South Lake Tahoe is an alpine paradise surrounded by waterfalls, granite slopes, alpine meadows, acres of back country trails, wildflowers, and majestic mountains covered in lush pine trees. South Lake Tahoe is famous for being the home to the largest alpine lake in North America and is on the map for being one of the ten deepest lakes in the entire world. Known as "America's All Year Playground" South Lake Tahoe attracts visitors for the wide array of endless outdoor activities such as snow and water skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, fishing, wake boarding, sailing, water rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. The scenery is breathtaking with clear water surrounded by vistas of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and magical sunsets. Located within El Dorado County, South Lake Tahoe also offers a vibrant night life of games and entertainment with their many lively casinos. This laid back and unpretentious town along with snow sports in the winter and aquatic adventures in the summer makes visitors feel welcome all year long.