South Lake Tahoe Lodging
Formerly the Tahoe Tradewinds Inn, the Blue Lake Inn at Tahoe has positioned itself as the newest of the boutique-style inns in South Lake Tahoe. The renovated rooms with classic California decor and modern amenities are sure to please the discriminating traveler. Our location is "where you want to be"! One block from the new Heavenly Gondolas and Heavenly Village, famous restaurants, Harvey's, Harrah's and Caesar's casinos and private beach on the Lake. Beautiful Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake on the North American continent. It is 22 miles long and 12 miles wide, with a surface area of 122,200 acres or 193 square miles. The average surface of the lake is 6,229 feet above sea level. The highest peak rising directly from the shoreline is Mt. Tallac at 9,735 feet. The highest point in the Tahoe Basin is Freel Peak at 10, 881 feet. The average depth of the lake is 989 feet. The deepest point is 1,685 feet. It is the third deepest lake in North America. Lake Tahoe covers the Nevada/California border. It is 198 miles northeast of San Francisco, 100 northeast of Sacramento and 58 miles southwest of Reno.