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Many people consider Incline Village (Incline Map) to be the best Lake Tahoe destination. Incline is a planned community nestled in the mountains along the northeast shore of Lake Tahoe. It offers a wide variety of activities. The Incline Village Recreation Center features a large indoor swimming pool, sauna, racquetball courts, aerobic equipment, and many fitness classes. The center also has computers connected to the internet, ping pong, and shuffleboard.


WINTER visitors will discover that Incline Village is centrally located close to many ski resorts (Ski Resort Map). The Village is home to Diamond Peak, and Mt Rose is just 15 minutes away. Northstar-at-Tahoe is within 20 minutes while Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, and Heavenly are about 35 minutes away. Kids will love the sledding hill by Tahoe Meadows along Mt Rose highway.


SUMMER visitors will appreciate three beautiful Incline Village beaches that are available exclusively to town residents and guests. Just 3 miles south of the Village is idyllic Sand Harbor State Beach.  Also, recreation opportunities are offered by two championship quality golf courses, an 11 court Tennis Center, and abundant hiking trails including the Tahoe Rim Trail.  Mountain bikers will find Incline Village to be the closest town to the famous Flume Trail. Boat rentals are available from Action Watersports near the Hyatt.


Visitors to Incline Village can choose from many fine restaurants with a wide variety of cuisines. The Lone Eagle Grille features fine dining in a lakeside setting. Gourmet food with a view of the Lake can be enjoyed at the Big Water Grill.  Visit Le Bistro for creative French cuisine or dine at La Fondue for a fun and unique eating experience.  For tasty American tapas featuring small creative dishes visit the Bite. The Wild Alaskan Fish Company has excellent seafood including Copper River salmon at reasonable prices. For quality Italian food go to Azzara's or for terrific wood fired oven pizza try Tomaato's. For traditional American food at family friendly prices visit Austin's or Crosby's. Asian foods can be enjoyed at the Thai Recipe, Indu's Asian Noodles, and China Wok restaurants. There are many Mexican restaurants in town including Hacienda De La Sierra, Lupitas, and T's Mesquite Rotisserie. For a full breakfast go to Wildflower Cafe or for a casual breakfast visit Art's Cafe. You can enjoy a delicious lunch with a view on the outdoor patio of the Grille at the Chateau. For excellent coffee drinks visit Tunnel Creek Cafe or the IV Coffee Lab.


Most Wed-Sun nights you can enjoy live guitar music by local favorite Luke Stevenson at the Lone Eagle Grille. For live folk music by singer songwriter Tuck Wilson visit the Wild Alaskan Fish Company on a Wednesday night.  Families may enjoy Incline Bowl, the only bowling alley in the North Lake Tahoe area. Movies are shown at the Incline Cinema. In the summertime, the critically acclaimed Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival comes to nearby Sand Harbor. Classical music lovers will enjoy the fine series of concerts at Lake Tahoe Summerfest.


Town amenities include one of Lake Tahoe's best sport shops -- the Village Ski Loft and Bike Shop. Shoppers will find interesting and unique items at the Potlatch gift store and high quality toys at Incline Village Toys. Handmade at the Lake is one the best places to purchase fine arts in the Lake Tahoe area.


Incline Village has two excellent supermarkets. The locally owned Village Market features gourmet treats and the biggest selection of wines at Lake Tahoe. There is also a large centrally located Raley's that includes a pharmacy. Nearby Raley's is Village Ace Hardware which is best place in town to get hardware and household items.


Incline Village is only 45 minutes from the Reno, and is the closest town on Lake Tahoe to a major airport.
Email:  Phone: 510-770-0315