Summer in Northstar, California
Located in the Sierra Nevadas near the north shore of Lake Tahoe in Placer County, California, Northstar mountain resort plays the perfect host to your summer vacation. Endless activities such as horseback riding, tennis, fly fishing, roller skating and even geocaching are waiting for you. Pack your bags.
Designed by Robert Muir Graves, the 18-hole, par-72 golf course at Northstar has multiple offerings for any golf enthusiast including the Adult Golf School and special late afternoon rates. With a rating of 72.4 from Northern California Golf Association, Northstar Resort’s golf course features four tee locations and plays close to 7,000 yards. If golf isn’t your game, try your hand at fly fishing on the secluded and picturesque 10-acre Sawmill Lake Reservoir.
Northstar summer vacation
For the more extreme athletes out there, Northstar’s Mountain Bike Park has 33 lift-accessed downhill trails, which is some of the most extensive lift access in the Western United States. Lift operations run daily throughout the summer months for both hikers and bikers. A Guided Hike is available for those interested in learning more about the local natural environment.
Summer events and festivals are plentiful at Northstar and include the Lake Tahoe Music Festival, Lake Tahoe SummerFest, Tour de Nez bike race and expo, Beerfest & Bluegrass, the Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival, Plein Air Art show and more. Weekly events include but are not limited to outdoor movie nights, Tahoe Star Tours, mountain bike races, Retro Skate Nights, etc. Live music during the weekends occurs throughout the summer months in the Village at Northstar which also includes art galleries, condominiums, shops, restaurants and a 9,000-square-foot ice skating rink.