Northstar Resort

With its upscale village, gentler ski slopes, and abundant summer pastimes, this posh resort shines in every season.

Situated between North Tahoe and Truckee, Northstar Resort offers a refined year-round avenue to the Sierra wilds. Boutiques, spas, and cafes supply the finer things in life at the Village at Northstar before snow mobilers hit the trails, skiers make fresh tracks through backcountry powder, and kids-at-heart take spins around the rink—wearing roller skates or ice skates. Whether winter, spring, summer, or fall, locals have it all at Northstar Resort.

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On the Map

Northstar Resort is within North Lake Tahoe Region

  • Public transit is Difficult
  • Having a car is Easy

Downtown Truckee: 15 minutes by car
Reno-Tahoe Airport: 45 minutes by car
South Lake Tahoe Stateline: 55 minutes by car
Tahoe City: 30 minutes by car

Northstar Resort: Luxury for Every Season

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Northstar Resort's 3,000 acres envelop everything from golf courses to ski slopes to local boutiques set against a picturesque mountain backdrop.

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Seasonality doesn't seem to affect Northstar Resort.

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LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc

Toy shops, clothing stores, and roller rinks comprise the Village at Northstar's bespoke character.

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Craft stores, candle shops, and soap purveyors create signature looks and signature scents.

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LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc
LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc
LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc

Frisbee golfers join traditional golfers on Northstar Resort's green expanses.

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LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc

When summer checks out, skiers and snowboarders step in.

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The better the binding, the better the bond.

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Northstar [is] a few minutes from the lake by car and a few minutes from Truckee by car or Truckee area transit. Northstar Village has everything you need: restaurants, stores, and the area's only movie theater."

Community Buzz: The Village at Northstar

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Live in the lap of luxury when you stay at the Village at Northstar.

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Seasonal celebrations and live concerts attract festivity hunters to Northstar Resort's main streets.

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Skaters glide across pavement in the summer and ice in the winter.

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LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc

Relaxed afternoons center on second cups of cocoa in cafes, restaurants, spas, or the area's only movie theater.

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Stylish boutiques and specialty retailers provide a pop of color.

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The Slopes at Northstar

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Northstar Ski Resort boasts an impressive 2,280 foot vertical drop, a run that's over a mile long, and plenty of cross country skiing opportunities.

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On the whole, Northstar's runs are less challenging than those at nearby Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, or Kirkwood, making it a favorite option for families or beginners.

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Nineteen lifts ascend immaculately groomed terrain.

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State-of-the-art snowmaking systems keep the powder shredable.

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Last runs make way for first calls.

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The afternoon gives slope-goers time to reflect.

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Tomorrow's runs await.

Golf at Northstar California's Par-72 Greens

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Northstar California adds 18 holes to the roster of must-do Tahoe area summer sports.

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Golfers get into the swing of things at two distinctive 9-hole courses.

Home at Northstar: A Cabin In the Woods

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Rooftops rise amidst alpine landscapes in Northstar Resort.

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LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc

Luxury cabins and seemingly mythical lodges tuck into its mountain sides.

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LakeTahoe NorthStar LeBlanc

Home is the thing with wings.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Marc Olivier Le Blanc specializes in commercial and editorial portrait photography. Although he's currently based in the vibrant Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, he returned to his native France to shoot Paris for this project through a traveler's eye. He always strives to turn both the ordinary and the unusual into something extraordinary.

Marc Olivier Le Blanc

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Matthew is a San Francisco based commercial, editorial, and fine art photographer who's clients include Converse, Nike, WIRED, GQ, and Mother Jones. He sees photography as an all access pass to life on earth and is happiest when he is wandering aimlessly looking for his next shot.

Matthew Reamer

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