Northstar Resort: Not Just For Skiing

Posted by carrlong on May 18th, 2016

Many are familiar with the Northstar Resort for its excellent winter sport activities and apres ski opportunities. However, some may not realize that the destination remains open all year long and offers a variety of options. Visitors to the Lake Tahoe community find different fine dining and boutique shopping choices in addition to a wealth of outdoor recreation during the off-season. 

Dining and Nightlife 

In the Village at Northstar, the Tavern 6330' creates American-style meals from locally harvested ingredients. The cozy, informal atmosphere accommodates singles, couples and families alike. The venue also features s'more making options on the outdoor patio. Enjoy salads, pizza and beer at the Rubicon Pizza Company. The Cabana and Overlook bars are the ideal location to meet up with friends and family in the evenings over drinks and snacks. Venture to the Village Cinemas and catch the latest Hollywood releases. 

Summer Fun Day Passes 

Upon arriving in the Villageat Northstar, guests might consider purchasing a summer fun day pass for easy access to all types of activities. Young adventurers enjoy the 24-foot Spider Climb wall. Visitors of all ages get a bird's eye view over the area on the bungee trampoline. Others might choose to experience gem panning in hopes of finding arrowheads, fossils and gems. The entire family will have fun on the nine-hole miniature golf course. Bring or rent a pair of skates and spend some time at the roller rink. Arts and crafts enthusiasts expand their skills by making candles or painting pottery in the Villager Candle Shop. 


The mountains around Northstar are ripe for exploration. Guests have the option of setting off on foot or taking a lift to various locations along the peaks to hike among the fauna and flora of the environment. Embark with a map in hand or take a guided tour of the area. Take in the fragrance of the firs and the pines while looking out over Lake Tahoe. Children aged four to 12 also have the chance to hike, learn and play games during a day in the Kids' Adventure Camp. 

Mountain Biking 

Northstar real estate owners also enjoy the biking options in and around the Village. The Northstar Biking Academy offers various options for fun whether a novice or experienced mountain cyclists. Bring or rent a bike and helmet and enjoy the trails. Coaches are available to offer their expertise to anyone desiring to learn mountain biking. The academy also features a teen's camp, women's nightly and weekend cycling excursions.

About the Company: 

Carr Long Real Estatehas over 50 years of combined experience helping families live and play in the North Lake Tahoe area. As a professional Lake Tahoe luxury real estate team, Carr Long brings a history of high productivity, a strong work ethic and two valuable office locations in the Village at Northstar and The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Their expertise areas include The Village at Northstar, Northstar single family homes, Northstar condominiums, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Lake Tahoe, Martis Camp, Lahontan, Old Greenwood, Gray’s Crossing, Schaffer’s Mill and Tahoe Donner.

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