocks away from a private beach, Heavenly Inn is an amazing option for families traveling to South Lake Tahoe. On the same property sits Secrets Inn, a couples only option (bring grandma and grandpa to stay at Heavenly Inn with the kids!). Heavenly Inn is in prime location for those looking to participate in all the action in South Lake Tahoe. Heavenly Gondola is a quick 2 blocks away, so enjoy the view from the top of the world!

For a full list of hotels in Lake Tahoe, visit http://www.tahoesbest.com/hotels_resorts.