This area is typically just called Tahoe and it's known for its ski resorts and gambling casinos.
Model of Lake Tahoe
2nd deepest lake in the United States at a depth of 1645 feet and 22 miles x 12 miles wide. It has been rumored that a 60-foot long serpent-like monster named "Tahoe Tessie" lives at the bottom of the lake.
2nd largest ski resort in the Tahoe area and site of the 1960 Winter Olympics